Own will air the Season Premiere of “Raising Whitley”

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28 December 2014
Raising Whitley
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 “Raising Whitley”
Saturday, January 3 from 9 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network

          “Raising Whitley” is a humorous, poignant docu-series following actress and comedienne Kym Whitley and her riotous collective of friends – whom she calls "The Village” – as they attempt to do something none of them have ever done before: raise a child…together. The Village bands together to help Kym bring up Joshua the best they know how, but sometimes it's hard to tell who is more mature – Joshua or the adults tasked with raising him.

 Saturday, January 3 (9 p.m. – 10 p.m. ET/PT) Episode: Growing Up Whitley
Kym decides to finally meet face to face with Joshua’s birth mother. Wendell finds out he has high cholesterol and turns to his friend Omarosa for help. Rodney is back in Joshua’s life, though he and Kym have yet to make amends.
Saturday, January 10 (9 p.m. – 10 p.m. ET/PT) Episode: Wendell’s Struggle
Kym travels to Palm Springs to accept a Woman of the Year award, but stresses over writing her speech. Wendell reveals his personal battle between his sexuality and his spirituality.
Saturday, January 17 (9 p.m. – 10 p.m. ET/PT) Episode: One Night Only
Kym tries to overcome nerves as she takes the stand-up stage at an infamous comedy club known for hecklers. Wendell and Omarosa take swimming lessons despite the fact that it will ruin their hairdos.
Saturday, January 24 (9 p.m. – 10 p.m. ET/PT) Episode: Rodney’s Remorse
While in the Bay Area, Wendell gives Kym a tour of his office, and finally introduces her to his ex-wife. Rodney works up the courage to apologize to Kym for his wrongdoings. Kym teaches Joshua about “stranger danger.”
Saturday, January 31 (9 p.m. – 10 p.m. ET/PT) Episode: Runaway Bride
Kym starts to wonder why she’s been so unlucky in love, and turns to one of her ex-fiancés for answers. Kym’s trainer, Andre, plays matchmaker, but Kym’s blind date gives her more than she bargained for.
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