YTV's Summer Beach Bash Makes Waves at Canada's Wonderland Splash Works on Saturday, August 8

Summer concert event at Splash Works featuring performances by sizzling-hot artists including Rebel Coast, XO-IQ and the stars of YTV's Some Assembly Required and an appearance by Max & Shred

Fans from coast to coast can tune in on the same day it happens; the show will air at 7 pm ET/PT on August 8

TORONTO, June 16, 2015 /CNW/ - Back by popular demand, Corus Entertainment's YTV is once again hosting Summer Beach Bash, the hottest, family concert event of the summer. This year, the televised summer concert and all-day event will be making even bigger waves at Canada's Wonderland Splash Works on Saturday, August 8 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. That same day, viewers across Canada will have the chance to watch the Summer Beach Bash on YTV at 7 p.m. ET/PT. YTV's own Carlos of The Zone, will host the show, along with help from Suki, Lisa and Victor.

"We're excited to bring YTV Summer Beach Bash to Splash Works, the perfect setting for a fun summer party and an amazing line-up of performers," said Jamie Piekarz, Director of Content, Corus Kids. "Stay tuned to YTV for news on additional artists."

Beside Splash Works' giant wave pool White Water Bay, thrilling water slides and interactive water play areas, fans will be treated to exciting live performances from cool Toronto-based band Rebel Coast; up-and-coming pop group XO-IQ, featured in the highly anticipated new YTV series, Make It Pop; Kolton Stewart and Charlie Storwick from YTV's Some Assembly Required; as well as appearances from YTV stars, including Jonny Gray, Jake Goodman, Emilia McCarthy and Saara Chaudry from Max & Shred.

Fans should keep a close eye on www.ytv.com/summerbeachbash, as well as #YTVBeachBash, @YTVofficial and @YTVBeachBash on Instagram, @YTV on Twitter and YTV's Facebook page for exciting announcements on musical acts to be added to the roster in the coming weeks. For more information, visit www.canadaswonderland.com/events/things-to-do/special-events/YTV-summer-beach-bash.

Produced by Tricon Kids & Family, the day-long event and television special, will have a true festival spirit that also features dance performances from Jade's Hip Hop Academy and meet 'n greets with YTV talent including Stanley Dynamic, Game On, and Max and Shred, as well as the exciting line up of performers and hosts of Summer Beach Bash. With extreme bubble artists, amazing magicians, YTV mascots, games, giveaways and more, the day will be a blast from start to finish!

Access to YTV Summer Beach Bash in Splash Works opens at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 8 and is free with the purchase of an admission ticket to Canada's Wonderland. Season tickets holders to the park will have special advance access to Splash Works beginning at 10 a.m. Admission to Summer Beach Bash in Splash Works will be on a first-come, first-served basis and will be limited to the water park's capacity. Fans are encouraged to arrive at Splash Works early to get in on the Summer Beach Bash fun and follow #YTVBeachBash on social media for updates of when their favourite artists will be performing.

About YTV
Celebrating 25 years in television, YTV is a leading cross platform entertainment brand for kids and families. The channel offers quality entertainment with hilarious animated and live-action comedy series, popular Nickelodeon series, blockbuster movies, top-rated original Canadian programming, music, celebrities and the channel's after-school block, The Zone. Through its multiple platforms and exclusive digital and interactive content, YTV is the voice of Canadian youth culture. YTV is owned by Corus Entertainment Inc.

Tricon Kids & Family 
Tricon Kids & Family is a boutique division of Tricon Films & Television, one of North America's strongest independent production and distribution companies dedicated to producing and representing ground breaking television.  Tricon Kids & Family features both original production and acquired third party content.  Following the success of the multi-season, award winning format The Next Star, Tricon Kids & Family specializes in developing strategic partnerships in all genres including animation, live-action scripted and reality. www.kidsandfamily.triconfilms.com #tricon

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SOURCE Corus Entertainment Inc.

For further information: Kate Calder | Corus Entertainment Inc., kate.calder@Corusent.com | 416.479.6319; Emily Blake | Unit Publicist, emilyblakepr@gmail.com | 647.291.6097

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