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THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW Kicks Off Season 5, September 8 on CTV: Canada's Most-Watched Daytime Lifestyle Series Returns with Fresh Episodes and an Expanded Team of Experts

– Coming off its highest-rated season to date, THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW has been the
#1 Canadian daytime lifestyle series for four years in a row –
Canada's top lifestyle experts spanning the worlds of design, food, and personal finance, now officially joining the MARILYN roster are: Kevin O'Leary, Debbie Travis,
Michael Bonacini, Lynn Crawford, Anna Olson, and Cheryl Torrenueva
– Celebrity guests appearing on the program this season include Toronto Maple Leafs' Jonathan Bernier, psychic medium John Edward, and actresses Marilu Henner and Andrea Martin, plus the fall TV season's hottest stars and newcomers, including: Ben McKenzie, Donal Logue, Robin Lord Taylor, Michael Emerson, Aja Naomi King, Jack Falahee, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Kirsten Vangsness, and more –

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TORONTO, Sept. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - She's back! Coming off its highest-rated season to date, the #1 Canadian daytime lifestyle series THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW returns Weekdays at 10 a.m. ET, kicking-off its fifth season Monday, Sept. 8 on CTV and CTV GO. Canada's reigning queen of daytime returns with an all-new season and new lifestyle superstars joining  her already impressive team of experts, including entrepreneur and personal finance mentor Kevin O'Leary (SHARK TANK), famed interior decorator Debbie Travis, celebrity chefs Michael Bonacini (MASTERCHEF CANADA), Lynn Crawford, and Anna Olson, and interior makeover maven Cheryl Torrenueva. To view a complete list of MARILYN's lifestyle team, click here.

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Opening highlights for Season 5 include "MARILYN's 100 Day Challenge" (Sept. 9) aimed at helping viewers live their best life – from eating well and losing weight, to achieving personal financial goals; MASTERCHEF Season 3 winner Christine Ha (Sept. 11) cooks up a plan on how to throw a dinner party on a budget, while interior designer Jane Lockhart saves one lucky viewer thousands of dollars with a $0 room makeover; real-estate expert Scott McGillivray (Sept. 15) shares innovative ways to boost property investments; famed psychic medium John Edward (Sept. 16) discusses the power of the mind, before conducting live psychic readings on in-studio audience members; Marilyn launches the program's 4th Annual Breast Cancer Survivor Makeover (Sept. 19) episode during "Think Pink Week" in support of Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation's CIBC Run for the Cure; design expert Amanda Forrest takes viewers inside her home transformation for Toronto Maple Leaf goaltender Jonathan Bernier (Sept. 25); and more.  

Marilyn also helps kick off Fall Premiere Week (Sept. 22-26) on CTV, featuring daily one-on-one interviews with the stars of CTV's highly anticipated new and returning series including GOTHAM's Ben McKenzie, Donal Logue, and Robin Lord Taylor (Sept. 22); PERSON OF INTEREST's Michael Emerson (Sept. 23); THE GOLDBERGS' Wendi McLendon-Covey (Sept. 24); and Aja Naomi and Jack Falahee (Sept. 25) from Shonda Rhimes' new legal thriller HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER.

Additional lifestyle and celebrity guests appearing this season include designer Tommy Smythe (Sept. 18), TV contractor Bryan Baeumler (Sept. 22), CRIMINAL MINDS star Kirsten Vangsness (Oct. 1), Tony® and Emmy® award-winning actress/comedian Andrea Martin (Oct. 21), Golden Globe®-nominated actress and New York Times best-selling author Marilu Henner (Oct. 22), and more.

Since its debut in January 2011, THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW has been the #1 Canadian daytime lifestyle series for four straight years. With a strong loyal following tuning in each week, MARILYN continues to attract new viewers, with last season averaging a weekly reach of 2 million viewers.

THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW airs live Weekdays at 10 a.m. ET on CTV, CTV.ca, and CTV GO; then again at 11 a.m. ET on CTV Two, and on demand at Marilyn.ca. The following is a breakdown of broadcast times in each province on CTV.

Location

Time (CTV)

Alberta

9 a.m. MT

Ontario

10 a.m. ET

Quebec

10 a.m. ET

British Columbia

11 a.m. PT

Atlantic Canada

11 a.m. AT

Saskatchewan

11 a.m. CT

Manitoba

11 a.m. CT

To be a part of THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW live studio audience, get the latest additions to the guest lineup, and to join Marilyn's BFF Network to win exclusive prizes, fans can head to Marilyn.ca.

Social Media Links:
Twitter:
@CTV_PR
@CTV_Television
@TheMarilynShow
@MarilynDenisCTV

Facebook:
Facebook.com/CTV
Facebook.com/MarilynDenis

Instagram:
instagram.com/MarilynDenis

About THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW
Hosted by Marilyn Denis and broadcast live before a studio audience, THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW is a daily lifestyle and entertainment talk show featuring Canadian and international celebrities and experts. Celebrities who have appeared on THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW include Sir Elton John, Diane Keaton, Bradley Cooper, Shania Twain, Hugh Jackman, Michael Bublé, Lionel Richie, Gene Simmons, and many more. Top lifestyle experts who have appeared on the show include Jamie Oliver, Dr. Oz, Rocco DiSpirito, Jillian Michaels, Randy Fenoli, Scott McGillivray, The Property Brothers, and more. THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW is produced by Bell Media Production, and Michelle Crespi is Executive Producer. Nanci MacLean is Vice-President, Bell Media Production. Mike Cosentino is Senior Vice-President, Programming, CTV Networks. Phil King is President - CTV, Sports, and Entertainment Programming. More information about THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW, including ticket information, can be found at Marilyn.ca, as well on Facebook and @MarilynDenisCTV

About CTV
CTV is Canada's #1 private broadcaster. Featuring a wide range of quality news, sports, information, and entertainment programming, CTV has been Canada's most-watched television network for the past 13 years in a row. CTV is a division of Bell Media, Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio and digital. Bell Media is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company. More information about CTV can be found on the network's website at CTV.ca.

– CTV –

Source: Numeris (BBM Canada), Sept 2, 2013Aug 3, 2014 versus comparable weeks in previous years.

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