Media Advisory - YTV hosts Classic Carly Countdown Marathon Event to Commemorate iCarly Series Finale on Saturday, December 1
iCarly fans can tweet their favourite #iMemories for a chance to have their Tweets appear on air
TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2012 /CNW/ - iCarly, the beloved hit comedy series will end its five-season run with an unforgettable hour-long iGoodbye series finale on YTV this Saturday, December 1 at 8 p.m. (ET/PT). From Michelle Obama, the First Lady of the United States, to British boy band One Direction, iCarly has attracted famous guest appearances over its five seasons and won the hearts of audiences and celebrities worldwide. YTV will take viewers down memory lane with a Classic Carly Countdown beginning at 1 p.m., featuring favourite episodes over the years including iFight Shelby Marx, iNevel, iMust Have Locker and more!
Carlos from YTV's The Zone will host the eight-hour marathon on Saturday, December 1 at 1 p.m., engaging with iCarly fans over Twitter and highlighting his most memorable clips and interviews. Fans who share their favourite memories using the hashtag #iMemories will have a chance to have their Tweets appear on YTV during the marathon event.
In the final episode, iGoodbye, Spencer (Jerry Trainor) offers to take Carly (Miranda Cosgrove) to the Air Force father-daughter dance when their dad, Colonel Shay, isn't able to accompany her because of his overseas deployment. When Spencer gets sick and can't take her, Freddie (Nathan Kress) and Gibby (Noah Munck) try to cheer Carly up by offering to go with her. Colonel Shay surprises everyone when he arrives just in time to take Carly to the dance. When they return from their wonderful evening together, Carly is disappointed to learn her dad must return to Italy that evening and she is faced with a very difficult decision.
YTV is paying homage to the show by airing iMemories - a collection of the most classic moments from the run of the series. iCarly fans can also relive their favourite moments online on YTV.com with the "iMemories" playlist. For behind-the-scenes exclusive looks, games and iGoodbye highlights, viewers can go to http://icarly.ytv.com. The series will continue in repeats on YTV moving forward.
Seen in over 11 million homes across Canada, YTV is a leading entertainment brand for kids. YTV offers quality entertainment for kids and families with hit Nickelodeon series, nighttime drama for teens, blockbuster movies and original Canadian programming. YTV reaches its viewers online at YTV.com and in local communities with the traveling road show WOW!.
YTV is owned by Corus Entertainment Inc., a Canadian-based media and entertainment company. Corus is a market leader in specialty television and radio with additional assets in pay television, television broadcasting, children's book publishing, children's animation and animation software. The Company's multimedia entertainment brands include YTV, Treehouse, Nickelodeon (Canada), ABC Spark, W Network, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada), CosmoTV, Sundance Channel (Canada), Movie Central, HBO Canada, Nelvana, Kids Can Press, Toon Boom and radio stations including CKNW AM 980, 99.3 The FOX, Country 105, 630 CHED, Q107 and 102.1 the Edge. Corus creates engaging branded entertainment experiences for its audiences across multiple platforms. A publicly traded company, Corus is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (CJR.B). Experience Corus on the web at www.corusent.com.
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