TORONTO — Corus Entertainment announced it will launch Cooking Channel in Canada on Dec. 12. Cooking Channel, a 24-hour network dedicated to food lovers, is Corus’ response to Canada’s growing demand for food and cooking related programming. It will showcase global cuisines, international travel, food history and unconventional how-tos.
“As leaders in specialty content, we are continuously evaluating our portfolio to ensure we are delivering audiences the best in entertainment,” says Barbara Williams, executive VP and COO 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.”
The following series have been confirmed on the new channel:
- Man Fire Food
- Dinner at Tiffani’s
- Unwrapped 2.0
- Cake Hunters
- Unique Sweets