PR — New York, NY–Oxygen Media greenlights five series, marking an aggressive slate of 13 new originals tied to Oxygen’s rebrand launching on Tuesday, October 7th and unveiling the new logo and tagline, very real. Targeting young, modern women, new pick-ups include “The Investment Club,” “The Prancing Elite Project,” “The Wilkersons” and “Finding My Father,” which feature authentic, proudly imperfect and diverse characters. These shows join the recently announced — “Nail’d It,” “My Crazy Love,” “Fix My Choir,” “Street Art Throwdown,” “Funny Girls,” “Living Different,” “It Takes A Sister,” and “After Happily Ever After.”
Following the successful season of “Preachers of L.A.,” the network will also expand the franchise with “Preachers of Detroit,” set to premiere winter 2015. These announcements were made by Rod Aissa who was elevated today to the role of Executive Vice President of Original Programming and Development.
“Preachers of Detroit” is being produced by L. Plummer Media in association with Relevé Entertainment with Lemuel Plummer, Holly Carter and Chris Costine serving as Executive Producers and is set to premiere winter 2015. The series will also focus on powerful themes of faith, family, and friendship as these seven men and women of the cloth share their lives, transformations and triumphs in and out of the pulpit in Detroit, Michigan. The prominent pastors include Bishop Charles Ellis, Pastor David Bullock, Evangelist Dorinda Clark-Cole, Pastor Don Shelby, Bishop Corletta Vaughn, Bishop-Elect Clarence Langston, and Pastor Tim Alden.
“Oxygen is committed to delivering more authentic originals geared to young, multicultural women,” said Aissa. “These vibrant series reinforce the network’s new programming direction as we continue to shape the future of Oxygen.”