OWN Unveils Ambitious Slate of New Programming TVWeek
Oprah Winfrey’s OWN cable network has taken the wraps off a number of big programming moves, rolling out its fall lineup along with an ambitous slate of new programs for 2013.
New programs for this fall are “Iyanla, Fix My Life,” premiering Sept. 15; “Lovetown, USA,” premiering Aug. 19; “TV Guide Magazine’s Top 25 Best Oprah Show Moments,” set for Aug. 28; and “Oprah: Where Are They Now,” bowing Oct. 2 with a two-hour special.
The network has ordered three new series for 2013: “Life with La Toya,” “The Customer Is Always Right” and “Neighborvention.”
Also among the announcements, the network’s flagship series “Oprah’s Next Chapter” will feature a number of high-profile guests in the new season, including Jennifer Hudson, Kelsey Grammer, Stephen Colbert and Bette Midler.
Other returning shows for fall are “Oprah’s Lifeclass,” “Super Soul Sunday” and “Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s.”
The full lineup, along with details on new programs for fall 2012 and for 2013, can be found here.