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Half-Ton Mom and 650-Pound Virgin on OWN


UPDATE: “Half-Ton Mom” will air again on Saturday, April 9th.

Tune in this Thursday, February 17, to the Oprah Winfrey Network for two stories of extreme weight-loss.

Half-Ton Mom follows the trials of Renee Williams, the world’s heaviest woman at nearly 900 pounds. A mother of two, she must undergo weight-loss surgery at the age of 29 to save her life. Half-Ton Mom will air at 10:00 PM.

David Smith once weighed 650 pounds, but has lost over 400 without having gastric bypass surgery. Although doctors once told him he might not live to the age off 30, today he’s healthy and fit. David sets out on a series of dates, to find his first girlfriend. 650-Pound Virgin will air at 8:00 PM, 9:00 PM and 11:00 PM.

Check the OWN Network’s website to find out where you can access the network in your area.


Best Light Recipes on the OWN Network

Update: This episode of Anna and Kristina’s Grocery Bag will air again on Tuesday, May 31 2011.

Tune in this Friday, January 21 to Oprah’s OWN Network when a handful of the recipes featured in the cookbook, Best Light Recipe are tested and rated on the show, Anna and Kristina’s Grocery Bag.

On the show, you will find out if Best Light Recipe truly delivers lighter versions of classic fat-laden recipes such as cheesecake that taste every bit as delicious as the original.

Hosts Anna Wallner and Kristina Matisic focus their efforts in the kitchen, putting popular cookbooks to the test. This week’s episode will look at Best Light Recipes. (more…)

Healthy Recipe Making on the OWN Network

Tune in this Wednesday, January 19 to Oprah’s OWN Network to learn healthy tricks of the trade from some of Oprah’s favorite chefs.

On Cristina Ferrare’s Big Bowl of Love, you’ll get to explore how to find hidden health in recipes like low calorie pizza, turkey cheeseburgersand tequila-lime shrimp. Oprah’s beloved Chef Art Smith will be showing you how to turn decadent and calorie-laden foods like pizza and burgers into tantalizing creations that are as delicious as they are healthy. (more…)

Gaiam’s Wake Up Workout on the OWN Network

Tune in every morning this week to Oprah’s OWN Network and get a energizing jump to the day with Gaiam’s Wake Up Workout.

Every weekday morning at 6 a.m. and at 6:30 a.m. Gaiam, the lifestyle media company that creates and sells scores of yoga and fitness workout DVDs, will feature a 30-minute workout that will kickstart your day in an invigorating and restorative way.

From Rodney Yee’s Ulimate Power Yoga to Patricia Moreno’s Cardio Burn Yoga, each 30-minute session allows you to start your day with a cardio boost and an arsenal of mind-body techniques that will prepare you for the day’s stresses that lie ahead of you.

Here is the line-up for this week: (more…)

Oprah Launches New OWN Network

Even though this may be Oprah Winfrey’s last year hosting her Emmy-award-winning Oprah Show, the queen of talk show is not slowing down. In January, Oprah will officially launch her OWN network, which appropriately stands for the Oprah Winfrey Network.

The network’s premiere kicks off with all the feel-good and expert fanfare you would expect from the lady who is responsible for making many of our now beloved lifestyle coaches famous, including Dr. Oz, Suze Orman and Dr. Phil. In fact, the premiere of OWN will feature all three of these impressive figures on one stage in a four-part special, beginning on Sunday, January 2. This amazing team  is ready to answer questions about your relationship, health, body and your finances. (more…)