February 17, 2011 08:00 AM by Veronica Dudo
Your OWN Show: Oprah’s Search For the Next TV Star, is currently airing on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) in the United States but the network has plans to expand its viewing audience. OWN will soon be available in Canada!Corus Entertainment, a Canadian-based media and entertainment company, has announced OWN will launch on March 1, 2011 with a slate of daytime and primetime programming that will give Canadian viewers “access to a stellar lineup of original series and specials that focus on entertaining, informing and inspiring viewers to live their best lives.”
OWN debuted on January 1, 2011 in the U.S. in 85 million homes. According to Corus Entertainment, OWN’s launch is scheduled to feature Canadian programs such as: Anna & Kristina’s Grocery Bag, Fearless in the Kitchen and Healthy Gourmet as well as some of the shows seen in the US including: Season 25: Oprah Behind the Scenes, Ask Oprah All-Stars with Suze Orman, Dr. Phil and Dr. Oz, Enough Already! with Peter Walsh, Oprah Presents: Master Class, The Gayle King Show, Cristina Ferrare’s Big Bowl Of Love and In the Bedroom with Dr. Laura Berman.
More original Canadian content is planned for the network in the future. OWN is a joint venture between Harpo Inc. and Discovery Communications. As a multiplatform media company, OWN works to “entertain and inspire people to live their best lives.”
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