OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces Two New Original Series
10:15 AM PST 1/31/2011 by Mark Cina
“Searching For…” follows the real-life work a professional investigative genealogist; “Breaking Down the Bars” looks at female prisoners transforming their lives.
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