Movie Central Free Preview Weekend begins Friday, November 9 at 6 p.m. MT/5 p.m. PT



    Customers of Bell ExpressVu, MTS, SaskTel and TELUS can see Justin
    Timberlake, David Duchovny and Forest Whitaker at Home for Free

    TORONTO, Oct. 23 /CNW/ - Corus Entertainment's Movie Central, western
Canada's home of compelling original programming from HBO and Showtime and
commercial-free blockbuster films, introduces a free preview programming event
from Friday, November 9 at 6 p.m. MT/ 5 p.m. PT to Sunday, November 11 at
midnight.

    All non-Movie Central subscribers of participating television service
providers will have the opportunity to view the best in pay TV programming for
an entire weekend. For 54 hours, viewers at home will have access to premium
uncut Hollywood hits and the newest HBO and Showtime series, from episodes of
Dexter, Entourage and Californication, to feature presentations including The
Last King of Scotland, My Super Ex-Girlfriend and Hollywoodland.

    The weekend schedule also includes the special pay TV presentation and
premiere of JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE: FUTURESEX/LOVESHOW on Sunday, November 11 at
4:45 p.m. MT/ 3:45 p.m. PT, when Justin Timberlake, one of the world's biggest
pop-music superstars, rocks a celebrity-studded crowd at New York's Madison
Square Garden in a full-length concert event. Backed by a sizzling 14-piece
band, backup singers and dancers, Timberlake fans will be treated to hits from
his chart-topping solo CDs, Justified and FUTURESEX/LOVESOUNDS.

    
    The free preview can be found on the following participating television
service providers:

    -   Bell ExpressVu - channel 319
    -   MTS - channel 30
    -   SaskTel - channel 207
    -   TELUS - channel 14

    For viewers wishing to subscribe to Movie Central after the free preview
weekend, the following offers are available:

    -   Bell ExpressVu - five dollars off the first two months of the new
        subscription
    -   SaskTel - five dollars off for the first four months of a new
        subscription
    -   TELUS - five dollars off for the first three months of a new
        subscription
    

    For more information on Movie Central's Free Preview Weekend, please
visit www.moviecentral.ca.

    Viewers in eastern Canada can access The Movie Network's Free Preview
Weekend beginning Friday, November 9 to Sunday, November 11. For more
information, please visit www.themovienetwork.ca.

    Movie Central is a 24-hour-a-day, commercial-free premium pay TV service
available to Western Canadians. Exclusive multi-year output agreements with
major Hollywood studios ensure that Movie Central is the preferred destination
for box office titles. In addition to being the first window, Canadian home to
the best of HBO and Showtime, through its investments, pre-buys and licence
fees for Canadian feature films and original series, Movie Central is
recognized as a major force in the Canadian independent film and television
production industry. The launch of Movie Central On Demand and Movie Central
High Definition demonstrates that Movie Central remains committed to being
first with innovations that enhance the viewing experience. Visit the Movie
Central website at www.moviecentral.ca.

    Movie Central is owned by Corus Entertainment Inc., a Canadian-based
media and entertainment company. Corus is a market leader in specialty
television and radio with additional assets in pay television, advertising and
digital audio services, television broadcasting, children's book publishing
and children's animation. The company's multimedia entertainment brands
include YTV, Treehouse, W Network, Movie Central, Nelvana, Kids Can Press and
radio stations including CKNW, CKOI and Q107. Corus creates engaging branded
entertainment experiences for its audiences across multiple platforms. A
publicly traded company, Corus is listed on the Toronto (CJR.B) and New York
(CJR) exchanges. Experience Corus on the web at www.corusent.com.





For further information:

For further information: Lindsay Smith, Manager, Communications, Corus
Entertainment, (416) 530-2248, lindsay.smith@corusent.com; Alex Chapple,
Communications, Corus Entertainment, (416) 530-2249,
alex.chapple@corusent.com


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