Jack Bauer's Last Man Standing



    TORONTO, Jan. 9 /CNW/ -

    
                 '24' ULTIMATE FAN MARATHON STATUS UPDATE...

    -   As of 3pm EST Thursday, January 8th ...5 contestants passed the
        48-hour mark and won a 19" Sharp AQUOS LCD television

    -   As of 3:01pm EST Thursday, January 8th ...Murtz Jaffer bowed out

    -   As of 6:30pm EST Thursday, January 8th...Bradley Goldstein bowed out

    -   As of 9:05pm EST Thursday, January 8th...Sylvie Lamoureux fell asleep
        and was eliminated

    -   As of 3:41am EST TODAY...Marni Hefner fell asleep and was eliminated

     Only one remains... Ryan Grech...a man with a mission...to make it
           past 6:33pm EST TODAY and grab the Guinness Book World
               Record for Continuous TV Watching and $24,000!!!

         Come catch the excitement as Ryan goes for Guinness glory at
           Yorkdale Mall (Center Court near Casey's Bar and Grill)

        RYAN GRECH (23 years old) from Mississauga. Ryan just finished
        school, and is on the job hunt. He currently has no plans for the
                              money if he wins.

          BROUGHT TO YOU BY GLOBAL TELEVISION AND VIRGIN RADIO 99.9

    For event information and images, including contestant details, please
visit:

                           www.canwesttvmedia.com
                     User ID: canwest / Password: press
    

    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,
Slice(TM) 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.

    About Virgin Radio 999
    Virgin Radio 999 Toronto launched in August of 2008 and was the first FM
Virgin Radio station in North America. The station is owned and operated by
Astral Media and licensed from Virgin Radio International, one of the fastest
growing companies in Richard Branson's Virgin Group. Virgin Radio 999 is a
Contemporary Hit Music station that focuses on playing upbeat current and
recent popular music, delivering high profile personalities and non-stop
entertainment to Torontonians every day of the week. For more information
please visit www.virginradio999.com

    About Sharp Electronics of Canada Ltd.
    Sharp Electronics of Canada Ltd. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sharp
Corporation of Osaka, Japan, a worldwide developer of the core technologies
integral to shaping the next generation of home entertainment, appliance and
digital office equipment systems. A world leader in Liquid Crystal Display
(LCD), Sharp is the developer of the SharpVision(R) line of projection
products and the revolutionary AQUOS(R) LCD Televisions and has won numerous
awards for the technology behind the AQUOS(R) line. Sharp continues to
demonstrate its home entertainment leadership by advancing technologies such
as High Definition Television (HDTV) and front projection technology. Sharp
Electronics of Canada Ltd. is located in Mississauga, Ontario. For more
information, visit www.sharp.ca

    AQUOS is a registered trademark of Sharp Corporation.





For further information:

For further information: Media Contact: Nikki Lamb Tudico, Global and
E!, (416) 934-7829, ntudico@canwest.com

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