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Oprah Winfrey Brings Oprah's Lifeclass Tour to Canada For Her First Ever Show In the Country

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Oprah Winfrey Brings Oprah's Lifeclass Tour to Canada For Her First Ever Show In the Country12:00 EST Wednesday, February 29, 2012Oprah's Lifeclass Tour Features Special Guests Including Tony Robbins, Deepak Chopra, Bishop T.D. Jakes and Iyanla Vanzant TORONTO, Feb. 29, 2012 /CNW/ - OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada) announced today another stop for Oprah's Lifeclass Tour for the first ever broadcast of the show in Canada. Oprah Winfrey brings her popular series to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto for a live show to air Monday, April 16 (8 p.m.- 10 p.m. ET) on OWN.Winfrey takes the stage in Canada to connect with viewers in person and online about the lessons that guide her life. She will be joined on stage alongside hand-picked experts including life and business catalyst Tony Robbins, spiritualist Deepak Chopra, Bishop T.D. Jakes and inspirational author Iyanla Vanzant.For information on purchasing tickets to the day-long event, please visit http://www.olctoronto.com/.Oprah's Lifeclass Tour begins  with the premiere episode broadcast live from the Peabody Opera House in St. Louis on Monday, March 26 (8 - 10 p.m. ET), with five additional consecutive new episodes airing every Monday night throughout April.Oprah's Lifeclass will again engage fans worldwide 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. During its inaugural five week run in October 2011, Oprah's Lifeclass was a true multi-platform experience. Over 4.1 million students from around the world engaged with Oprah online at Oprah.com to view live webcasts of the series and join the Lifeclass digital classroom to participate in the companion course work. Oprah's Lifeclass content received nearly 11 million page views and 1.6 million unique visitors on Oprah.com.  Users from over 200 countries viewed the 'Oprah's Lifeclass' webcasts on Facebook and Oprah.com. 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 #OprahsLifeclass.  Oprah's Lifeclass Tour is being brought to Canada in collaboration with The Power of Women Inc., a world-renowned event management company that produces high profile business, leadership and personal development events that feature some of the world's most prominent speakers.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.All times ET.To find OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada) in your area, please click here.Follow Corus PR on Twitter @CorusPRFollow OWN Canada on Twitter @OWNCanada and Facebook facebook.com/OWNCanadaFor further information: Netta Rondinelli                                                                                Corus Entertainment                                                                               416.479.6103                                                                                            netta.rondinelli@corusent.com  or Danielle Sefton Corus Entertainment 416.479.6094 danielle.sefton@corusent.com