The Mistress premieres August 29 on Slice

The brand new original series The Mistress, premiering Wednesday, August 29 at 8pm ET/PT on Slice, exposes the realities of the secretive world of infidelity.

Breaking all of the preconceived myths of the so called glamourous lifestyle of the other woman, this provocative and controversial new series offers a unique perspective on the unspoken issue of infidelity, something that touches many people’s lives.

The Mistress provides a fascinating look at the other woman’s struggle to get out of a relationship with a married man. Starring Sarah Symonds, author and self proclaimed former mistress to Chef Gordon Ramsay and Lord Jeffrey Archer, each episode follows Sarah on her mission to rescue a woman caught in the despair of an extra marital affair.

Sharing her knowledge and firsthand experience, Sarah takes each mistress on an emotional journey of self-realization and empowerment, giving viewers a unique glimpse into the life of an often-vilified woman.

“Admitting that you need help and fully committing to reclaiming your life is the first step for any mistress who wants out of her relationship with a married man. The women featured in The Mistress are ready to take that step,” said Sarah Symonds, Host, The Mistress. “I’m thrilled to be able to bring my expertise and message to television, ensuring that a wide range of women receive the advice and support they need to walk away from this toxic lifestyle.”

“The Mistress is unlike anything viewers have ever seen before,” said Barbara Williams, Senior Vice President of Content, Shaw Media. “This brand new format takes an unconventional look at a subject that affects many Canadians. For the first time, the focus is on the untold story of the other woman.”

Considering herself a reformed mistress, Sarah now gives hard-hitting, straight-talking advice to women on both sides of the story – mistresses seeking to end their going-nowhere affairs, and wives looking to prevent them in the first place. Sarah’s controversial self-help manual Having an Affair? A Handbook for the Other Woman, caught the attention of wives and mistresses everywhere. Following her highly talked about appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Dr. Phil, and The View, Sarah received a tremendous response from women seeking her advice, which led her to start the Mistresses Anonymous Support Group.

For full episodes and weekly recaps of The Mistress visit www.slice.ca.

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