November 5, 2012
CTV Montréal Welcomes Montreal Alouettes Star Quarterback Anthony Calvillo During Month of Celebrity Weather Newscasts
– Viewers are treated to second of four weekly celebrity weather presentations following Habs Defenceman P.K. Subban’s debut weathercast last week –
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Montreal, QC (November 5, 2012) – CTV Montréal continues a month of celebrity weather broadcasts with Montreal Alouettes Quarterback Anthony Calvillo at the helm of its second instalment airing tomorrow, Tuesday, November 6 at 6 p.m. ET. Calvillo’s weathercast follows last week’s weather news brought to viewers by Canadiens’ Defenceman P.K. Subban, during a four-week special series of surprise weathercasters on CTV NEWS AT SIX.
Calvillo, the all-time professional football passing yards leader, three-time Grey Cup championship winner, and Alouettes’ star quarterback joins CTV Weather Expert Lori Graham in the CTV Weather Centre for a crash course in meteorology. With his best game face, Calvillo is then on his own to deliver the weather forecast that evening for viewers.
Calvillo will make several appearances during Tuesday’s broadcast, including an interview at the anchor desk with CTV Montréal’s Mutsumi Takahashi and Paul Karwatsky.
“We are delighted to showcase a fun, weekly celebrity weathercast on CTV NEWS AT SIX, and Anthony is the perfect home team talent addition to follow up P.K.’s kick-off last week,” said Louis Douville, Vice-President and General Manager, CTV Montréal. “We are proud to showcase a different side of this enormously talented athlete here in our newsroom, and Anthony’s energy and enthusiasm are a great fit for Montréal’s #1 English-language news program.”
Now in its 51st year of broadcasting, CTV Montreal was the first private television station in Quebec. Its newscasts have been the top-rated English news programs in Montreal since it began, earning the station its place as a reliable voice for the English community in Montréal. In its market, CTV Montreal offers supper-hour and late-night newscasts seven days a week, plus a full hour of news weekdays at noon. CTV NEWS with Mutsumi Takahashi, Paul Karwatsky and the entire news team deliver a comprehensive local news and events package, along with national and international news coverage. CTV Montreal is proud to be known for its charitable work as well as its news programming including its work with Spirit of Giving a Community Action Program, which co-ordinates with six Montreal community organizations to help alleviate poverty in the city. For more information about CTV Montreal visit http://montreal.ctv.ca/
CTV is Canada's largest private broadcaster. Featuring a wide range of quality news, sports, information, and entertainment programming, CTV is Canada’s most-watched television network. CTV is a division of Bell Media, Canada’s premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio and digital. Bell Media is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company. More information about CTV can be found on the network’s website at ctv.ca.
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For more information:
Louis Douville, CTV Montreal, 514-495-6103 or Louis.email@example.com
Renee Dupuis, CTV Communications, 416-384-3154 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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