OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada) Announces Primetime Programming Slate for Original Series Premiering in the Fall

Schedule Anchored by The Rosie Show and Oprah's Lifeclass on Weeknights

New Series Include Don't Tell the Bride, Welcome to Sweetie Pie's and Visionaries: Inside the Creative Mind Along with Returning Favourites Ask Oprah's All Stars and Our America with Lisa Ling on Weekends

TORONTO, Sept. 1, 2011 /CNW/ - OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada) announced today its Canadian primetime programming slate for original series premiering in October, anchored by the previously announced The Rosie Show and Oprah's Lifeclass on weeknights.

New primetime series beginning October 16 and 17 include Don't Tell The Bride, Welcome To Sweetie Pie's and Visionaries: Inside The Creative Mind, along with all-new second seasons of the returning favorites Ask Oprah's All Stars and Our America With Lisa Ling.

The Rosie Show (7 p.m. ET), the anticipated new daily talk show from Rosie O'Donnell, and Oprah's Lifeclass (8 p.m. ET), inspired by The Oprah Winfrey Show with all-new insights, life lessons and personal revelations from Oprah, both premiere Monday, October 10 and air Monday through Friday.

"This fall, we look forward to building on the success of OWN's Canadian schedule with the star power of Rosie and Oprah as our anchors in primetime," said Maria Hale, Vice President, Television, Head of Programming and Production, Corus Entertainment. "Going day and date with the U.S. broadcast of The Rosie Show and Oprah's Lifeclass allows our Canadian viewers to engage in the conversation on all platforms in real time."

The special Celine: 3 Boys and a New Show premieres Sunday, October 2 at 9 p.m. ET. The second season premieres of Enough Already! with Peter Walsh, In The Bedroom With Dr. Laura Berman and Oprah's Master Class will be announced at a later date.

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=2175.

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SOURCE OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK

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Netta Rondinelli 
Corus Entertainment 
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  Danielle Sefton 
Corus Entertainment 
416.479.6094 
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