The Next Star

The Next Star

May 12, 2008 09:56 ET

Media Advisory: The Next Star Auditions Halifax

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwire - May 12, 2008) -

ATTENTION NEWS/ASSIGNMENT EDITORS

Leading producer and distributor Tricon Films & Television and Corus Entertainment's YTV The Next Star will be in Halifax, Nova Scotia for auditions on Saturday May 17, 2008 starting at 7:00 am ADT.

The Next Star is Canada's first youth-oriented series focused on showcasing Canadian talent. Six participants, selected from thousands of auditioners, will be trained and mentored throughout all 13 episodes of the series, striving to be named The Next Star and receive a recording contract with Canada's leading music company, Universal Music Canada. The call is open to applicants' aged 15 and under as of May 1, 2008.



WHO: Series host Adamo Ruggeiro from Degrassi: The Next Generation,
as well as series mentors Susie McNeil from Rockstar: INXS, well
know songwriter Christopher Ward and industry music executive
Steven Cranwell will be in Halifax, NS for the auditions of
The Next Star.

WHAT: The Next Star series auditions will be held in Halifax, NS.

WHEN: Saturday May 17, 2008, registration starts at 7:00 am
(Atlantic Daylight Time)

WHERE: World Trade and Convention Centre, Halifax NS
1800 Argyle Street
Halifax, NS B3J 2V9


Members of the media are welcome to attend this event; also, series host Adamo Ruggeiro and mentors Suzie McNeil, Christopher Ward and Steve Cranwell will be available for interviews on Saturday, May 17, 2008.

Hopeful contestants can visit the official website at www.ytv.com for more information on the audition process, rules and regulations.

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