The Milestone Season Launches September 2 on Global
"I'm looking forward to checking off some of my must-do interviews. Stay tuned people – it's going to get even better!" – Cheryl Hickey, Host
"Each and every day on ET Canada is magical! From the people I work with to the people I interview – it's always different and so much fun." – Rick Campanelli, Co-Host
"I've seen the world because of ET Canada, and my favorite moments have been the ones wrapped in the most compelling stories." – Roz Weston, Sr. Entertainment Reporter
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TORONTO, Aug. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - ET Canada, Canada's most influential newsmagazine entertainment program celebrates its 10th season beginning Tuesday, September 2 at 7:30pm ET/PT on Global. The 10th season anniversary is chock-full of more exclusives, more specials and even more celebrity. Powerhouse hosts from the very beginning, Cheryl Hickey, Rick Campanelli and Roz Weston continue to serve up entertainment's latest scoop along with entertainment reporters Sangita Patel, Erin Cebula, Natasha Gargiulo and Matte Babel.
"This iconic brand has flourished by delivering a uniquely Canadian perspective on pop culture, making ET Canada a top destination for entertainment news," said Barbara Williams, Senior Vice President, Content, Shaw Media. "Boasting a charismatic roster of talent, our audience has embraced us since the show's inception and will continue to rely on ET Canada for seasons to come."
ET Canada visits the vault for a collection of Season 10 specials including the most memorable celebrity interviews, blooper moments from behind the scenes, and "Star Evolutions" featuring Hollywood's biggest names from their humble beginnings to superstardom. Fridays will host "The Ten List" covering a countdown of various topics including host's fashion faux pas, celebrity mug shots, best New Year's Eve moments and more.
Part of the world's largest entertainment news brand, ET Canada has been the go-to destination for A-list entertainment news and reporting since the show premiered on September 12, 2005. From the ET Canada Beach Hop to ET Canada Live; the unforgettable TIFF rooftops parties and Cannes Festival coverage; to New Year's Eve events and Orange Lounge music exclusives, ET Canada has proven itself as a tastemaker of the Canadian entertainment industry.
"We're elated to be celebrating 10 seasons, which is a testament to the passion and dedication of our production team, the loyalty of our viewers and the trust of our industry partners," said Sholeh Fabbri, Executive Producer of ET Canada. "With an extremely talented and imaginative group, we look forward to creating 10 more seasons of distinctly conversational television."
Viewers can count on ET Canada to let them in on the celebration both on-air and online with countless opportunities to be announced throughout the year. With a robust online following, ET Canada has the leading Twitter and Facebook accounts for entertainment news with 135,000* and 7,400* followers respectively. Generating stories and exclusives that are picked up internationally by some of the most notable outlets, ETCanada.com is the most trusted online source in Canada for breaking entertainment news.
*As of August 11, 2014
SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS:
ET Canada – @ETCanada
Cheryl Hickey – @CherylHickeyETC
Rick Campanelli – @RCampanelliETC
Roz Weston – @rozweston
Sangita Patel – @sangita_patel
Erin Cebula – @celebula
Natasha Gargiulo – @NatashaGargiulo
Matte Babel – @thisisbabel
Global Television is a Shaw Media network.
About Entertainment Tonight Canada
Entertainment Tonight Canada is the nation's entertainment powerhouse delivering in depth and breaking up-to-the minute celebrity, film, television and music news both on-air and online. Together with celebrity news trailblazer 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. Sholeh Fabbri serves as Executive Producer and Jodie Davis serves as Co-Executive Producer.
About Shaw Communications Inc.
Shaw 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 3.2 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® and Showcase. Shaw is traded on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges and is included in the S&P/TSX 60 Index (Symbol: TSX – SJR.B, NYSE – SJR). For more information about Shaw, please visit www.shaw.ca.
SOURCE: Shaw Media
For further information: For media inquiries or interview opportunities, please contact: Natasha Dunkley, Unit Publicist, ET Canada, (416) 443-6026, [email protected]