(Toronto, Canada) This November, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada) premieres new seasons of Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s and Raising Whitley on Sunday, November 22. Viewers can also look forward to the new episodes of Oprah’s Master Class, SuperSoul Sunday and the season finale of Iyanla: Fix My Life.
WELCOME TO SWEETIE PIE’S – NEW SEASON
On an all-new season of 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 Season 5 premieres Sunday, November 22 at 9 p.m. ET on OWN (Canada).
Episode: Hooray for (North) Hollywood premieres Sunday, November 22 at 9 p.m. ET
Miss Robbie and Tim are bringing Sweetie Pie’s flavor to the West Coast, opening their first restaurant in Los Angeles. It’s a race against the clock as the St. Louis staff speeds toward opening day to see if they can make it in a big city.
Episode: NoHo or NoGo? premieres Sunday, November 29 at 9 p.m. ET
Opening day hits hard for Sweetie Pie’s NoHo when the lights literally go out, and Miss Robbie has had it with Tim’s lack of follow-through. Meanwhile, tensions mount between Charles, Chloe and Danielle that could spell disaster for Tim’s A-team.
RAISING WHITLEY – NEW SEASON
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 Season 4 premieres Sunday, November 22 at 10 p.m. ET on OWN (Canada).
Episode: The Whitley Intervention: Part 1 premieres Sunday, November 22 at 10 p.m. ET
Kym takes the “The Village” on a trip to Orlando to appear on a special edition of Family Feud with Steve Harvey, but an argument between her and Rodney leaves their appearance on the show in doubt.
Episode: The Whitley Intervention: Part 2 premieres Sunday, November 29 at 10 p.m. ET
Kym calls in her friend, Judge Mablean, to get “The Village” in order, only to find out that she may be part of the problem. While Kym prepares to host the NAACP Theatre Awards, she notices Joshua is starting to act out.
OPRAH’S MASTER CLASS – NEW EPISODES
The acclaimed Emmy-nominated series Oprah’s Master Class, winner of NAACP and Gracie Awards this year, returns for its fifth season. Featuring unprecedented first-person insight into the brilliant minds of entertainers we love, respect and admire, Oprah’s Master Class tells the stories you’ve never heard from the people you thought you knew best. Hand-picked by Oprah Winfrey for their unique impact on the world, true modern masters share the greatest lessons they’ve learned along the way, including their successes, failures, triumphs, disappointments and heartbreaks. From award-winning actors and musicians to groundbreaking icons, this all-new season will include multiple Emmy-winning host Ellen DeGeneres, film legend Robert Duvall, one of the biggest box office draws of all-time Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and Grammy Living Legend Award winner Smokey Robinson. Other masters include Oscar-winning actor and musician Jeff Bridges, five-time Grammy Award winner and singer-songwriter James Taylor and Grammy Award-winning songstress and actress Patti LaBelle. Oprah’s Master Class airs Sundays at 8 p.m. ET on OWN (Canada), day-and-date with OWN U.S.
Episode: Smokey Robinson premieres Sunday, November 1 at 8 p.m. ET
Smokey Robinson was meant to make music. He penned his first hit at age five and founded legendary group The Miracles while still in high school, so it’s hard to believe that as a child he thought being a professional singer was an impossible dream. Dozens of Top 40 hits later and over 4,000 songs to his credit, Robinson is the definition of a true entertainer. His powerful falsetto and beautiful lyrics are the soundtrack to many romances and his melodies still resonate with our soul. Born and raised in Detroit and known as the “King of Motown,” Robinson is responsible for hits such as, Tears of a Clown, Tracks of My Tears, I Second That Emotion, and the Temptations unforgettable hit My Girl, along with numerous others that made Motown world-famous. After experiencing some struggles later in life, Robinson remains forever inspired by the love of his family, and still awed that the dream he once thought impossible remains the joy of his life over 50 years later.
Episode: Robert Duvall premieres Sunday, November 8 at 8 p.m. ET
As one of the most acclaimed actors in American history, the incomparable Robert Duvall has acted in over 100 roles. His fierce devotion to his craft in iconic classics such as, To Kill a Mockingbird, Apocalypse Now and The Godfather, has earned Duvall not only an Academy Award for his work in Tender Mercies, but recognition as an actor’s actor. Revered for his portrayals, Duvall credits his deep belief in authenticity as the driving force that inspires him to bring stories to life, like that of the Southern preacher in his powerful tale The Apostle. This authenticity and Duvall’s personal dedication to live life gracefully while remaining truthful in his work, continues to magnetize audiences and cement Duvall’s role as an acting legend.
