Next year, Oprah’s network, The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) will carry a slate of new Oprah-branded shows, including a new prime-time program, “Oprah’s Next Chapter.” IT is unknown exactly what the show will be about or how often it will air but it will feature Oprah interviewing guests, not unlike her syndicated talk show does now.
The network will also include 15 new original programs about spirituality, health, celebrities, children and families, and hard-hitting investigative documentaries. Here’s a look at the line up:
“Behind the Scenes: The Oprah Show Final Season” Cameras have already started following Winfrey for this documentary series about the swan-song season of The Oprah Winfrey Show.
“Breaking Down the Bars” This one-hour nonfiction show is about women in prison who seek to find redemption for their transgressions.
“Enough Already” Organization expert Peter Walsh helps people get rid of the clutter in their lives.
“Gayle King Live!” Oprah’s BFF will televise her popular radio show daily.
“In the Bedroom with Dr. Laura Berman” The sex therapist will help couples with their intimacy problems.
“Inside with Lisa Ling” Ling will infiltrate various subcultures, including American militias and mail-order brides, as she does on Oprahs current show.
“Kidnapped by the Kids” On this tear-jerking reality show, kids confront their parents about the lack of time they spend together. During each hour, each family will give up electronic devices and go on a family vacation.
“The Miracle Detectives” This news magazine explores events that seem impossible
“Oprah Presents: Master Class” Winfrey hand-picked the subjects of this one-hour interview show including Bono, Simon Cowell, Jay-Z, Lorne Michaels, Toni Morrison and Condoleezza Rice.
“Searching” Genealogist Pam Slaton will help reunite people separated by adoption, tragedy or otherwise.
“The Swell Life” This documentary series introduces us to former competitive surfer Izzy Paskowitz and his family and their surfing school.
“Visionaries” Winfrey’s favorite artists, musicians and filmmakers will deconstruct their approach to the creative process. Guests include Annie Leibovitz, the Black Eyed Peas’ will.i.am, filmmaker James Cameron, fashion designer Tom Ford and pop star Lady Gaga.
“Why Not? With Shania Twain” The country-pop superstar chronicles her life after her marriage to producer Robert “Mutt” Lange ended amid allegations of infidelity.
“Your Own Show: Oprah’s Search for the Next TV Star” A reality show looking for the next big talk show host.
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