E! celebrates its first anniversary

Following a triumphant first year, E! Everything Entertainment is thrilled to celebrate its first anniversary with a schedule that shines with more of what entertainment fans love and crave. Canadian television viewers have made E! their destination for everything entertainment and the network is excited about its second season offering. E! delivers some of the most highly anticipated new and returning series for the fall season featuring the hottest talent including: Molly Shannon, Neil Patrick Harris, William Shatner, Ryan Seacrest and K.I.T.T. The new season debuts Monday, September 8 – 9pm ET/PT with Do Not Disturb starring Jerry O’Connell.

“Following the momentum from a solid first year, we’re excited about a fantastic second season on E!. With fresh new fare and established fan favourites like Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, and How I Met Your Mother in addition to our E! signature series like The Soup, and E! News, we’re setting the benchmark high this season as Canada’s destination for everything entertainment” said Barbara Williams, EVP, Content, Canwest Broadcasting.

Viewers will find the perfect mix on E! with the revved up reinvention of the iconic classic television series Knight Rider set to speed onto the screen Wednesday, September 24 – 8pm ET/PT starring Justin Bruening, and the return of renovation favourite Extreme Makeover: Home Edition hosted by Ty Pennington on Sunday, September 28 – 7pm ET/PT. The schedule will also include entertainment essentials E! News with Ryan Seacrest and Giuliana Rancic, The Soup featuring funnyman Joel McHale, E! News Weekend and the first lady of late night Chelsea Handler of Chelsea Lately.

The entertainment never stops on E! featuring a fabulous lineup of new series and returning primetime hits including:

NEW SERIES…

Do Not Disturb (All New) – Monday, September 8 – 9pm;

Worst Week (All New) – Monday, September 22 – 9:30pm;

Knight Rider (All New) – Wednesday, September 24 – 8pm.

Kath & Kim (All New) – Thursday, October 9 – 8:30pm.

RETURNING HITS…

The Biggest Loser (Season 6) – Tuesday, September 16 – 8pm (*2-Hour);

How I Met Your Mother (Season 4) – Monday, September 22 – 8:30pm;

Boston Legal (Season 5) – Monday, September 22 – 10pm;

My Name is Earl (Season 4) – Thursday, September 25 – 8pm;

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (Season 6) – Sunday, September 28 – 7pm (*2-Hour);

E! News Weekend unveils on Friday, September 5 – 7:30pm ET/ 7pm PT. On Friday, September 12 – 7:30pm ET/ 7pm PT, don’t miss all the action of the 33rd Toronto International Film Festival and highlights of E!’s exclusive one year anniversary party.

E! brings the glam and the guitars with the two-hour Fashion Rocks 2008 concert Tuesday, September 9 at 9pm ET/PT (S/CBS) hosted by Denis Leary and including performances by Beyoncé, Black Eyed Peas, Chris Brown, Duffy, Fergie, Justin Timberlake, Keith Urban, Kid Rock, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Mariah Carey, Pussycat Dolls, Rihanna and many more!

This year promises non-stop excitement, action and hilarity with the hottest series of the season on E!. And don’t forget to visit eonline.com for all your entertainment news and information with the latest breaking news in Hollywood.

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