TORONTO, Nov. 19, 2012 /CNW/ - Patrick Roberge Productions (PRP), Canada's leading event and sports-entertainment producer, will once again be working with the Canadian Football League (CFL) to produce the 2012 Grey Cup halftime show. The 100th Grey Cup, taking place on Sunday, November 25 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, will feature halftime performances by such premier Canadian talent as Justin Bieber, Carly Rae Jepsen, and Marianas Trench.
With offices in Toronto and Vancouver, the multi-award winning PRP has been hired for the third consecutive year to produce the Grey Cup halftime show. This year's show will surpass all others in its level of creativity and production values as it aims to honor the CFL's storied history and ignite public celebration across Canada.
"We love bringing entertainment to the world of sport", said PRP President and Creative Director, Patrick Roberge. "For the 100th Grey Cup celebration, we've created an halftime experience that will honour this important Canadian sports milestone, and will be exciting for both the live audience and those viewing at home. Events like the Grey Cup and the Olympics are a balance of protocol, history, sport drama and intense celebration. PRP's goal is to deliver on all levels."
Recent sport event productions for PRP include the opening and closing ceremonies for the 2012 Arctic Winter Games, the 2011 Canada Games and the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games. PRP also recently produced Rick Hansen's 25th Anniversary Television special in collaboration with CTV.
The 100th Grey Cup Game will be played Sunday, November 25th at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Canada. It will be telecast live on TSN and RDS in Canada, and NBC Sports Network in the United States and available to SiriusXM subscribers on Sirius channel 157 and XM channel 160.
Founded by Patrick Roberge, PRP is an award-winning consulting and full turnkey production company that produces creative shows and events. Through four divisions, Creative Sport Entertainment, Creative Events, Corporate Productions, and Creative Entertainment, PRP specializes in achieving objectives through innovative and creative entertainment. PRP's recent sport event productions include the opening and closing ceremonies for the 2012 Arctic Winter Games, the 2011 Canada Games, the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games and Rick Hansen's 25th Anniversary television special. www.prpconnect.com
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