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Corus Expands Canada’s #1 Leisure Present with Greenlight for ET Canada Weekend

Hosted by ET Canada‘s Sangita Patel, the New One-Hour Weekend Present
Premieres Saturday, September 18 on World

Stream Full Episodes of ET Canada and ET Canada Weekend with STACKTV or the World TV App

TORONTO, Aug. 23, 2021 /CNW/ – Leisure Tonight Canada, Canada’s #1 leisure information sequence*, is increasing with the newly greenlit hour-long weekend version of the present, ET Canada Weekend hosted by Sangita Patel. Airing Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. on World, ET Canada Weekend premieres September 18th delivering in-depth movie star interviews and unique options, whereas bringing Canadian audiences the largest information tales of the week. The present may even stream stay and on demand with the STACKTV or the World TV App, along with full episodes of the weekday version of ET Canada.

“That is really a ‘pinch me’ second! I’m so excited to be named host of ET Canada Weekend,” exclaimed Sangita Patel. “I really like what I do, and it has been an unbelievable journey to get thus far. To have the ability to stay my ardour whereas breaking down boundaries, I’m really grateful for this expertise.”

Since becoming a member of ET Canada in 2014, Sangita has been delivering leisure information and travelling the globe to interview the largest stars in Hollywood, together with Julia Roberts, Dwayne Johnson, Viola Davis, George Clooney, Helen Mirren, and extra. In 2019, Sangita was named because the face of COVERGIRL’s Merely Ageless Assortment, and continues to function Canada’s COVERGIRL ambassador. Devoted to using her nationwide platform to shine a light-weight on organizations near her coronary heart, she is a supporter of Pathways to Training, Youngsters’s Want and ONE Marketing campaign. Most not too long ago, Sangita spearheaded ET Canada’s HELP INDIA broadcast particular when India was battling the nation’s worst COVID-19 disaster, bringing collectively a few of the largest names in leisure to assist increase over $135,000 for the Humanitarian Coalition’s emergency response efforts.

“We’re thrilled to be increasing the Leisure Tonight Canada model to incorporate a particular weekend version premiering this fall,” stated Lisa Godfrey, Senior Vice President of Unique Content material and Corus Studios. “ET Canada is an leisure powerhouse, with continued rankings success and a sturdy following on digital platforms. This present has been championing Canadian and worldwide artists for the previous 16 seasons and with this new house could have the chance to convey much more content material to Canadian audiences with ET Canada Weekend with Sangita on the helm.”

Sangita Patel has been upped to host ET Canada Weekend, whereas persevering with to function leisure reporter for ET Canada weeknights on World. Extra particulars concerning the premiere of ET Canada Weekend coming quickly.

ET Canada Weekend additionally presents new alternatives for manufacturers to combine with the nation’s high vacation spot for leisure information amongst ladies 25-54. From on-air to digital, ET Canada gives a full-service suite of progressive integration alternatives with an in-house inventive hub, huge attain, high expertise, industry-leading insights, and subsequent technology information. For extra data on model integrations, contact [email protected].

ET Canada will premiere its seventeenth season on Tuesday September 7, airing weeknights at 7:30 p.m. ET/ 7 p.m. PT on World, hosted by Cheryl Hickey. For up-to-the-moment leisure information, movie star interviews and extra, go to etcanada.com, and stream ET Canada stay and on demand with STACKTV or the World TV App.

World is a Corus Leisure Community and is obtainable by means of all main TV distributors, together with: Shaw, Shaw Direct, Rogers, Bell, Videotron, Telus, Cogeco, Eastlink, SaskTel and the brand new STACKTV, streaming completely on Amazon Prime Video Channels. The World TV App is obtainable on iOS, Android, Chromecast, Amazon Hearth TV, Roku streaming gamers, Roku TV™ fashions and at watch.globaltv.com.

*Supply: Supply: Numeris PPM Knowledge, Whole Canada, BY 20/21 YTD (8/31/2020 to eight/1/2021), Confirmed information, AMA(000), F25-54, CDN Conv. Eng. Com; Major Airings Solely

About ET Canada
Leisure Tonight Canada is a Canadian Display screen Award-winning, nationally syndicated leisure information program hosted by Cheryl Hickey. Together with Roz Weston, Sangita Patel, Carlos Bustamante Morgan Hoffman and Los Angeles reporter Keshia Chanté, ET Canada brings viewers nearer to the celebrities with unique interviews and specials with the largest celebrities in Hollywood.

About ET Canada Weekend
ET Canada Weekend is a weekly, one-hour syndicated leisure information program hosted by Sangita Patel. Airing Saturday evenings on World, ET Canada Weekend highlights the largest information tales of the week, taking an in-depth have a look at the headlines fascinating audiences throughout Canada.

About Corus Leisure Inc.
Corus Leisure Inc. (TSX: CJR.B) is a number one media and content material firm that develops and delivers prime quality manufacturers and content material throughout platforms for audiences all over the world.  Participating audiences since 1999, the corporate’s portfolio of multimedia choices embody 33 specialty tv companies, 39 radio stations, 15 standard tv stations, a collection of digital and streaming belongings, animation software program, know-how and media companies. Corus is an internationally-renowned content material creator and distributor by means of Nelvana, a world class animation studio knowledgeable in all codecs and Corus Studios, a globally acknowledged producer of hit scripted and unscripted content material. The corporate additionally owns progressive full-service social digital company so.da, way of life leisure firm Kin Canada, main 2D animation software program provider Toon Growth and kids’s e book publishing home, Children Can Press. Corus’ roster of premium manufacturers consists of World Tv, W Community, HGTV Canada, Meals Community Canada, HISTORY®, Showcase, Grownup Swim, Nationwide Geographic, Disney Channel Canada, YTV, World Information, Globalnews.ca, Q107, Nation 105, and CFOX, together with broadly distributed Canadian streaming platforms STACKTV, Nick+, the World TV App and Curiouscast. For extra data go to www.corusent.com.

SOURCE Corus Leisure Inc.

For additional data: For media inquiries, please contact: Melissa Ferris, Publicist, ET Canada, [email protected]

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