Mar 12, 2012STEVEN AND CHRIS celebrates its 500th episode on Friday, March 16 at 2 p.m. ET/PT
CBC Television's popular daily lifestyle series, STEVEN AND CHRIS, will celebrate its 500th episode on Friday, March 16 at 2 p.m. ET/PT! This special anniversary episode will feature a variety of fabulous content that has been selected by loyal STEVEN AND CHRIS viewers through online polls on cbc.ca/stevenandchris. The website will also feature celebratory exclusives including the 'Top 10 Steven and Chris Moments', fan giveaways, and congratulatory messages from some of the show's many contributors and guests.
500th episode of STEVEN AND CHRIS will offer a collection of festive segments, including a trendy chocolate ganache-filled donut recipe from Chef Joshna Maharaj, a 'junky to funky' do-it-yourself project and a look at the latest fitness gadgets. To top it off, a few special 'primate guests' will drop by the STEVEN AND CHRIS set to join in the celebration, including a lemur, a gibbon, and a baboon.
Additionally, on Friday, April 13, STEVEN AND CHRIS will announce the winner of the 'Live Right Now Capital of Canada Challenge'.Launched in 2011 by CBC and Radio-Canada, Live Right Now inspired Canadians to live healthier lives. Canadians were challenged to participate in the Million Pound Challenge and lose one million collective pounds in six months - that goal was surpassed with participants shedding 1,600,000 pounds! More exciting details about this announcement will be shared in the coming weeks.
For more information about the 500th episode of STEVEN AND CHRIS, and web exclusive content, visit cbc.ca/stevenandchris.
STEVEN AND CHRIS continues to attract new and larger audiences' year-over-year. Beyond a loyal and ever-growing TV audience, the popular website for the series, cbc.ca/stevenandchris, is also a huge hit with Canadians and enjoys approximately one million page views every month. From recipes and DIY instructions, to shopping guides and advice columns, the website has become one of the top sources in Canada for fabulous daily online contests and giveaways. STEVEN AND CHRIS is filmed in front of a live studio audience at CBC Headquarters in Toronto and airs Monday through Friday at 2 p.m.
CBC/Radio-Canada is Canada's national public broadcaster and one of its largest cultural institutions. The Corporation is a leader in reaching Canadians on new platforms and delivers a comprehensive range of radio, television, Internet, and satellite-based services. Deeply rooted in the regions, CBC/Radio-Canada is the only domestic broadcaster to offer diverse regional and cultural perspectives in English, French and eight Aboriginal languages, plus seven languages for international audiences. In 2011, CBC/Radio-Canada celebrated 75 years of serving Canadians and being at the centre of the democratic, social and cultural life of Canada.
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