OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network has announced a new series “Money Class” (working title) created and hosted by Suze Orman, acclaimed financial advisor, motivational speaker and television personality, set to premiere Fall 2011 on OWN.
One home at a time, the primetime series is dedicated to addressing and moving beyond both the circumstantial and personal decisions that have created difficult financial situations for so many people in the U.S., by going into their lives to help them transform.[ Also Read: Danielle Staub to Host ‘Social’ on Wealth TV ]
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“Suze Orman is the rockstar of finance, and her straight-forward advice will help people that are in need of a financial wake-up call,” said Lisa Erspamer, chief creative officer, OWN.
“Your money can teach you about who you really are,” said Suze Orman.
The series will feature Orman as she goes into the lives of families, couples and individuals around the country, sets attainable goals and tasks them with specific challenges to impart the ability to make responsible and well-informed decisions.[ Also Read: Entertainment Majors Build 3D TV Network ]
The end goal is for the participants to let go of the past and move toward a more secure financial future.
Currently, Orman can be seen as a featured expert on “Ask Oprah’s All Stars” airing on OWN Jan. 9, 16 and 23 (8:00 – 10:00 p.m. ET/PT), and as a guest judge on the third episode of “Your OWN Show: Oprah’s Search for the Next TV Star” to air Jan. 21 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
Orman is a two-time Emmy Award winning TV host, a motivational speaker, a contributing editor to “O” The Oprah Winfrey Magazine and a New York Times best-selling author many times over.
Some of her books include Action Plan; Women & Money: Owning The Power To Control Your Destiny and The Laws of Money, The Lessons of Life.
A joint venture between Harpo, Inc. and Discovery Communications, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network is a multi-platform media company designed to entertain, inform, and inspire people to live their best lives.
OWN debuted on Jan. 1, 2011, in approximately 85 million homes on what was the Discovery Health Channel. The venture also includes the digital platform, Oprah.com.
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