Episode: Dwayne Johnson premieres Sunday, November 15 at 8 p.m. ET
His movies have combined for over a billion dollars, and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s career continues to thrive with movies like mega-Hollywood blockbuster The Fast and the Furious and thriller San Andreas. But beneath the strong exterior, smile and charismatic persona like that of his wrestling character “The Rock,” lies a toughness created when early dreams were dashed and the instability of family life could have threatened his faith. Enticed early by his young, untamed heart, he followed many paths, but through his many roles—from football player to wrestler to actor—has learned to trust his unique voice and personal perspective.
Episode: Patti Labelle premieres Sunday, November 22 at 8 p.m. ET
Larger than life female vocalist Patti Labelle has electrified audiences over the past five decades. Growing up, she was hesitant about revealing her God-given talent, but as lead singer for the group Labelle, made famous for their unforgettable hit Lady Marmalade, and later as a solo artist, Labelle has achieved remarkable success in music and on the Broadway stage, fiercely dedicated to performing her best and remaining honest with her fans. And while her achievements may be great, Labelle’s career and life are still ruled by her belief to live life for today and remaining ageless.
Episode: James Taylor premieres Sunday, November 29 at 8 p.m. ET
James Taylor has sold well over 100 million albums over his four-decade career with classics such as, How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You), Sweet Baby James and You’ve Got a Friend. After receiving his break as the first signed artist to the Beatles’ Apple Records, and with influences like Joni Mitchell and Carole King, Taylor has easily earned his place as one of the best songwriters of all time. Taylor speaks openly about working hard to avoid his family’s curse of addiction, and explains his process of tapping into the emotions that sometimes can only be expressed in a song. Today, Taylor has found value sharing his life and living present, notably with his family and soul mates.
SUPERSOUL SUNDAY – NEW EPISODES
SuperSoul Sunday is the two-time Emmy award-winning series that delivers timely, thought-provoking, eye-opening and inspiring programming designed to help viewers awaken to their best selves and discover a deeper connection to the world around them. The series features all-new conversations between Oprah Winfrey and top thinkers, authors, visionaries and spiritual leaders exploring themes and issues including happiness, personal fulfillment, spirituality, conscious living and what it means to be alive in today’s world. SuperSoul Sunday airs Sundays at 7 p.m. ET on OWN (Canada), day-and-date with OWN U.S.
Episode: Bryan Stevenson premieres Sunday, November 1 at 7 p.m. ET
Oprah talks to human rights activist and civil rights attorney Bryan Stevenson for a conversation about living your calling, giving a voice to the powerless and how his life changed by meeting people on death row.
Episode: Gretchen Rubin premieres Sunday, November 8 at 7 p.m. ET
Oprah speaks with happiness expert and New York Times bestselling author Gretchen Rubin about the year she spent devoted to her happiness project, what she learned from her research and how to identify what may lead to a more fulfilling life.
Episode: Shonda Rhimes premieres Sunday, November 15 at 7 p.m. ET
Oprah is joined by Shonda Rhimes, the prolific showrunner behind hits including Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal and How To Get Away With Murder, about how saying “yes” for one year changed her life and how she recently lost over 100 pounds.
Episode: Wintley Phipps premieres Sunday, November 22 at 7 p.m. ET
Oprah is joined by Pastor Wintley Phipps, education activist and founder of the U.S. Dream Academy, to discuss how faith and character can help to create a life of value, meaning, purpose and fulfillment.
Episode: Zainab Salbi premieres Sunday, November 29 at 7 p.m. ET
Oprah talks to women’s rights activist and international humanitarian Zainab Salbi to discuss her dedication to helping women in war-torn regions rebuild their lives, following her calling and what she’s learned about humanity through her advocacy work.
LEGENDS: OWN AT THE APOLLO – NEW EPISODES
The legendary Apollo Theater—the soul of American culture—has played a vital role in cultivating emerging talents and launching some of the biggest names in music history. Legends: OWN at the Apollo transports viewers to Harlem, New York, for four nights of soulful performances by some of the biggest artists in music history. Music legends Gladys Knight, Smokey Robinson, Isley Brothers and Earth, Wind & Fire perform the hits we’ve all come to love while sharing their personal memories of how this historic theater nurtured and developed their careers and friendships. Legends: OWN at the Apollo airs Sundays at 10 p.m. ET on OWN (Canada).
