Bakers Journal

Cooking Channel launching Dec. 12

October 20, 2016
By Bakers Journal

Toronto – Corus Entertainment has announced it is introducing the Cooking Channel in Canada on December 12, 2016. From the creators of Food Network, Cooking Channel is a 24-hour network that caters to food lovers.

“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 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 launch of Cooking Channel in Canada is an extension of Corus’ partnership with Scripps Networks Interactive, whose media portfolio includes: Food Network, HGTV and DIY Network.

A couple of the confirmed series for launch include:


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