CTV, Citytv, and Crave Celebrate Iconic Canadian Musician Michael Bublé in Multi-Network Simulcast of Music Special BUBLÉ!, This Wednesday
— March 18, 2019
– Airing Wednesday, March 20 at 10 p.m. ET, the one-hour special follows Bublé’s extraordinary career and features performances of his greatest hits and songs from his new album, love? –
TORONTO (March 18, 2019) – CTV, Citytv, and Crave announced today the multi-network super-simulcast of Grammy® Award-winning Canadian singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer Michael Bublé’s new music special, BUBLÉ! Airing Wednesday, March 20 at 10 p.m. ET on CTV2, Citytv, and Crave as it begins streaming on the platform; the one-hour television event takes an in-depth and personal journey throughout Bublé’s remarkable music career. Following its broadcast, BUBLÉ! is available on CTV.ca and the CTV app, and on Citytv.com, Rogers on Demand, and the authenticated Citytv App for iOS, Android, and fourth-generation Apple TV, as well as in Crave’s music collection.
Accompanied by a 36-piece orchestra, BUBLÉ! features a performance of Bublé’s classic songs that inspired his early career, including “Fly Me to the Moon” and “You’re Nobody ‘Til Somebody Loves You” and showcases six songs from his new album, love?, including “When You’re Smiling” and “Such a Night.” In addition, Bublé performs several of his original songs, including the popular “Haven’t Met You Yet,” “Home,” and “It’s a Beautiful Day,” and performs a selection of classic romantic hits, including “My Funny Valentine” and duet with guest artist Cécile McLorin Salvant on “La Vie en Rose.” Bublé’s eighth studio album, love?, released late last year, debuted at #3 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart and has sold more than 300,000 units to date.
Michael Bublé has sold over 60 million records worldwide over the course of his extraordinary career. He has performed hundreds of sold-out shows around the globe, won four Grammy®’s, and multiple JUNO Awards. His recent sold-out shows this past summer in London, Dublin, and Australia were seen by more than 150,000 fans. For more information please visit michaelbuble.com.
BUBLÉ! is a Brad Lachman Production in association with Universal Television. Michael Bublé, Bruce Allen, and Brad Lachman serve as executive producers.
CTV is Canada’s #1 private broadcaster. Featuring a wide range of quality news, sports, information, and entertainment programming, CTV has been Canada’s most-watched television network for the past 17 years in a row. CTV is a division of Bell Media, Canada’s premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio, digital, and Out-of-Home. 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.
Citytv offers viewers intensely-local, urban-oriented, and culturally-diverse content through its seven television stations in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatchewan, Winnipeg, and Montreal, plus the award-winning Citytv Video app. A distinct alternative to other conventional television stations, Citytv delivers an entertaining mix of Canadian and acquired prime-time programming, news, and local-interactive formats with influential brands such as Cityline, CityNews, and Breakfast Television. Citytv is part of Rogers Media, which is a subsidiary of Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX, NYSE: RCI). Visit Citytv.com.
Delivering more Emmy® Award-winning programming than any other service, Crave is Canada’s prestige entertainment offering, with HBO, SHOWTIME®, Starz, Hollywood-hit movies, a superior collection of kid’s movies and programs, and thousands of hours of acclaimed television series, specials, factual programming, and originals that can’t be found anywhere else. Crave is the exclusive home of HBO in Canada, delivering HBO’s current slate of signature dramatic and comedic programs, documentaries, films, and live specials, as well as titles from HBO’s extensive off-air library. Crave is also home to current SHOWTIME series and specials, and past SHOWTIME hits. Crave is available directly to all Canadians with access to the Internet at Crave.ca, via iOS and Android, and other platforms. It’s also available through participating television providers across six 24-hour High Definition linear and on demand channels. Crave is from Bell Media, Canada’s leading content company, providing Canada’s most-watched and most-acclaimed television programming on network, specialty, pay and digital platforms. Visit our website at Crave.ca.