Million Dollar Neighbourhood renewed for a second season on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada): series is looking for the next Million Dollar Neighbourhood

Corus Entertainment’s OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada) is pleased to announce that Million Dollar Neighbourhood has been greenlit for a second season which is slated to air in 2013. The series, produced by Force Four Entertainment Inc. in association with OWN  (Canada), follows 100 families in one community as they attempt to raise their collective net worth by $1 million in 10 weeks.

Million Dollar Neighourhood has been a huge success for the network and is one of the highest rated series on OWN (Canada),” said Vibika Bianchi, Vice President, Original Programming, Lifestyle, Reality, Factual Entertainment, Corus Entertainment. “We’re delighted that Canadians have embraced the show and that it has inspired people to take action in their own communities.”

Force Four Entertainment Inc. and OWN (Canada) are searching for the next adventurous community to take part in Season Two of Million Dollar Neighborhood. Communities who are interested in participating in the inspiring movement that’s sweeping the nation can click here for details on the application process. Applicants are also encouraged to champion their hometown on Facebook at Facebook.com/MillionDollarNeighbourhood.

“We are absolutely thrilled to be moving forward to find a new community for the second season of Million Dollar Neighbourhood with OWN (Canada),” says John Ritchie, Executive Producer and Partner at Force Four Entertainment Inc. “We will be taking the series to a whole new level with more dramatic challenges and even more compelling stories in the coming season.”

Audiences won’t want to miss the dramatic final three episodes of Season One beginning this Sunday, as the families in Aldergrove, British Columbia learn once and for all whether they have reached their million dollar goal. Viewers can join the families on the final leg of their journey as they take on their biggest and most grueling tasks yet, complete with shocking twists – from a colossal renovating challenge in episode eight to the final challenge beginning in episode nine where the neighbourhood is shocked to learn they are on their own, without the help of experts Bruce Sellery and Dr. Joti Samra, forcing them to scramble to earn every last dollar they can. Will they prevail and become the Million Dollar Neighbourhood?  Viewers will have to tune in to the finale on Sunday, March 25 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT, where one lucky participant may walk away with a life changing prize of $100,000, if Aldergrove was successful at achieving the Million Dollar target. For more information about the series, please click here.

Viewers will have an opportunity catch up on the entire first season of Million Dollar Neighbourhood when all 10 episodes air back-to-back on Good Friday (Friday, April 6), beginning at 9 am ET/ 6am PT.

For more information, please contact:

Andrew Poon
Unit Publicist
604.318.1882

vanfilmbuff@novuscom.net

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