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Canwest announces primetime acquisitions for 2008-2009 season

(TORONTO – May 16, 2008) – Canwest announced details of its new primetime acquisitions for the 2008-2009 Fall Season for Global Television and E!.

Following the groundbreaking deal with NBC Universal in advance of the LA Screenings, Canwest continues to power up its programming roster with even more of the industry’s most buzz-worthy series including the much anticipated 90210 spinoff. In total, 11 new programs have been selected to join Canwest’s already robust primetime slate of returning shows that include the Top 10 hits Survivor, Heroes, Family Guy, Prison Break and Canada’s #1 drama, House.

“We look forward to rolling out another season of hit-filled primetime schedules with the addition of this year’s hottest new shows,” said Barbara Williams, Executive Vice President, Content, Canwest Broadcasting. “The combination of our innovative programming and strong partnerships guarantees that we will continue to deliver great TV to our viewers.”

“Once again Canwest has demonstrated its leadership in the Canadian broadcast industry,” said Kathleen Dore, President, Canwest Broadcasting. “We look forward to extending our new and returning content across multiple media platforms which positions us for positive growth this year and into the future.”

Kathleen Dore and Barbara Williams will unveil Canwest’s 2008-2009 primetime schedules in Toronto on Wednesday, June 4th.

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Headline, Industry News

Canwest announces primetime acquisitions for 2008-2009 season

(TORONTO – May 16, 2008) – Canwest announced details of its new primetime acquisitions for the 2008-2009 Fall Season for Global Television and E!.

Following the groundbreaking deal with NBC Universal in advance of the LA Screenings, Canwest continues to power up its programming roster with even more of the industry’s most buzz-worthy series including the much anticipated 90210 spinoff. In total, 11 new programs have been selected to join Canwest’s already robust primetime slate of returning shows that include the Top 10 hits Survivor, Heroes, Family Guy, Prison Break and Canada’s #1 drama, House.

“We look forward to rolling out another season of hit-filled primetime schedules with the addition of this year’s hottest new shows,” said Barbara Williams, Executive Vice President, Content, Canwest Broadcasting. “The combination of our innovative programming and strong partnerships guarantees that we will continue to deliver great TV to our viewers.”

“Once again Canwest has demonstrated its leadership in the Canadian broadcast industry,” said Kathleen Dore, President, Canwest Broadcasting. “We look forward to extending our new and returning content across multiple media platforms which positions us for positive growth this year and into the future.”

Kathleen Dore and Barbara Williams will unveil Canwest’s 2008-2009 primetime schedules in Toronto on Wednesday, June 4th.

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Headline, Industry News

Canwest announces primetime acquisitions for 2008-2009 season

(TORONTO – May 16, 2008) – Canwest announced details of its new primetime acquisitions for the 2008-2009 Fall Season for Global Television and E!.

Following the groundbreaking deal with NBC Universal in advance of the LA Screenings, Canwest continues to power up its programming roster with even more of the industry’s most buzz-worthy series including the much anticipated 90210 spinoff. In total, 11 new programs have been selected to join Canwest’s already robust primetime slate of returning shows that include the Top 10 hits Survivor, Heroes, Family Guy, Prison Break and Canada’s #1 drama, House.

“We look forward to rolling out another season of hit-filled primetime schedules with the addition of this year’s hottest new shows,” said Barbara Williams, Executive Vice President, Content, Canwest Broadcasting. “The combination of our innovative programming and strong partnerships guarantees that we will continue to deliver great TV to our viewers.”

“Once again Canwest has demonstrated its leadership in the Canadian broadcast industry,” said Kathleen Dore, President, Canwest Broadcasting. “We look forward to extending our new and returning content across multiple media platforms which positions us for positive growth this year and into the future.”

Kathleen Dore and Barbara Williams will unveil Canwest’s 2008-2009 primetime schedules in Toronto on Wednesday, June 4th.

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