Justin Bieber to tape holiday special for CTV, MuchMusic
In this photo provided by Disney, Justin Bieber performs while taping a segment for the "Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade" TV special at the Magic Kingdom park at Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011. (AP Photo/Disney, Mark Ashman)
Published Monday, December 12, 2011 11:15AM EST
TORONTO - Justin Bieber is coming home for the holidays.
The 17-year-old teen-pop sensation from Stratford, Ont., will return to Canada this month to tape a new holiday special.
"Justin Bieber: Home for the Holidays" will premiere on CTV and MuchMusic on Dec. 22.
The special's acoustic set will be taped at an undisclosed location in Toronto later this month.
Bieber released his first holiday collection, "Under the Mistletoe," last month.
It hit No. 1 on the Canadian charts and has since been certified double platinum here.
"The holidays are a very special time of the year for me and I'm looking forward to coming home and ringing them in with my friends and family," Bieber said in a statement.
"And this year will be extra special, as I'll be sharing the spirit of the season with the whole of Canada with my TV special."