Corus Entertainment has revealed it will launch the Cooking Channel, a 24-hour network that caters to avid food lovers, in Canada on December 12th.
Cooking Channel expands Corus’ presence in the food and lifestyle genre and joins the company’s roster of lifestyle channels including: Food Network Canada, HGTV Canada, W Network, Slice, DIY Network and OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Canada.
“As leaders in specialty content, we are continuously evaluating our portfolio to ensure we are delivering audiences the best in entertainment,” said Barbara Williams, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Corus Entertainment. “As the interest in food content continues to grow, we see an opportunity to add the tremendously successful Cooking Channel brand to our portfolio. With Cooking Channel’s focus on serving those passionate about food and cooking, Food Network Canada will continue to bring Canadians dynamic, new entertainment-driven food related programming.”
Cooking Channel in Canada is a rebrand of W Movies.