April showers Global Television with all new episodes...Primetime spring schedule flourishes with fan favourites

                          A GLOBAL PRIMETIME UPDATE

                    MONDAYS - 9PM ET/PT STARTING APRIL 28

                       PLUS SO MUCH MORE INCLUDING...

                                 'THE OFFICE'
                              'MY NAME IS EARL'
                             'BROTHERS & SISTERS'

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    TORONTO, March 5 /CNW/ - Just what the doctor ordered... television's
most anticipated primetime schedule returns to the Global airwaves with a
top-notch selection of all new episodes. House, the country's No.1 series, is
amongst the returning slate of television's best. Dr. Gregory House's unique
bedside manner comes back in full force on an ALL-NEW night, Mondays -
9pm ET/PT starting April 28.
    Plus, comedy is back on Thursday nights, starting April 3 at 9pm ET...
My Name is Earl jump starts the rush on the long-awaited return of the biggest
primetime hits with a special 1-hour episode guest starring hotel-heiress,
Paris Hilton. The Office resumes in simulcast with NBC on April 10 - 9pm ET/PT
on Global following Survivor: Fans vs. Favorites.
    And the good news doesn't stop there; fans can stay tuned for all-new
episodes of The Simpsons, Family Guy, 'Til Death, Back to You, Bones, NCIS and
the Emmy(R) Award-winning series, Brothers & Sisters starring Sally Field.
    "We're bringing back a host of favourites to our programming roster since
the successful conclusion of the writers' strike, and television fans will not
be disappointed," said Barbara Williams, Executive Vice President, Content,
Canwest Broadcasting. "Starting next month, it's full steam ahead with a
jam-packed, entertaining schedule for our audiences nationwide."

    FAMILY GUY - 9pm ET/PT
    BROTHERS & SISTERS - 10pm ET/PT starting April 20

    BONES (*)All-New Night(*) - 8pm ET/PT starting April 14
    HOUSE (*)All-New Night(*) - 9pm ET/PT starting April 28

    NCIS - 8pm ET/PT starting April 8

    BACK TO YOU - return date to be confirmed
    'TIL DEATH - return date to be confirmed

    MY NAME IS EARL - 9pm ET/PT starting April 3 (*)9:30pm for subsequent
    THE OFFICE - 9pm ET/PT starting April 10

    NUMB3RS - 8pm ET/PT starting April 4

    Global Television is a Canwest Broadcasting network.

    About Canwest Broadcasting:

    Canwest Broadcasting operates two conventional television networks,
Global Television and E!, and twenty-one of the country's most popular
specialty channels, including HGTV, Mystery TV, National Geographic Channel,
Showcase, Slice(TM) and TVtropolis. Canwest Broadcasting is a division of
Canwest Media Inc.

    About Canwest Media Inc.

    Canwest Media Inc is a subsidiary of Canwest Global Communications Corp.
(www.canwest.com; TSX: CGS and CGS.A). An international media company, Canwest
is Canada's largest publisher of paid English language daily newspapers and
owns, operates and/or holds substantial interests in conventional television,
out-of-home advertising, specialty cable channels, web sites and radio
stations in Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Turkey, Indonesia, Singapore, the
United Kingdom and the United States.

For further information:

For further information: Media Contacts: Grace Park, gpark@globaltv.com,
(416) 446-5331; Caroline Lennox, clennox@canwest.com, (416) 721-5571

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