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Award-winning Curiouscast original podcast Crime Beat launches season four today

Award-winning Curiouscast original podcast Crime Beat launches season four today

PRESS RELEASE · Toronto ON, Canada ·

Corus Entertainment’s podcast network Curiouscast announced today that Season 4 of its award-winning3 original podcast Crime Beat debuts today across platforms. The podcast is led by veteran Global News Crime Reporter Nancy Hixt and has also been adapted for TV, currently airing its third season on Global.

In Crime Beat Season 4, 25-year veteran crime reporter Nancy Hixt takes audiences inside some of the high-profile cases she has worked on that have impacted both sides of the border. This season will welcome new voices in the criminal and justice system including jurors, prosecutors, investigators and victims.

Since its debut in March 2019, the podcast has become one of Canada’s most popular true crime podcasts, with 11 million downloads to date and a growing audience in the US, UK and Australia. The podcast received the prestigious 2020 Edward R. Murrow Award for Best International Podcast and was also nominated for a 2020 People’s Choice Podcast Award.

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“We are excited to bring a fourth season of Crime Beat to audiences and to continue providing a platform to share these important stories,” said Chris ‘Dunner’ Duncombe, Director of Podcasting and Streaming, Curiouscast/Corus Entertainment. “We are so proud of the valuable work Nancy has dedicated to the podcast to shine a light in some of the darkest places.”

The program is available now, with new episodes released bi-weekly. To listen to every episode of the podcast for free, subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, or wherever you get your favourite podcasts. For more information visit

The award-winning Curiouscast network launched in 2018 and is home to internationally recognized brands with diverse audio storytelling, including: the #1 music podcast in Canada, The Ongoing History of New Music1; Edward R. Murrow International Podcast Award Winners 13 Hours Inside the Nova Soctia Massacre and Crime Beat2; and 2020 Canadian Podcast Award winners Dark Poutine, History of the 90’s, Nighttime, Escaping Denver, Marsfall and more.

1. SOURCE: Apple Podcasts: Top Charts (Canada), Music, October 1, 2020.

2. SOURCE: Apple Podcasts: Best Listens of 2019 (Canada), December 5, 2019.

3. SOURCE: Canadian Podcast Awards: 2020 Winners –


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