CTV Delivers SUPER BOWL XLIII in Stunning High Definition and 5.1 Surround Sound to Quebec Viewers



    
           - Bruce Springsteen highlights half-time show on CTV -
    

    TORONTO, Jan. 30 /CNW/ - CTV confirmed today that viewers in Quebec will
be able to see complete coverage of SUPER BOWL XLIII in stunning High
Definition and 5.1 Surround Sound on CTV HD. Despite suggestions otherwise,
CTV's presentation of SUPER BOWL XLII will feature "spectacular image and
sound quality" on CTV HD, available to Videotron, Bell TV, Star Choice and
Cogeco subscribers.

    CTV's exclusive Canadian coverage of SUPER BOWL XLIII, featuring the
Pittsburgh Steelers taking on the Arizona Cardinals, begins at 12 noon ET from
Tampa, FL, with six hours of pre-game programming (visit CTV.ca to confirm
local broadcast times). The CTV HD broadcast will include the
greatly-anticipated half-time show featuring Bruce Springsteen and the
E-Street band.

    CTV encourages viewers interested in SUPER BOWL commercials to visit
www.justforlaughs.com/superbowl, where many of this year's advertisements have
already been posted.

    Calling the SUPER BOWL on CTV is the NFL broadcast team of Emmy
Award-winners Al Michaels (play-by-play) and John Madden (colour analyst),
while reporters Andrea Kremer and Alex Flanagan patrol the sidelines. Emmy
Award-winner Bob Costas hosts the pre-game, post-game and halftime shows
alongside co-hosts Cris Collinsworth, Keith Olbermann and Dan Patrick, studio
analysts Tiki Barber and Jerome Bettis, reporter Peter King, and special
guests - and SUPER BOWL champions - Tony Dungy, Mike Holmgren and Matt Millen.
The SUPER BOWL halftime show, sponsored in Canada by Diet Pepsi, features
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, while Faith Hill sings 'America the
Beautiful' and Academy Award-winner Jennifer Hudson sings the national anthem
prior to kickoff.

    For more information on CTV's extensive multi-platform coverage of SUPER
BOWL XLIII, click here
(http://ctvmedia.ca/ctv/releases/release.asp?id=11107&yyyy=2009).

    
    About CTV
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    CTV, Canada's largest private broadcaster, offers a wide range of quality
news, sports, information, and entertainment programming. It has the
number-one national newscast, CTV NATIONAL NEWS WITH LLOYD ROBERTSON, and is
the number-one choice for prime-time viewing. CTVglobemedia Inc. is Canada's
premier multi-media company which owns CTV Inc. and The Globe and Mail. CTV
Inc. also owns radio stations across the country, and leading national
specialty channels. Other CTVglobemedia investments include an interest in
Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd., and in Dome Productions, a North
American leader in the provision of mobile high definition production
facilities. More information about CTV may be found on the company website at
www.ctv.ca.





For further information:

For further information: Greg McIsaac, (w) (416) 384-5180, (c) (416)
458-3591, greg.mcisaac@ctv.ca; Chobi Liang, (w) (416) 384-7584, (c) (416)
859-4738, chobi.liang@ctv.ca; Simon Bassett, (w) (416) 384-7599,
simon.bassett@ctv.ca


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