CTV Collaborates with Facebook to Deliver Fans an Immersive 360 Degree Viewing Experience of THE SOCIAL's 1,000th Episode Celebration
– Series' co-hosts are joined by surprise guests as they reflect on memorable moments from the past 999 episodes –
– THE SOCIAL team shares list of fun facts to help viewers reflect on the past five seasons –
– Viewers are invited to join the conversation online leading up to and during the broadcast using the hashtag #TheSocial1000 –
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TORONTO, Feb. 28, 2018 /CNW/ - CTV's most buzzworthy round-table chat, THE SOCIAL (@TheSocialCTV), celebrates its milestone 1,000th episode on Friday, March 9 at 1 p.m. ET on CTV and CTV GO, it was announced today. The network also confirmed plans are in place to produce a Facebook Live 360 degree broadcast of THE SOCIAL's landmark episode simultaneously on Facebook.com/TheSocialCTV, providing an in-depth, interactive companion viewing experience for fans across Canada and around the world.
Captivating audiences from coast-to-coast-to-coast with its trademark, up-to-the-minute frank discussion and debate on trending current events, lifestyle, and entertainment topics, Canadian Screen Award nominee for Best Talk Series THE SOCIAL is a key player in CTV's #1 daytime lineup. This season to date, THE SOCIAL's average audience on CTV has grown year over year in the key A18-34 demo, particularly among young females. Now in its fifth season, the country's most-watched Canadian lifestyle program among all key demos garners an average weekly reach of 3 million viewers on CTV, CTV Two, and E!.
"This is a show where women's voices and expertise are celebrated in front of the camera, behind the scenes and in our content." said Nanci MacLean, Vice-President and Head, Bell Media Studios. "THE SOCIAL is a staple for Canadian viewers who enjoy and engage with our honest, topical, relatable, and meaningful conversations each day and for the next 1,000 to come."
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Source: Numeris, 2017-18 BYTD (Aug 28, 2017 – Feb 11, 2018), final data
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