(Toronto, Canada) This January, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada) premieres new series It’s Not You, It’s Men and Extreme Weight Loss. Viewers can also look forward to the new episodes of Oprah: Where Are They Now? and the season finale of Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s and Raising Whitley.
IT’S NOT YOU, IT’S MEN – SERIES PREMIERE
It’s Not You, It’s Men follows Tyrese and Rev Run, who pride themselves on their varying points of view when it comes to relationships and marriage. Tyrese is a single father in search of his dream woman and Rev Run has been happily married for more than 20 years and is a father of six. Their ideas and opinions on love and commitment often clash, demonstrating the unique chemistry the longtime friends share, and resulting in passionate conversation and humourous banter. Each week, the series features celebrity guests offering unique points of view on topics such as monogamy, modern romance, sex, marriage and dating. Featured celebrity guests include international film star Vin Diesel (Fast and the Furious), Rev Run’s wife and reality star Justine Simmons, recording artist Jordin Sparks, comedian Marlon Wayans (Scary Movie and the upcoming Fifty Shades of Black), spiritual life coach and award-winning host Iyanla Vanzant (Iyanla: Fix My Life), comedienne and talk show host Loni Love (The Real) and comedienne Jessimae Peluso (Girl Code). It’s Not You, It’s Men premieres January 24 at 8 p.m. ET on OWN (Canada).
Episode: Sex & Sensibility premieres Sunday, January 24 at 8 p.m. ET
Tyrese and Rev Run take polar opposite positions when it comes to sex before marriage. Pop star Jordin Sparks challenges Tyrese’s approach to sex, while actor and comedian Marlon Wayans holds nothing back about his personal life.
Episode: We’re Married, Now What? Sunday, January 31 at 8 p.m. ET
Rev’s wife, Justine Simmons, reveals all about their relationship. Comedian Tiffany Hadish invades married couples’ bedrooms to help spice up their sex lives. Love & Hip Hop creator Mona Scott-Young dishes on how she juggles a busy career and a healthy marriage.
EXTREME WEIGHT LOSS – SERIES PREMIERE
Extreme Weight Loss is a unique and riveting, docu-series about weight loss that takes viewers on the unprecedented 365-day journeys of courageous and resilient “super obese” people. At the renowned University of Colorado Anschutz Health and Wellness Center in Aurora, CO, Chris and Heidi, along with CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center Medical Director and CU School of Medicine Associate Professor Holly Wyatt, MD, will guide participants on their journeys to safely lose up to half their body weight, as well as the emotional baggage that often holds one back. The CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center offers some of the country’s most advanced research and science-based expertise, focusing on a comprehensive weight loss management approach, including fitness, nutrition and wellness services. Extreme Weight Loss premieres with two back-to-back episodes Sunday, January 10 at 9 p.m. ET on OWN (Canada), day and day with OWN U.S.
WELCOME TO SWEETIE PIE’S – NEW EPISODES
On Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s, Miss Robbie and Tim are taking their soul food empire to the stars and fanfare of Los Angeles, where they are opening a fifth restaurant. Tim has brought an all-star team across the country to help bring Sweetie Pie’s signature style and flavor to this big-time city, but not everyone will play nice. Living in the home of show business has also re-lit Miss Robbie’s musical fire, and she is as determined as ever to get her new EP recorded out to the people. And with Hollywood just down the street, you never know who may stop in to get their taste of that world famous Sweetie Pie’s kitchen. Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s airs Sundays at 6 p.m. ET with the season finale airing Sunday, January 10 on OWN (Canada).
Episode: If You Can’t Stand the Heat… premieres Sunday, January 3 at 6 p.m. ET
While Miss Robbie recovers from surgery, Tim jumps at the chance to cater a big Hollywood event – and reluctantly puts Charles in charge of making it a success. Meanwhile, love’s a brewin’ for the staff, and Charles goes MIA when the going gets tough.
Finale Episode: To Inglewood and Beyond premieres Sunday, January 10 at 6 p.m. ET
A small blunder threatens to derail Sweetie Pie’s first Hollywood catering event. Meanwhile, the St. Louis staff have big decisions to make, Miss Robbie’s new song is revealed, and Tim shares his vision for Sweetie Pie’s in LA, leaving his mom speechless.
RAISING WHITLEY – NEW EPISODES
Raising Whitley is a humorous, poignant docu-series following actress and comedienne Kym Whitley and her riotous collective of friends – whom she calls “The Village” – as they attempt to do something none of them have ever done before: raise a child…together. The Village bands together to help Kym bring up Joshua the best they know how, but sometimes it’s hard to tell who is more mature – Joshua or the adults tasked with raising him. This season, Kym is ecstatic when her sitcom, Young & Hungry, gets picked up for another season, but questions how she will balance important mommy time with Joshua and long work days. Kym’s good friend, Mickey, offers to help out and moves in with Kym, but when weeks turn to months, Kym starts to wonder if her friend will ever leave. Kym’s friends, “The Village,” find themselves in a heated disagreement and Kym calls Judge Mablean to hold an intervention. Meanwhile, Wendell’s good friend Omarosa (The Apprentice), brings in a love coach to help Wendell face his dating fears. Raising Whitley airs Sundays at 7 p.m. ET with the season finale airing January 17 on OWN (Canada).
