Global Rocks The House! The 51st Annual Grammy(R) Awards Air This Sunday, February 8



    
                           GLOBAL ROCKS THE HOUSE!

                       THE 51ST ANNUAL GRAMMY(R) AWARDS
           BROADCAST LIVE FROM LOS ANGELES THIS SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 8

                     THE GRAMMY(R) AWARDS: ET CANADA LIVE
           EXCLUSIVE RED CARPET COVERAGE BEGINS AT 7PM ET/PT WITH
                 HOST CHERYL HICKEY & CO-HOST RICK CAMPANELLI

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    TORONTO, Feb. 4 /CNW/ - The 51st Annual GRAMMY(R) Awards are back bigger
than ever, and only on Global. Fans can expect nothing less than a stellar
roster of talent together in celebration of the industry's best.
    Airing Sunday, February 8 - 8pm ET/PT, Canadians can tune into the
GRAMMYS(R) and experience the ultimate live music awards show. There will be
no shortage of entertainment as performances by Rihanna, Justin Timberlake, U2
and rock royalty, Paul McCartney, prepare to light up the main stage.
    "The GRAMMY(R) awards are the industry's most anticipated not only for
fans, but performers as well," said Barbara Williams, Executive Vice
President, Content, Canwest Broadcasting. "It's been a knock-out year for so
many artists, and this awards show will 'wow' our viewers from coast to
coast."
    ET Canada kicks off the broadcast with an hour-long pre-show special, The
GRAMMY(R) Awards: ET Canada Live at 7pm ET/PT. They are front and centre at
the season's coolest red carpet event ready to provide Canadians with the most
exclusive access.
    ET Canada's Host, Cheryl Hickey and Co-Host, Rick Campanelli will deliver
continuous live coverage together on location as Kanye West, Carrie Underwood,
Katy Perry, Jennifer Hudson, Jonas Brothers, Kid Rock, Coldplay, Jay-Z and
Beyoncé are expected to grace the red carpet.
    Amidst the glitz and glamour will be Senior Entertainment Reporter and
music enthusiast, Roz Weston, along with ET Canada fashion correspondent and
style guru, Derek Friday ('Mr. Friday'), who will also be on hand to get up
close and personal with celebrities and their original designer threads.

    Exclusive GRAMMY(R) coverage on Global begins at:

    
    7:00pm ET/PT                        The GRAMMY(R) Awards: ET Canada Live
    8:00pm ET/PT                        51st Annual GRAMMY(R) Awards
    

    Global Television is a Canwest Broadcasting network.

    About Canwest Broadcasting:

    Canwest Broadcasting operates two conventional television networks,
Global Television and E!, and 18 of the country's most popular specialty
channels, including HGTV, Mystery TV, National Geographic Channel, Showcase,
History Television, Food Network and TVtropolis. Canwest Broadcasting is a
division of Canwest Media Inc.

    About Canwest Media Inc.

    Canwest Media Inc is a subsidiary of Canwest Global Communications Corp.
(www.canwest.com; TSX: CGS and CGS.A). An international media company, Canwest
is Canada's largest publisher of paid English language daily newspapers and
owns, operates and/or holds substantial interests in conventional television,
out-of-home advertising, specialty cable channels, web sites and radio
stations in Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Turkey, Indonesia, Singapore, the
United Kingdom and the United States.





For further information:

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


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