Plus, one lucky fan will have the opportunity to make their primetime
debut as an ET Canada special guest correspondent during the March 27th broadcast
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TORONTO, Feb. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - This March, Global's Entertainment Tonight Canada goes live each Wednesday night with a top-notch roster of Canadian
guests including Academy Award® nominee and Bomb Girls star Meg Tilly, award-winning actress and Top Chef host Lisa Ray, Holmes Makes It Right host Mike Holmes and Real Housewives of Vancouver star Jody Claman. Featuring the hottest news of the day, lively
discussions and informal panels with hosts Cheryl Hickey (@CherylHickeyETC), Rick Campanelli (@RCampanelliETC and Roz Weston @RozWeston), each 30-minute show (March 6, 13, 20 and 27) will also include
surprise celebrity guests.
"Our first foray into the live-show format last fall was met with such
excitement and enthusiasm from our fans that we knew we had to do it
again," said Tamara Simoneau, Sr. Executive Producer, ET Canada. "Jam-packed with the latest news, fiery debates, exclusive interviews
with some of our favourite celebs and last-minute surprises, ET Canada Live promises to keep viewers on their toes! And for one lucky fan, it will
be the experience of a lifetime as he or she joins us as a special
Once again, viewers will be able to direct questions to ET Canada hosts and celebrity guests and see their "posts" on the stories of the
day via the social stream with the hashtag #etclive, airing throughout each broadcast. Viewers will also be able to vote on
the best celebrity fashion, most juicy star moments and take part in ET Canada's fun Face Off online polling.
For the first time ever, one viewer - as voted by fans - will be in the
spotlight as a special guest on the final live show. Primped and styled
by ET Canada's glam squad, the pop culture junkie-turned-reporter will have a
once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn from the best entertainment
team in the biz Cheryl Hickey, Rick Campanelli and Roz Weston, and to
rub shoulders with the celebrity guests of the day. Starting March 6,
Canadians can submit their 60-second audition video online; voting on
the selected finalists will begin on March 13. For further information
and contest details, visit etcanada.com.
Guests joining ET Canada Live in March include:
Academy Award nominee Meg Tilly stars in Global's critically acclaimed original series Bomb Girls which follows the incredible journey of the Canadian women and men of
Victory Munitions who flourish under adversity of war and defiantly
forge unexpected bonds of friendship and love. New episodes of Bomb Girls Season 2 return to Global starting Monday, March 25 at 9pm ET/PT.
Internationally-acclaimed film actress, TV host, model, and
philanthropist Lisa Ray returns to host the third season of Food Network Canada's #1 series, Top Chef Canada, premiering March 18 at 10pm ET/9pm PT.
Mike Holmes will be celebrating his 10th anniversary on HGTV Canada this spring! Join him in celebrating with a
new one-hour special and all-new episodes of the hit series Holmes Makes It Right this April on HGTV Canada.
A successful, self-made business woman with an empire that includes an
upscale boutique, a fashion line, a tea house and a catering company, Jody Claman currently stars in SliceTM 's highest rated series The Real Housewives of Vancouver. Currently in season two, the series airs Tuesdays at 10pm ET/PT only
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About Entertainment Tonight Canada
Entertainment Tonight Canada is the country's most trusted entertainment newsmagazine, delivering in
depth and breaking up-to-the minute celebrity, film, television and
music news. Together with trusted global powerhouse, Entertainment Tonight, ET Canada delivers the Most Watched Hour of Entertainment News to Canadians every
night, every week, coast to coast. Hosted by Cheryl Hickey and Rick
Campanelli, ET Canada is produced by Shaw Media for Global Television in association with
Paramount Domestic Television. Tamara Simoneau serves as Senior
Global Television is a Shaw Media network.
About Shaw Communications Inc.
Shaw Communications Inc. is a diversified communications and media
company, providing consumers with broadband cable television,
High-Speed Internet, Home Phone, telecommunications services (through
Shaw Business), satellite direct-to-home services (through Shaw Direct)
and engaging programming content (through Shaw Media). Shaw serves
3.4 million customers, through a reliable and extensive fibre network.
Shaw Media operates one of the largest conventional television networks
in Canada, Global Television, and 19 specialty networks including HGTV
Canada, Food Network Canada, History Television and Showcase. Shaw is
traded on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges and is included in
the S&P/TSX 60 Index (TSX: SJR.B) (NYSE: SJR). For more information
about Shaw, please visit www.shaw.ca.
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