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Pamela Anderson to Host The 2006 JUNO Awards on CTV

- International superstar returns home for Canada's Music Awards -

    TORONTO, Feb. 27 2006 -- 
Internationally renowned Canadian superstar
Pamela Anderson has been named host of The 2006 JUNO Awards, Canada's Music
Awards, it was announced today by broadcaster CTV and the Canadian Academy of
Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS). CTV and CARAS also confirmed today that
The 2006 JUNO Awards will be broadcast on Sunday, April 2 from 7 - 9 p.m. ET
on CTV, preceded by the half-hour Red Carpet pre-show eTalk at the JUNOs at
6:30 p.m. ET (check local listings).

    (xx)Media Note(xx) Download photos for The 2006 JUNO Awards at
www.ctvmedia.ca.

    Named as "The Most Powerful Canadian in Hollywood" in 2005 by Canadian
Business magazine, Anderson is one of the world's most recognized stars,
thanks to her multi-platform career as an actor, model, author, producer and
designer. Anderson joins an esteemed list of homegrown, international stars
who have hosted The JUNO Awards since CTV began airing the awards telecast in
2002, including Barenaked Ladies, Shania Twain and Alanis Morissette.

    "Canadian music rocks," said Anderson. "No matter where I am in the world
I can listen to Canadian music and feel like I'm at home. This is going to be
one kick-ass awards show."

    Anderson will host a two-hour awards broadcast that features performances
by Bedouin Soundclash, Broken Social Scene, 2006 Canadian Music Hall of Fame
inductee Bryan Adams, Coldplay, Michael Bublé and Nickelback. Additional
performers will be announced soon.

    "She's famous around the world, but Pamela will feel right at home in
Halifax," said Susanne Boyce, CTV's President of Programming and Chair of the
CTV Media Group. "She can expect a hearty east coast welcome for what promises
to be a spectacular awards broadcast."

    "We are thrilled to have Pamela Anderson host The 2006 JUNO Awards," said
Melanie Berry, President of the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and
Sciences (CARAS) and executive producer of the broadcast. "With her unabashed
wit and spontaneity, she is sure to make April 2nd a night to remember."

    Continued: for the complete release, please visit www.ctvmedia.ca.




For further information: about CTV and The 2006 JUNO Awards broadcast,
please contact: Renée Dupuis, CTV Inc, (416) 332-4596 or
reneedupuis@ctv.ca; Scott Henderson, CTV Inc., (416)
332-5305 or
shenderson@ctv.ca; For information about CARAS and The 2006
JUNO Awards,
please contact: Adrienne Kakoullis, Holmes Creative Communications,
(416) 628-5607 or akakoullis@hccink.com; Chris McDowall,
Holmes Creative
Communications, (416) 628-5648 or cmcdowall@hccink.com

SOURCE Bell Glomedia

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