CTV & CraveTV to Bring Grease: Live to Canada


TORONTO: The musical event Grease: Live is set to air in Canada, launching first on CTV and CTV GO and then heading to the streaming service CraveTV.

The broadcast will air coast-to-coast on January 31 at 7 p.m. live in Canada exclusively on CTV. Follow its network debut, the special will premiere on February 19 to CraveTV subscribers.

The musical event stars Julianne Hough (Safe Haven, Rock of Ages) as Sandy, Aaron Tveit (Graceland, Les Miserables) as Danny Zuko, and Vanessa Hudgens (Broadway’s Gigi, Spring Breakers) as Rizzo. It is produced by Paramount Television.

“When it comes to event television appeal, Grease: Live delivers,” said Mike Cosentino, the senior VP of programming at CTV Networks and CraveTV. “We are excited for CTV to be the home of such an iconic, anticipated special featuring this perfectly cast group of talented performers and are thrilled to deliver it exclusively in a fast-follow to CraveTV subscribers.”