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[07/30/12 - 10:02 AM]
"Super Saver Showdown" Premieres and "Real Life: The Musical" Returns This Friday, August 3 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
The former was previously set to bow on July 20 while the latter has been on hiatus since June 9.

[via press release from OWN]

OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK

AUGUST 2012 HIGHLIGHTS

SERIES

"SUPER SAVER SHOWDOWN" (60 Minutes)

Series Premiere - Friday, August 3 (9-10 p.m. ET/PT)

Hosted by DIY expert Kristan Cunningham ("Design on a Dime"), each episode of "Super Saver Showdown" features two obsessed bargain hunters competing to see whose coupon clipping, super saving and DIY skills are the best, while helping families throw stylish events on a budget. In round one, the two super savers, paired with a member of the family they're playing for, must shop for the food essentials for their parties with only $100 in just 20 minutes. The winner of round one takes home a week's worth of free groceries for themselves and their families. In round two, contestants share their savings tips and DIY tricks with the families as they race against the clock to plan and throw their parties with only an additional $100 in just 48 hours. In the end, host Kristan Cunningham judges the contestants on thesavings and style of their parties and the best super saver is awarded $10,000.

"REAL LIFE: THE MUSICAL" (60 Minutes)

Fridays (10-11 p.m. ET/PT)

Music speaks where words fail. That's the premise for this new reality series that helps ordinary people risk it all to surprise someone they love with an unexpected musical performance that sayswhat they are really feeling: "I love you," or "marry me," or "thank you." With just five days to pull it off they are teamed with a celebrity vocal coach, a choreographer, and two music producers who are the professional help they need to stage a live "flash musical" that helps make their dreams come true. The coaches will enlist the help of the singer's friends, family, and co-workers to create a back-up chorus of singers and dancers to support him or her as they pour their heart out to their unsuspecting loved one. Can they all learn the dance in time? Will the singer be able to hit that high note at the exact right moment? What will the reaction be? It's the performance of a lifetime that could literally change everyone's life.

"TV GUIDE MAGAZINE'S TOP 25 BEST OPRAH SHOW MOMENTS" (60 Minutes)

Series Premiere - Tuesday, August 28 (9-11 p.m. ET/PT)

New episodes Tuesdays at 10 p.m. ET/PT

The Top 25 countdown is an hour filled with brand-new reflections from Oprah Winfrey on some of "The Oprah Winfrey Show's" most unforgettable moments. Revealed by TV Guide Magazine's editor-in-chief Debra Birnbaum.

SPECIAL

"10 KIDS, 2 DADS" (60 Minutes)

Saturday, August 18 (10-11 p.m. ET/PT)

In a conservative town 20 miles outside of Detroit, gay couple Clint and Bryan are dads to 10adopted sons from at-risk backgrounds. Together, their non-traditional, multiracial family must overcome many challenges, obstacles and prejudices, all in the name of love.





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· REAL LIFE: THE MUSICAL (OWN)
· SUPER SAVER SHOWDOWN (OWN)





[05/23/16 - 02:44 PM]
VH1 to Bring Back "Hip Hop Honors" Event to Honor the Trailblazing First Ladies of Hip Hop Monday, July 11 at 9PM ET Live from NY
The show will pay homage to the female pioneers, trailblazers and trend-setters who lead a movement and infiltrated the ranks of the male-dominated genre to make their voices heard and still do today.

[05/23/16 - 02:41 PM]
Mariah Carey Partners with Hallmark Channel for a Three-Picture Development Deal
Carey is set to develop, executive produce, direct and co-star in the movies, with the first slated to debut as part of Hallmark Channel's 2017 "Countdown to Valentine's Day" programming event.

[05/23/16 - 02:27 PM]
ABC News and Time Inc.'s People Announce New Primetime Series "People's List"
The hour-long weekly program highlights the biggest stories in pop culture, entertainment, lifestyle, human interest and news features to bring viewers up to speed on what they may have missed.

[05/23/16 - 02:02 PM]
Universal Television Signs "Hamilton" Producer Jeffrey Seller and TV Producer Flody Suarez to Production Deal
"I'm so pleased to have Universal Television in business with one of the theater's leading producers, Jeffrey Seller, and his producing partner, Flody Suarez," said Robert Greenblatt.

[05/23/16 - 01:05 PM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of Orange County" Returns for a New Season on Monday, June 20 at 9 PM ET/PT
The OG of the OC, Vicki Gunvalson, returns along with Tamra Judge, Heather Dubrow, Shannon Beador and Meghan King Edmonds.

[05/23/16 - 12:03 PM]
Annie Apple Named ESPN "Sunday NFL Countdown" Contributor
Apple, burst on the national scene during the recent NFL Draft when she took to social media to offer her candid opinions about the draft, her son and anything else on her mind.

[05/23/16 - 12:01 PM]
BET Taps a New Producing Powerhouse Led by Executive Producer Will Packer and Showrunner Erica Shelton Kodish to Run the Critically Acclaimed Series "Being Mary Jane"
Production on the new season is set to begin in Atlanta, Georgia later this year.

[05/23/16 - 11:51 AM]
Six Grammy(R) Winning/Nominated Artists Lend Their Voices and Music to New Discovery Channel Series "Hello World!"
Presented in association with World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the six-part series takes a look at the wonders of the natural world through the eyes of some of today's most celebrated musicians.

[05/23/16 - 10:33 AM]
Unloved Autos Get New Life on an All New Season of Velocity's Hit Series "Wheeler Dealers"
The all new season begins Wednesday, June 29 on Velocity when the guys tackle a true piece of automotive Americana - a 1968 Chevy Corvette C3.

[05/23/16 - 09:37 AM]
Showtime(R) to Produce Feature-Length Documentary About the Life of Comic Legend John Belushi with Cooperation of His Widow Judith Belushi Pisano
Directed by R.J. Cutler and produced by John Battsek, the documentary is set to begin production in the fall, with long-time Belushi collaborator Sean Daniel serving as executive producer along with Bill Couturie.

[05/23/16 - 08:50 AM]
David Feherty to Join NBC Olympics in Rio as a Correspondent
Feherty will offer commentary on NBC's primetime coverage, as well on other shows and platforms.

[05/23/16 - 08:49 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Billboard Music Awards" Vault ABC to Victory
The Alphabet easily wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/23/16 - 08:32 AM]
New National Geographic Channel Series "I Am Rebel," Executive Produced by Doug Liman, Director of "The Bourne Identity," Introduces Unfamiliar Yet Game-Changing Individuals Who Prove That Change Happens Only When You Break the Rules
The series launches Sunday, June 5 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[05/23/16 - 08:08 AM]
Comedy Central Renews "Another Period" for Third Season Ahead of Season 2 Premiere Airing Wednesday, June 15 at 10 p.m.
Guest stars this season include Jermaine Clement, Andrew Daly, Cedric the Entertainer, Perez Hilton, Moshe Kasher, Lauren Lapkus, Bobby Lee, Tom Lennon, Samm Levine, Aasif Mandvi, Kate Miccuci, Adam Pally, Missi Pyle, Andrew Rannells, June Diane Raphael, Will Sasso, Joss Whedon and more!

[05/23/16 - 08:05 AM]
CBS Studios International Announces Global Viral Video Sensation "Carpool Karaoke" Now Available as a Format
In each 30 or 60 minute episode the host of the show picks up a singer or celebrity and drives them in a Carpool Karaoke car, specially fitted with state of the art cameras, ready to capture the fun.