– Network special SHANIA: STILL THE ONE LIVE FROM VEGAS premieres Saturday, Feb. 28 at 9 p.m. ET/PT exclusively on CTV –
– The special is followed by an entire day of exclusive Shania Twain access as she visits Bell Media TV, radio, and digital platforms for Canadian press tour March 5 –
–Twain to be featured in exclusive candid interviews with ETALK, CTV News, THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW, THE SOCIAL, 104.5 CHUM FM, CANADA AM, CP24, and more –
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TORONTO, Feb. 20, 2015 /CNW/ - Shania Twain is about to "Rock This Country!" – exclusively at Bell Media. The company announced today that it has secured exclusive access to homegrown superstar Shania Twain, with an exclusive Canadian press tour taking place on Thursday, March 5 at Bell Media Headquarters in downtown Toronto following the network premiere of her specialSHANIA: STILL THE ONE LIVE FROM VEGAS premiering Saturday, Feb. 28 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO. The day of exclusive interviews will see the international icon appear on numerous Bell Media TV, radio, and digital outlets including ETALK, CTV News, THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW, THE SOCIAL, 104.5 CHUM FM, CANADA AM, CP24, and CTV.ca, before she speaks to anyone else. Returning to Canada following a successful two-year residency in Las Vegas, Nevada, Twain will discuss the popular show, the release of her new live album and DVD combo, Still The One: Live From Vegas, and what she has coming up.
"Shania Twain is not just a Canadian icon, she is a cultural treasure and we're proud to be both the exclusive home of her network special and her much anticipated homecoming press tour," said Mike Cosentino, Senior Vice-President, Programming, CTV Networks and CraveTV.
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During her two years in Las Vegas, Twain performed 105 shows for 337,500 guests from all over the world. SHANIA: STILL THE ONE LIVE FROM VEGAS (Feb. 28 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO) captures the full Shania: Still the One stage performance, including a 13-piece band, dancers, trained horses, and a flying motorcycle. The special features the Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductee and five-time Grammy Award® and 12-time JUNO Award-winning music icon performing all of her biggest hits, including "I'm Gonna Getcha Good!", "Up!", "Whose Bed Have Your Boots Been Under", "Any Man of Mine", "That Don't Impress Me Much", "Come On Over", "Rock This Country!", "You're Still The One", "Man! I Feel Like a Woman", and more. The special also reveals never-before-seen footage, which tracks the conception, training, rehearsals, costumes, and all the decisions that go into creating a one-of-a-kind Vegas experience. SHANIA: STILL THE ONE LIVE FROM LAS VEGAS is produced and directed by Mark D. Allen and Raj Kapoor and is executive produced by Shania Twain.
On March 5, Twain will talk to the following Bell Media outlets (all times ET on CTV unless otherwise noted; times and outlets subject to change):
8:20 a.m. – 104.5 CHUM FM
8:35 a.m. – CANADA AM
8:50 a.m. – CP24 BREAKFAST
10 a.m. – THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW
1 p.m. – THE SOCIAL
7:30 p.m. – ETALK (CTV Two)
Interviews will also appear on CTV News, E!, M3, and CTV.ca.
With more than 75 million albums sold worldwide and U.S. sales topping 34.5 million, Twain remains the top-selling female country artist of all time. Her 1997 release Come On Over has sold in excess of 15.6 million, making it the top-selling country album and places it in the Top 10 all genre best sellers of all time.
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