From a media release:
Corus Entertainment is pleased to announce that W Network‘s newest hit original series, Hockey Wives has been green lit for a second season. The docu-series from Bristow Global Media Inc. will continue to explore the wives and girlfriends of some of professional hockey’s top players over the course of a season. Hockey Wives is part of the slate of original series including Property Brothers, the Love It or List It franchise, and Say Yes to the Dress Canada that has made W Network the top-rated network amongst women’s networks in Canada.
Following the success of the first season the series will continue to have unmatched access to the off-the-ice lives of the women who are the captains of their families, careers and relationships.
The success of the first season of Hockey Wives has extended beyond the linear airings. Fans have engaged online with the no-holds-barred post-show Google Hangout, featuring the wives live talking with guest hosts including TV host Jessi Cruickshank, the edge’s Josie Dye, sports reporter Monika Platek and more. The series has become a fan favourite with social media audiences; with #HOCKEYWIVES a repeat trending topic across Canada; user generated shareable content including Buzzfeed articles, YouTube reviews and memes. The finale of season one airs Wednesday, May 6 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
Produced by Bristow Global Media Inc. in association with W Network, Hockey Wives airs on W Network. Executive Producers are Julie Bristow President & CEO Bristow Global Media and Claire Adams, Head of Content, Bristow Global Media and Megan Sanchez-Warner. John MacDonald is the Vice President of Television and Head of Women’s and Family Television for Corus Entertainment.
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