ETALK and E! Spotlight PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS with Exclusive Complementary Coverage

– THE 66th Primetime Emmy® Awards airs live across the country Monday, Aug. 25 at 8 p.m. ET on CTV –

– E!'s exclusive complementary broadcasts begin with COUNTDOWN TO THE RED CARPET and LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET, Aug. 25; coverage continues with fashion headmistress Joan Rivers in FASHION POLICE: THE 2014 PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS, Aug. 26  –

– Hosted by Ben Mulroney and Danielle Graham from the EMMY® red carpet in Hollywood, ETALK delivers Canadians exclusive pre and post-Awards coverage of the hottest parties and A-list interviews, Aug. 25 and Aug. 26 on CTV –

Emmys.ctv.ca is now live, offering content to prep for the award show and will feature video highlights throughout the broadcast –   

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TORONTO, Aug. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - ETALK and E! have television's biggest night covered as they deliver exclusive pre and post-event coverage of THE 66TH PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS airing live on CTV, Monday, Aug. 25 at 8 p.m. ET following  THE 66th Primetime Emmy® Red Carpet Special at 7:30 p.m. ET.

Before the awards show kicks-off, E! hosts Giuliana Rancic and Ross Matthews get up close and personal with Hollywood's elite, delivering one-on-one interviews with the nominees, presenters, and special guests through two E! exclusive specials, COUNTDOWN TO THE RED CARPET at 4:30 p.m. ET and LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET at 6 p.m. ET. Then, beginning at 7 p.m. ET in a special pre-EMMY® AWARDS edition of ETALK on CTV, Ben Mulroney and Danielle Graham get viewers fully primed for the main event, hosting from the red carpet outside the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE, and giving viewers a peek inside the Performers Nominee Reception and the BAFTA Los Angeles TV Tea.

After the gold has been handed out, E! greets the most prominent stars of the evening and gets all the post-show scoop in E! AFTER PARTY: THE 2014 PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS at 11 p.m. ET. Then, on Tuesday, Aug. 26 at 9 p.m. ET, fashion headmistress Joan Rivers and her style enforcers, Giuliana Rancic, George Kotsiopoulos, and Kelly Osbourne, break down the biggest fashion hits and misses from the EMMY red carpet in E!'s FASHION POLICE: THE 2014 PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS.

Finally, in an EMMY-focussed show on Tuesday, Aug. 26 at 7 p.m. ET, viewers can relive the excitement with CTV's ETALK featuring red carpet and exclusive one-on-one backstage interviews from the previous night, and ETALK's Canadian exclusive coverage from the A-list HBO after-party.

Viewers can also prepare for the anticipated award show by visiting emmys.ctv.ca for the latest news about THE 2014 PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS. From the complete list of nominees, to ETALK interviews with host Seth Meyers, and interviews with some of the 2014 nominees, the site will also include video highlights from the broadcast the same night it airs.      

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Below is a full list of ETALK and E! programs surrounding THE 66TH PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS broadcast on CTV. All times ET unless otherwise noted. Visit CTV.ca and eonline.ca to confirm local broadcast times.

Monday, Aug. 25
4:30 p.m. – COUNTDOWN TO THE RED CARPET: THE 2014 PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS (E!) 
Hosted by E! veterans Giuliana Rancic, Kelly Osbourne, and George Kotsiopoulos, E! provides viewers with an in-depth look at all of the nominees from THE 66TH PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS.

6 p.m. – LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET: THE 2014 PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS (E!)
Hosted by Giuliana Rancic and Ross Matthews, LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET offers viewers a front-row experience of THE 66TH PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS, with celebrity arrivals and full coverage of the stunning fashion on display. Additionally, Kelly Osbourne and Kristin Dos Santos are in E!'s Skybox to provide commentary on trends on the red carpet.

7 p.m.ETALK – NEW EPISODE (CTV)
Ben Mulroney and Danielle Graham host an edition of ETALK moments before THE 66TH PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS red carpet outside the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE – only minutes before the biggest night in television begins. The special episode will feature all the pre-EMMY highlights, including coverage of the Awards Performers Nominee Reception, and the BAFTA Los Angeles TV Tea.

7:30 p.m. – THE 66TH PRIMETIME EMMY RED CARPET SPECIAL (CTV)
Hosted by ACCESS HOLLYWOOD's Billy Bush, THE 66TH PRIMETIME EMMY RED CARPET SPECIAL features interviews with EMMY nominees and special celebrity guests as they make their way down the red carpet at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE. Bush will be joined by EMMY Award-winning journalist and Entertainment Reporter Shaun Robinson, and Style Reporter Louise Roe.

8 p.m. – THE 66TH PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS (CTV)
Airing exclusively on CTV, THE 66th Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards honours and celebrates the best in national primetime television. Hosted by Seth Meyers (LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS), this year's ceremony airs from the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE.

11 p.m. – E! AFTER PARTY: THE 2014 PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS (E!)
After the awards are given out, Ross Mathews and Kristin Dos Santos head to the exclusive E! after-party to schmooze with Hollywood's biggest and brightest stars.

Tuesday, Aug. 26
7 p.m. – ETALK – NEW EPISODE (CTV)
Hosted from THE 66TH PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS red carpet outside the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE, Ben Mulroney gets the scoop from television's biggest stars on the red carpet and from the exclusive backstage position. Also exclusive to Canadians, Danielle Graham has all the star-studded arrivals and reactions from the night at the HBO after-party.

9 p.m. FASHION POLICE: THE 2014 PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS (E!)
Celebrity fashion correspondent Joan Rivers, and her team of style enforcers, Kelly Osbourne, Giuliana Rancic, and George Kotsiopoulos, hand out their own awards for the best and worst dressed celebrities on THE 66TH PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS red carpet.

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About ETALK
Hosted by Ben Mulroney and Tanya Kim, with Senior Reporter Danielle Graham, and Reporters Lainey Lui, Traci Melchor, Devon Soltendieck, and Jessi Cruickshank, ETALK is the #1 most-watched entertainment newsmagazine in Canada. From the OSCARS® and the EMMY® Awards, to the GOLDEN GLOBE® and JUNO Awards, ETALK is front-and-centre, delivering up-to-the-minute news in film, television, music, and more. Celebrating both home-grown talent and international stars, ETALK became the first daily Canadian entertainment newsmagazine when it launched in 2002. ETALK is produced by Bell Media Production, and Morley Nirenberg is Director of Production and Executive Producer. Nanci MacLean is Vice-President, Bell Media Production. Mike Cosentino is Senior Vice-President, Programming, CTV Networks. Phil King is President - CTV, Sports, and Entertainment Programming. More information about ETALK can be found at etalk.ca, as well as on Facebook and @etalkCTV

About E!
E! is television's top global destination for all things pop culture. The network is currently available to 6.5 million cable and satellite subscribers across Canada. E! content is available anytime and anywhere, including eonline.ca, @EOnlineCanada, Facebook and other emerging platforms. The pulse of pop culture, E! features a variety of programming including hit reality series, fascinating profiles of the world's biggest stars, up-to-the-minute entertainment news, witty talk series, and the best live red carpet coverage from Canada and around the world. E! is a division of Bell Media, which is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company.

About CTV
CTV is Canada's #1 private broadcaster. Featuring a wide range of quality news, sports, information, and entertainment programming, CTV has been Canada's most-watched television network for the past 13 years in a row. CTV is a division of Bell Media, Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio and digital. Bell Media is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company. More information about CTV can be found on the network's website at ctv.ca.

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