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[11/21/13 - 09:53 AM]
Lifetime Holds Court on New Year's Day with Premiere of New Docuseries "Kim of Queens"
Subsequent episodes of the series will then air on Tuesdays at 10:00/9:00c, immediately following Lifetime's hit program "Dance Moms."

[via press release from Lifetime]

LIFETIME HOLDS COURT ON NEW YEAR'S DAY WITH PREMIERE OF NEW DOCUSERIES "KIM OF QUEENS"

LOS ANGELES, CA (November 21, 2013) - Kim of Queens' sassy star Kim Gravel, one of the country's most successful and outspoken pageant coaches, is on a mission to find diamonds in the rough and transform them into confident young women in the all-new Lifetime docuseries Kim of Queens, premiering Wednesday, January 1, 2014, at 10:00pm ET/PT. Subsequent episodes of the series will then air on Tuesdays at 10:00pm ET/PT, immediately following Lifetime's hit program Dance Moms. Along with the help of her mother Jo and sister Allisyn, Kim lives to polish local girls into future leaders, able to take the crown and rule the world.

While applying her homegrown philosophy that beauty is only skin deep, Kim, with her larger-than-life personality that is peppered with tough love and plenty of humor, searches for young talent that many might pass over on first glance. As Kim likes to say, "You can wear a burlap sack, girl; but if you got it on the inside, it shines on the outside." At the young age of 16, this former self-proclaimed "ugly duckling" was crowned the youngest Miss Georgia in the pageant's history. Kim will be the first to say that winning Miss Georgia was great, but losing Miss America made her who she is today. Now, as the owner and CEO of her business, the renowned Pageant Place, Kim shares her incredible talents and over-the-top, engaging personality with the young, talented hopefuls seeking her sage advice that has proven to take young girls to the top.

Kim of Queens is produced by Relativity Television and executive produced by Tom Forman (Extreme Makeover: Home Edition), Brad Bishop and Bryan O'Donnell, along with Lifetime's Colleen Conway Grogan, Mary Donahue and Eli Lehrer.

A+E Networks will handle global sales for Kim of Queens.

ABOUT RELATIVITY

Relativity (relativitymedia.com) is a next-generation studio engaged in multiple aspects of entertainment, including film production; financing and distribution; television; sports management; music publishing and digital media. The studio has produced, distributed or structured financing for nearly 200 motion pictures, generating more than $22 billion in worldwide box office revenue and earning 73 Oscar(R) nominations. Recent films include: Safe Haven, Act of Valor and Immortals, the latter both opening number one at the box office in their debut. Relativity's other films include the eight-time Oscar nominee The Social Network, as well as Limitless and two-time Oscar winner The Fighter. With 17 original series on air, Relativity Television has quickly become one of the country's largest suppliers of unscripted television and has recently expanded into scripted programming with the development of scripted sitcoms, dramas and sketch comedy series. Relativity continues to build on its success bringing its film properties to television, having recently transformed the film Catfish into the #1 television series on MTV and announcing that Act of Valor and Limitless, the television series, will be going into production.

ABOUT LIFETIME

Lifetime is a premier female-focused entertainment destination dedicated to offering the highest quality original programming spanning scripted series, non-fiction series and movies. In 2012, as a result of its aggressive programming strategy that doubled the hours of original programming, Lifetime posted its strongest year-on-year growth among the key demographics in 10+ years, while also reaching its youngest median age in 16 years. Lifetime Television(R), LMN(R), Lifetime Real Women(R) and Lifetime Digital(TM) are part of Lifetime Entertainment Services, LLC, a subsidiary of A+E Networks. A+E Networks is a joint venture of the Disney-ABC Television Group and Hearst Corporation.





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