Scoop: OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network's January 2019 Highlights
NEW SERIES & SEASONS
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IYANLA: FIX MY LIFE
Season Premiere Saturday, January 12 (9 p.m. - 10 p.m. ET/PT)
In dramatic new episodes, life coach Iyanla Vanzant helps those who are struggling, guiding them toward a new way of living and encouraging them to do the work necessary for real change. Through emotional heart-to-heart conversations and often a dose of tough-love, Iyanla helps individuals confront unresolved issues that are causing turmoil. She coaches guests and gives them the tools to fix their own lives, seeking to break the negative patterns that are preventing true happiness.
(P) Saturday, January 12 (9 p.m. - 10 p.m. ET/PT) Episode: Reality Rehab
In the season premiere, former reality stars Althea ("Love & Hip Hop"), Dutchess ("Black Ink Crew") and Minyon ("Bridezillas"), have all been hiding behind their television personas. Their addiction to fame and fortune have left these ladies lost, and Iyanla intervenes to help them reclaim their identity.
(P) Saturday, January 19 (9 p.m. - 10 p.m. ET/PT) Episode: And the Lie Detector Says... (Part 1)
Iyanla works with three sisters who have spent a lifetime wondering if their father molested them, after their mother has stood behind the horrific accusation since they were toddlers. With one daughter siding with he father and her sisters siding with their mother, a lie detector test is their chance to set the record straight.
(P) Saturday, January 26 (9 p.m. - 10 p.m. ET/PT) Episode: And the Lie Detector Says... (Part 2)
Iyanla continues with three sisters who have spent their lives dealing with the trauma of believing their father had molested them. When the lie detector test finally reveals whether their mother's accusation is true or if their father will be exonerated, Iyanla is left with even more suspicions about the family.
LOVE & MARRIAGE: HUNTSVILLE
Series Premiere Saturday, January 12 (10 p.m. - 11 p.m. ET/PT)
"Love & Marriage: Huntsville" follows the lives of three successful and powerful African American couples in the thriving city of Huntsville, Alabama who come together to help revitalize the region through their joint real estate venture - THE COMEBACK Group. The eight-episode series will feature Melody and Martell Holt, Marsau and LaTisha Scott, and soon-to-be-married duo, Maurice Scott and Kimmi Grant. The couples are longtime friends whose goal is to put Huntsville back on the map together, but it gets complicated when they must navigate love, marriage, and friendship while attempting to make this huge undertaking a success. There will be plenty of laughs, tears, and even a wedding, as the group balances their careers, families, and social lives in order to transform both the city and their relationships to achieve their ultimate dreams.
(P) Saturday, January 12 (10 p.m. - 11 p.m. ET/PT) Episode: Rocket City Revival
Meet Melody and Martell Holt, Marsau and LaTisha Scott and soon-to-be-married duo, Maurice Scott and Kimmi Grant - three self-made power couples working in real estate who are looking to put Huntsville, Alabama on the map. When Melody and Martell reach out to LaTisha, Marsau, Kimmi and Maurice to reunite THE COMEBACK Group to build custom homes and revitalize their town, old disagreements and tensions between the couples quickly resurface. To make matters worse, a suspicious Melody brings up the topic of respectful cheating over dinner.
(P) Saturday, January 19 (10 p.m. - 11 p.m. ET/PT) Episode: Respectful Cheating?
After having an uncomfortable dinner, the group is questioning whether or not Martell cheated on Melody, but Melody goes on the defense. Kimmi tries to enjoy the bridal show that Tisha has thrown for her but gets upset when Melody is a no-show. Meanwhile, Maurice and Marsau begin to wonder if going into business with Melody and Martell right now is a good idea after all.
(P) Saturday, January 26 (10 p.m. - 11 p.m. ET/PT) Episode: Bougie and the Beast
The Comeback Group finally meet to discuss business, but things take a wrong turn when Melody and Kimmi clash following Melody's absence from Kimmi's bridal shower. Tisha makes moves to join the workforce, forcing her old-fashioned husband Marsau to put his foot down. And Melody, Tisha, and Kimmi get into it when the soon-to-be sister-in-laws accuse Melody of becoming "bougie."
THE HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS
Season Premiere Tuesday, January 8 (9 p.m. - 10 p.m. ET/PT)
Tyler Perry's "The Haves and the Have Nots," starring John Schneider and Tika Sumpter, portrays the ongoing drama between the wealthy Cryer and Harrington families and the poor Young family. The most explosive season yet continues with no one unscathed by scandal, destruction, life-threatening moments, and even death. The series also stars Angela Robinson, Renée Lawless, Crystal Fox, Peter Parros, Aaron O'Connell, Tyler Lepley, and Gavin Houston.
(P) Tuesday, January 8 (9 p.m. - 10 p.m. ET/PT) Episode: Speak Through It
Katheryn (Renée Lawless) is mixing business with pleasure. Who says three is a crowd?
(P) Tuesday, January 15 (9 p.m. - 10 p.m. ET/PT) Episode: Battle For The Past
Secrets are revealed when everyone comes together at the hospital.
(P) Tuesday, January 22 (9 p.m. - 10 p.m. ET/PT) Episode: A Good Man
Justin (Nicholas J. Muscarella) will stop at nothing to make sure Jeffrey (Gavin Houston) is his.
(P) Tuesday, January 29 (9 p.m. - 10 p.m. ET/PT) Episode: The Surgeon
Veronica (Angela Robinson) is simmering. Who will get burned?
(P) Denotes: Premieres
HOME MADE SIMPLE WITH LAILA ALI
Saturdays (9 a.m. - 10 a.m. ET/PT)
Creating homes that deserving families love to live in is at the core of "Home Made Simple." The show pairs inspiring families, a team of professional designers, carpenters, and special guest artists, who work together with the families to create simple solutions to everyday home challenges and design dilemmas. Host Laila Ali will be working alongside families as they transform their living, work and play spaces, revealing the compelling and inspiring stories of the families behind the makeovers. Laila, who describes herself as a "home cook," will also teach the families delicious, easy recipes from her cookbook "Food For Life."
(P) Saturday, January 5 (9 a.m. - 10 a.m. ET/PT) Episode: Sisters Room Design Switcheroo
After Ami was diagnosed with cancer, her sister Boots moved in to help care for her. But Ami's rock-n-roll design style does not work for them both. The "Home Made Simple" team comes to the rescue with a surprise: each sister will work on the other's room.
(P) Saturday, January 12 (9 a.m. - 10 a.m. ET/PT) Episode: From Garage Space To Pageant Place
"Home Made Simple" turns an empty garage into a fantastic rehearsal space, where a dedicated dancer turned mentor can prepare young African American girls to walk confidently onto the stage of life. Plus, a special project with singer Erica Campbell.
(P) Saturday, January 19 (9 a.m. - 10 a.m. ET/PT) Episode: Military Master, Bedroom Bootcamp
An on-the-move military couple finally takes root and buys a home, but with mom watching three kids all day and dad working full-time, the master bedroom looks like it's on permanent leave; it's tenhut-
"Home Made Simple" to the rescue, to bring some design and order.
(P) Saturday, January 26 (9 a.m. - 10 a.m. ET/PT) Episode: Slam Dunk Double Duty Design
A single mother whose son faced death wants his bedroom to reflect the man he's become, not the teen he used to be; so it's another "Home Made Simple" slam dunk-with a surprise for inspirational author mom, when they turn her home office into a creative haven.