Grammy Awards

The man who invaded the stage when Adele was receiving her Grammy Award on the weekend spent the night in jail for his antics.

Ukrainian TV presenter Vitalli Sediuk managed to find his way onto the stage during the ceremony when Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull were presenting the award to Adele.

“It’s such an honor to receive this award,” the man can be heard saying, adding, “I love you, Adele.” Continue reading »

Grammy2013Global have released their ratings figures for the Grammys broadcast in Sunday evening.

The ceremony drew an average of 1.4 million viewers in the A18-49 demo with a further 992,000 tuning in to see ET Canada’s live red carpet coverage.

Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII Halftime ShowAmerican network CBS appears to subscribe to the “more is more” school of thought when it comes to Grammy Awards attire.

A hilarious email from CBS (who are broadcasting the awards in the US) has been leaked that urges all female talent attending the awards ceremony to make sure they cover up… or else.

“Thong type costumes are problematic,” the email states, before asking attendees to “please avoid exposing bare fleshy under curves of the buttocks and buttock crack.”

They also want to see no “puffy bare skin” around the genital region or side boob for that matter. Continue reading »

The momentum continued last night as Global’s ET Canada garnered the country’s largest audience with its post-award coverage of the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards. In fact, last night’s audience was ET Canada’s largest ever for its post-GRAMMY show and its most-watched episode this season.

Cheryl Hickey, Rick Campanelli and Roz Weston mixed and mingled with music royalty at Sunday’s GRAMMY Awards. Then on Monday night 829,000* Canadians (Ind. 2+) chose to watch ET Canada’s red carpet recap beating out eTalk’s post-GRAMMY coverage on CTV.

Sunday night’s one-hour live red carpet pre-show special, The Grammy Awards: ET Canada Live brought in an impressive 1.2 million viewers (Ind. 2+), and was up 74% year-over-year as the highest rated GRAMMY pre-show in its seven year run.

ET Canada airs weeknights at 7:30pm ET/PT on Global. Viewers can catch up on all the GRAMMY red carpet action at

Source: BBM-NMR / BBM Canada PPM Data 9/12/2005-2/13/2012, Total Canada Ind2+ AMA (000), * includes combined total of 730p & 12a airings.

Global’s 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards had a big night last night with incredible performances by music’s finest as well as a touching tribute to the late Whitney Houston. The Awards set a new record as the most-watched GRAMMY broadcast in 11 years.

Adele was the big winner of the night walking away with six GRAMMY Awards and showcasing her voice for the first time since her surgery. Her much anticipated return combined with amazing performances from Bruce Springsteen, Rihanna and Coldplay drew in 4.6 million Canadians + 37% more viewers than in 2011 (Ind. 2+). The three-hour broadcast peaked at 10:09pm with 5.6 million (Ind. 2+) watching as Adele took to the stage for her spectacular performance of “Rolling in the Deep.”

Leading up to the awards broadcast, 1.2 million viewers (Ind. 2+) watched ET Canada’s Cheryl Hickey, Rick Campanelli and Roz Weston as they interviewed the stars during the one-hour live red carpet pre-show special. The Grammy Awards: ET Canada Live was up 74% year-over-year and was the highest rated GRAMMY pre-show in its seven year run.


DATA HIGHLIGHTS (All data A18-49 unless otherwise indicated):

· The total reach number for the GRAMMY Awards was 13.2 million viewers, up 28% from 2011 (Ind. 2+, national)

· The GRAMMYs won the night both nationally and in the 3 metered markets (Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver) with 2.2 million viewers in the key demo

· Awards broadcast was up by 33% year-over-year nationally


For a complete recap of all the GRAMMY Awards highlights viewers can tune into ET and ET Canada tonight beginning at 7pm ET/PT on Global.

Source: BBM Canada: PPM Overnight & Confirmed Data 1/31/2010-2/12/2012, BBM NMR Confirmed Data 2/27/2002-2/8/2009 Global Total, Total Canada AMA (000) Ind2+ & A1849, Reach: Avg.Dly Rch(000) A1849

Canadians prove E! is their Red Carpet destination with LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET: THE 2012 GRAMMY® AWARDS making E! last night’s most-watched specialty channel during the broadcast with 320,000 viewers.

Reaching more than 1.1 million Canadians, E!’s back-to-back red carpet specials, COUNTDOWN TO THE RED CARPET and LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET, delivered un-matched coverage of the music industry’s biggest night.

Becoming the second most-watched broadcast in E! history among total viewers and A18-49, last night’s LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET show was the #1 non-sports specialty program of the day among viewers 18+, and was E!’s most-watched program of the broadcast year among total viewers and A18-49.

E!’s GRAMMY AWARD Red Carpet coverage continues tonight with fashion-diva Joan Rivers and her high-note hitting fashion crew on FASHION POLICE at 10 p.m. ET (visit to confirm local broadcast times). Rivers, alongside her outspoken panel of fashion judges Kelly Osbourne, Giuliana Rancic, and George Kotsiopoulos, dish on all the Red Carpet looks from this year’s GRAMMY AWARDS, from fish-netted face masks and see-through lace to curve-hugging couture.  