Episode: Village Vacation premieres Sunday, January 3 at 7 p.m. ET
Kym plans a snowy getaway to teach Joshua how to ski and invites the Village to come along. Things get chilly when Kym’s house guest, Mickey, butts heads with Rodney over how to parent Joshua.
Episode: Movin’ On Up premieres Sunday, January 10 at 7 p.m. ET
After a decade in her current house, Kym decides it’s time to look for a bigger home for her and Joshua. Harold decides to put on a one-man show… and asks Rodney to direct it.
Finale Episode: Telling Joshua premieres Sunday, January 17 at 7 p.m. ET
Kym begins to consider adopting another child to give Joshua a sibling. In the process, she realizes that it’s time to finally have “the talk” with Joshua about his own adoption.
OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW? – NEW EPISODES
Their stories made headlines across America. Oprah: Where Are They Now? rediscovers Oprah Show guests who made you laugh and made you cry. Find out where they are now, plus see what has happened to some of the biggest newsmakers of all time, and how their lives changed after sudden fame and notoriety turned their worlds upside down. Oprah: Where Are They Now? returns Sundays, January 24 at 7 p.m. ET on OWN (Canada).
Episode: Nate Berkus & Jeremiah Brent, Dick Van Dyke, Dorothy Hamill, Lisa Leslie premieres Sunday, January 24 at 7 p.m. ET/PT
Oprah sits down with go-to designer Nate Berkus and his husband, interior decorator Jeremiah Brent, the new host of OWN’s Emmy Award-winning DIY series Home Made Simple. Celebrity updates include Olympic gold medalist Dorothy Hamill, WNBA star Lisa Leslie, and beloved film and TV icon Dick Van Dyke at his Malibu home.
Episode: Transgender Teen Jazz Jennings, Stars of Growing Pains, Robert Guillaume premieres Sunday, January 31 at 7 p.m. ET
Oprah sits down with transgender teen Jazz Jennings, who came out to her parents at only five years of age. Celebrity updates include Growing Pains child stars Tracey Gold and Jeremy Miller, plus Benson’s Robert Guillaume.
20/20 ON OWN– NEW EPISODES
20/20 has distinguished itself as one of the most esteemed programs in broadcast journalism. 20/20 combines hard-hitting investigative reports, newsmaker interviews and compelling human interest and feature stories. The program is anchored by award-winning journalists Elizabeth Vargas and David Muir. For over three decades 20/20 has offered viewers reports and stories that have changed lives. 20/20 on OWN airs Wednesdays and Thursdays at 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. ET, day-and-date with OWN U.S.
DATELINE ON OWN – NEW EPISODES
Dateline brings viewers storytelling at its best. Stories range from compelling mysteries to powerful documentaries and in-depth investigations. When major news breaks, Dateline goes to the scene, putting the pieces together to bring audiences the full picture. Lester Holt is the principal anchor, joined by correspondents Andrea Canning, Hoda Kotb, Josh Mankiewicz, Keith Morrison and Dennis Murphy. Dateline on OWN airs Mondays at 8 p.m., 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. ET, day-and-date with OWN U.S.
OWN airs movies all month long during OWN Theatre.
Riding in Cars With Boys (2001) premieres Friday, January 1 at 9 p.m.
Enough (2002) premieres Friday, January 8 at 10 p.m.
The Best Man (1999) airs Friday, January 15 at 10 p.m.
I Don’t Know How She Does It (2011) airs Friday, January 22 at 10 p.m.
Precious (2009) airs Friday, January 29 at 10 p.m.
Julia & Julia (2009) airs Saturday, January 2 at 1 p.m.
Catch and Release (2006) airs Saturday, January 2 at 10 p.m.
That’s What I Am (2011) airs Saturday, January 9 at 2 p.m.
Sense and Sensibility (1995) airs Saturday, January 16 at 2 p.m.
Muriel’s Wedding (1994) airs Saturday, January 23 at 2 p.m.
Chocolat (2000) airs Saturday, January 30 at 2 p.m.
Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961) premieres Sunday, January 10 at 2 p.m.
My Sister’s Keeper (2009) premieres Sunday, January 17 at 2 p.m.
Running with Scissors (2006) premieres Sunday, January 24 at 2 p.m.
Did You Hear About the Morgans (2009) premieres Sunday, January 31 at 2 p.m.
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