October 17, 2017 / 9:49 PM / 2 years ago

Corus Entertainment to sell channels to Bell Media for C$200 million

(Reuters) - Canadian media company Corus Entertainment Inc (CJRb.TO) said on Tuesday it would sell French-language specialty channels Historia and Séries+ to BCE Inc’s (BCE.TO) unit Bell Media for about C$200 million ($159.71 million).

Corus, which acquired Shaw Media from its sister company Shaw Communications Inc last year, operates a network of Canadian radio stations and children’s TV channels including YTV, Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network.

Reporting by Tamara Mathias in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta

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