The film and TV catalogue deal is the latest sign that the market for SVOD rights in Canada for Hollywood fare has tightened.
Corus is launching a series of TV Everywhere apps for its kids channels Treehouse, YTV and Teletoon, starting this spring. The cable channels’ Canadian linear subscribers will be able to stream and download shows like Mike the Knight (pictured) on the go.
Just one day after announcing its new Camp Yeti preschool series, Nelvana is joining forces with Brown Bag Films and Candy Bear to produce another original series for under-fives, Cozy Island.
The two animated kids series are up for sale, with New York-based financial advisory firm Gapstone LLC heading up the call for expressions of interest in the properties.