Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Canada: Corus Entertainment Revamps its Treehouse App

Official Corus Entertainment Inc. Press Release via CorusEnt.com:

Corus Entertainment Revamps its Treehouse App

Newly Refreshed Treehouse App Offers Families More Than 1,500 Episodes of Favourite Preschool Series, Anytime and Anywhere on all Apple Devices

Trusted Kid-Friendly App Offers Users the Ability to Create Custom Playlists and Watch Curated Content

Treehouse App interface

TORONTO Corus Entertainment announced today the newly refreshed Treehouse App, formerly Treehouse Classic, available on iPhone, iPad, iPod and now the new Apple TV. The App offers parents and kids more than 1,500 episodes of favourite series from Canada’s #1 preschool network’s (K2-5)* vast library of content, available anytime and anywhere in a safe, trusted, and kid-friendly environment. Featured shows include more than 40 hit preschool properties like Babar, Dora the Explorer, The Backyardigans, and Franklin and Friends.

The App is available exclusively from the App Store on iPhone, iPad and Apple TV (4th generation) at the current, three-tiered subscription model. Treehouse is offering a one-month free trial to new users. For pricing and more information, visit www.treehousetv.com.

“Corus is a longstanding provider of kids entertainment and we remain committed to offering parents more access to the content their kids know and love,” said Daniel Eves, Senior Vice President, Kids and General Entertainment Content, Corus Entertainment. “With hundreds of hours of compelling entertainment, custom playlists, and curated content, the App offers an engaging and safe platform for families.”

With the updated App, families can interact with beloved Treehouse characters and series whenever and wherever they want. Users can create custom playlists for themselves, while the App also offers packaged content featuring seasonal and educational-themed episodes like camping, siblings, outdoors, music, and friendship. Users who download the app on their tablet devices will also have exclusive access to digital colouring pages featuring popular Treehouse characters.

Corus Entertainment is the leading provider of kids content in Canada with YTV, TELETOON, and Treehouse ranking as the top three kids networks in the country (K2-11)*. The Treehouse App for Apple devices joins Corus’ full suite of growing TV Everywhere apps including TreehouseGO, YTVGO, NickGO, Disney Channel App, Disney Junior App, GlobalGO and HistoryGO.


Source: Numeris Aug. 31, 2015 to Aug. 21, 2016 – Signon to Signoff (Youth networks include Treehouse, YTV, Teletoon, Disney Eng, Disney JR, Disney XD, Family Channel, Family JR, Cartoon Network, CHRGD, Animal Planet, Nickelodeon, BBC Kids)

About Corus Entertainment
Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX: CJR.B) is a leading media and content company that creates and delivers high quality brands and content across platforms for audiences around the world. The company’s portfolio of multimedia offerings encompasses 45 specialty television services, 39 radio stations, 15 conventional television stations, a global content business, digital assets, live events, children’s book publishing, animation software, technology and media services. Corus’ roster of premium brands include Global Television, W Network, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Canada, HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, HISTORY®, Showcase, National Geographic, Q107, CKNW, Fresh Radio, Disney Channel Canada, YTV and Nickelodeon Canada. Visit Corus at www.corusent.com.

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