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JAN
31
4 YEARS

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces Two New Original Series

“Searching For…” follows the real-life work a professional investigative genealogist; “Breaking Down the Bars” looks at female prisoners transforming their lives.

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Two new original series will be joining OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network's primetime lineup.

Searching For… premieres Feb. 14 (9-10 p.m. ET/PT) and Breaking Down the Bars debuts Feb. 15 (9-10 p.m. ET/PT).   In addition, the previously announced series Our America with Lisa Ling will now premiere Feb. 15 (10-11 p.m. ET/PT) and the acquired series What Would You Do? OWN Edition also joins the Feb. 15 lineup (8-9 p.m. ET/PT).    Searching For… follows the real-life work of Pam Slaton, a professional investigative genealogist, stay-at-home mom and New Jersey housewife. The series is produced by Stuart Krasnow Productions.    Breaking Down the Bars follows the dramatic transformation of a group of female prisoners during their time at the Rockville Correctional Facility in Indiana.  The series is produced by 44 Blue.    New Monday and Tuesday lineup beginning February 14:    MONDAY, FEB 14 8 p.m.  Enough Already! with Peter Walsh  9 p.m.  Searching For...  10 p.m. In the Bedroom with Dr. Laura Berman    TUESDAY, FEB 15 8 p.m.  What Would You Do? OWN Edition (acquired series)  9 p.m.  Breaking Down the Bars  10 p.m. Our America with Lisa Ling