Hosted by AND Canadait is Sangita Patel, the new one-hour weekend show
Firsts Saturday September 18 on Global

Stream full episodes of AND Canada and ET Canada Weekend with STACKTV or the Global TV app

TORONTO, August 23, 2021 /CNW/ – Entertainment Tonight Canada, from Canada The #1* entertainment news series, expands with the show’s newly greenlit one-hour weekend edition, ET Canada Weekend hosted by Sangita Patel. Aeration Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. on Global, ET Canada Weekend raw September 18 offering in-depth celebrity interviews and exclusive reporting, while bringing Canadian audiences the biggest stories of the week. The show will also air live and on-demand with STACKTV or the Global TV app, in addition to full episodes from the weekday edition of AND Canada.

Sangita Patel, host of ET Canada Weekend (CNW Group/Corus Entertainment Inc.)

“It really is a ‘pinch me’ moment! I’m so excited to be named host of ET Canada Weekend“, exclaimed Sangita Patel. “I love what I do, and it’s been an incredible journey to get here. To be able to pursue my passion while breaking down barriers, I’m really grateful for that experience.”

Since joining AND Canada in 2014, Sangita delivered entertainment news and traveled the world to interview the biggest stars of Hollywood, including julia robert, Dwayne Johnson, Viola Davis, George Clooney, Helen Mirren, and more. In 2019, Sangita was named the face of COVERGIRL’s Simply Ageless Collection and continues to serve as from Canada COVERGIRL Ambassador. Determined to use her national platform to highlight organizations close to her heart, she supports Pathways to Education, Children’s Wish and ONE Campaign. More recently, Sangita directed AND Canada TO HELP INDIA special broadcast when India was battling the nation’s worst COVID-19 crisis, bringing together some of the biggest names in entertainment to help raise more $135,000 for the Humanitarian Coalition’s emergency response efforts.

“We are delighted to expand the Entertainment Tonight Canada brand will include a special weekend edition that will be released this fall,” said Lisa Godfrey, Senior Vice President of Original Content and Corus Studios. “AND Canada is an entertainment powerhouse, with continued ratings success and a strong following on digital platforms. This show has championed Canadian and international artists for the past 16 seasons and with this new space will have the opportunity to bring even more content to Canadian audiences with ET Canada Weekend with Sangita at the helm.”

Sangita Patel has been upgraded to accommodate ET Canada Weekend, while continuing to serve as an entertainment reporter for AND Canada weeknights on Global. More details about the premiere of ET Canada Weekend Coming soon.

ET Canada Weekend also presents new opportunities for brands to become part of the nation’s leading destination for entertainment information among women 25-54. From antenna to digital, AND Canada offers a full suite of innovative onboarding opportunities with an in-house creative hub, massive reach, top talent, cutting-edge insights and next-gen data. For more information on brand integrations, contact [email protected]

AND Canada will present its 17th season on tuesday september 7, broadcast weeknights at 7:30 p.m. ET/ 7 p.m. PT on Global, hosted by Cheryl Hickey. For the latest entertainment news, celebrity interviews and more, visit etcanada.com, and broadcast AND Canada live and on demand with STACKTV or the Global TV app.

Global is a Corus entertainment network and is available from all major television 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 watch.globaltv.com.

*Source: Source: Numeris PPM data, Total Canada, BY 20/21 YTD (08/31/2020 to 08/01/2021), Confirmed data, AMA(000), F25-54, CDN Conv. Eng. Com; Main broadcasts only

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

About ET Canada Weekend
ET Canada Weekend is a weekly hour-long syndicated entertainment news program hosted by Sangita Patel. Airing Saturday nights on Global, ET Canada Weekend spotlights the biggest stories of the week, taking an in-depth look at the headlines that are captivating audiences across Canada.

About Corus Entertainment Inc.
Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX: CJR.B) is a leading media and content company that develops and delivers premium brands and content to platforms for audiences around the world. Engaging audiences since 1999, the company’s portfolio of multimedia offerings includes 33 specialty television services, 39 radio stations, 15 conventional television stations, a suite of digital and streaming assets, animation software , technologies and multimedia 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 best-selling 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 provider Toon Boom and children’s book publisher, Kids Can Press. Corus’ list 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, as well as the widely distributed Canadian broadcast platforms STACKTV, Nick+, the Global TV app and Curiouscast. For more information, visit www.corusent.com.

SOURCECorus Entertainment Inc.

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