Viva La Vida! Thursday, July 31 is Coldplay Day on CTV

    - CTV, MuchMusic, MuchMoreMusic and Star! Feature 3.5 Hours of Coldplay
    Programming -

    - Chris Martin and Jonny Buckland appear live on eTalk and MuchOnDemand -

    TORONTO, July 30 /CNW/ - Shortly before they hit the stage at the Air
Canada Centre in Toronto for their second consecutive sold-out concert
tomorrow night, CTV welcomes Coldplay's Chris Martin and Jonny Buckland to its
Queen Street studios for two live interviews. The live appearances are the
highlight of more than three hours of Coldplay programming on CTV and three
specialty channels tomorrow, including MuchMusic, MuchMoreMusic, and Star!
    Martin and Buckland first visit eTalk's storefront studios at 4 p.m. for
a live, 45-minute interview in front of a live audience with hosts
Ben Mulroney and Tanya Kim. The interview will be quickly turned into the
half-hour eTalk special Coldplay: Live at eTalk, airing Thursday, July 31 at
7 p.m. ET on CTV and at 8:30 p.m. ET on Star!
    The Coldplay duo then drop by Much HQ for an interview with VJ Leah
Miller on MuchOnDemand, airing live on Thursday, July 31 at 5 p.m. ET. Fans
are once again at the centre of the action in the live audience and from home
by asking questions via text, phone, and e-mail. To get audiences warmed up,
MuchMusic airs Spotlight: Coldplay just before the live appearance at
4:30 p.m. ET.

    CTV's complete Coldplay programming tomorrow (all times ET):

    4 p.m.          MMMProfile: Coldplay       MuchMoreMusic
    4:30 p.m.       Spotlight: Coldplay        MuchMusic
    5 p.m. (live)   MuchOnDemand               MuchMusic
    7 p.m.          Coldplay: Live at eTalk    CTV
    7:30 p.m.       Coldplay at the BBC        MuchMoreMusic
    8:30 p.m.       Coldplay: Live at eTalk    Star!

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    Coldplay is often described as one of the biggest bands in the world.
Their fourth studio album, Viva La Vida debuted at No. 1 in 36 countries,
including Canada, the U.S., and the UK. It is the biggest album pre-order in
iTunes' history and the all time best selling digital album in North America.
The band currently has two hit singles - Viva La Vida and Violet Hill - on the
charts. Known for their incredible live performances, Coldplay is on the first
leg of their Viva La Vida world tour.

For further information:

For further information: and for tapings accreditation: Amy Doary, Much
MTV Group, (416) 591-7400 x2593,; Patricia Garcia, eTalk,
(416) 591-7400 ext. 2645, or

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