YTV going live with music at Wonderland

Audiences will be engaged in the live and outdoor season finale of The Next Star with online voting, text messaging and tickets to the event.

New text messaging options and an online, at-home voting system will be available at the season finale of the hit series The Next Star when it airs live at the Paramount Canada’s Wonderland on Sunday, Sept. 28 at 7 pm on Corus Entertainment’s YTV. The one-hour finale will also see the top six contestants performing their own single.

The winner will record a single with Universal Music Canada, along with a professional music video and personal guidance from music industry hit-makers. All six singers will have a song included on The Next Star CD, scheduled to be released in October.

YTV will provide advanced discounted park tickets and entry to the live show, which features headline performances by Universal Music acts, including Canadian band Faber Drive and series mentor Suzie McNeil.

YTV will also air previous episodes on Saturday, Sept. 27 beginning at 1 pm and Sunday, Sept.28 beginning at 12 pm.

Corus Entertainment’s YTV, Treehouse and Discovery Kids Canada collectively reach 91% of kids each week in English Canada, and are seen in over 10 million homes.