Canadian nets set dates for upfronts

With the New York upfronts wrapped up, CTV, Global, CBC and Citytv are gearing up for presentations in the coming weeks.

CTV will hold its upfront presentation on Monday, June 2, at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto, starting at 4 pm. Canwest’s upfront is on the calendar for Wednesday, June 4. Rogers Media will hold an event on June 12 for its Citytv and OMNI properties.

CBC’s fall 2008 launch is planned for Monday, May 26 at the pubcaster’s Barbara Frum Atrium in Toronto. It begins at 1 pm. The event will feature CBC English Television EVP Richard Stursberg, exec director of network programming Kirstine Layfield, talent from Little Mosque on the Prairie, The Hour‘s George Stroumboulopoulos, Jeopardy‘s Alex Trebek and others.