GlobalTV.com Re-Launches with All-New Design



    
             Full Episode Library of Primetime's Hottest Shows,
         Complete Schedule Guide and Even More Exclusive Content...

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    TORONTO, April 16 /CNW/ - The ultimate television experience is just a
click away...GlobalTV.com, the Fastest Growing Conventional Network Website(*),
debuts its sleek new look and undeniably cool content.
    With its extensive online library of primetime favourites, GlobalTV.com
streams full episodes of the most top television programs in Canada including
hit shows House, Bones, Heroes and Family Guy(xx). The biggest digital
makeover in the site's history, the new GlobalTV.com offers over 30
refurbished show microsites, complete with online exclusives, behind-the-scene
sneak peeks, cast interviews, comprehensive photo galleries and a redesigned
video player.
    "Global fans are passionate about their favourite shows, and with the new
GlobalTV.com we are able to take their experience to a whole other level - a
great opportunity for both our users and advertisers alike," says Graham
Moysey, Senior Vice President, Canwest Digital Media. "With the site
re-design, increased access and fantastic content, we're building on our
status as the No.1 online destination for TV's biggest hits."
    With every page tailored to match show tone, including a unique colour
palette and custom widgets, fans are able to explore special features
exclusive to GlobalTV.com. From ET Canada's up-to-the-minute Twitter function,
allowing users to track Cheryl, Rick and the gang while on location at red
carpet events interviewing the celebrities, to exclusive video and webisodes
from favourite shows like The Office, Harper's Island and more. These
specially designated show pages bring even more new content the users are sure
to love.
    Plus, the schedule guide has been enhanced and is dynamically updated to
give viewers the full details on upcoming episodes of the complete TV line-up.
Also, a key feature coming soon to GlobalTV.com is a newly revamped search
engine for users to expertly manoeuvre through the many site offerings.

    
    (*)  Source: comScore, Inc., Total Canada, All Locations, Feb/08 - Feb/09
         Based on % growth in UVs
    (xx) Based on Fall 2008 Toronto top 50 rankers BBM-NMR Infosys

    Global Television is a Canwest Broadcasting network.
    

    About Canwest Broadcasting:

    Canwest Broadcasting operates two conventional television networks,
Global Television and E!, and eighteen 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,
Canwest Broadcasting, (416) 967-2484, gpark@canwest.com; Jacqueline Kendall,
Publicist, Canwest Broadcasting, (416) 934-7850, jkendall@canwest.com


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