– Emmanuelle Chriqui (Entourage, MURDER IN THE FIRST), Grammy® nominee and JUNO Award-winner Carly Rae Jepsen, singer Tori Kelly, and Laura Vandervoort (Space's BITTEN) chat with co-hosts Melissa Grelo, Cynthia Loyst, Lainey Lui, and Traci Melchor –
– Episodes air Thursday, May 21 and Friday, May 22 at 1 p.m. (2 p.m. AT) on CTV, and are set against the backdrop of Disneyland's 60th Anniversary Diamond Celebration –
– THE SOCIAL gives viewers a chance to win a four-night vacation for four to the Disneyland Resort at TheSocial.ca –
TORONTO, May 19, 2015 /CNW/ - CTV's hit daily talk series THE SOCIAL is getting ready to celebrate at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California with two jam-packed on-location shows airing Thursday, May 21 and Friday, May 22 at 1 p.m. ET (2 p.m. AT) on CTV and CTV GO. Set against the backdrop of Disneyland's 60th Anniversary Diamond Celebration, co-hosts Melissa Grelo (@melissagrelo), Cynthia Loyst (@cynthialoyst), Lainey Lui (@LaineyGossip), and Traci Melchor (@stayfabulous), along with digital correspondent Jess Allen (@jessieraeallen), and style expert Erica Wark (@EricaonFashion), will be joined by celebrity guests Emmanuelle Chriqui (Entourage, MURDER IN THE FIRST), Grammy® nominee, JUNO Award-winner, and multi-platinum selling singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen, singer Tori Kelly, and Laura Vandervoort (Space's BITTEN), and the co-hosts experience everything the park has to offer.
"With a mix of celebrities, fashion, fun and, of course, Mickey Mouse, our Disneyland shows are a magical mix of all the things our viewers love," said Michelle Crespi, Executive Producer, THE SOCIAL and THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW. "We're honoured to celebrate Disneyland's 60th Anniversary as the exclusive Canadian network on the ground."
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Thursday, May 21
Co-hosts Melissa Grelo, Cynthia Loyst, Lainey Lui, and Traci Melchor discuss the news and pop culture topics of the day from their stage on Main Street, U.S.A. with the Sleeping Beauty Castle as their backdrop. The co-hosts are joined by singer Tori Kelly, fresh from her performance at THE 2015 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS, and style expert Erica Wark talks Disney fashion, while the co-hosts take a look back at the history of Disneyland and sample the park's cuisine.
Friday, May 22
Laura Vandervoort, star of Space's hit original series BITTEN, joins co-hosts Melissa Grelo, Cynthia Loyst, Lainey Lui, and Traci Melchor as they talk about the most buzz-worthy topics of the day. Grammy® nominee, JUNO Award-winner, and multi-platinum selling singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen, and Emmanuelle Chriqui from the new movie Entourage and Bravo's MURDER IN THE FIRST, join the co-hosts.
THE SOCIAL is also giving viewers the opportunity to experience Disneyland Resort's 60th anniversary for themselves, with a chance to win a four-night vacation for four to the Disneyland Resort, including airfare, accommodations, park tickets, and a Disney gift card with a value of $6,000 US. Viewers can enter the contest by visiting TheSocial.ca beginning Tuesday, May 19 at 1 p.m. ET, and must enter by Monday, June 1 at 1 p.m. ET. Complete contest rules and regulations are available at TheSocial.ca as of May 19.
THE SOCIAL airs live weekdays at 1 p.m. ET (2 p.m. AT) on CTV. Episodes also air at 2 p.m. ET on CTV Two, 6 p.m. ET on M3, and at 9 a.m. ET on E! the day following their broadcast premieres. THE SOCIAL is also available live on CTV GO (visit CTV.ca to confirm local broadcast times), as well as on demand across CTV's digital platforms including CTV.ca and TheSocial.ca.
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About THE SOCIAL
Co-hosted by Melissa Grelo, Cynthia Loyst, Lainey Lui, and Traci Melchor, with Digital Correspondent Jess Allen, THE SOCIAL brings a fresh, daily perspective on the up-to-the-minute news, pop culture, and lifestyle topics that matter most to Canadians in a socially interactive format. Broadcast live in front of a studio audience, guests who have appeared on THE SOCIAL include Jessica Alba, Drew Barrymore, Zach Braff, Kelly Clarkson, John Cleese, Lena Dunham, Demi Lovato, Katy Perry, Daniel Radcliffe, and Chris Tucker. THE SOCIAL is produced by Bell Media Production, and Michelle Crespi is Executive Producer. Nanci Maclean is Vice-President, Bell Media Production. Mike Cosentino is Senior Vice-President, Programming, CTV Networks and CraveTV. Phil King is President - CTV, Sports, and Entertainment Programming.
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 13 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.