CITYTV LAUNCHES SEASON SIX OF THE HIT SUMMER SERIES, AMERICA'S GOT TALENT WITH AN EXCLUSIVE PERFORMANCE BY MUSICAL PRODIGY, JACKIE EVANCHO MAY 31 LIVE AT YONGE-DUNDAS SQUARE IN TORONTO

CITYTV HEATS UP THE START TO SUMMER WITH A FUN-FILLED, ENTERTAINING CELEBRATION, CITYTV SUMMER IN THE SQUARE, FROM 11AM - 3:30PM ON TUESDAY MAY 31

FANS GET TO SEE JACKIE EVANCHO PERFORM LIVE AS SHE MAKES AN EXCLUSIVE APPEARANCE IN CANADA TO PROMOTE HER UPCOMING ALBUM, DREAM WITH ME, DEBUTING JUNE 14

TORONTO, May 10 /CNW/ - Jackie Evancho captured the hearts of Citytv viewers across Canada last summer as the ten year-old musical prodigy and most memorable finalist on America's Got Talent. The highly-anticipated season six premiere of the hit summer series premieres Tuesday May 31 at 9pm on Citytv (s/NBC).

Tuesday May 31 will be a day to remember as fans get to see Jackie Evancho perform LIVE at Yonge-Dundas Square in Toronto as part of the Citytv Summer in the Square celebration from 11am to 3:30pm.  Jackie's exclusive Canadian performance begins sharp at 12:30pm.  Jackie will be performing three songs from her first, full-length album, Dream with Me, produced by David Foster in stores June 14 across Canada.

"Jackie Evancho is a phenomenal musical talent, a truly gifted young performer and a shining example of the caliber of performances viewers can expect to see on America's Got Talent," commented Malcolm Dunlop, EVP Programming.

Season six of America's Got Talent brings viewers the hottest performers from across America.  Celebrity judges Howie Mandel, Sharon Osbourne and Piers Morgan return with actor/producer/comedian, Nick Cannon returning as host. With the talent search open to acts of all ages, the hit summer series America's Got Talent has brought the variety format back to the forefront by showcasing performers from across the country, celebrating all talents and featuring a colourful array of hopeful stars, including singers, dancers, comedians, contortionists, impressionists, jugglers, magicians and ventriloquists, all vying for their chance to win America's hearts -- and the $1 million prize. America's Got Talent, Season 6 airs Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 9pm starting May 31 on Citytv (s/NBC).

Citytv Summer in the Square is an engaging fun-filled celebration for fans of Citytv's hit summer series like: America's Got Talent, The Bachelorette, Bachelor Pad, Hell's Kitchen, and more.  From Jackie's spectacular live performance to meet and greets with Citytv personalities to free food and prize giveaways, it's a summer launch event not to be missed.  Stay tuned for more details!

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For images of America's Got Talent and Jackie Evancho, visit www.rogersmediatv.ca Dream with Me is produced by the legendary David Foster, and contains 14 tracks spanning pop classics to superstar duets with Susan Boyle and Barbra Streisand.

Jackie Evancho's debut O Holy Night, was 2010's #1 best-selling debut recording with total global sales exceeding 1 million copies. Dream With Me is available in stores and online June 14. www.jackieevancho.com

Citytv™ television stations in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Winnipeg offer viewers intensely-local, urban-oriented, culturally-diverse television programming. A distinct alternative to other conventional television stations, Citytv engages its viewers with dynamic on-air personalities and delivers an entertaining mix of news, local-interactive formats such as: Breakfast Television and CityLine, as well as local Canadian and US acquired prime time entertainment programming. Citytv is a part of Rogers Broadcasting Limited, a division of Rogers Communications (TSX: RCI and NYSE: RCI) which is a diversified Canadian communications and media company. For more information on Citytv stations and programming, visit www.Citytv.com


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Veronica Logue, Rogers Media Television, 416.764.3195,
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Jackie Evancho
Erica Silver, Sony Music Entertainment Canada, 416.589.3050
erica.silver@sonymusic.com

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