Episode: Legends: OWN at the Apollo Featuring The Isley Brothers premieres Sunday, November 8 at 10 p.m. ET
The Isley Brothers, one of the most influential and legendary groups in popular music, share special interview moments and perform their classic hits from more than five decades of chart-topping music at the world famous Apollo Theater.
Episode: Legends: OWN at the Apollo Featuring Earth, Wind & Fire premieres Sunday, November 15 at 10 p.m. ET
Earth, Wind & Fire, one of America’s top-selling music groups of all-time, perform their classic hits at the world famous Apollo Theater, joined by special guest, jazz legend Ramsey Lewis.
IYANLA: FIX MY LIFE – SEASON FINALE
From pastors leading secret gay lives to a fallen Olympic star to a former model who risked her own health with dangerous butt injections for beauty, spiritual life coach Iyanla Vanzant tackles many thought-provoking issues on the all-new season of OWN’s award-winning series Iyanla: Fix My Life. In eight emotional episodes, Iyanla helps those who are struggling, guiding them toward a new way of living and encouraging them to do the work necessary for real change. Iyanla Vanzant is a bestselling author, spiritual life coach, television host and living testament to the power of acting on faith. Iyanla has lived a unique life filled with personal struggles, which she has overcome and used to do the work in her own life. Through emotional heart-to-heart conversations and often a dose of tough-love, Iyanla helps individuals confront unresolved issues that are causing turmoil. She coaches guests and gives them the tools to fix their own lives, seeking to break the negative patterns that are preventing true happiness. The season finale of Iyanla: Fix My Life airs Sunday, November 8 at 9 p.m. ET on OWN (Canada).
Episode: Fix My Olympic Fall From Grace premieres Sunday, November 8 at 9 p.m. ET
Iyanla helps Olympic figure skater Debi Thomas — the first African American to win a medal at the Winter Olympics — who after achieving fame is now living in a bug-infested trailer with her boyfriend, who has admitted to struggling with alcohol.
THE GOOD WIFE SEASON 6 – NEW EPISODES
Emmy® Award-winner Julianna Margulies (ER) ignites the screen as Alicia Florrick, the political wife whose world is shattered when her husband (Chris Noth, Sex & the City, Law & Order) is caught in a sex and corruption scandal. Forced to support her family, Alicia returns to work at a Chicago law firm headed by Diane Lockhart (Emmy® and Tony® Award winner Christine Baranski) and Will Gardner (Josh Charles), a driven attorney with a passion for justice. A gripping blend of courtroom drama, politics and steamy personal relationships, The Good Wife features an A-List cast of regulars and guest stars like Michael J. Fox, Matthew Perry and Rita Wilson. The series earned 14 Emmy® nominations in its first two seasons alone. The Good Wife Season 6 airs Saturdays at 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. ET on OWN (Canada).
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.
TWISTED TALES OF MY 9 TO 5 – NEW EPISODES
Twisted Tales of My 9 to 5 features real people sharing their unbelievable-but-true stories of their worst workplace nightmares! From an office romance that leads to kidnapping and assault, a waitress whose nightclub job puts her in bed with the mob, to a new employee forced to spy on the boss – by the boss’s wife! Twisted Tales of My 9 to 5 airs Saturdays at 6 p.m. ET on OWN (Canada).
LAST SEEN ALIVE – NEW EPISODES
Last Seen Alive follows two separate stories each episode of two young people who have gone missing and their families are desperate to track them down. With no word from their loved ones and the authorities often lacking the resources, the families mount manhunts of their own. Aided by a private investigator, they’re determined to find answers and bring them home. Last Seen Alive airs Thursdays at 8 p.m. ET on OWN (Canada).
OWN airs movies all month long during OWN Theatre.
The Bodyguard (1992) airs Friday, November 6 at 10 p.m.
Nine (2009) premieres Friday, November 13 at 10 p.m.
Cadillac Records (2008) premieres Friday, November 20 at 10 p.m.
Mamma Mia! (2008) premieres Friday, November 27 at 10 p.m.
Moulin Rouge! (2001) premieres Saturday, November 7 at 2 p.m.
Selena (1997) premieres Saturday, November 14 at 2 p.m.
Bride and Prejudice (2005) airs Saturday, November 21 at 2 p.m.
Dreamgirls (2006) airs Saturday, November 28 at 2 p.m.
Grease (1978) premieres Sunday, November 8 at 2 p.m.
Ray (2004) airs Sunday, November 15 at 2 p.m.
Chicago (2002) premieres Sunday, November 22 at 2 p.m.
Baggage Claim (2013) Canadian premiere Sunday, November 29 at 2 p.m.
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