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TORONTO (September 5, 2013) – It’s lights, camera, action at E! when former MTV series MOVIE NIGHT premieres Friday, Sept. 20 at 5:30 p.m. ET with a brand new look and brand new hosts, Leah Miller and Tyrone Edwards, along with guest correspondent, Chloe Wilde. The series, which goes into production this week just as the brightest filmmakers and stars take over the Toronto International Film Festival®, delivers an all-access pass to movie lovers across the country. MOVIE NIGHT offers viewers a 30-minute, weekly round-up of candid interviews, movie news and reviews, and all the highlights from star-studded premieres and film fests around the world. Viewers can catch encore episodes Fridays at 11:30 p.m. ET on E!, and Saturdays at 4:30 p.m. ET on CTV beginning Sept. 28 (visit eonline.ca and ctv.ca to confirm local listings).
MOVIE NIGHT hosts Tyrone Edwards and Leah Miller
**Media Note** Photography for MOVIE NIGHT is available online at BellMediaPR.ca/E!
“As our team covers every star-studded angle at TIFF, E! is the go-to insider for the latest in movie news,” said Nanci Maclean, Executive Director, Bell Media Production. “Paired with Leah and Tyrone’s passion for film, natural chemistry, and quick wit, MOVIE NIGHT is poised to become Canada’s movie date each week.”
“We’re thrilled to showcase E!’s stylish new series, designed to keep our viewers connected to the latest and greatest in film,” said Catherine MacLeod, Senior Vice-President, Specialty Channels, Bell Media. “MOVIE NIGHT fits perfectly into our existing lineup of exciting and up-to-the-minute entertainment programs.”
The MOVIE NIGHT team is set to hit up the biggest galas and schmooze at the hottest parties during TIFF, giving viewers a posh peek into the 11-day festival. Viewers who want all the latest TIFF buzz and celebrity sightings and can’t wait for the Sept.20 MOVIE NIGHT premiere can catch E! NEWS hits beginning Sept. 6 on E! and eonline.ca.
MOVIE NIGHT (Fridays at 5:30 p.m. ET beginning Sept. 20 on E!) takes viewers inside the Hollywood film industry and keeps audiences up-to-speed on the notable flicks to watch, which ones to skip entirely, and everything in between. Kicking it all off with TIFF, MOVIE NIGHT celebrates the love of film with insightful interviews with the world’s brightest actors and film industry pros, and exclusive access to star-studded premieres and film festivals.
MOVIE NIGHT is produced by Claudette Omrin. Nanci Maclean is Executive Director, Bell Media Production. Justin Stockman is Executive Director, Music and Entertainment, Bell Media. Catherine MacLeod is Senior Vice-President, Specialty Channels, Bell Media. Rick Brace is President, Specialty Channels and Bell Media Production.
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E! is television’s top global destination for all things pop culture. The network is currently available to 6.5 million cable and satellite subscribers across Canada. E! content is available anytime and anywhere, including eonline.ca, @EOnlineCanada, Facebook and other emerging platforms. The pulse of pop culture, E! features a variety of programming including hit reality series, fascinating profiles of the world's biggest stars, up-to-the-minute entertainment news, witty talk series, and the best live red carpet coverage from Canada and around the world. E! is a division of Bell Media, which is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company.
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