Also tonight, E! pays tribute to one of the music industry’s biggest talents with an original 30-minute special, WHITNEY: A LEGEND LOST, at 8 p.m. ET. Hosted by E!’s Leah Miller and MuchMore’s Matt Wells, the pair takes a special look at the life, the voice and the career of the late and unforgettable Whitney Houston.

E!’s award season Red Carpet coverage continues tomorrow night, Feb. 14, with LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET: THE 2012 ORANGE BRITISH ACADEMY FILM AWARDS (BAFTAS) at 9 p.m. ET. Then, E! delivers Canadian viewers a front row seat to all the THE 2012 ACADEMY AWARDS® celeb action, and breaks down the hardware-holding fashion hits and misses from the season. E!’s OSCAR coverage begins with COUNTDOWN TO THE RED CARPET: THE 2012 ACADEMY AWARDS® airing Sunday, Feb. 26 at 1:30 p.m. ET, LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET: THE 2012 ACADEMY AWARDS® at 5:30 p.m. ET, CTV AT THE OSCARS® at 8:30 p.m. ET, and E! AFTER PARTY: THE 2012 ACADEMY AWARDS® at 11:30 p.m. ET. Then, for TV’s best award show fashion re-caps, FASHION POLICE: THE 2012 ACADEMY AWARDS® airs Monday, Feb. 27 at 10 p.m. ET. 

Sunday February 12 – 8pm ET/PT on Global

It’s music’s biggest night as LL Cool J (NCIS:LA) hosts the 54th Annual Grammy Awards live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Musical performers include Adele (in her first live performance since undergoing vocal cord surgery), Coldplay, Rihanna, Bruno Mars, Paul McCartney, Nicki Minaj, Katy Perry and Bruce Springsteen with the E Street Band.

Sunday February 12 – 7pm ET/PT on Global

Cheryl Hickey, Rick Campanelli and Roz Weston will be reporting live from the red carpet, talking to the stars and getting all the glamorous details on who they’re wearing and who they’re most excited to see perform.

The Grammy Awards: ET Canada Live pre-show returns with behind-the-scenes red carpet coverage –7pm ET/PT followed by the 54th Annual Grammy Awards – 8pm ET/PT.

Back and bigger than ever, Global presents music’s most prestigious night, the 54th Annual GRAMMY® Awards on Sunday, February 12th – 8pm ET/PT.

Hosted by GRAMMY winner and NCIS: Los Angeles’s star LL Cool J, the live awards ceremony will feature spectacular performances from the alt rock band Foo Fighters, country music singer Jason Aldean, songstress Kelly Clarkson, rapper Nicki Minaj, pop princess Taylor Swift, singer-songwriter Bruno Mars and the legendary Paul McCartney.

Adding to this stellar lineup of artists are past GRAMMY winners and current nominees Coldplay and Rihanna who will perform together live for the first time ever.

“The GRAMMYs bring together recording artists from every genre, making for one incredible, star-packed – not to mention unpredictable – award show,” said Barb Williams, SVP, Content, Shaw Media. “Plus, ET Canada’s Cheryl and Rick will be dressed to the nines and mingling with the A-list celebrities mere minutes before the show begins for Global’s annual pre-GRAMMYs special. As the only Canadian entertainment news show on the red carpet, viewers need only tune into Global to get that extra step closer to the biggest stars of the night.”

Global kicks off the celebration at 7pm ET/PT as the artists begin their walk down the red carpet to Cheryl Hickey (@CherylHickeyETC), Rick Campanelli (@RCampanelliETC) and Roz Weston (@RozWeston) for the one-hour special, The GRAMMY Awards: ET Canada Live (#ETCGRAMMYs). With 10 cameras covering every inch of the red carpet, plus the on-screen Twitter ticker and the debut of the Style Dial – which gives viewers the chance to vote instantly online for their favourite celebrity outfits and see the results moments later on screen – ET Canada’s interactive GRAMMY pre-show will make audiences feel like they’re right there rubbing shoulders with the music moguls themselves. For all this and more, fans can visit   

Official sponsors of this year’s GRAMMY Awards broadcast on Global include L’Oréal Paris, Nissan and RIM. For the fifth consecutive year, L’Oréal Paris returns as the official beauty sponsor of The GRAMMY Awards: ET Canada Live and the awards broadcast, supported by brand spots and billboards. Nissan’s sponsorship will be emphasized by brand spots and billboards during the second hour of the broadcast, and as the official sponsor of the on-air Twitter ticker, RIM’s association will be highlighted by brand spots, billboards and custom promos airing throughout the pre-show. In conjunction with this year’s event, Universal Music and HMV are offering Canadians a chance to win a trip to the 55th GRAMMY Awards by entering a contest at The contest is currently being promoted on Global, select Shaw Media specialty channels and in HMV stores across Canada.

For the complete recap of all the GRAMMY Awards highlights viewers can tune into ET Canada Monday, February 13th at 7:30pm ET/PT, following Entertainment Tonight at 7pm ET/PT on Global.