TORONTO (October 4, 2019) – Home to the biggest names and buzziest moments in pop culture, E! delivers a nationwide freeview, brimming with an alluring lineup of enticing singles, wrestling divas, and the soon-to-be-crowned Most Hypeworthy Canadian of 2019. Beginning October 8, viewers can get their fill of new specials and returning series, including:
- Season 2 of the steamy reality series, TEMPTATION ISLAND
- THE E! PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS 2019 and all the glam from LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET: THE E! PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS
- New episodes from the first family of E!, KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS, hit series TOTAL DIVAS, and the returning iconic docuseries E! TRUE HOLLYWOOD STORY
E!’s freeview is available through participating television service providers across the country, including but not limited to Bell, Bell Aliant, BellMTS, Telus, Cogeco, Eastlink, Rogers, SaskTel, and participating members of the CCSA. Subscribers and non-subscribers alike can sample select E! programming during the freeview at WatchEonline.ca and on demand via set-top box with participating TV providers. As well, Bell, Bell Aliant, BellMTS, and Rogers subscribers can access the freeview through the E! app. Viewers can also catch up on select E! programming at WatchEonline.ca and on demand via set-top box with participating TV providers.
See below for premiere dates and descriptions for new and returning E! series available during E!’s freeview. All dates are subject to change.
TEMPTATION ISLAND Season 2
Thursdays at 10 p.m. ET beginning October 10
TEMPTATION ISLAND follows four dating couples at a crossroads in their respective relationships as they embark on a journey to an island paradise in Maui where they are joined by 24 single men and women looking to find “the one.” Once on the island, the couples must mutually decide whether to commit to a lifetime together – or ultimately give in to the temptation. Mark L. Walberg, who hosted the original series that premiered in 2001, returns as host for Season 2.
Viewers can get to know the new couples and alluring singles heading to paradise during TEMPTATION ISLAND: CASTING SPECIAL, airing Thursday, Oct. 10 at 9 p.m. ET, leading in to the Season 2 premiere at 10 p.m. ET.
THE E! PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS 2019
Sunday, Nov. 10 at 9 p.m. ET
Known as the only awards show for the people, by the people, THE E! PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS celebrates all forms of entertainment, chosen entirely by the fans. Voting for the 43 categories across movies, television, music, and pop culture is open now through Friday, Oct. 18 at 11:59 p.m. ET.
Returning for the second year in a row, THE E! PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS continues to recognize Canadian talent with the return of the Most Hypeworthy Canadian of 2019 award. This year’s nominees include Brooke Lynn Hytes, a judge on the upcoming Crave Original series, CANADA’S DRAG RACE; Canadian icon Celine Dion; star of CTV’s STUMPTOWN, Colbie Smulders; multi-platinum recording artists Shawn Mendes and Drake; star of CTV Drama Channel’s KILLING EVE, Sandra Oh; Toronto Raptors super fan, Nav Bhatia; and star of the John Wick franchise, Keanu Reeves.
THE E! PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS will be broadcast live from Barker Hanger in Santa Monica on Sunday, Nov. 10 starting at 9 p.m. ET, with E! LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET: THE E! PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS kicking off at 7 p.m. ET.
TOTAL DIVAS Season 9
New episodes air Wednesdays at 10 p.m. ET
The hit series TOTAL DIVAS is back with new and returning fan-favourite WWE® Superstars ready to face their fears, rise to new challenges, and live their lives on their own terms. WWE Superstar, Olympic Medalist, and UFC Hall of Famer Ronda Rousey joins Natalya®, Naomi® and Nia Jax™ for the new season, which also includes returning cast member Carmella™, and newcomer Sonya Deville™. Original cast members Nikki Bella® and Brie Bella® make guest appearances in the series as well.
KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS Season 17
New episodes air Sundays at 9 p.m. ET
With all the newest additions, the Kardashians are closer than ever and prove that family outshines anything else. Season 17 of KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS features an unprecedented look into Kim and Kanye’s passionate relationship, Kourtney fully embracing the “modern family” lifestyle with Scott, and Khloé tackling first time motherhood while still processing the complex emotions surrounding her relationship status.
E! TRUE HOLLYWOOD STORY Season 1
New episodes air Sundays at 10 p.m. ET
E! TRUE HOLLYWOOD STORY tells Hollywood’s most compelling stories and provides a voice to the moments and people reshaping popular culture. E! TRUE HOLLYWOOD STORY features self-contained documentaries that explore a topic, headline, or person that became the ground zero for a revolution, change, or shift in culture, told by the people who were on the frontlines of the story.