2008 Canada's Walk of Fame

CTV announced broadcast details today for Canada’s Walk of Fame. Hosted by world champion, skating legend and Canada’s Walk of Fame inductee Kurt Browning, the stars align when the 10th Anniversary gala event premieres Sunday, September 7 at 7 p.m. ET on CTV (visit CTV.ca to confirm local broadcast times) and on demand on the CTV Video Player at CTV.ca. The two-hour broadcast airs just one day after inductees will be feted with retrospective videos and musical performances on Saturday, September 6 at Toronto’s Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts during the first weekend of the star-studded Toronto International Film Festival. In addition, the network announced today the celebrity presenters who will honour the eight internationally-recognized Canadians who are receiving their stars on Canada’s Walk of Fame this year.

Once again, eTalk leads CTV’s coverage counting down to the big event, with exclusive, never-before-seen interviews of the eight inductees airing Tuesday September 2 – Friday, September 5 at 7 p.m. ET on CTV. At the event on September 6, eTalk co-host Tanya Kim will interview celebrities as they arrive, from the first position on the red carpet. Only eTalk has exclusive backstage access at the Four Seasons, where eTalk reporter Zain Meghji will capture the reactions of the inductees and presenters just moments after they leave the stage.

“I was blown away when I was asked to host this year’s Canada’s Walk of Fame,” said Browning. “It’s such an incredible honour, and I’m thrilled to be a part of it.”

“It’s Canada Day in September,” said Susanne Boyce, President, Creative, Content and Channels, CTV Inc. “The Canada’s Walk of Fame broadcast allows viewers from across the country to join in the celebration of these eight remarkable Canadians.”

“This year marks our 10th anniversary and we are very excited about the stellar list of Canadian talent being honoured,” said Peter Soumalias, Founding Director, Canada’s Walk of Fame. “Every year, the list of stars on the Walk grows and so do our celebrations. This year will be a year like no other with many surprises in store for the show.”

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