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CBC BREAKS OUT THE WHITE COWBOY HATS AND JOINS IN THE CENTENNIAL CELEBRATIONS AT THE 2012 CALGARY STAMPEDE WITH ON-SITE AND ONLINE FAN ENGAGEMENT

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CBC invites fans in Calgary and around the world to join the celebration of 100 years of the Calgary Stampede with help from CBC Calgary, CBC News, Kids' CBC, CBC Music and cbcsports.ca

As the exclusive broadcaster for the 100th Calgary Stampede--"The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth"--CBC-TV is joining the milestone celebration with much more than its comprehensive television and online coverage from July 5 to July 15. CBC's extensive multiplatform celebration of this proud Canadian tradition extends beyond event coverage to include on-site events for fans of all ages as well as live online chats, blogs and social media integration to further connect CBC with a passionate audience at the Stampede and around the world.

CBC keeps you connected to the events and competitions both locally and nationally with:

  • CBC Stampede Breakfast on Thursday, July 5 at 7 a.m. MT - this annual event at the CBC Calgary Broadcast Centre celebrates cowboy culture and heritage and includes live music, dancing, western-style performers, and special guests.  The Calgary Eyeopener (No. 1 morning show in the market), will go live from 6 - 8:30 a.m. MT. 

  • From 7 - 10 a.m. MT (9 - noon ET), Suhana Meharchand will host CBC News Now live from the centre of the action at the CBC Stampede Breakfast.

  • Stampede 100 on Thursday, July 5 - CBC hosts a celebration of 100 years of the Calgary Stampede live from the Palomino Room at Stampede Park, with a red carpet beginning at 5:30 p.m. MT. The celebration includes musical performances, special appearances by CBC stars and a look at the people, events and traditions that have made the Stampede what it is today.  The show will be broadcast live on July 5 on CBC-TV in Alberta, and nationally to bold subscribers, at 8 p.m. MT. CBC-TV will air the special nationally on Sunday, July 15 at 7 p.m. LOCAL (8 p.m. AT; 8:30 p.m. NT).

  • In celebration of the Calgary Stampede's Centennial, CBC Music unveils a special digital radio station Stampede 100 launching July 4 and running until July 27. This new limited edition digital channel features 100 cowboy-inspired songs compiled by Daybreak Alberta listeners and host Russell Bowers.

  • Kids' CBC programming from July 7 to July 15 - The Caboose heads west to join the centennial celebrations with special segments featuring the people, places and activities families will enjoy. Throughout the Stampede, Kids' CBC will air a unique Western Heritage moment each morning, showcasing parts of the Stampede that have helped shape the west over the last 100 years.  In addition, Kids' CBC presents the special music video 100 Years, 100 Things to See featuring Patty and Mamma Yamma telling Sid about all the things to see at the Calgary Stampede.

  • Kids' CBC performances on the Coca-Cola Stage on Saturday, July 7 - Patty, Sid and Mamma Yamma will be on the Stampede grounds for live shows at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. MT. (times subject to change).

  • CBC News Calgary will have daily coverage of the Calgary Stampede from July 6 to July 15 with Danielle Savoni doing live weather hits weekdays from the Calgary Stampede grounds.  During the weekdays, the Calgary Eyeopener will also have daily coverage of the Stampede, while Homestretch will have a round up of the day's rodeo events.

  • cbcsports.ca connects fans to all the fun of the Stampede through live blogging by Canadian Olympian Melissa Hollingsworth, video features, and insights from the centennial celebration. Fans can join the conversation online using the hashtag #CalgaryStampede.


  • In addition to enjoying the excitement of the Stampede on a computer, iPhone and iPad users for the first time will also be able to enjoy all the exciting action as cbcsports.ca streams live daily coverage from the Calgary Stampede from July 6 - 15.

The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth comes to Canada's network with a multiplatform approach that keeps everyone connected.  From the Stampede Parade all the way to the championships on Showdown Sunday, CBC welcomes everyone to join the celebrations and milestones. Visit cbcsports.ca/calgarystampede for the latest news, information and complete broadcast details.

