TORONTO, March 28 /CNW/ - CARAS and CTV today announced a revision to
Sunday's telecast of The 2007 JUNO Awards. This revision follows a
comprehensive review of the feedback that CARAS and CTV received today from
Canada's music community.
As a result, CARAS and CTV announced that The 2007 JUNO Awards will now
air from 7-9pm ET, following a live 30-minute eTalk Red Carpet special at
6:30 p.m. ET. The broadcast will now be delivered live to air across Ontario,
Quebec and Atlantic Canada, with the show being tape delayed, as in past
years, and presented at the following local times:
In Alberta - 7-9pm
In Atlantic Canada - 8-10pm (live)
In BC/Saskatchewan/Manitoba - 9-11 p.m.
Attention Media - CARAS and CTV will host a call at 4:30 pm ET to address
question from the press. See below for the coordinates:
"We applaud CTV for working with us so quickly to revise our initial
joint decision on the broadcast times of The JUNOS," said CARAS Chair Stephen
Stohn. "Today's news follows the overwhelming feedback we received from
Canada's music community and together with CTV we have arrived at this
alternative broadcast plan for the eastern time zones."
"We're here to support and celebrate the music community. The artists
have spoken and we've listened. This is their showcase and we're proud to be
part of it," said Susanne Boyce, CTV President of Programming and Chair of the
CTV Media Group.
Press Call Coordinates
CARAS / CTV Press Call
Time 4:30 pm ET
Local Dial-in number: 416-406-5118
Toll-free Dial-in number: 1 866-276-0948
Conference ID: 5025352
For further information:
For further information: CARAS, Katherine Holmes, (416) 628-5604,
firstname.lastname@example.org; CTV, Mike Cosentino, (416) 332-5048, email@example.com