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OWN acquires “Breakthrough with Tony Robbins”

Breakthrough with Tony Robbins (pictured) is to get a second life, with OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network picking up the series, which was cancelled after two episodes on NBC in the summer of 2010.
March 15, 2012

Breakthrough with Tony Robbins is to get a second life, with OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network picking up the series, which was cancelled after two episodes on NBC in the summer of 2010.

Premiering on March 26 at 10 p.m. EST/PST, the series follows life coach Tony Robbins as he guides participants through tough challenges and empowers them to reach personal goals. The first episode kicks off with Robbins focusing on a couple whose life changed dramatically on their wedding day when the groom jumped into the pool and became paralyzed.

The series is produced by RelativityREAL, Robbins and Reveille. The executive producers are Robbins, Mark Koops, Howard T. Owens, Tom Forman and Shauna Minoprio.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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