Montreal/New York — Corus Media and A+E Networks® have reached an agreement to bring content and branding from HISTORY® to Historia in Quebec, it was announced today by Mario Cecchini, President, Corus Media and Christopher Barry, Sr. Vice President, International Strategy and Digital Media, A+E Networks.
Slated to roll out this winter, Historia will carry a number of global hit franchises from the HISTORY catalogue such as Mountain Men, Appalachian Outlaws, Down East Dickering and No Man’s Land. Historia already broadcasts a number of series from the History catalogue, including Pawn Stars, American Pickers, American Restoration and Counting Cars, all of which rank among the channel’s top ten most- watched shows. Historia will also incorporate the iconic gold HISTORY ‘H’ into its logo.
“We’re delighted to partner with one of the biggest players in the television business,” said Cecchini. “This deal will enrich our broadcasting package with shows produced by a world-renowned brand.”