CANADA, WHO IS YOUR CHOICE FOR MR. RIGHT? CITYTV AND IVILLAGE.CA INVITE FANS TO JOIN THE BACHELOR CANADA CONVERSATION ON ALL THINGS REALITY, ROMANCE AND RELATIONSHIPS
- iVillage.ca is the hub for The Bachelor Canada content, featuring photo galleries, discussion boards, relationship columns, dating advice, and more -
- Official Bachelor Canada Facebook page offers fans the chance to nominate their own most eligible hunks -
- One day left for bachelorettes to submit online auditions at Cityv.com/BachelorCanada -
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(TORONTO – March 14, 2012) As bachelorette auditions for the The Bachelor Canada come to a close and the countdown to the big reveal gets underway, Citytv is teaming up with iVillage.ca to bring fans the latest information on Canada’s ‘hottest’ new reality series. Starting today, iVillage.ca is the online forum for all things The Bachelor Canada, where fans can dish dirt, share their success stories and pick up the latest and greatest tips on romance and relationships.
To join in the fun of Bachelor fever, fans of the franchise can head to the official Bachelor Canada Facebook page to nominate their own Canadian bachelor and join in on the discussion at http://www.facebook.com/bachelorcanada.
As a trusted Canadian community connecting women from coast to coast, iVillage.ca is where fans of The Bachelor Canada can meet and connect, while exploring tips and tricks on everything from dating and marriage to sex and the single life.
Features on iVillage.ca for The Bachelor Canada include:
· A photo gallery of Canada’s most eligible men – who should be the bachelor on The Bachelor Canada?
· Advice columns on love, sex, dating and marriage – find out what makes the perfect bachelor, how to know for sure if he’s the one, and other do’s and don’ts of the dating world.
· Discussion boards – connect with fans of the show, share first-date disasters and offer tips and advice on everything from break-ups to marriage, and more.
The Bachelor Canada is the Canadian version of the perennially successful The Bachelor franchise, which just wrapped up its 16th season on Citytv and OMNI Television. This nine-episode, original reality series is produced by multiple award-winning Force Four Entertainment, with John Ritchie serving as executive producer. Claire Freeland is the director of original programming for Rogers Media and an executive producer of The Bachelor Canada. The Bachelor Canada begins principal photography this spring and will debut on Citytv this fall.
Additional production and broadcast details will be announced at a later date. Tomorrow – March 15 – is the last day for bachelorettes to submit their applications online at www.citytv.com/bachelorcanada.
iVillage.ca is owned and operated under license by NBC Universal by Rogers Media Inc, a division of Rogers Communications Inc., (TSX: RCI; NYSE: RCI), which operates Rogers Broadcasting and Rogers Publishing. Rogers Broadcasting has 55 AM and FM radio stations across Canada. Television properties include 5 Citytv stations as well as 5 OMNI multicultural television stations, Rogers Sportsnet consisting of four regional channels and the nationally distributed Sportsnet ONE, and the Shopping Channel, a televised and Internet shopping service. Rogers Publishing produces many well-known consumer magazines such as Maclean's, Chatelaine, Flare, L'actualité and Canadian Business, and is the leading publisher of a number of industry, medical and financial publications. All media properties are integrated with their own popular web sites. Rogers Media also owns the Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club and Rogers Centre, a year-round sports and entertainment facility.
Citytv™ television stations in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Winnipeg offer viewers intensely-local, urban-oriented, culturally-diverse television programming. A distinct alternative to other conventional television stations, Citytv engages its viewers with dynamic on-air personalities and delivers an entertaining mix of news, local-interactive formats such as: Breakfast Television and CityLine; as well as local Canadian and US acquired prime time entertainment programming. Citytv is a part of Rogers Broadcasting Limited, a division of Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX: RCI and NYSE: RCI) which is a diversified Canadian communications and media company. For more information on Citytv stations and programming, visit www.citytv.com.
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For more information, please contact:
Stephanie Perron, Publicity Coordinator, Citytv and The Bachelor Canada, firstname.lastname@example.org, 647.278.6799
Sónia Brum, Communications Manager, Citytv, email@example.com, 647.338.7381