-- Tanya Kim and Seamus O'Regan host live from London --
-- eTalk leads CTV's comprehensive coverage from across the pond -
-- Concert to air live on The CTV Broadband Network --
-- CTV.ca launches Princess Diana feature section --
TORONTO, June 21 /CNW/ - CTV announced today scheduling details for its
exclusive Canada Day broadcast of the Concert for Diana. Featuring special
reports live from London from eTalk's Tanya Kim and Canada AM's Seamus
O'Regan, the day-long tribute to the memory of Diana, Princess of Wales airs
Sunday, July 1 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET on CTV and on The CTV Broadband
Network at CTV.ca. Following the live broadcast, CTV and The CTV Broadband
Network will showcase the best moments of the day with a special one-hour,
condensed version of the concert beginning at 7 p.m. ET (visit CTV.ca to
confirm local broadcast times). Featuring a star-studded line-up, including
Canada's own Nelly Furtado, eTalk's Tanya Kim and Canada AM's Seamus O'Regan
will report live for CTV and The CTV Broadband Network from Wembley Stadium
throughout the five-hour event.
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Canadians will join viewers in over 140 countries in celebration of the
life and work of Diana, Princess of Wales, on what would have been her 46th
birthday. Organized by Princes William and Harry to mark the 10th anniversary
of their mother's death, Concert for Diana proceeds will go to charities
supported by the late Princess, and to charities of which the Princes are
"It's fitting that this very special and personal celebration of the life
and work of the Princess of Wales will air on Canada Day on CTV," said Susanne
Boyce, CTV President of Programming and Chair of the CTV Media Group. "The
Princess not only shared a birthday with Canadians but also an affinity for
making this world a better place in which to live."
Featuring a line-up led by Canada's own Nelly Furtado (see complete
performance line-up below), the Concert for Diana will celebrate one of the
most honoured icons of our time. Tanya Kim and Seamus O'Regan will provide a
unique Canadian perspective on the event, reporting live from Wembley Stadium
during concert breaks, interviewing the performers and special guests and
commemorating the special relationship Canada had with the late princess.
Concert for Diana reflects the fun-loving spirit of the late Princess and
features performances by Fergie, Elton John, Duran Duran, Bryan Ferry, Joss
Stone, Pharrell Williams, P Diddy, Lily Allen, Kanye West, Rod Stewart,
Natasha Bedingfield, The Feeling, Tom Jones, James Morrison, Orson, Status Quo
and Take That, Will Young, Supertramp's Roger Hodgson, the English National
Ballet and a Broadway medley by Andrew Lloyd Weber.
To see the complete announcement go to: www.ctvmedia.ca.
For further information:
For further information: Eleni Tsokas, CTV Inc., (416) 332-5326, or
email@example.com; Renée Dupuis, CTV Inc., (416) 332-4596, or firstname.lastname@example.org