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Press release from CNW Group

Top 6 Finalists Revealed on Season 5 of YTV's The Next Star

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

Top 6 Finalists Revealed on Season 5 of YTV's The Next Star10:16 EDT Tuesday, August 07, 2012The Top 6 will greet fans at the Toronto Eaton Centre and their hometown Sears locations TORONTO, Aug. 7, 2012 /CNW/ - Last night on YTV's top-rated series The Next Star, after introducing a wild card contestant to the mix, the judges had the difficult task of whittling down the talented pool of 13 finalists to six. Amer, Brooklyn, Darren, Grace, Issy and Ryan have been chosen as the Top 6 and will participate in an array of challenges that will help them master their original sound, style and stage presence.Fans will have a chance to get their photo taken with the Top 6 Finalists at the Toronto Eaton Centre Sears location on Saturday, September 15 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Host Adamo Ruggiero will also be on hand for a Q&A with the final six.Viewers also have a chance to meet their hometown Top 6 Finalist(s) this August at Sears locations in The Kids Room. A complete schedule of the hometown visits can be found below:Location Top 6  DateChatham - 130 King Street Brooklyn   Saturday, August 25 at 2 p.m.Winnipeg - Kildonan Place Issy and Grace   Saturday, August 25 at 2 p.m.Calgary- Northhill Darren   Saturday, August 25 at 2 p.m.Brampton - Bramalea City Centre Amer and Ryan Sunday, August 26 at 2 p.m.Toronto Eaton Centre Top 6 and Adamo Ruggiero Saturday, September 15 at 2 p.m.To view the complete release, including series descriptions and premiere dates and times, please visit http://corusent.com/home/Corporate/PressReleases/tabid/1697/Default.aspx?Id=2346.SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS:Twitter @TheNextStar_5 and Facebook Facebook.com/TheNextStarYTV Image with caption: "Top 6 finalists from YTV's The Next Star from left to right Amer, Issy, Grace, Ryan, Brooklyn and Darren. (CNW Group/YTV Canada Inc.)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20120807_C5320_PHOTO_EN_16682.jpgSOURCE: YTV Canada Inc.For further information: Danielle Sefton      Corus Entertainment      416.479.6094      danielle.sefton@corusent.com       Andrea McLoughlin Holmes Creative Communications   416.628.5609  amcloughlin@hccink.com