Why was Entertainment Tonight Canada cancelled?

ENTERTAINMENT Tonight is a famous media outlet known for covering the biggest celebrity headlines.

After 18 years on the air, the Canadian version of the franchise was canceled.

ET Canada co-hosts, left to right: Cheryl Hickey, Brittnee Blair, Jed Tavernier and Sangita Patel


ET Canada co-hosts, left to right: Cheryl Hickey, Brittnee Blair, Jed Tavernier and Sangita PatelPhoto credit: Getty

Why was Entertainment Tonight Canada cancelled?

Entertainment Tonight Canada’s parent company attributed the show’s cancellation to the expensive production budget and “challenging advertising environment.”

On September 27, 2023, the team behind ET Canada announced, “After more than 18 incredible seasons, we are ending production on Entertainment Tonight Canada.”

“The cost of producing a daily entertainment news program in a demanding advertising environment led to this decision.

“We recognize the impact this decision has had on the dedicated team who worked on the show and we thank them for their significant contributions over the years.”

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They added: “The show is no longer in production and all social media and websites associated with the brand will be closed.”

“None of this detracts from the quality of the award-winning show, its content and the dedicated and talented team at ET Canada.”

“We sincerely thank the team for their meaningful contributions over 18 years in entertaining our global television audiences night after night.”

Regarding the cancellation, the show’s longtime co-host, Cheryl Hickey, told her Instagram followers, “I started this show in 2005 with the most spectacular team and we will end it on October 6th with a spectacular team – all the way to the end.” did what it could.”

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“Our crew in front of and behind the camera is unique.

“We have never taken our viewers for granted, not for one day. Your care and commitment were palpable.”

“I hope you felt something when you saw our show, because you certainly gave me a lot of wonderful things that I will take with me into my next adventure.”

When is the last episode of ET Canada?

ET Canada is scheduled to end on Friday, October 6 at 7:30 p.m. on Global TV.

After the last rebroadcast, the show will be broadcast in nightly repeats until October 31, 2023; The show will no longer be available starting this Tuesday.

ET Canada is scheduled to conclude its 18-year TV run on October 6, 2023


ET Canada is scheduled to conclude its 18-year TV run on October 6, 2023Photo credit: Entertainment Tonight Canada

The first episode of the series was released on September 12, 2005.

“My journey at ET Canada has come to an end,” shared co-host Britnee Blair.

She told fans of the show, “I’ve made so many incredible friends and memories while learning a ton of lessons from the truly BEST in the business.”

“Grateful to everyone I had the opportunity to work with and thank you to everyone who tuned in every evening.

“That’s the end of this chapter, but man, it was great.”

Who owns ET Canada?

ET Canada is owned and operated by Corus Entertainment.

Corus operates 39 radio stations and over 40 television stations in Canada.


CELINE CASTRONUOVO is a Dailynationtoday U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. CELINE CASTRONUOVO joined Dailynationtoday in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: celine@dailynationtoday.com.

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