From a media release:
Corus EntertainmentÂ is pleased to announce thatÂ W Network‘s newest hit original series,Â Hockey WivesÂ has been green lit for a second season.Â 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.Â Hockey WivesÂ is part of the slate of original series includingÂ Property Brothers, theÂ Love It or List ItÂ franchise, andÂ Say Yes to the Dress CanadaÂ that has made W Network the top-rated network amongst women’s networks inÂ 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-showÂ Google Hangout, featuring the wives live talking with guest hosts including TV hostÂ Jessi Cruickshank, the edge’sÂ Josie Dye, sports reporterÂ Monika PlatekÂ and more. The series has become a fan favourite with social media audiences; withÂ #HOCKEYWIVESÂ a repeat trending topic acrossÂ Canada; user generated shareable content includingÂ BuzzfeedÂ articles,Â YouTubeÂ reviews andÂ memes. The finale of season one airsÂ Wednesday, May 6Â atÂ 10 p.m. ET/PT.
Produced byÂ Bristow Global Media Inc.Â in association with W Network,Â Hockey WivesÂ airs on W Network. Executive Producers areÂ Julie Bristow PresidentÂ & CEO Bristow Global Media andÂ Claire Adams, Head of Content, Bristow Global Media andÂ Megan Sanchez-Warner.Â John MacDonaldÂ is the Vice President of Television and Head of Women’s and Family Television for Corus Entertainment.