OWN Orders Tyler Perry Drama, Sets March Bow for Lindsay Lohan Show

OWN Orders Tyler Perry Drama, Sets

Oprah Winfrey cabler sets four premieres for 2014

OWN has picked up another drama series from Tyler Perry and set premiere dates for three other series, including unscripted skeins revolving around Lindsay Lohan and Deion Sanders.

Perry’s “Single Mom’s Club” revolves around a group of women brought together by an incident at the school their children attend. Perry is writing and directing the series, produced through his Atlanta-based Tyler Perry Studios. Series is targeted for a fall 2014 debut.

Order comes as Perry’s soap “The Haves and Have Nots” continues to set primetime ratings benchmarks for OWN.

“Lindsay,” a docu series following actress Lohan (pictured) as she emerges from another court-ordered stint in rehab will bow March 9. Craig Piligian exec produces for his Pilgrim Studios along with Nicholas Caprio and Johnny Gould.

“Deion’s Family Playbook” follows the former NFL and baseball star in his new role as a single father raising five of his own children plus four others. Tracey Edmonds, who figures into the show as Sanders’ girlfriend, is exec producing with Sanders and Eli Frankel for Lionsgate TV.

The third unscripted series on OWN’s fall 2014 slate is “Love in the City,” a clear echo of “Sex and the City” as it chronicles the experiences of four professional female friends who regularly get together in Harlem. Series hails from Core Media Group, and is exec produced by D’Angela Proctor, Jen O’Connell, Rob Lee and Lenid Rolov.

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  1. stephanie says:

    OWN and Perry are a force to be reckoned with. Have and Have Nots is really a good primetime soap opera. Its good to see Oprah stick to it and make her network successful.

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