- Justin Timberlake's first-ever HBO solo concert event
Justin Timberlake: FutureSex/LoveShow premieres exclusively in
Canada on November 11 on The Movie Network and Movie Central
- Bob Saget's second HBO stand-up comedy special Bob Saget: That Ain't
Right will also premiere on The Movie Network
TORONTO, Oct. 25 /CNW/ - Showcasing his distinct style of music and
crowd-pleasing dance moves, internationally-renowned pop superstar and stage
performer extraordinaire Justin Timberlake makes his Canadian television
concert debut in the HBO music special Justin Timberlake: FutureSex/LoveShow
airing Sunday, November 11, 2007 exclusively on Astral Media's The Movie
Network (eastern Canada) at 4:30 p.m. ET and Corus Entertainment's Movie
Central (western Canada) at 3:45 p.m. PT.
Recorded on August 16, 2007, during the second leg of Timberlake's
FutureSex/LoveShow world tour, the full-length concert event features an
unforgettable performance by the four-time Grammy(R) winner as he rocks the
sold-out crowd at New York City's Madison Square Garden with chart-topping
hits like SexyBack, Cry Me a River and My Love.
Justin Timberlake: FutureSex/LoveShow will be available on The Movie
Network and Movie Central's HD channels, giving viewers a front-row concert
experience in high-definition.
Coinciding with The Movie Network and Movie Central's Free Preview
Weekend, this special music presentation will also be available to
non-subscribers of The Movie Network and Movie Central on dedicated free
preview channels through participating cable and satellite providers across
Canada on Sunday, November 11 at 4:35 p.m. ET and 3:45 PT. For more
information on The Movie Network and Movie Central Free Preview Weekend,
please visit www.themovienetwork.ca or www.moviecentral.ca.
On Friday, November 9 at 11 p.m. ET, The Movie Network also presents the
exclusive Canadian premiere of Bob Saget's second HBO special Bob Saget: That
Ain't Right, a one-hour, adults-only evening of stand-up comedy. Taped before
a packed audience at New York University's Skirball Centre for the Performing
Arts, the outspoken comic and shockingly raunchy sitcom veteran takes aim at
animal sex, prison, single parenthood and the sexual orientation of his former
sitcom co-stars. The special will also be available to non-subscribers during
The Movie Network Free Preview Weekend on Friday, November 9 at 12:30 a.m. ET.
The Movie Network is an Astral Media network available in eastern Canada.
With premiere access to Hollywood movies, critically-acclaimed HBO and
Showtime series, and first-rate Canadian programming, this pay-television
service presents Canadians with some of the best television entertainment
available. The Movie Network service includes five 24-hour multiplex channels
- M, MMore, MExcess, MFun! and MFest - which deliver diverse and entertaining
programs in an uncut and commercial-free television environment. The Movie
Network also offers The Movie Network HD and MMore HD, two dedicated
high-definition channels providing hundreds of titles in HD; and The Movie
Network OnDemand, a Subscription Video On Demand (SVOD) service, available in
select areas across eastern Canada. For more information, please visit
Astral Media is a leading Canadian media company, active in specialty,
pay and pay-per-view television, radio, outdoor advertising and the Internet.
Astral Media's solid and dynamic presence in the country's major markets rests
on its commitment to offer a unique combination of high-quality, targeted
media for all its audiences.
Movie Central is a 24-hour-a-day, commercial-free premium pay TV service
available to Western Canadians. Exclusive multi-year output agreements with
major Hollywood studios ensure that Movie Central is the preferred destination
for box office titles. In addition to being the first window, Canadian home to
the best of HBO and Showtime, through its investments, pre-buys and licence
fees for Canadian feature films and original series, Movie Central is
recognized as a major force in the Canadian independent film and television
production industry. The launch of Movie Central On Demand and Movie Central
High Definition demonstrates that Movie Central remains committed to being
first with innovations that enhance the viewing experience. Visit the Movie
Central website at www.moviecentral.ca.
Movie Central is owned by Corus Entertainment Inc., a Canadian-based
media and entertainment company. Corus is a market leader in specialty
television and radio with additional assets in pay television, advertising and
digital audio services, television broadcasting, children's book publishing
and children's animation. The company's multimedia entertainment brands
include YTV, Treehouse, W Network, Movie Central, Nelvana, Kids Can Press and
radio stations including CKNW, CKOI and Q107. Corus creates engaging branded
entertainment experiences for its audiences across multiple platforms. A
publicly traded company, Corus is listed on the Toronto (CJR.B) and New York
(CJR) exchanges. Experience Corus on the web at www.corusent.com.
For access to The Movie Network or Movie Central's media rooms, please
visit http://tv.astral.com or http://pressroom.corusent.com.
For further information:
For further information: The Movie Network (eastern Canada), Nicolle
Balen, (416) 956-8638, firstname.lastname@example.org; Movie Central (western Canada),
Alex Chapple, (416) 530-2249, email@example.com