About Us

About the Brand

HISTORY® features the thrilling lives of maverick characters who are real, gutsy and wise. They’re their own men (and women) who do things their own way and forge their own path in life. They have the scars, successes and experiences to prove it – they’re living history in the making.

About Corus Entertainment

Corus' brands deliver compelling, engaging, interactive and informative content to millions of people every day. The company's portfolio of television services encompasses 45 specialty television channels and 15 conventional television stations. Corus' collection of premium brands includes Global Television, W Network, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Canada, HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, History®, Showcase, National Geographic, Disney Channel Canada, YTV and Nickelodeon Canada.

About the Website

History.ca is the online presence of Canada's leading specialty entertainment channel. History.ca is the online destination for History Canada show information, episodes, web exclusives and more!

Sales and Advertising Opportunities

Interested in advertising on History.ca? Please visit our About Our Brands page today.

Original Programming Submissions

HISTORY commissions half hour and one-hour, six to thirteen episode factual series aimed at adults 25-54. Popular topics on the channel include: archaeology, ancient history, war and conflict, history of science and technology and innovative social history. Regardless of genre, all our programming shares a few common elements. 

Our audience craves relevant, newsworthy stories, told in a hands-on, active styleExclusive access to authentic andentertaining characters and places bring viewers to our network. High quality CGI-driven series remain a hit. We do not commission linear recounting of history and "stock and talk" style programs (majority archives mixed with talking heads). We do not commission biographies, history of sports, arts, and music.

Factual Team:

Rachel Nelson - Director, Original Drama and Factual Content
Robin Neinstein - Manager, Original Drama and Factual Content
Andrew Johnson - Production Executive, Factual Original Content
Craig Baines - Production Executive, Factual Original Content
Cassandra Scrimgeour - Program Coordinator, Factual Original Content

Proposals should be sent with release forms [download here] to the attention of Cassandra Scrimgeour factual@corusent.com (tel: 416-967-8060)

Contact Us

Need to know more? For a list of our most commonly asked questions, please visit the history.ca FAQs page.