New episodes of popular series Oprah's Next Chapter, Oprah's Lifeclass, Oprah: Where Are They Now?, Six
Little McGhees, Welcome to Sweetie Pie's, Iyanla: Fix My Life and The Devil You Know
Compelling new crime series Addicted to the Life, Motives and Murder: Cracking the Case and Final 24 make their network debut
TORONTO, July 25, 2013 /CNW/ - OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada) announced today its lineup for fall 2013 featuring new episodes of
returning favourites Oprah's Next Chapter, Oprah's Lifeclass, Oprah: Where Are They Now?, Six Little McGhees, Welcome to Sweetie Pie's, Iyanla: Fix My Life and The Devil You Know. The network also introduced four new series including Addicted to the Life, a true crime documentary series that chronicles the lives of criminals
who can't break the habit; Motives and Murder: Cracking the Case, a true crime drama that returns to the scenes of the most perplexing
crimes to reveal the clues that led detectives to the killers; Final 24, a documentary series exploring the last 24 hours in the lives of
iconic figures; and Houston Beauty, a series that follows the owners and eclectic trainees of the oldest
continuously operated licensed beauty school in Texas.
OPRAH'S NEXT CHAPTER (NEW EPISODES)
New Episodes: Sundays at 9 p.m. ET (60 minutes)
Oprah's Next Chapter is the primetime series featuring Oprah Winfrey as she steps outside of
the studio for riveting, enlightening and in-depth conversations with
newsmakers, celebrities, thought leaders and real-life families. Oprah's Next Chapter is produced by Harpo Studios.
OPRAH'S LIFECLASS (NEW EPISODES)
New Episodes: Sundays at 9 p.m. ET (60 minutes)
The NAACP Image Award-winning series Oprah's Lifeclass is a richly interactive experience where millions of students from
countries around the world participate in inspiring conversations with
Oprah Winfrey on-air, online and via social media. For each class,
Oprah is joined by a hand-picked expert, and together they interact
with viewers to share principles and tools that can help people live
more meaningful and fulfilling lives. Viewers can follow @OprahsLifeclass on Twitter and join the conversation using #Lifeclass. For more
information, visit www.oprah.com/lifeclass.
WELCOME TO SWEETIE PIE'S (NEW EPISODES)
New Episodes: Thursday, August 1 at 8 p.m. ET (60 minutes), New timeslot beginning Saturday, September 8 at noon
When Robbie Montgomery, a 1960s backup singer and former Ikette,
suffered a collapsed lung and had to stop singing, she decided to pour
her talents into another creative venture: a soul food restaurant
called Sweetie Pie's. At her family-centered eateries, which include
Sweetie Pie's at the Mangrove, Sweetie Pie's Upper Crust and the
original Sweetie Pie's established in 1996, which Miss Robbie runs with
her son, Tim, both hilarity and drama are offered in equal measure.
This docu-series follows the loud, loving and often singing Montgomery
family as they work to expand their empire, one soulful dish at a
MOTIVES AND MURDER: CRACKING THE CASE (NEW SERIES)
Premieres: Thursday, September 5 at 11 p.m. ET (60 minutes)
Combining the thrill of a mystery with the visceral experience of true
crime drama, Motives & Murders: Cracking the Case returns to the scene of the most perplexing crimes and follows
detectives as they unearth the clues that lead them to the killer. With
news footage, interviews and gripping re-enactments, the series
explores the personal toll on the victim's family and friends, and also
features the law enforcement agents who work tirelessly to track down
the perpetrator and finally crack the case.
FINAL 24 (NEW SERIES)
Premieres: Saturday, September 7 at 7 p.m. ET (60 minutes)
Final 24 is a compelling documentary series unlocking the hidden secrets and
psychological flaws that resulted in the tragic deaths of iconic
figures. Every episode maps out the final 24 hours of a famous life and
weaves in a celebrity's back-story, laying bare the threads of fate
that led them inextricably from their childhoods to their last moments.
These are no ordinary biographies. They're psychological detective
stories attempting to uncover the mystery of why some celebrities left
us too soon.
THE DEVIL YOU KNOW (Season 4) (NEW EPISODES)
Premieres: Saturday, September 7 at 9 p.m. ET (60 minutes)
Season 4 of The Devil You Know gives a glimpse into the betrayals, double lives and psychological
profiles of some of the most deceitful con artists, sexual offenders
and serial killers on file. Offering insight into the criminal mind,
viewers will hear first-hand accounts of each victim's harrowing
experience. The hour-long documentary series reveals how to recognize
the tell-tale signs of criminals by identifying trends and exposing the
schemes of the men and women who have wreaked havoc on the lives of
their victims. Produced by Make Believe Media in association with OWN
SIX LITTLE MCGHEES (NEW EPISODES)
New Episodes: Monday, September 9 at 9 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. ET (60 minutes)
OWN's popular documentary series Six Little McGhees returns this fall with all-new episodes. Six Little McGhees follows the inspirational lives of Mia and Rozonno McGhee as they
juggle marriage, a family business and their six adorable
two-year-olds. When Mia and Rozonno became parents to Columbus, Ohio's
first sextuplets, no amount of books or advice could have prepared them
for life with multiples. Their close family and friend helpers made the
infant years easier to manage, but as the children grow so will Mia and
Rozonno's parenting skills.The helpers won't be around forever, and
these parents are determined to grow more independent from their
support team. With potty training and many other milestones soon on the
way, and the task of managing a growing business, Mia and Rozonno are
bracing for all the excitement and chaos of doing it on their own. In
this brand new season, the kids suit up for swimming lessons and their
first camping trip, while Mia and Rozonno work to find time for each
other in the midst of all the happy chaos. With the terrible two's in
full swing, the toddler trouble continues. Six Little McGhees is produced for OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network by Candor Entertainment.
ADDICTED TO THE LIFE (NEW SERIES)
Premieres: Thursday, October 3 at 9 p.m. ET (30 minutes)
Addicted to the Life is a true crime documentary series revealing the human drama behind
criminals who can't break the habit. Employing a combination of
documentary interviews and dramatic recreations, each episode follows a
single story about a criminal falling deeper and deeper into the life.
OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW? (NEW EPISODES)
New Episodes: Sunday, October 13 at 10 p.m. ET (60 minutes)
Oprah: Where Are They Now? offers a revealing, never-before-seen look into the private lives of
some of the biggest newsmakers and most memorable Oprah show guests of
all time. Viewers can find out where they are now and how their lives
have changed after sudden fame and notoriety turned their worlds upside
IYANLA: FIX MY LIFE (NEW EPISODES)
New Episodes: Monday, November 4 at 8 p.m. ET (60 minutes)
In the popular self-help series Iyanla: Fix My Life, bestselling author, life coach, minister and television host Iyanla Vanzant goes behind closed doors and deep inside the most private parts of
people's lives to uncover what is making them sad, angry, depressed or
feeling unfulfilled. Through emotional heart-to-heart conversations and
often a dose of tough-love, Iyanla helps individuals confront what is
not working in their lives and take the necessary steps to fix what is
HOUSTON BEAUTY (NEW SERIES)
Premieres: November 2013 (60 minutes)
Houston Beauty follows Ms. Glenda Jemison, the owner and director of Franklin Beauty
School, the oldest continuously operated licensed beauty school in
Texas. The Jemison family may be established pillars of the community,
but their trainees come from all walks of life. While trying to balance
school with their erratic home lives, many of these students do
whatever it takes to make ends meet: whether working behind makeup
counters, as kitchen beauticians or exotic dancers, these tough and
talented pupils all share the pursuit of a better life.
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