 

THE 2012 CALGARY STAMPEDE ON CBC, CBCSPORTS.CA AND bold BROADCAST SCHEDULE

Schedule subject to change

CBC Television

Friday, July 6 9am MT (11am ET )LIVE Calgary Stampede Parade on CBC
(Southern Alberta/Calgary/Lethbridge only)

11:05 local Calgary Stampede Daily Wrap Up
(9pm Calgary, 12am Atlantic)

Saturday, July 7 2pm ET Calgary Stampede Parade on CBC

10pm ET Stampede Night in Canada: Rangeland Derby & Rodeo Wrap Up

Sunday, July 8 12am local CBC Sports Late Night: Calgary Stampede
Weekend Wrap

Monday, July 9 11:05pm local Calgary Stampede Daily Wrap Up
(9 pm Calgary, 12am Atlantic)

Tuesday, July 10 11:05pm local Calgary Stampede Daily Wrap Up
(9 pm Calgary, 12am Atlantic)

Wednesday, July 11 11:05pm local Calgary Stampede Daily Wrap Up
(9 pm Calgary, 12am Atlantic)

Thursday, July 12 11:05pm local Calgary Stampede Daily Wrap Up
(9pm Calgary, 12am Atlantic)

Friday, July 13 11:05pm local Calgary Stampede Daily Wrap Up
(9pm Calgary, 12am Atlantic)

Saturday, July 14 3:30pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC:
Wild Card Saturday

10pm ET LIVE Stampede Night in Canada:
Rangeland Derby & Wild Card Saturday Wrap

Sunday, July 15 4pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC:
Showdown Sunday

8pm ET Calgary Stampede on CBC:
Calgary Stampede Championship

12:30am ET CBC Sports Late Night - Calgary
Stampede on CBC: Rangeland Derby Finals

 

CBCSports.ca

Friday, July 6 11am ET LIVE Calgary Stampede Parade on CBC

3:30pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rodeo Day One

10pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rangeland Derby

Saturday, July 7 2pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC

3:30pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rodeo Day Two

10pm ET LIVE Stampede Night in Canada: Rangeland Derby & Rodeo Wrap Up

Sunday, July 8 3:30pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rodeo Day Three

10pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rangeland Derby

Monday, July 9 3:30pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rodeo Day Four

10pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rangeland Derby

Tuesday, July 10 3:30pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rodeo Day Five

10pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rangeland Derby

Wednesday, July 11 3:30pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rodeo Day Six

10pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rangeland Derby

Thursday, July 12 3:30pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rodeo Day Seven

10pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rangeland Derby

Friday, July 13 3:30pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rodeo Day Eight

10pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rangeland Derby

Saturday, July 14 3:30pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC: Wild Card
Saturday

10pm ET LIVE Stampede Night in Canada: Rangeland Derby & Wild Card Saturday Wrap

Sunday, July 15 3:30pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC: Showdown Sunday

8 pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC: Calgary Stampede Championship

10pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rangeland Derby Finals


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Friday, July 6

11am ET LIVE Calgary Stampede Parade on CBC

3:30pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rodeo Day One

10pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rangeland Derby

11:30pm ET Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rodeo Day One - Encore


Saturday, July 7

3:30pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rodeo Day Two

10pm ET LIVE Stampede Night in Canada: Rangeland Derby & Rodeo Wrap Up

12am ET Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rodeo Day Two - Encore


Sunday, July 8

3:30pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rodeo Day Three

10pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rangeland Derby

12am ET Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rodeo Day Three - Encore


Monday, July 9

3:30pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rodeo Day Four

10pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rangeland Derby

11:30pm ET Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rodeo Day Four - Encore


Tuesday, July 10

3:30pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rodeo Day Five

10pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rangeland Derby

11:30pm ET Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rodeo Day Five - Encore


Wednesday, July 11

3:30pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rodeo Day Six

10pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rangeland Derby

11:30pm ET Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rodeo Day Six - Encore


Thursday, July 12

3:30pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rodeo Day Seven

10pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rangeland Derby

11:30pm ET Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rodeo Day Seven - Encore


Friday, July 13

3:30pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rodeo Day Eight

10pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rangeland Derby

11:30pm ET Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rodeo Day Eight - Encore


Saturday, July 14

3:30pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC: Wild Card Saturday

10pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rangeland Derby & Wild Card Saturday Wrap

12am ET Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rodeo Wild Card Saturday - Encore


Sunday, July 15

3:30pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC: Showdown Sunday

10pm ET LIVE Calgary Stampede on CBC: Rangeland Derby Finals


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