"Ford Models Supermodel of The World Canada Finals" - Premieres Wednesday, June 18th, 2008 on Citytv



    7 Girls From Across the Country Compete For A Spot In Ford Models
    Supermodel of the World Contest

    "BreakfastTelevision" Toronto's Dina Pugliese to Host the Exciting Runway
    Finale

    TORONTO, June 6 /CNW/ - Hundreds of Canadian girls auditioned and 7
finalists have been selected to compete for a coveted spot in Ford Models
Supermodel of the World competition. Tune in to the Citytv production, "Ford
Models Supermodel of The World Canada Finals", for all of the action on and
off the catwalk premiering, Wednesday, June 18th, 2008 at 10pm (9pm CT) on
Citytv.
    The cross-country search for Canadian beauty began in April as Ford
Models' scouts traveled to Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, and Halifax
looking to discover the next fresh face to represent Canada in the prestigious
Ford Models Supermodel of the World competition. The top contenders from
across the nation will descend upon Toronto's Distillery District this June
for the opportunity of a lifetime. Only one hopeful will take the next step
towards modeling super-stardom. Citytv is your backstage pass to all of the
action as we bring you behind the scenes footage from the search, in-depth
model profiles, as well as a front row seat at the star-studded runway finale
hosted by "BT-BreakfastTelevision" Toronto's Dina Pugliese.
    "We are thrilled to be working with the team at Ford Models," said Jamie
Haggarty, EVP Television Operations, Rogers Media & GM Citytv Toronto "This
type of production is a perfect fit for Citytv, capturing the story on a local
level and bringing it to a national audience."

    About the Host
    Toronto native and Gemini nominee, Dina Pugliese is best known for her
role as Co-Host of Toronto's number one morning show, "BreakfastTelevision".
Dina has hosted various other specials including; "Citytv's New Year's Eve
Bash" and "Live at the Genies" in addition to entertainment programs "The
A-List" (2004) and "Star!Daily" (2005 - 2007) before joining "BT" in October
2006.
    Who will go on to represent Canada in the Ford Models Supermodel of the
World competition? Watch, "Ford Models Supermodel of The World Canada Finals"
when it premieres, Wednesday, June 18th, 2008 on Citytv.

    Citytv, with stations in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and
Winnipeg, broadcasts intensely-local, urban-oriented, culturally-diverse
television in its own unique, interactive style. 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 a division of Rogers Media Inc., a division of
Rogers Communications Inc.





For further information:

For further information: Veronica Logue, Citytv, (416) 764-3195 or
veronica.logue@rci.rogers.com


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