"MARIE!" JOINS REELZ LINEUP STARTING MONDAY, JANUARY 6
The Acquisition Includes 80 Total Episodes with an Option for Additional Episodes
Two Back-to-Back Episodes Air Weekdays Starting at 10am ET /7am PT
Reelz Premiere Week Guests Include Betty White, Donny Osmond, Jillian Michaels and Hugh Jackman
(Albuquerque, NM) Monday, November 25, 2013 - ReelzChannel today announced television icon Marie Osmond's talk show Marie! makes its Reelz premiere on Monday, January 6, 2014 with two back-to-back episodes starting at 10am ET/ 7am PT. Featuring both celebrity and non-celebrity guests discussing lifestyle tips and trends, socially important issues and breakthroughs that empower families, Marie! is an inspirational forum teaching viewers how to identify, process and overcome the pervasive challenges that impact us all on a daily basis. By enlisting the voices, perspective and insight of everyone from the famous to everyday people with extraordinary experiences, to Marie's famous family, her closest girlfriends and the nation's leading experts in diverse fields, the series aims to provide viewers with the mental and spiritual tools to live their best lives.
The acquisition of Marie! includes 80 total episodes with an option for additional episodes. Marie! is produced by Associated Television International.
"We're excited to welcome such an iconic entertainer in Marie Osmond to Reelz and we look forward to giving our viewers a fun, thoughtful and engaging look into Osmond's incredible life and the lives of her fascinating guests," said Steve Cheskin, ReelzChannel SVP of Programming.
"I'm a huge fan of Reelz's exceptional programs and love their vision and commitment to quality entertainment," said Marie Osmond. "I am forever grateful for their faith in knowing that my show touched the hearts of many viewers."
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ReelzChannel is an independent cable and satellite network devoted to delivering entertaining and fresh programming that explores, uncovers and lives inside the magic of Hollywood wherever it happens. The network is also home to ambitious television events, miniseries and series featuring big stories and big stars as seen with the Emmy(R)-winning The Kennedys and Ken Follett's World Without End. Reelz is also co-developing a miniseries based on J. Randy Taraborrelli's highly acclaimed book, After Camelot: A Personal History of the Kennedy Family from 1968 to the Present, with Muse Entertainment. With movie and entertainment experts, including Leonard Maltin, Richard Roeper and Sam Rubin, viewers get trusted insight and recommendations for movies wherever they're playing, whether in theaters or at home throughout the day, every day.
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