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Extreme Makeover: Home Edition moves to Citytv -Catch the Two Hour Season Premiere Sunday, September 27!

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Extreme Makeover: Home Edition moves to Citytv
Catch the Two Hour Season Premiere Sunday, September 27!

EMMY AWARD WINNER PATRICIA HEATON AND MUSIC GROUP FIVE FOR FIGHTING "GET ON THE BUS" FOR SEASON PREMIERE.

(Toronto – September 24, 2009) Everyone’s favourite home makeover series moves to Citytv. Catch all the heartwarming stories, dramatic transformations, tears of joy, celebrity guests and musical performances when the seventh season of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition premieres with a two hour episode Sunday, September 27 at 7:00PM ET/PT (6:00PM CT, 8:00PMT) on Citytv!

“Extreme Makeover Home Edition is an uplifting show that helps out deserving families and will touch viewers’ hearts week after week” said Malcolm Dunlop EVP Programming, Rogers Media Television. “The uniqueness of adding a celebrity to the design team this season will only add to the success of this show”.

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Put together one very run-down house, a deserving family, several opinionated designers, seven days and what do you get? The answer is Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. Each episode of the award-winning unscripted program is a self-contained race against time on a project that would ordinarily take at least four months to achieve, involving one deserving family along with a team of designers, contractors and several hundred workers who have just seven days to totally rebuild an entire house. New this season, a new celebrity joins the design team each week and a musical guest performs to help boost morale among the volunteers.

In the season premiere of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition the team travels to South Range, WI to tell Howard Huber – hero firefighter and his wife Jessica they are going to get a new home! Plus, Emmy Award-winning actress Patricia Heaton joins the design team and music group Five for Fighting performs.

Don’t miss it when Extreme Makeover: Home Edition premieres with a two hour episode Sunday, September 27 at 7:00 pm ET/PT (6:00pm CT, 8:00pm MT). Extreme Makeover: Home Edition returns to its regular schedule October 4 8:00pm ET/PT (7:00pm CT, 9:00pm MT) Viewers will be able to log on to www.Citytv.com 24-48 hours following the broadcast to catch up on all their favourite moments from each episode.

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

Media Contact: Veronica Logue, Rogers Media Television, 416.764.3195, veronica.logue@rci.rogers.com


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