RICK CAMPANELLI SIGNS ON AS CO-HOST TO CHERYL HICKEY
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NOT A DAY OVER FABULOUS!
CANADA'S No.1 ENTERTAINMENT NEWS MAGAZINE SHOW
CELEBRATES ITS 3rd BIRTHDAY
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TORONTO, Sept. 4 /CNW/ - There's a new two-some in town...already one of
Entertainment Tonight Canada's signature personalities, Senior Reporter Rick
Campanelli embarks upon the new season as Co-Host to Cheryl Hickey.
With the ink drying on their new multi-year contracts, Campanelli and
Hickey continue to bring viewers the most sought-after entertainment news and
will celebrate their union during one of North America's most buzz-worthy
events, the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Leading the duo
and the rest of the ET Canada team is freshly appointed Senior Executive
Producer, Tamara Simoneau.
"Rick is one of the most popular guys on Canadian television and
celebrities love him too! His charm and zest for life resonate with everyone
he meets and that translates into great TV," said Tamara Simoneau, Sr.
Executive Producer, ET Canada. "Put that next to Cheryl's elegance and style
and you have a powerful and unmatched duo."
Beginning tonight in tandem with the Opening Night of TIFF, Cheryl Hickey
and Rick Campanelli along with Correspondents Roz Weston, Kim D'Eon, Rosey
Edeh and Erin Cebula kick start their special coverage each evening at 7:00pm
& 11:30pm ET on Global Television, with regular highlights on demand at
Entertainment Tonight Canada celebrates another tremendous year as the
nation's No.1 entertainment news magazine. On Tuesday September 9, 2008, the
Festival's most exclusive party gets underway as industry elites glam it up
and turn it out for the ET Canada 3rd Birthday Gala - a truly lavish night of
celebration held at the ET Canada Studio Lounge at Toronto's historic Casa
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About Entertainment Tonight Canada - Launched in September 2005,
Entertainment Tonight Canada is the country's pre-eminent source for
entertainment and celebrity news. Over a half a million loyal viewers tune in
nationally each night for ET Canada's in-depth celebrity profiles, breaking
news coverage, and behind-the-scenes exclusives. Together with Entertainment
Tonight, this "power-hour" is the number one entertainment news authority for
Canadians. ET Canada is produced by Canwest for Global Television in
association with Paramount Domestic Television. Tamara Simoneau is Senior
Executive Producer. Visit us online at www.etcanada.com.
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