Oprah Winfrey Network Expanding To Canada
Posted on Wed Sep 29, 2010 01:13 PM PDT

oprah200new.jpgTORONTO, Canada (X17online) - The Oprah Winfrey Network will be launched in Canada next year by Canadian broadcaster Corus Entertainment.

According to reports, the Canadian company is hoping to attract more female viewers with the hopes of attracting advertisers who are in search of women viewers.

Corus, who already run the cable women's channel W, plans to launch OWN soon after the Jan. 1, 2011 launch here in the states.

Christina Norman, CEO of OWN, said the following:

    "Corus has a great track record launching channels, and we're excited to join them in bringing OWN and Oprah Winfrey's vision to Canada."