Canadian Iconic show Entertainment Tonight Canada announces its end. The show is unexpectedly ending after over 20 seasons, according to the staff at ET Canada, the nation’s go-to source for celebrity news. The team at ET Canada cited a “challenging ad environment” as the reason for the heartbreaking decision.
Late on Wednesday morning, Corus Entertainment sent a brief statement to viewers in which it thanked the cast and crew for their work on the program.
“After more than 18 incredible seasons, we are ending the production of Entertainment Tonight Canada. The costs of producing a daily entertainment news magazine show in a challenging advertising environment have led to this decision,” it states in Twitter/X statement.
In the vast world of entertainment, there was a special place for those who want an exclusive look into the glitz and glamour of the Canadian entertainment scene. “Entertainment Tonight Canada,” a television show that offered viewers an all-access pass to the latest in celebrity news, interviews, red carpet events, and the diverse talent emerging from the Great White North.
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“Entertainment Tonight Canada” is an extension of the globally recognized “Entertainment Tonight” brand, which has been a staple of the entertainment news landscape for nearly four decades. Launched in 2005, the Canadian version quickly made its mark as the go-to source for all things related to the Canadian entertainment industry.
One of the show’s standout features was its ability to secure exclusive interviews with top Canadian and international celebrities. From Hollywood A-listers to homegrown talents, “Entertainment Tonight Canada” offers viewers insightful and often heartwarming conversations with the stars. Whether it’s the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), the Juno Awards, or the Canadian Screen Awards, “Entertainment Tonight Canada” provided front-row seats to all the glitzy red carpet events. Fans could watch their favourite celebrities strut their stuff and catch behind-the-scenes glimpses of the excitement.
Sadly, this Canadian iconic show will disappear from Canadian TV screens due to “challenging ad environment” and Canadians are not impressed with this decision.