E! secures Canadian rights to new daytime talkshow Bethenny

E! announced today that it has secured the exclusive Canadian rights to new daytime talk show Bethenny, airing weekdays at 4 p.m. ET beginning Monday, June 11 on E! (visit eonline.ca for local listings).

Hosted by reality star and entrepreneur Bethenny Frankel and executive produced by Frankel and Emmy Award-winning comedian and host Ellen DeGeneres, Bethenny brings a distinctive voice and straight forward point of view to daytime television covering topics from love and relationships, beauty and fitness, to celebrity and pop culture.

“Bethenny has become a household name, garnering many Canadian fans through her various reality TV series, The New York Times bestsellers and Skinnygirl brand,” said Catherine MacLeod, Vice-President, Specialty Channels, Bell Media. “We’re excited to bring her unique and refreshingly candid perspective to E!’s daytime lineup.”

Bethenny provides an honest, unfiltered and most of all, entertaining talk show delving into a range of topics such as love, relationships, beauty, health, celebrity and pop culture. From topical news to the latest exploits of her family, including husband, Jason Hoppy, daughter, Bryn, and dog, Cookie, Bethenny weaves her personal life and behind-the scene-moments into her talk show.

When Bethenny doesn’t have the answers to certain topics, she brings in experts who do, even her own psychologist will be on hand.

As a chef, best-selling author, reality star (THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW YORK CITY, BETHENNY EVER AFTER), self-made businesswoman and new mom, Bethenny’s wit, wisdom and humor have helped her connect with audiences everywhere. BETHENNY is a destination where viewers can learn, laugh, and feel inspired each day.

Along with the debut of BETHENNY, below is a chronological list of summer premieres on E!. For complete series descriptions visit bellmediapr.ca (schedules are subject to change; visit www.eonline.ca to confirm local broadcast times):

Monday, June 4 at 9 p.m. ET: THE AMANDAS – Series Premiere
Monday, June 11 at 4 p.m. ET: BETHENNY – Series Premiere
Thursday, June 28 at 9 p.m. ET: BIG RICH TEXAS – Season 2 Premiere
Thursday, June 28 at 10 p.m. ET: MOST ELIGIBLE DALLAS – Series Premiere
Monday, July 9 at 10 p.m. ET: OPENING ACT – Series Premiere
Monday, July 30 at 9 p.m. ET: SHANNEN SAYS – Series Premiere **NEW DATE
August: MARRIED TO JONAS – Series Premiere

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