OXYGEN GIVES VIEWERS AN INTIMATE LOOK AT COMPULSIVE SPENDING IN AUTHENTIC DOCU-SERIES "MY SHOPPING ADDICTION" WITH NEW PREMIERE DATE ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 15th AT 11PM ET/PT
NEW YORK - September 11, 2012 - Oxygen Media will premiere its authentic and thought-provoking new docu-series, "My Shopping Addiction," on Monday, October 15 at 11pm ET/PT. The series captures an intimate look into the lives of young people facing a crisis brought on by a dangerous addiction to spending. Each hour-long episode follows two different shopping addicts who will be forced to face their problem head on with the help of a clinical psychologist who will guide them on the road to recovery. For more information, visit www.oxygen.com and follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/OxygenPR.
The premiere episode follows Heather, whose shopping addiction began 10 years ago after she inherited a large sum of money from her grandmother. Heather has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars shopping and if she's not careful, she could run out of money in five years. The episode also captures Roshanda, who borrows money from friends and family in order to pack her home full of products from the 99 cent store. With the help of psychologists, Dr. Ramani and Dr. David Tolin, these women will be forced to face their issues and get to the bottom of their addiction once and for all.
"My Shopping Addiction" is produced by Screaming Flea Productions with Matt Chan, Jodi Flynn and Jeff Kuntz serving as Executive Producers.
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Oxygen Media is a multiplatform entertainment 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 "The Glee Project," "Best Ink," and "Bad Girls Club," the growing cable network is the premier destination to find unique and groundbreaking unscripted programming. "The Glee Project" is a winner of a 2012 Gracie Award which honors programming created for women, by women and about women for "Outstanding Reality Show." 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. Oxygen is available in 80 million homes, and can be found online and on mobile devices at www.oxygen.com. Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/OxygenPR. Oxygen Media is a service of NBCUniversal.