Global Fires Up For Fall! All Beginning Monday, September 1 - 2008 Primetime Lineup The Hottest Ever



    
                   FEATURING 2-HOUR LAUNCH PREMIERES OF...

                            PRISON BREAK Season 4
                       Monday, September 1 - 8pm ET/PT

                         90210 (*)All New Series(*)
                       Tuesday, September 2 - 8pm ET/PT
                   (*)Special Time for Launch Week Only(*)

                               BONES Season 4
                     Wednesday, September 3 - 8pm ET/PT

                                   - PLUS -

                    ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT CANADA Season 4
                             Monday, September 8
                         Weeknights 7pm ET/7:30pm PT

                             THE GUARD Season 2
                     Wednesday, October 29 - 10pm ET/PT

                      ATTN. ENTERTAINMENT NEWS EDITORS:
                   Photos, Program Info, Grids Please Visit
                           www.canwesttvmedia.com
                         ID: canwest/Password: press
    

    TORONTO, Aug. 12 /CNW/ - Global is ready to satisfy the appetites of
Canadian television fans coast to coast by delivering the most creative,
buzz-worthy and entertaining mix of programs available this fall.

    Starting on Monday, September 1, Global launches the hottest primetime
slate of new and returning series. The network packs a dramatic punch with
three consecutive nights of 2-hour premieres within the first week alone: it's
brotherly love as Michael and Lincoln continue with the high stakes chase on
Prison Break beginning September 1 - 8pm ET/PT; the fan frenzy mounts
exponentially as they eagerly await the launch of 90210 on Tuesday,
September 2 airing at a special time 8pm ET/PT for the premiere week only
(subsequent episodes to air Tuesdays - 9pm ET/PT); and London's calling as Dr.
Temperance Brennan and Seeley Booth assist Scotland Yard in solving a murder
in the season opener of Bones on Wednesday, September 3 - 8pm ET/PT.

    "Our fall line up is the most anticipated in television and we're ready
to kick off this amazing season," said Barbara Williams, EVP, Content, Canwest
Broadcasting. "Global's reveal of the hottest shows is around the corner, and
we're confident they will deliver the entertainment our fans deserve." Back in
full force, Global's steadily rolling out a lineup of critically acclaimed
primetime hits and new series launches in the coming weeks including:

    
    House (Season 5) - Tuesday, September 16 - 8pm;
    Survivor: Gabon (Season 17) - Thursday, September 18 - 8pm;
    Heroes (Season 3) - Monday, September 22 - 9pm ((*)2-Hour);
    The Office (Season 5) - Thursday, September 25 - 9pm ((*)1-Hour);
    Brothers & Sisters (Season 3) - Sunday, September 28 - 10pm;
    The Ex-List (All New) - Friday, October 3 - 9pm;
    Life on Mars (All New) - Thursday, October 9 - 10pm;
    My Own Worst Enemy (All New) - Monday, October 13 - 10pm.
    

    The Guard, also returns with its second season on Wednesday, October 29 -
10pm ET/PT. The water-rescue drama resonated with fans earlier this year
making it the No. 1 New Canadian Original drama during its spring run(*)(*), and
it's the first of many original productions soon to make their own waves
within the television landscape.

    Plus, the festivities begin as Entertainment Tonight Canada celebrates
its fourth anniversary, and it all starts on Monday, September 8 -
7pm ET/7:30pm PT with special reports from the 33rd Toronto International Film
Festival. Hosts Cheryl Hickey and Rick Campanelli, alongside Senior Reporters
Rosey Edeh, Roz Weston, Kim D'Eon gear up to pull out all the stops for
entertainment fans with their in-depth coverage, red carpet access and the
most sought-after celebrity exclusives.

    For Global's complete Fall 2008 program grid, information and
night-by-night rundown, please click on the following link
http://canwesttvmedia.com/files/misc/

    (*)(*) Source: BBM-NMR Meter Data, Adults 18-49 (Sep 10/07-May 25/08)





For further information:

For further information: Media Contacts: Grace Park, (416) 967-2484,
gpark@globaltv.com; Jacqueline Kendall, (416) 934-7850, jkendall@gobaltv.com


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