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Final Chapter: Has OWN Canceled “Raising Whitley?”

On the heels of the Wall Street Journal announcing that Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network is the “most-watched network for African-American women,” the channel has decided to cancel a series considered one of the three shows that, in the words of ...
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The Winner Is: Kym Whitley To Host NAACP Theatre Awards

Comedienne Kym Whitley has been tapped to host the 24th Annual NAACP Theatre Awards. The star of OWN Network’s “Raising Whitley” and ABC Family’s “Young & Hungry” will oversee the ceremony on Monday, Nov. 17. The 24th Annual NAACP Theatre ...
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Second Act: OWN Orders More “Raising Whitley”

Get ready for more “Raising Whitley” on the OWN Network. The Oprah Winfrey-owned cable channel has ordered a second season of the hit reality series. “Raising Whitley” chronicles the journey of actress/comedienne Kym Whitley as a first-time mom who adopted ...
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Kym Whitley: Hosting Holiday Special For OWN

Comedienne Kym Whitley and her cast of characters from OWN Network’s “Raising Whitley” are hosting a holiday special for the network. “Raising Whitley: Ho, Ho, Home For The Holidays” will premiere on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 8pm and feature Whitley, ...
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Kym Whitley: Double Dose of “Raising Whitley”

When actress/comedienne Kym Whitley’s “Raising Whitley” reality show returns on Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network early next year, the show will expand from 30 minutes to one hour. During a recent appearance for McDonald’s in New Orleans, the “Black Dynamite” star ...
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McTelevision: McDonald’s 365Black Awards To Air On BET

McDonald’s held its annual 365Black Awards honoring outstanding African-Americans who are making positive contributions to the community during the 2013 Essence Festival. McDonald’s 365Black Awards was launched in 2003 as an extension of McDonald’s 365Black platform, created to celebrate the ...
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Renewed: OWN Orders More From Iyanla Vanzant, La Toya Jackson ...

Tyler Perry’s two scripted series on Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network are not the channels only hits. OWN’s two reality series, “Raising Whitley,” starring comedienne Kym Whitley, and “Life With La Toya,” about La Toya Jackson, have officially received second season ...
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Hollywood Hook-up: Oprah Winfrey Partners With Wanda Sykes

Now that Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network is officially a success, the TV titan continues to expand the networks original programming throughout the summer. OWN has just announced that it will partner with comedienne Wanda Sykes on a new series called ...
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Whitley Works: Kym Whitley Has A Hit On OWN

The news just keeps better for Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network. The ratings growth of the network continued this past weekend with the premiere of comedienne Kym Whitley’s new series, “Raising Whitley.” The 30-minute reality series, which airs on Saturdays at ...