Citytv Makes Way for Some Outrageous Ladies! "The Bonnie Hunt Show", "Privileged" and "New York Goes to Hollywood"



    
                 Premiere the Week of September 8th on Citytv
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    TORONTO, Sept. 5 /CNW/ - Tune in to Citytv for some girl-power with the
premiere of "The Bonnie Hunt Show" Monday, September 8th, followed by
"Privileged" and "New York Goes to Hollywood" Tuesday, September 9th.

    
    "The Bonnie Hunt Show"
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    Premieres Monday, September 8th - 2pm ET/1pm MT/2pm PT
    Airs Weekdays Monday through Friday
    
    Acclaimed comedy producer, director, writer and performer Bonnie Hunt,
hosts and executive produces her first talk show, a highly anticipated new
first-run syndicated strip. With an impressive career spanning over 20 years
on stage, film and television, Hunt has proven herself to be a true
renaissance women and one of the most versatile comedic performers of her
generation. Infused with her brilliant sense of humour and impeccable timing,
Bonnie's interviews are informative as well as entertaining. Whether she's
chatting with celebrities or everyday people, Bonnie is sure to bring forth
some heart-warming stories and entice some laughs. Tune in to "The Bonnie Hunt
Show" for your afternoon escape weekdays, starting Monday, September 8th on
Citytv.

    
    "Privileged"
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    Premieres Tuesday, September 9th - 9pm ET/9pm CT/8pm MT/9pm PT
    
    Just in time for back to school comes the hit series, "Privileged". Megan
Smith (Joanna Garcia, "Reba") is having a bad day. Her New York apartment
burned down, she just got fired from her job at a tabloid magazine and she
accidentally dyed her hair the colour of a Blow Pop! Things start to look up
when she is offered a position in Palm Beach, working for cosmetics mogul
Laurel Limoges (Anne Archer - Fatal Attraction) tutoring her 16-year-old twin
billionaires, Rose (Lucy Kate Hale, "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2") and
Sage Baker (Ashley Newborough, "The Best Years", "Rent-A-Goalie"). In exchange
for getting the girls into Duke University, Megan will get to live amongst the
rich and fabulous, and have the remainder of her college loans covered! But
moving to Florida means moving back home, which means facing a sister she
hasn't spoken to in years, and a childhood best friend, Charlie (Michael
Cassidy, "Smallville", "The O.C."), who may be secretly in love with her. From
Rina Mimoun ("Pushing Daisies", "Gilmore Girls"), "Privileged" is based on the
book How to Teach Filthy Rich Girls by Zoey Dean. It's drama done Palm Beach
style! Watch the season premiere of "Privileged" Tuesday, September 9th on
Citytv.

    
    "New York Goes to Hollywood"
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    Premieres Tuesday, September 9th - 10pm ET/10pm CT/10pm MT/10pm PT
    
    Does anyone really win at the fame-game? Having at long last conquered
her quest for love, Tiffany "New York" Pollard is ready to tackle her next big
goal: An A-list Acting Career! It's no doubt that New York is already a super
star - the country fell in love with the screaming, binge eating, emotionally
unstable harpy during her four hit reality shows. Now, in ten half-hour
episodes, New York will take her fame to a new level in her pursuit to become
a serious, respectable A-List actress. New York must put her fiancé, Tailor
Made, on the backburner and take a shot at Hollywood. She leaves her man and
her mom behind and makes the move out west seeking fortune and (more) fame.
Failure is not an option and she will do whatever it takes to make it. The
laughs start here, when "New York Goes to Hollywood" premieres Tuesday,
September 9th on Citytv.

    Citytv, with stations in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and
Winnipeg, brings forward intensely-local, urban-oriented, culturally-diverse
television in its own unique, interactive style. Citytv Toronto is Canada's
only High Definition OTA channel, transmitting digitally from the CN Tower in
5.1 audio. With its strong local voice, Citytv offers a distinct alternative
to other conventional television offerings. Its instantly recognizable 'look'
and 'sound' are the product of refreshingly different on-air personalities,
unique program formats and high television style. Citytv is part of Rogers
Media Inc., a division of Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX: RCI and NYSE:   RCI)
which is a diversified Canadian communications and media company.




For further information:

For further information: Veronica Logue, Rogers Media Television, (416)
764-3195, veronica.logue@rci.rogers.com; Andrea Gagliardi, Rogers Media
Television, (416) 260-3803, andrea.gagliardi@rci.rogers.com


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