- The hilarious Jann Arden and Marilyn Denis are the first guest
co-hosts the week of March 10 -
- Additional upcoming guest co-hosts include Wendy Crewson, Elisha
Cuthbert, Arlene Dickinson, Arielle Kebbel, Emily Procter, Sarah
Rafferty, and Debbie Travis -
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TORONTO, March 6, 2014 /CNW/ - As Melissa Grelo (@melissagrelo) gets ready for her next adventure as a new mom and begins her
maternity leave, CTV's THE SOCIAL today revealed some of the upcoming celebrity guest co-hosts who will
fill in during her absence. Jann Arden (@JannArden and Marilyn Denis @MarilynDenisCTV) are the first guests next week, with Arden bringing the laughs from March 10-13, and Denis making her first appearance on THE SOCIAL on March 14. Additional upcoming guest co-hosts also revealed today include Wendy
Crewson (SAVING HOPE), Elisha Cuthbert (HAPPY ENDINGS, @HappyElishas), Arlene Dickinson (All In, @ArleneDickinson), Arielle Kebbel (THE AFTER, @ArielleKebbel), Emily Procter (CSI: MIAMI, @emilyprocter), Sarah Rafferty (SUITS, @sarahgrafferty, and design guru Debbie Travis @Debbie_Travis). THE SOCIAL will continue to reveal additional guest co-hosts in the coming weeks.
Cynthia Loyst (@cynthialoyst), Lainey Lui (@LaineyGossip, and Traci Melchor @stayfabulous) will continue to keep Canadians talking Weekdays at 1 p.m. (2 p.m. AT) on CTV, with Loyst filling in as moderator during Grelo's maternity
leave. THE SOCIAL's post-OSCAR® episode this Monday delivered its largest audience yet, with 345,000
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"We can't wait to meet Melissa's daughter, and look forward to her
return to THE SOCIAL following her maternity leave," said Nanci Maclean, Vice-President, Bell
Media Production. "The amazing list of women joining us throughout the
coming months will no doubt keep Canadians talking - and laughing -
right along with us."
THE SOCIAL delivers an innovative forum for viewers to debate and discuss the
topics of the day by interacting with the co-hosts through Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest, among others. Each show kicks-off with a round-table chat featuring
the buzz-worthy subjects people are talking or tweeting about,
including headlines of the day, celebrity news, and trending topics.
The round-table is followed by lifestyle segments inspired by viewers. THE SOCIAL airs weekdays at 1 p.m. (2 p.m. AT) on CTV, 2 p.m. ET on CTV Two, and is available live on the CTV GO App and CTV.ca. THE SOCIAL also airs at 6 p.m. ET on E!, and is available on demand following the broadcast on TheSocial.ca and CTV GO (check local listings).
About THE SOCIAL
Co-hosted by Melissa Grelo, Cynthia Loyst, Lainey Lui, and Traci
Melchor, with Digital Correspondent Jessica Allen, THE SOCIAL brings a fresh, daily perspective on the up-to-the-minute news, pop
culture, and lifestyle topics that matter most to Canadians in a
socially interactive format. Broadcast live in front of a studio
audience, guests who have appeared on THE SOCIAL include Jessica Alba, Katy Perry, Elisha Cuthbert, Justin Trudeau, Chris Tucker, Michael Bublé, Jann Arden, and Helen
Fielding. THE SOCIAL is produced by Bell Media Production, and Michelle Crespi is Executive
Producer. Nanci Maclean is Vice-President, Bell Media Production.
Catherine Macleod is Senior Vice-President, Specialty Channels and Bell
Media Production. Mike Cosentino is Senior Vice-President, Programming,
CTV Networks. Phil King is President - CTV, Sports, and Entertainment
Programming. More information about THE SOCIAL, including ticket information, can be found at TheSocial.ca, as well as on Facebook, @TheSocialCTV, Instagram, and other social media platforms.
CTV is Canada's #1 private broadcaster. Featuring a wide range of
quality news, sports, information, and entertainment programming, CTV
has been Canada's most-watched television network for the past 12 years
in a row. CTV is a division of Bell Media, Canada's premier multimedia
company with leading assets in television, radio, digital, and
Out-of-Home. Bell Media is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX: BCE) (NYSE: BCE),
Canada's largest communications company. More information about CTV can
be found on the network's website at CTV.ca.
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