TORONTO, April 15, 2012 /CNW/ - Oprah Winfrey arrived in Toronto on the eve of her first ever broadcast from Canada with Oprah's Lifeclass: the Tour live from the Metro Toronto Convention Centre to air Monday, April 16 from 8-10 p.m. ET on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada). Winfrey will also tape a second episode during the day to air Monday, April 30 (8-10 p.m. ET) on OWN. Winfrey will be joined on stage for both shows by expert teachers Tony Robbins, Deepak Chopra, Iyanla Vanzant and Bishop T.D. Jakes.
On Sunday, April 15, Winfrey was greeted in Toronto, Canada by Corus Entertainment's President and CEO John Cassaday and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police at Corus Quay, home of OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in Canada.
Oprah Winfrey greeted by Corus Entertainment's President and CEO John Cassaday and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police at Corus Quay in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on Sunday, April 15. (L-R: Corus Entertainment's President and CEO John Cassaday; Staff Sergeant Major, Robert Akin; Oprah Winfrey; Constable Jann Saccaro)
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About Oprah's Lifeclass: the Tour (Monday, April 16 live from Metro Toronto Convention Center from 8-10 p.m. ET)
Oprah Winfrey takes her popular on-air and online series on tour as she takes the stage as teacher in one of the world's biggest classrooms to share and discuss the principles that guide her life. Winfrey is joined by hand-picked experts including Bishop T.D. Jakes and inspirational author Iyanla Vanzant at the Peabody Opera House in St. Louis, spiritualist Deepak Chopra and business and life strategist Tony Robbins at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, and all four guest experts will appear live from the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Canada. Oprah's Lifeclass: the Tour will again engage fans online with live streaming at Oprah.com and feature a digital classroom (www.oprah.com/lifeclass) with all-new course work to accompany episode themes. The series is produced by Harpo Studios and recently won an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Talk Series. Follow @OprahsLifeclass on Twitter and join the conversation using #Lifeclass and #OinTO.
About OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada)
On March 1, 2011, OWN launched in over six million Canadian homes on what was previously the VIVA channel. OWN is available in Canada through a license agreement with OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.
About Corus Entertainment Inc.
Corus Entertainment Inc. is a Canadian-based media and entertainment company. Corus is a market leader in specialty television and radio with additional assets in pay television, television broadcasting, children's book publishing and children's animation. The Company's multimedia entertainment brands include YTV, Treehouse, Nickelodeon (Canada), W Network, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada), CosmoTV, Sundance Channel (Canada), Movie Central, HBO Canada, Nelvana, Kids Can Press and radio stations including CKNW AM 980, 99.3 The FOX, Country 105, 630 CHED, Q107 and 102.1 the Edge. Corus creates engaging branded entertainment experiences for its audiences across multiple platforms. A publicly traded company, Corus is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (CJR.B). Experience Corus on the web at www.corusent.com.
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Image with caption: "Oprah Winfrey greeted by Corus Entertainment's President and CEO John Cassaday and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police outside Corus Quay in Toronto, Canada on Sunday, April 15. (L-R: Corus Entertainment's President and CEO John Cassaday; Staff Sergeant Major, Robert Akin; Oprah Winfrey; Constable Jann Saccaro) (CNW Group/Oprah Winfrey Network)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20120415_C5751_PHOTO_EN_12329.jpg
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