Entertainment Tonight Canada Studio Lounge 2007 Celebrates the Best of the Toronto International Film Festival At Toronto's Historic Casa Loma

          ET Canada in partnership with Liberty Entertainment Group

    To host exclusive, multi-night roster of film events at iconic Castle
                           in the heart of the city

                   Beginning Monday, September 10th - 2007

    TORONTO, Aug. 13 /CNW/ - ET Canada does it again! Hot on the heels of a
second fantastic year as Canada's Most Watched Entertainment News program, ET
Canada has secured another world exclusive.
    It was officially announced today in Toronto that the ET Canada Studio
Lounge at the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival will be housed at one
of Toronto's most glorious and celebrated landmarks, Historic Casa Loma.
    The ET Canada Studio Lounge at Casa Loma will be the centre of a
multi-night roster of the Festival's hottest, and most exclusive private
events. For the second thrilling year, Entertainment Tonight Canada, along
with the Liberty Entertainment Group will be partnering to produce fetes
celebrating the best of the festival, and honouring a who's-who of special
    "ET Canada has continued to gain the respect and trust of the film
community both in Canada and abroad," said Barbara Williams, Senior VP
Programming and Production, CanWest MediaWorks, "and we look forward to
celebrating their cinematic achievements in true ET Canada Style."
    From its regal position on a hilltop in the heart of the city, nowhere
other than Casa Loma could be worthy of these special celebrations. With
dramatic interior rooms, elegant terraces and spectacular gardens, this
beautifully restored piece of Toronto history provides perfect backdrop for
this year's ET Studio Lounge and roster of special events.
    "We were delighted to deliver this venue exclusively to CanWest, and
together, create a series of events as innovative, and exciting as the ET
Canada brand" said Nick Di Donato, ET Canada Studio Lounge Event Producer and
Liberty Group CEO. "We're adding a new chapter to TIFF history with this
locale, and look forward to making it a memorable stop for all our VIP
    In the days to come, ET Canada will be announcing the complete roster of
event activity, including film partners, cast information, sponsors and some
very special partnerships - so stay tuned for details on many exciting
    Zev Shalev, Senior Executive Producer of ET Canada concurs, "Not only are
these collaborations in line with everything the ET Canada brand stands for,
supporting all the entertainment industry has to offer, but to be holding
these special events at such a landmark site as Casa Loma - a world class
venue - is thrilling. I speak on behalf of the entire team when I say that we
cannot wait to welcome the festival and our partners with open arms."

    About Entertainment Tonight Canada - Launched in 2005, Entertainment
Tonight Canada is the country's pre-eminent source for entertainment and
celebrity news. Returning in September for starpacked third season with Host
Cheryl Hickey, and Senior Reporters Rick Campanelli, Rosey Edeh, Roz Weston
and Kim D'Eon, ET Canada continues to set the pace - delivering more breaking
coverage, in-depth profiles, and behind the scenes exclusives than any other
Canadian entertainment news operation.

    About Liberty Group - For over two decades, Liberty Entertainment Group
has been redefining Toronto's nightlife experience. As creators of such
landmark establishments as; Liberty Grand, Rosewater Supper Club, C Lounge,
Courthouse, Rosewater Room, Velvet Underground and the Phoenix Concert Theatre
to name a few, Liberty Entertainment Group has become recognized as one of the
most successful and innovative companies in the industry. Liberty Group has
also been an official supporter of the Toronto International Film Festival for
over a decade, contributing numerous festival initiatives including the ET
Canada Studio Lounge. www.libertygroup.com

    About Global Television
    Global Television is owned by CanWest MediaWorks Inc., a wholly-owned
subsidiary of CanWest Global Communications Corp, (CanWest) (NYSE:   CWG;
TSX: CGS and CGS.A, www.canwestglobal.com). CanWest, an international media
company, is Canada's largest media company. In addition to owning the Global
Television network, CanWest is Canada's largest publisher of daily newspapers,
and also owns, operates and/or holds substantial interests in conventional
television, out-of-home advertising, specialty cable channels, Web sites and
radio networks in Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, Turkey, the
United States and the United Kingdom.

For further information:

For further information: Press Relations and Red Carpet Accreditation:
Deborah Lewis, ET Canada Studio Lounge, Phone: (416) 443-6019; Mobile: (416)
565-6075, Email: etlounge@globaltv.com

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