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OWN to Premiere REAL LIFE: THE MUSICAL, 8/3

SUPER SAVER SHOWDOWN premieres and REAL LIFE: THE MUSICAL returns this Friday, August 3 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network The former was previously set to bow on July 20 while the latter has been on hiatus since June 9.

OWN AUGUST 2012 HIGHLIGHTS

SERIES

"SUPER SAVER SHOWDOWN" (60 Minutes)

Series Premiere - Friday, August 3 (9-10 p.m. ET/PT)

Hosted by DIY expert Kristan Cunningham ("Design on a Dime"), each episode of "Super Saver Showdown" features two obsessed bargain hunters competing to see whose coupon clipping, super saving and DIY skills are the best, while helping families throw stylish events on a budget. In round one, the two super savers, paired with a member of the family they're playing for, must shop for the food essentials for their parties with only $100 in just 20 minutes. The winner of round one takes home a week's worth of free groceries for themselves and their families. In round two, contestants share their savings tips and DIY tricks with the families as they race against the clock to plan and throw their parties with only an additional $100 in just 48 hours. In the end, host Kristan Cunningham judges the contestants on thesavings and style of their parties and the best super saver is awarded $10,000.

"REAL LIFE: THE MUSICAL" (60 Minutes)

Fridays (10-11 p.m. ET/PT)

Music speaks where words fail. That's the premise for this new reality series that helps ordinary people risk it all to surprise someone they love with an unexpected musical performance that sayswhat they are really feeling: "I love you," or "marry me," or "thank you." With just five days to pull it off they are teamed with a celebrity vocal coach, a choreographer, and two music producers who are the professional help they need to stage a live "flash musical" that helps make their dreams come true. The coaches will enlist the help of the singer's friends, family, and co-workers to create a back-up chorus of singers and dancers to support him or her as they pour their heart out to their unsuspecting loved one. Can they all learn the dance in time? Will the singer be able to hit that high note at the exact right moment? What will the reaction be? It's the performance of a lifetime that could literally change everyone's life.

"TV GUIDE MAGAZINE'S TOP 25 BEST OPRAH SHOW MOMENTS" (60 Minutes)

Series Premiere - Tuesday, August 28 (9-11 p.m. ET/PT)

New episodes Tuesdays at 10 p.m. ET/PT

The Top 25 countdown is an hour filled with brand-new reflections from Oprah Winfrey on some of "The Oprah Winfrey Show's" most unforgettable moments. Revealed by TV Guide Magazine's editor-in-chief Debra Birnbaum.

SPECIAL

"10 KIDS, 2 DADS" (60 Minutes)

Saturday, August 18 (10-11 p.m. ET/PT)

In a conservative town 20 miles outside of Detroit, gay couple Clint and Bryan are dads to 10adopted sons from at-risk backgrounds. Together, their non-traditional, multiracial family must overcome many challenges, obstacles and prejudices, all in the name of love.

 

 


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