Premiere Episode Advanced Clips:
• Hockey Wives: Intro to Nicole Brown
• Hockey Wives: Intro to Maripier Morin
• Hockey Wives: Kitchen Table Conversation
• Hockey Wives: Maternity Wear
Series premieres Wednesday, March 18 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
TORONTO, March 12, 2015 /CNW/ - W Network offers fans an advanced look at the new series Hockey Wives with exclusive sneak peek clips on W Network's YouTube channel leading up to the premiere. The series delivers a rare opportunity for viewers to meet ten unique and accomplished "captains" off the ice and explore the ups and downs of being married to the game. Hockey Wives premieres Wednesday, March 18 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on W Network.
Sneak Peek Clips:
Clip1: Hockey Wives: Intro to Nicole Brown: The clip introduces Nicole Brown, married to LA Kings captain Dustin Brown. Nicole is "the CEO" of the Brown family – managing the household and finances of the family, while raising four kids.
Clip 2: Hockey Wives: Intro to Maripier Morin: The clip introduces Maripier Morin, dating Montreal Canadiens winger Brandon Prust, a French Canadian TV star who is the epitome of the Montreal 'It' girl.
Clip 3: Hockey Wives: Kitchen Table Conversation: The clip features the hockey wives discussing the stages of their husbands' careers.
Clip 4: Hockey Wives: Maternity Wear: The clip shows Noureen DeWulf, married to Vancouver Canucks goalie Ryan Miller, and Tiffany Parros, married to newly retired player George Parros, discussing Noureen's pregnancy.
Hockey Wives delivers an exclusive look into the high-stakes lives of WAGs (wives and girlfriends), and reveals that it takes an incredible woman to manage fulfilling personal careers and stick handle life off of the ice with some of today's top pro athletes. There are incredible perks to being a hockey wife, but, make no mistake, balancing the pressure of trades, relentless travel, long periods of separation, injury, retirement and living for the game takes an extraordinary and self-sufficient woman. Though they are based in cities all over North America, the wives cross paths throughout the course of the regular hockey season and are deeply affected by one another. From wives who are new to the league, to those whose partners are Stanley Cup winning superstars or entering retirement, these women form a team of their own, supporting and encouraging one another through personal and professional highs and lows.
Produced by Bristow Global Media Inc. in association with W Network, the highly-anticipated eight-part series will air on W Network. Executive Producers are Julie Bristow President & CEO Bristow Global Media and Claire Adams, Head of Content, Bristow Global Media. John MacDonald is the Vice President of Television and Head of Women's and Family Television for Corus Entertainment.
About W Network
W Network is the leading destination for Canadian women delivering/with a range of compelling entertainment from original programming to lifestyle series, blockbuster movies and popular dramas. W Network's online offerings include WNetwork.com, W Dish and W View. With its extensive research capabilities and consumer insights, W Network is recognized as a leading expert in marketing to women. W Network is owned by Canadian-based media and entertainment company Corus Entertainment. For more information, visit WNetwork.com and corusent.com.
About Bristow Global Media Inc. (BGM)
Bristow Global Media Inc. (BGM) is a Toronto based content creation company, specializing in creating multi-platform content across all genres including scripted, lifestyle, reality, documentary and sports. The company was launched in 2013 by leading broadcast executive and producer Julie Bristow, whose 20 year career at the CBC included the creation of award-winning entertainment divisions, the launch of national digital media platforms and the stewardship of iconic sports brands. BGM is partnered with Jamie Oliver's Fresh One Productions in the UK for content development.
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