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[06/10/15 - 06:10 AM]
Oxygen Media Increases Development Slate with Five Bold New Projects Aimed at Young Women
"Inspired by millenials who express themselves and their ideas in innovative and diverse ways, these five new projects reflect Oxygen Media's commitment to sharing fun and meaningful stories that resonate with our audience," said Cori Abraham.

[via press release from Oxygen]

OXYGEN MEDIA INCREASES DEVELOPMENT SLATE WITH FIVE BOLD NEW PROJECTS AIMED AT YOUNG WOMEN

NEW YORK - June 10, 2015 - Oxygen Media announced five new series in development that reinforce the network's commitment to creating real lifestyle programming that speaks to the passions and interests of young multicultural women. The diverse projects include "Dead Clean" about a female clean-up crew handling messes no one else would dare tackle; "House of Black Diamond" following the lives of six members of the most decorated drill team in California; "Start Me Up," a competition series focusing on raising money through online crowdfunding; "Swipe for Love" about using social media to match potential couples in front of a live studio audience; and "The Ultimate Relationship Test," a competition series where couples wager money on each other's abilities to win a variety of challenges.

"Inspired by millenials who express themselves and their ideas in innovative and diverse ways, these five new projects reflect Oxygen Media's commitment to sharing fun and meaningful stories that resonate with our audience," said Cori Abraham, Senior Vice President of Development & International, Oxygen Media.

Oxygen Development Projects:

"Dead Clean" (working title)

Produced by Lime Pictures and All3Media America with Kate Little, Claire Poyser, Derek McLean, Stephen Lambert and Eli Holzman serving as Executive Producers.

"Dead Clean" showcases a group of women working at Xtreme Cleaners, a company using bubbles and suds to clean and decontaminate some of the filthiest and goriest places from New Orleans to Baton Rouge. Armed with mops, hazmat suits and a sense of humor, these girls do the "dirty work" at crime scenes, hoarders' homes and meth labs. For these eager millenials, the business of clean-up is just one step closer to their future goals whether they're studying to be a criminal investigator, stashing cash for nursing school, or just trying to save up enough dough to move out of their parents' homes.

"House of Black Diamond" (working title)

Produced by Thinkfactory Media, LLC with Adam Reed, Adam Freeman and Leslie Greif serving as Executive Producers.

"House of Black Diamond" follows six members of a successful drill team who live under one roof. Hard work, dedication and comical personal politics push this team to new limits as they fight to retain their reputation as the most decorated drill team on the West Coast. With multiple competitions each month, the road to success isn't easy, but this group has the heart, talent and drive to reach new heights.

"Start Me Up" (working title)

Produced by Soshefeigh Media and Wilshire Studios with Matt O'Brien and René Brar serving as Executive Producers.

Bringing the online crowdfunding phenomenon to television for the first time, each episode follows three contestants determined to launch a new campaign, business or cause as they work with an expert team to create the ultimate 90-second pitch video. At the end, the three videos will go up on Oxygen.com where viewers will have the opportunity to donate money to the projects they love the most. On the following week's show, the video which raised the most money will be revealed in real time, honoring the winning contestant with a $25,000 grand prize.

"Swipe for Love" (working title)

Produced by Wilshire Studios with David Friedman serving as Executive Producer.

In the hyper-connected, social media-savvy world of millenials, online dating has quickly become the norm. In "Swipe for Love," a group of eager young singles will put their profile pictures to the test in front of a live studio audience in hopes of finding "the one." Potential couples will be matched based on their "swipes" and social media "likes" to compete in a series of challenges designed to test and reveal chemistry and compatibility.

"The Ultimate Relationship Test" (working title)

Produced by A. Smith & Co. Productions with Arthur Smith, Kent Weed and Guy Hameiri serving as Executive Producers.

In this innovative new competition series, ten couples will compete in large-scale challenges - ranging from the physical to the mental - to win wagered money. While one person competes, their significant other bets a sum of cash based on how they think their partner will perform. These challenges will showcase how intimately each partner knows the other, while exposing the strengths and weaknesses of their relationship.

About Oxygen Media

Oxygen Media is a multiplatform entertainment brand that targets young, multicultural women. The network's relevant and engaging content reflects how real women with real stories see the world - vibrant, optimistic and bold. Oxygen is the destination where women can come together across multiple platforms to have fun and encourage each other through their individual and collective journeys. The growing network's unscripted original programming includes "Sisterhood of Hip Hop," "The Prancing Elites Project," "Funny Girls" and the popular "Preachers" franchise. Available in over 77 million homes, Oxygen is a program service of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience.





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· DEAD CLEAN (OXYGEN)
· HOUSE OF BLACK DIAMOND (OXYGEN)
· START ME UP (OXYGEN)
· SWIPE FOR LOVE (OXYGEN)
· ULTIMATE RELATIONSHIP TEST, THE (OXYGEN)





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