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[01/13/11 - 01:49 PM]
Oxygen Expands Programming Slate With New and Returning Series in 2011
Upcoming premieres include "All About Aubrey," "Tori and Dean: sTORIbook Weddings," "The World According To Paris" and "The Glee Project."

[via press release from Oxygen]

OXYGEN EXPANDS PROGRAMMING SLATE WITH NEW AND RETURNING SERIES IN 2011

New Premieres Include "All About Aubrey," "Tori and Dean: sTORIbook Weddings," "The World According To Paris" and "The Glee Project"

Network Announces New Development "Love Scouts (WT)" and "Dance Complex (WT)"

PASADENA, CA - January 13, 2011 - Coming off its third consecutive best-year-ever in all key metrics; its most watched year ever in primetime; and staking its claim as the fastest growing women's network among W18-49 and A18-49, Oxygen continues this momentum with an increase in its "Live Out Loud" programming by an additional 32% in 2011. The network continues to deliver its young female viewers fresh new concepts that speak directly to them including new original series "All About Aubrey," "Tori and Dean: sTORIbook Weddings," "The World According To Paris," and "The Glee Project." The network also announced two new series in the development pipeline, "Love Scouts (WT)" and "Dance Complex (WT)." The announcements were made today by Amy Introcaso-Davis, Senior Vice President, Original Programming and Development, Oxygen Media.

"Our programming slate is filled with high concept series that continue to help define the "Live Out Loud" brand and speak directly to our young female audience," said Introcaso-Davis. "We've taken areas like friendship, dating, pop culture and celebrity and are serving them up in unique ways to keep our audience engaged and entertained."

In "All About Aubrey," the docu-series chronicles the ups and downs of former Danity Kane band member Aubrey O'Day as she records a new album, tries to find love and balances both. "All About Aubrey" will premiere on March 7 at 10 PM ET/PT.

In April, America's favorite celebrity couple - Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott - will help other couples make their dream weddings come true in the new series "Tori & Dean: sTORIbook Weddings." Also launching in spring, the new docu-series "The World According To Paris" offers an unprecedented and voyeuristic glimpse into Paris Hilton's real life, behind the paparazzi cameras - her friends, family, and her successful businesses.

Rounding out the mid season schedule is "The Glee Project," a 10-episode unscripted competition show that finds and trains a group of phenomenally talented performers, who compete against one another to win a guest starring role on "Glee," one of the hottest shows on television. "The Glee Project" premieres in June.

The network announced two projects in the development pipeline: "Love Scouts" and "Dance Complex." "Love Scouts," produced by Target Entertainment, features a sexy entrepreneur who helps twenty-somethings find love in Hollywood. The over-the-top antics of the "love scouts" team, coupled with hard-to-please clients, makes for a fun and engaging look at the LA dating scene. "Dance Complex" a docu-series produced by Studio Lambert, offers a behind-the- scenes look at one of the hottest dance studios in LA and the dancers and choreographers that inhabit that unique world. These series join the previously announced "Best Ink" (WT), a competition series showcasing the most talented tattoo artists who create ink masterpieces on skin.

Returning series include the second season of the most watched freshman series in Oxygen history, "Hair Battle Spectacular," the competition show that showcases the most talented stylists in the world of fantasy hair design, the powerhouse hit show "Bad Girls Club" which premiered its sixth season on Jan 10. Also returning to the Oxygen schedule is "Love Games" the competition dating show that features three former "Bad Girls Club" stars looking for love; Oxygen favorite "Tori and Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood, " and the previously announced "Bachelorette Party" all slated to premiere later this year.

New original series:

"All About Aubrey" - Premiering March 7 at 10:00 PM ET/PT

Aubrey O'Day had it all - fame, glamour, talent and an entourage as the lead singer in Danity Kane, one of the hottest all-girl bands, but her sassiness got her fired by Diddy on national TV during an episode of "Making the Band." In "All About Aubrey," O'Day will show the world that she has what it takes to make it in the music industry: on her own terms. "All About Aubrey" is produced by Ish Entertainment with Michael Hirschorn, Madison Merritt, and Wendy Roth serving as executive producers.

"Tori & Dean: sTORIbook Weddings" - Premiering April

Combining Tori Spelling's party-planning flair with husband Dean McDermott's bring-it-on attitude, "Tori & Dean: sTORIbook Weddings" takes one lucky couple's wedding from ordinary to extraordinary. Spelling turns the bride-to-be's dreams for a beautiful event into a reality, while McDermott helps the groom-to-be navigate those sometimes murky wedding waters. "Tori &Dean: sTORIbook Weddings" is executive produced by Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott of Life In a Bowl Productions, Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey of World of Wonder Productions, and Amber Mazzola.

