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Season three of AMI's Four Senses to premiere on January 14, with a live online Q & A session with Christine Ha

TORONTO, Jan. 6, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Accessible Media Inc. (AMI) announced today that its cooking show with an accessibility twist, Four Senses, will kick off season three on Thursday, January 14 at 7:30 p.m. on AMI-tv. For the first time, fans are invited to visit AMI's Facebook page during the broadcast to stream the episode and participate in a live question and answer session hosted by Four Senses' very own celebrity Christine Ha.

Four Senses is a unique cooking show produced by AMI in partnership with Varner Productions Limited that unites blind and sighted chefs in the kitchen. Chef Carl Heinrich is back alongside Christine to share new recipes and experiences with a fresh group of celebrity guests. Each 30-minute episode will also include nutrition guidelines for optimal eye health and accessibility tips and tools for independence in the kitchen.

Season three begins with Chef Corbin Tomaszeski from Restaurant Makeover joining Carl and Christine in the Four Senses kitchen. Additional chef and celebrity guests this season include: CHFI morning show host, Erin Davis, Laura Calder of French Chef at Home, Claire Tansey of Chatelaine and the return of Frank Ferragine (aka Frankie Flowers).

The show also highlights culinary wonders across the country with stops in Prince Edward Island, rural Ontario and Kelowna, British Columbia. Along the way, Christine and Carl will have the opportunity to catch lobsters and harvest oyster beds in PEI, visit with renowned Canadian Chef Michael Smith at the Inn at Bay Fortune, travel the Butter Tart Trail in Wellington North, and visit an accessible goat milk farm in the Okanagan.

"We're delighted to have Four Senses back for another season as it truly is a one of a kind cooking show that speaks to people of all abilities," says Brian Perdue, Director of Programming for AMI-tv. "We believe this is the best season yet – full of entertaining and talented guests, mouth-watering recipes and out of studio adventures in communities from coast to coast."

In keeping with AMI's mandate of making accessible media for all Canadians, Four Senses features embedded description, where hosts and guests describe their surroundings and actions for audience members who are blind or partially sighted, as well as closed captioning for those with hearing loss.
Season three of Four Senses airs Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. on AMI-tv. Check your local listings or visit AMI.ca for the AMI channels in your area. Episodes will also be available to watch online with the AMI-player one day after the initial air date. Seasons one and two of Four Senses are available to watch online now.

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About Accessible Media Inc.

Accessible Media Inc. (AMI) is a not-for-profit multimedia organization serving more than five million Canadians who are blind, partially sighted, deaf, hard of hearing, mobility or print restricted. Operating three broadcast services, AMI-tv and AMI-audio in English and AMI-télé in French, AMI's mission is to make accessible media for all Canadians. To learn more visit AMI.ca and AMItele.ca.

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CONTACT: Taylor Turner, Marketing & Communications Specialist 800-567-6755 ext. 0977 taylor.turner@ami.ca

Source:Accessible Media Inc.