LIVE! WITH REGIS AND KELLY in PEI Most-Watched Episode Ever, Nearly 1 Million
Viewers on CTV

- The buzzed about Canadian-based LIVE! WITH REGIS AND KELLY in Prince Edward Island continues tomorrow and Thursday at 9 a.m. ET on CTV -

- Upcoming guests include Stephen Moyer (TRUE BLOOD) and John Corbett (SEX AND THE CITY) -

TORONTO, July 13 /CNW/ - Prince Edward Island just got a lot more popular. LIVE! WITH REGIS AND KELLY (Monday to Friday at 9 a.m. ET on CTV) took their show on the road to Canada, and with historic Charlottetown, PEI as the backdrop, was the most-watched episode ever, with a series-high audience of almost 1 million viewers. A total audience of 968,000 viewers tuned-in to watch as Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa chatted with The Twilight Saga: Eclipse star Peter Facinelli and enjoyed a performance of Lady Antebellum's new single "Our Kind of Love." The popular and highly discussed broadcast from Confederation Landing Park was the most-watched episode ever for the series. Additionally, the first Canadian-based episode more than doubled the average daily audience of 417,000 viewers this season, seeing an increase of 132%.

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Wednesday's episode features an appearance by everyone's favourite Southern vampire, Stephen Moyer (TRUE BLOOD), as well as a performance by Canadian R&B singer Melanie Fiona. Thursday's episode includes SEX AND THE CITY's John Corbett, who will be talking about his upcoming film Ramona & Beezus, while One Republic takes to the Prince Edward Island stage. LIVE! WITH REGIS AND KELLY airs Monday to Friday at 9 a.m. ET on CTV (visit CTV.ca to check local listings).

    
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CTV, Canada's Olympic Network, is also Canada's largest private broadcaster. Featuring a wide range of quality news, sports, information, and entertainment programming, CTV is Canada's most-watched television network. CTV Inc. also owns radio stations across the country and owns or has interests in leading national specialty channels, featuring news, sports, factual, arts, entertainment, music, youth and fashion programming. Official broadcaster of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games and London 2012 Games of the Olympiad, CTV Inc. is owned by CTVglobemedia Inc., Canada's premier multi-media company, which also owns Canada's national newspaper, The Globe and Mail. More information about CTV may be found on the network's website at www.ctv.ca.

Source: BBM Canada (Infosys_PPM 2004-2010)

Nielsen Media Advisor, 2001-2004

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SOURCE News - Media

For further information: For further information: Christy Sullivan, CTV Inc., 416.384.3624 or christy.sullivan@ctv.ca; Jim Quan, CTV Inc., 416.384.5311 or jim.quan@ctv.ca


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