Extraordinary Women TV season 2 premiere on Rogers TV

Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner




Extraordinary Women TV launches season two on Rogers TV
Premieres Sept. 16th at 7pm ET in Toronto/Scarborough

TORONTO, Sept. 11, 2013 – The television series, Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner, a weekly talk show for women about putting our dreams into action, premieres its second season on Sept. 16, 2013, at 7:00 pm ET on Rogers TV Cable 10 & 63 in Toronto/Scarborough. Hosted by Shannon Skinner, a new episode featuring inspiring interviews will air every Monday, with several repeats throughout the week.

“More than ever, women are seeking empowerment to follow their hearts and dreams, and my hope is that all women from the Toronto area will tune-in to Rogers TV to get insightful tips and tools from the women who are doing just that,” says Shannon Skinner, the show’s host, producer and creator.

The season’s premiere episode features the CEO and director of the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Victoria Dickenson, who talks about her career as the head of one of Canada’s most important cultural institutions, as well as her life as an historian. Shannon’s second guest is Mehrak Mehrvar, a women’s rights advocate and founder, Ni Ni Boutique, who discusses her work around the world supporting the rights of women, and also her social enterprise helping women entrepreneurs especially in Cambodia.

Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner got its start as the first-of-its-kind web TV talk show that is an inspirational, relevant and informative resource for women who want to follow their hearts and dreams, and live extraordinary lives. In January 2013, the show began airing on Rogers TV in Toronto/Scarborough. This past summer, the show was also picked up on Rogers TV Mississauga and Richmond Hill.

Shannon’s guests are successful women from all walks of life – many high-profile — from Toronto and across Canada, from a range of industries, including: arts and entertainment, business, finance, charities, eco, media, experts – and more.

This second season will include insightful interviews with one of Canada’s most successful women, Debbie Travis; as well as Joelle Adler, CEO of Diesel Canada, one of the world’s largest global apparel brands; to name a few.

Some past notable guests include: singers/songwriters Jully Black, Sarah Slean and Suzie McNeil; entertainment editor, Gloria Martin; news director/anchor, Kym Geddes; dean of law faculty, U of T, Mayo Moran; fashion designer and Canadian icon, Linda Lundstrom; president/CEO, ROM, Janet Carding; Rebecca MacDonald, founder, Just Energy; actress Sarena Parmar; Plan Canada’s president/CEO, Rosemary McCarney; beauty expert, Cheryl Gushue; among many others.

More than 230 one-on-one, in-studio interviews have been conducted and archived since its inception in September 2010. The show is produced and owned by Shannon Skinner and Comfy Chair Productions Inc., and is filmed in Toronto.

Rogers TV’s full scheduling information for Toronto: click here.

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Media contact:

Shannon Skinner