"The World According to Paris" - Premiering Spring

This docu-series follows Paris Hilton and the people in her life through ups and downs, loves gained and lost, marriages, kids, divorce, and more. Behind the Hollywood glamour, red carpets, photo shoots, and fabulous parties stands a strong woman who's determined to make a new life for herself. "The World According to Paris" offers a revealing look at how Paris handles consequences of past decisions and her management of her successful fashion and style empire. "The World According To Paris" is executive produced by A. Smith & Co. founders Arthur Smith and Kent Weed, as well as Paris Hilton, Rick Hilton, and Jamie Freed.

"The Glee Project"- Premiering June

From Ryan Murphy, the creator and Emmy award winning executive producer of "Glee," comes a groundbreaking 10-episode competition series, "The Glee Project" which finds and trains a group of extraordinarily talented performers, who compete against one another to win a guest starring role on "Glee." From thousands of entries, and an exhaustive nationwide talent search, the series uncovers a unique group of artists from both professional and amateur backgrounds, proving every underdog has a fighting chance at stardom. "The Glee Project" is produced by Ryan Murphy Television and Embassy Row with Ryan Murphy, Dante Di Loreto, Michael Davies and Shauna Minoprio serving as executive producers.

Development

"Love Scouts (WT)"

Olivia "Liv" Alexander is about to change the dating game with the help of her team of "love scouts," she will find your perfect match. "Love Scouts" is a docu-series following Liv and her team of young, hot, hip "it girls" as they search "the City of Angels" to find potential singles to match up with their hard-to-please clients. "Love Scouts" is executive produced by Target Entertainment. Jenny Daly developed the concept and serves as Executive producer.

"Dance Complex (WT)"

This series takes viewers inside the sexy, glamorous, cutthroat world of LA's professional dance scene for a fly-on-the-wall look at the industry's hottest dancers and choreographers at the Millennium Dance Complex, the world's premiere dance studio and hatchery for young stars. "Dance Complex" is produced by Studio Lambert. Eli Holzman and Stephen Lambert developed the concept and both serve as Executive Producers.

Oxygen's groundbreaking real-time water cooler destination, www.OxygenLive.com, continues as a companion to every original series with a live digital viewer experience. For fans who can't wait until the next morning to chat about the latest gossip, OxygenLive provides a social media dashboard in which fans can socialize, interact, and react in real time through live chat, Facebook, and Twitter all in one place while the show airs.

ABOUT OXYGEN MEDIA

Oxygen Media is a multiplatform lifestyle brand that delivers relevant and engaging content to young women who like to "live out loud." Oxygen is rewriting the rulebook for women's media by changing how the world sees entertainment from a young woman's point of view. Through a vast array of unconventional and original content including "Bad Girls Club," "Hair Battle Spectacular," and "Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood," the growing cable network is the premiere destination to find unique and groundbreaking unscripted programming. A social media trendsetter, Oxygen is a leading force in engaging modern young women, wherever they are, with popular, award winning features online including www.OxygenLive.com, the real time social viewing party that is also available as an app for the iPhone and iPad, as well as innovative tools shopOholic, makeOvermatic, and tweetOverse. Oxygen is available in 76 million homes and online at www.oxygen.com, or on mobile devices at wap.oxygen.com. Follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/OxygenPR. Oxygen Media is a service of NBC Universal.





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· ALL ABOUT AUBREY (OXYGEN)
· BACHELORETTE PARTY: LAS VEGAS (OXYGEN)
· BAD GIRLS CLUB, THE (OXYGEN)
· BEST INK (OXYGEN)
· DANCE COMPLEX (OXYGEN)
· GLEE (FOX)
· GLEE PROJECT, THE (OXYGEN)
· HAIR BATTLE SPECTACULAR (OXYGEN)
· LOVE GAMES: BAD GIRLS NEED LOVE TOO (OXYGEN)
· LOVE SCOUTS (OXYGEN)
· MAKING THE BAND (MTV)
· TORI & DEAN: HOME SWEET HOLLYWOOD (OXYGEN)
· TORI & DEAN: STORIBOOK WEDDINGS (OXYGEN)
· WORLD ACCORDING TO PARIS, THE (OXYGEN)











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