The roots of the Great Recession, a new documentary block, and The Agenda
with Steve Paikin highlight TVO's summer 2010 programming schedule

    
    -  For in-depth information and videoclips of TVO's summer
       programming lineup, please visit TVO's summer 2010 Media
       Highlights at: www.newswire.ca/en/releases/mmnr/tvo/summer2010
    

TORONTO, June 7 /CNW/ - How did the Lehman Brothers collapse make us all poorer - and why did it happen? Find out in the North American premiere of The Love of Money, one of the great new documentaries on TVO. And what's the painful truth about male circumcision? Filmmaker Danae Elon explores in the world premiere of It's A Boy.

These are just two of the highlights as TVO offers a summer of new programming and a new documentary strand. TVO is also offering viewers even more opportunities to watch documentaries with a new midweek timeslot at 9 pm including a new science block Tuesdays, and point-of-view films Wednesday and Thursday. And this summer, five special themed weeks of The Agenda with Steve Paikin will make you look at current issues in a new light. All this and much more in TVO's Summer 2010 Media Highlights now available at www.newswire.ca/en/releases/mmnr/tvo/summer2010.

Mondays July 12, 19 and 26 2010 at 10 pm ET TVO airs the North American premiere of The Love of Money: The definitive guide to the global economic meltdown. The major players, key commentators, international leaders and finance ministers provide an insider's look at how the crash was caused and what the long-term consequences will be.

On Wednesday August 18 at 9 pm TVO offers the world premiere of It's a Boy, a humourous and informative documentary on male circumcision. Filmmaker Danae Elon examines the controversial medical and religious issues surrounding the procedure.

As a proud supporter of independent documentary filmmakers, TVO is offering viewers more opportunities to watch documentaries with a new midweek timeslot at 9 pm with titles such as Jamie Kastner's Kike Like Me, the three-part Science and Islam, The Bodybuilder and I, and Bomb Harvest.

And TVO's flagship current affairs program, The Agenda with Steve Paikin, offers five themed weeks beginning Monday, June 28 exploring economics, progress, diversity, China, and Canadian political leadership.

Viewers may also enjoy a selection of TVO programs and documentaries available for viewing in their entirety on demand at tvo.org. For more information on TVO's online offerings, visit tvo.org.

About TVO

TVO is Ontario's public educational media organization and a trusted source of interactive educational content that informs, inspires and stimulates curiosity and thought. TVO's vision is to empower people to be engaged citizens of Ontario through educational media.

Where to find TVO:

Cable channel 2 (channel may vary in some areas), Bell TV channel 265, Shaw Direct channel 353

SOURCE TVO

For further information: For further information: Media Contacts: Lesley Horlick: (416) 484-2600 x 2281, lhorlick@tvo.org; Paul Ginis: (416) 484-2600 x 2445, pginis@tvo.org; Angela Garde: (416) 484-2600 x 2305, agarde@tvo.org


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