OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK ORDERS ADDITIONAL EPISODES OF 'LIVIN' LOZADA' AND A SECOND SEASON OF 'FLEX & SHANICE'

 
Flex & Shanice
Livin' Lozada


Oprah Winfrey Network announced that it has ordered eight additional episodes of the docu-series "Livin' Lozada" featuring reality star Evelyn Lozada and a new eight-episode second season of "Flex & Shanice" following the lives of husband and wife celebrity duo Flex Alexander and Shanice.  The series' new episodes will premiere later this year.

           

The premiere season of "Livin' Lozada" brought younger viewers to the network and was the highest-rated freshman season ever for an OWN docu-series for women 18-49.  The second cycle of "Flex & Shanice" was up +22% in women 25-54 versus its premiere cycle.  In addition, the recent finales of "Flex & Shanice (0.89) and "Livin Lozada" (0.86) on August 29 ranked as the top two unscripted season finales in OWN history for women 25-54.  The series also helped OWN finish 2015 as Saturday night's #2 network on all of television for African-American women.

 

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Egypt Sherrod Receives NAACP Image Award Nomination!

Egypt Sherrod
HGTV host of Property Virgins and author Egypt Sherrod, has received an NAACP Image Award nomination for the release of her first book, "Keep Calm...It's Just Real Estate: Your No Stress Guide To Buying A Home." The 47th NAACP Image Awards, will broadcast live on Friday, February 5 (9:00 p.m. ET/PT tape-delayed) on TV One.
 
"I am humbled and honored to receive such a prestigious nomination on my first literary release. I wanted to write a book to help everyone achieve the American dream, and I believe I accomplished that," says Egypt Sherrod.
 
Egypt Sherrod knows how to take nervous prospective home-buyers by the hand and lead them through the process. Egypt takes readers through, simplifying all the many steps of the process, and giving them invaluable information on the home buying process. 

"Egypt Sherrod is my Realtor BFF in my head and Keep Calm...It's Just Real Estate should be a MUST HAVE for all buyers. I wish I read this book when I was buying my first property," Stacy London, television host and author.

Egypt can be seen every week as host of HGTV's highly-rated show, "Property Virgins." Recently, HGTV green-lit her original spin off show "Flipping Virgins." The show consists of three parts: she helps the investors find a property to flip, she then helps them renovate it - then, they sell it.

Sherrod is also the founder of her own non-profit, the Egypt Cares Family Foundation, whose mission is to enrich the family structure as a whole: At Egypt Cares Family Foundation, Family IS the foundation. A stronger family leads to a stronger village and community for all. On Friday, February 26th, Egypt will serve as honorary host of the annual Chairish the Future gala and auction. All proceeds will benefit The Furniture Bank of Metro Atlanta, whose mission is to recycle gently-used household furniture by giving it to individuals and families in the metro area who are moving out of homelessness and fleeing domestic violence as well as countless others facing hardships and struggling to make ends meet.
 
Egypt Sherrod's 'Keep Calm It's Just Real Estate' is available for purchase online at Amazon.com or KeepCalmItsJustRealEstate.com. The top selling "home" book is also available in local Barnes & Nobles stores. For more information on Egypt Sherrod visit egyptsherrodrealestate.com and egyptcares.org


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OWN'S NEW PRIMETIME SERIES "IT'S NOT YOU, IT'S MEN" FEATURING TYRESE GIBSON AND REV. RUN PREMIERES SATURDAY, JANUARY 23, 9PM ET/PT

 
Celebrity Guests Include Vin Diesel, Jordin Sparks, Marlon Wayans, Amber Rose and More

 
Tyrese and Rev Run on the set of "It's Not You, It's Men."
Photo Credit:  Courtesy of OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network's newest primetime series takes Saturday nights by storm beginning January 23 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.  "It's Not You, It's Men," featuring international movie star, author and platinum recording artist Tyrese Gibson and hip-hop icon, author and reality star Rev Run, will bring viewers insight on everything from men and love to relationships and marriage.
 
Friends for over seven years, Tyrese and Rev Run 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 humorous banter.
 
Each week, the series will feature 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").
 
Additionally, the series will feature relationship experts to offer guidance and understanding as it relates to the weekly show topics.  Experts include Tracy McMillian, author of the popular Huffington Post article "Why You're Not Married," Sean Rad, Creator and CEO of Tinder, and Dr. Helen Fischer, a biological anthropologist with a background in human sex, love, marriage and gender differences.
 
"It's Not You, It's Men" is produced for OWN by CBS Television Distribution in association with Voltron Pictures and Simmons/Lehman Productions. Eric Pankowski created the show in collaboration with Tyrese and Rev Run. Pankowski is the showrunner/executive producer. Joining him as executive producers are Tyrese Gibson, Joseph Simmons, Jerome Martin, Isabella Castro and Michael Lehman.

Catch a sneak peek of the season here!
Catch a sneak peek of the season here!