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Experience the Rock Star Life

August 28, 2008

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                  Premieres Friday, September 5th on CitytvTORONTO, Aug. 28 /CNW/ - What does it take to live the 'Rock Star' life?
Is fame and fortune worth the price? Find out when the original, half-hour
scripted drama series 'KAYA' premieres Friday, September 5th at 10pm on
Citytv. Catch encore presentations Saturday nights at 8:30pm (8pm MT)
beginning September 6th.Broadcast Schedule is as Follows:
    Citytv Toronto           Friday, September 5th at 10pm ET
    Citytv Winnipeg          Friday, September 5th at 10pm CT
    Citytv Calgary           Friday, September 5th at 10pm MT
    Citytv Edmonton          Friday, September 5th at 10pm MT
    Citytv Vancouver         Friday, September 5th at 10pm PT"KAYA" follows the life of a musically-gifted young woman who, along with
her band Crossing Coldwater, becomes an overnight sensation. Stuck between
Rock 'n' Roll and a hard place, Kaya is about to discover the harsh realities
of living her dream in today's media-crazed society. Kaya struggles to come to
terms with her own identity as egos clash and hidden jealousies surface within
her band and in the public eye. Kaya quickly realizes that even those closest
to her can't always be counted on to act in her best interest. While she
navigates her way through newfound fame and celebrity Kaya reflects on her
past and her life before she was handed a VIP pass to superstardom.
    The series stars Danielle Savre ("Heroes," "Summerland") as Kaya, Cory
Monteith ("Kyle XY", "The Invisible") as Gunnar, Joe MacLeod ("Saved", "Ghost
Trackers") as Manny and Justin Wilczynski as Taylor. Rounding out the cast is
Mike Dopud ("Smallville," "Traveler") as Kaya's dad and manager Don Lawson,
singer/songwriter Eric Benet as music producer T Davis, Robert Moloney
("Masters of Science Fiction") as record label executive Rossi and Jessica
Parker Kennedy as Kaya's best friend Natalee.
    At this pace can Kaya's star continue to rise or will she just burn out?
Watch "KAYA" Wednesday nights on Citytv beginning September 5th with encore
presentations on Saturday nights beginning September 6th.

    Citytv, with stations in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and
Winnipeg, broadcasts intensely-local, urban-oriented, culturally-diverse
television in its own unique, interactive style. With its strong local voice,
Citytv offers a distinct alternative to other conventional television
offerings. Its instantly recognizable 'look' and 'sound' are the product of
refreshingly different on-air personalities, unique program formats and high
television style. Citytv is part of Rogers Media Inc., a division of Rogers
Communications Inc. (TSX: RCI and NYSE: RCI) which is a diversified Canadian
communications and media company.