Tune-in tonight for season premiere of Extraordinary Women TV on Rogers TV


TORONTO, Sept. 16, 2013 – Tune-in tonight for the season premiere of Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner, a weekly television talk show about getting our dreams into action and living extraordinary lives, airing at 7:00pm ET on Rogers TV Cable 10 & 63 in Toronto/Scarborough.

Now in its second season, tonight’s premiere features show host Shannon Skinner’s interviews with the CEO/director, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Victoria Dickenson, who talks about her career leading one of Canada’s most prestigious cultural institutions. Shannon’s second guest, Mehrak Mehrvar, a women’s rights advocate and founder, Ni Ni Boutique, discusses her international work supporting the rights of women, and her unique social enterprise helping women entrepreneurs in Cambodia.

“These two guests featured in tonight’s season premiere will provide a dose of inspiration for viewers looking for some insights and tips to get their own dreams into action,” says Shannon Skinner, the show’s host, producer and creator. “Tune-in to Rogers TV Toronto tonight and see where that dose of inspiration takes you down your dream path.”

The hit television series began as the first-of-its-kind web TV talk show in Canada, and has grown into 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. The show’s second season will include insightful interviews with one of Canada’s most successful women, TV personality and designer, Debbie Travis; as well as Joelle Adler, CEO of Diesel Canada and founder of the organization, OneXOne; to name a few.

Some past notable guests include: singers Jully Black, Sarah Slean and Suzie McNeil; entertainment editor at 680 News, Gloria Martin; 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 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 Toronto’s full scheduling information: click here.

Media contact:

Shannon Skinner