YTV, Canada's #1 ad supported youth network, is seen in over 11.3 million households across Canada. As a major force in Canadian kids' entertainment, YTV has triggered over $988 million in Canadian independent production; developed a website that averages over 539,000 monthly unique visitors (YTV.com); and conducts a highly respected annual survey, The YTV Observer Report.
Supporting initiatives that are important to Canadian kids and their parents, YTV is a founding member of Canadian Cable in the Classroom and has partnered with Kids Help Phone, Media Awareness Network, The Concerned Children's Advertisers and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada. Also dedicated to promoting fun, fitness, and a healthy active lifestyle to our viewers, YTV has committed $7 million in media and healthy active living initiatives to encourage kids to get moving. A summary of YTV's Healthy Active Living initiatives can be found within our Get Your Rear in Gear website.
YTV is owned by Corus Entertainment, a Canadian-based media and entertainment company. Corus is a market leader in both specialty TV and Radio. Corus also owns Nelvana Limited, an internationally recognized producer and distributor of children's programming and products. The Company's other interests include music, television broadcasting and advertising services. A publicly traded company, Corus is listed on the Toronto (CJR.NV.B).