ET CANADA’S SHOW-STOPPING 17TH SEASON PREMIERES TONIGHT ON GLOBAL

Season 17 Begins Tonight with a Week of Exclusive Celebrity Interviews Including Jennifer Hudson, Shay Mitchell, Gerard Butler, Victor Garber, Billy Porter and more

New Season Features Star-Studded Content, Exclusive Interviews and Specials Airing This Fall

Stream ET Canada Live and On Demand with STACKTV or the Global TV App

 

From left: Morgan Hoffman, Carlos Bustamante, Sangita Patel, Cheryl Hickey, Roz Weston, Keshia Chanté

 

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TORONTO, September 7, 2021 – Entertainment Tonight Canada premieres its 17th season tonight at 7:30 p.m. ET/ 7 p.m. PT on Global and STACKTV, kicking off the network’s fall TV season with star power, featuring one-on-one interviews with some of Hollywood’s favourite stars including international powerhouse Jennifer Hudson and legendary Canadian actor Victor Garber. ET Canada’s premiere week also delivers around the clock coverage of the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival, both on-air and online at etcanada.com, followed by an unforgettable lineup of specials landing throughout the fall, including the premiere of the brand’s newly greenlit weekend show, ET Canada Weekend on Saturday, Sept. 18 at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT on Global and STACKTV.

It all begins tonight with ET Canada’s exclusive visit to the set of one of Global’s most anticipated new Original series, Family Law, with series star Victor Garber discussing his decision to join the cast of the legal drama, and his experience filming in Vancouver, Canada. Then, interviews with Shay Mitchell, Gerard Butler, Billy Porter, and an exclusive sit down with iconic songstress Jennifer Hudson rounding out the week. Later this fall, fans can tune-in for in-depth interviews with some of the biggest stars in Hollywood including Olivia Munn, Jason Momoa, Alicia Vikander, Tom Hardy, Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, and the cast of the highly anticipated James Bond flick No Time To Die.

Then, as Hollywood heads north for the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival®, ET Canada will be right in the heart of the action, as the Shangri-La Hotel Toronto, becomes festival central with the hotel set to house the show’s official interview suite, with celebrities and filmmakers stopping by to dish on their latest projects premiering at the festival this year.

The star power doesn’t stop there as ET Canada produces a lineup of specials gracing the small screen this fall. First, ET Canada’s newly greenlit hour-long weekend edition ET Canada Weekend premieres Saturday, Sept. 18  at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT, delivering in-depth celebrity interviews and exclusive features while bringing Canadian audiences the biggest news stories of the week. Next, on Thursday, Sept. 30, ET Canada recognizes the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, broadcasting a half-hour special, ET Canada presents Artists & Icons: Indigenous Entertainers in Canada, shining a light on a number of talented Indigenous artists and filmmakers, and helping to share their stories. Finally, this October, ET Canada jets off to the west coast to visit the set of Global’s Original scripted series, Family Law, for a half- hour special, ET Canada: On Set Of Family Law, featuring interviews with the cast and crew and an exclusive glimpse behind the scenes of the Vancouver set.

ET Canada airs weeknights at 7:30 p.m. ET/ 7 p.m. PT on Global. For up-to-the-moment entertainment news, celebrity interviews and more, visit etcanada.com, and stream ET Canada live and on-demand with STACKTV or the Global TV App.

Global is a Corus Entertainment Network and is available through all major TV distributors, including: Shaw, Shaw Direct, Rogers, Bell, Videotron, Telus, Cogeco, Eastlink, SaskTel and the new STACKTV, streaming exclusively on Amazon Prime Video Channels. The Global TV App is available on iOS, Android, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, Roku streaming players, Roku TV™ models and at watch.globaltv.com.

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About ET Canada
Entertainment Tonight Canada is a Canadian Screen Award-winning, nationally syndicated entertainment news program hosted by Cheryl Hickey. Along with Roz Weston, Sangita Patel, Carlos Bustamante Morgan Hoffman and Los Angeles reporter Keshia Chanté, ET Canada brings viewers closer to the stars with exclusive interviews and specials with the biggest celebrities in Hollywood.

About Corus Entertainment Inc.
Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX: CJR.B) is a leading media and content company that develops and delivers high quality brands and content across platforms for audiences around the world.  Engaging audiences since 1999, the company’s portfolio of multimedia offerings encompass 33 specialty television services, 39 radio stations, 15 conventional television stations, a suite of digital and streaming assets, animation software, technology and media services. Corus is an internationally-renowned content creator and distributor through Nelvana, a world class animation studio expert in all formats and Corus Studios, a globally recognized producer of hit scripted and unscripted content. The company also owns innovative full-service social digital agency so.da, lifestyle entertainment company Kin Canada, leading 2D animation software supplier Toon Boom and children’s book publishing house, Kids Can Press. Corus’ roster of premium brands includes Global Television, W Network, HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, HISTORY®, Showcase, Adult Swim, National Geographic, Disney Channel Canada, YTV, Global News, Globalnews.ca, Q107, Country 105, and CFOX, along with broadly distributed Canadian streaming platforms STACKTV, Nick+, the Global TV App and Curiouscast. For more information visit www.corusent.com.

For media inquiries, please contact:
Melissa Ferris
Publicist, ET Canada
mferris@etcanada.com 


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