Sunday, February 8 – 6pm ET/PT

Fans can tune in for celebrity arrivals at the 51st Annual Grammy Awards with hosts Ryan Seacrest and Giuliana Rancic. Watch as they catch up with the hottest celebrities on the Red Carpet and get the scoop on all the fashion trends of the night. COUNTDOWN TO THE RED CARPET begins at 5pm ET/PT only on E! FOLLOWED BY THE 51ST ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS BROADCAST ON GLOBAL – 8pm ET/PT

Award season is here and E! Everything Entertainment is rolling out the Red Carpet …fans can expect the royal treatment with VIP access to the biggest and hottest Hollywood celebrities from the comfort of their homes. The upcoming annual accolades have the industry buzzing, but the real action is what happens on the Red Carpets, and fans can catch it all on E!. “With the exciting year that we have had in entertainment, this season is guaranteed to be amazing,” said Barbara Williams, Executive Vice President of Content, Canwest Broadcasting. “Simply put E! = AWARDS and the ultimate destination for all the Red Carpet action.” Ryan Seacrest is synonymous with top celebrity interviews with a knack for connecting with the industry’s most formidable talent. Always true to form with his renowned easy going interview style, Seacrest and the entire E! Red Carpet team continue the tradition of providing fans the best and most sought-after celebrity interviews. Plus catch up on all the updates by visiting eonline.com. From the year’s Red Carpet winners and losers to the glam cam, to the live blogs, fans will have ultimate access to the most comprehensive awards content coverage available. Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Kate Winslet, Madonna, Paul McCartney, Rihanna, Hugh Laurie, Tina Fey, Steve Carell, and Neil Patrick Harris are amongst the notable talent expected to walk the red carpets of the most prestigious award shows including: Sunday, January 11 – 6pm ET/PT The 66th Annual Golden Globe® Awards – broadcast from The Beverly Hilton, the Globes recognize outstanding achievement in motion pictures and television. Hayden Panettiere, Martin Scorsese, Ricky Gervais, Amy Poehler, and Jennifer Lopez are among the scheduled presenters, while Steven Spielberg will receive this year’s Cecil B. DeMille Award from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for his “outstanding contribution to the entertainment field.” Sunday, January 25 – beginning at 6pm ET/PT The 15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® – recognizing outstanding performances by its members, including awards in five film and eight primetime television categories and also SAG honours for film and television stunt ensembles. Nominees include: Brad Pitt, Mickey Rourke, Anne Hathaway, Angelina Jolie, Kiefer Sutherland, and Hugh Laurie. Sunday, February 8 – 6pm ET/PT The 51st Annual Grammy® Awards – The recording industry’s most prestigious award, the GRAMMY, is presented annually by The Recording Academy. A GRAMMY is awarded by The Recording Academy’s voting membership to honour excellence in the recording arts and sciences. This year’s nominees include: Madonna, Jonas Brothers, Katy Perry, Pink and Coldplay. Sunday, February 22 – 6pm ET/PT The 81st Annual Academy Awards® – recognizing excellence in professionals of the film industry, The Oscars reward the previous year’s greatest cinema achievements as determined by some of the world’s most accomplished motion picture artists and professionals. Having been previously a presenter, Australia hunk Hugh Jackman is set to host the awards for his first time.

Beginning the week of January 5th, E! Entertainment unveils its sizzling line-up filled with an array of fresh new series, juicy entertainment specials, plus the latest installments of returning fan favourites including Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, How I Met Your Mother, Worst Week and The Biggest Loser: Couples hosted by Alison Sweeney. “The E! audience is not only going to be entertained by the programs slated for the new year, but inspired as well,” said Barbara Williams, Executive Vice President of Content, Canwest. “From exquisite red carpet specials and A-list parties to the uplifting stories of personal triumph, we’re gearing up for another exceptional winter season.” Ruby, the critically acclaimed reality series premieres Tuesday, January 6 – 10pm ET/PT with a one-hour special episode. The series follows southern sweetheart Ruby Gettinger, as she takes charge to change her life and health forever after being told she’d have to lose weight or risk death. Ruby shares with the world her difficult personal journey, with her family and friends by her side. Party Monsters: Cabo debuts Wednesday, January 21 – 9pm ET/PT. Nine party planners are put to the ultimate party planning test, and fans can watch attitudes collide and tempers flare as the contestants compete to be the last planner standing, winning a coveted celebrity event planner position at LG worth $100,000. Each week contestants are challenged to present their party plan to special celebrity guests including Carmen Electra, P. Diddy, 50 Cent and Lil John. Plus, returning fan favourites include: Knight Rider (December 31) Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (January 4) How I Met Your Mother (January 5) Worst Week (January 5) Momma’s Boys (January 5) Kath & Kim (January 8) My Name is Earl (January 8) And E! signature series: E! News Weekend (All new episodes) The Soup (Moves to Mondays at 8pm ET/PT as of January 5) Chelsea Lately (All new episodes) True Hollywood Story (January 14). Stay tuned in early 2009 for additional mid-season updates. E! ENTERTAINMENT PRIMETIME JANUARY 2009 DAY-AT-A-GLANCE All times ET / New programs in CAPS Monday 8pm The Soup *E! EXCLUSIVE* 8:30pm How I Met Your Mother (Season 4) *SIMULCAST* 9pm Rules of Engagement 9:30pm Worst Week *SIMULCAST* 10pm Momma’s Boys *SIMULCAST* Tuesday 8pm Biggest Loser: Couples (Season 7) *SIMULCAST* 10pm RUBY *E! EXCLUSIVE* 10:30pm THE DISH *E! EXCLUSIVE* Wednesday 8pm Knight Rider *SIMULCAST* 9pm PARTY MONSTERS: CABO *E! EXCLUSIVE* 10pm True Hollywood Story *E! EXCLUSIVE* Thursday 8pm My Name is Earl (Season 4) *SIMULCAST* 8:30pm Kath & Kim *SIMULCAST* 9pm E! Movies Friday 7/7:30pm E! News Weekend (7pm PT/ 7:30pm ET) 8pm Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader (Season 3) *SIMULCAST* 9pm E! Specials 10pm 20/20 (Season 31) *SIMULCAST* Saturday 8pm E! Movies 9pm Show Me Yours 10pm G Spot Sunday 7pm The Best Years (Season 1) 8pm Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (Season 6) *SIMULCAST* 9pm E! Movies We Love

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:


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.


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.