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On Douglas Family Gold, Keeping Track Of An Olympian Is A Family Affair

In 2012, then 16-year-old Gabrielle Douglas charmed the world and broke barriers by winning the USA team and individual all-around gymnastics gold medals at the Summer Olympics in London. In the years since, her million-dollar smile has turned into a multimillion-dollar empire, and Gabby has enlisted the help of her close-knit family — mother Natalie Hawkins, sisters Arielle “Arie” Hawkins and Joyelle “Joy” Douglas, brother Johnathan Douglas, and grandmother Miss Carolyn Ford — in running her business. After stepping away from gymnastics for a few years, the now 20-year-old has returned to the sport with her laser focus set on […]

Oxygen Like a Boss
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Oxygen’s Like a Boss: Could you handle the ATL’s top power players?

Behind every successful business magnate, there’s a personal assistant tirelessly taking phone calls, making appointments, arranging travel, hunting for houses, cleaning cars, fetching coffee and everything in between. Oxygen’s new docuseries Like a Boss goes into the worlds of four personal assistants working for some of Atlanta’s top power players: Nick Cannon (America’s Got Talent), real-estate agent Blair Myers, radio personality Big Tigger, and music exec Abou “Bu” Thiam. Cannon’s assistant, Amber Grimes, hopes to be a force in show business in her own right, but first she has to handle the many day-to-day demands of her boss. “I’m trying […]

WORST.POST.EVER: With Frankie Grande
Reality TV

WORST.POST.EVER: With Frankie Grande on Oxygen

Tonight, Oxygen Media is exploring the good, the bad and the most outrageous moments on social media with WORST.POST.EVER: With Frankie Grande. The half-hour special is hosted by YouTube sensation, Big Brother fan favorite, and Broadway star, Frankie Grande, who is seemingly on a mission to explain and critique all of the social media that my husband has no clue about. Follow Ariana’s older bro as he breaks down the buzziest online posts, tweets and selfies from Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and adds his rapier-sharp wit to everything in between. Frankie makes his own app, does a hidden camera segment, […]

Oxygen Boss Nails

A Look at Boss Nails, Oxygen’s Newest Reality Series

When I heard about Boss Nails, Oxygen’s newest series (premiering tonight (Tue., Aug. 11 at 9pm ET/PT), I was a little excited for the chance to weave in the usual puns — “nailed it”, etc. — and make all sorts of references to women bringing out their claws. I mean, it’s a reality series about nails, and it promises drama … so …… ? Eh. I’m not huge on panning shows right out of the gate (I’m big on second chances, plus I know many people’s tastes are far different from mine — the fact that the Kardashians are ever […]

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Dancing In Celebration Of Oxygen’s “The Prancing Elites Project”

Five colorful and courageous people sacrifice everything to be able to share their love of dance with the world. In Oxygen’s newest docuseries, The Prancing Elites Project, five gay, black, men try to compete in the competitive world of Southern Drill Teams. Majorette-style dancing isn’t the bobby socks and pom poms you may imagine; this is highly athletic dance popular at many Historically Black Colleges and Universities — especially in the American South. This dance style combines elements of jazz, contemporary, crunking, and African tribal dance in high voltage performances and competitions. The specialized style of dance that the Prancing […]

Oxygen's Funny Girls

A Look At Oxygen’s New Docu-Series, Funny Girls

As a funny girl (in my own, and at times only my own, opinion), the idea behind the show Funny Girls particularly appealed to me when I first heard about it. Premiering tomorrow night (Tuesday, April 7) at 9pm/8c on Oxygen, it seems like some reality TV I might be able to get behind! The new docu-series takes a look at the personal and professional lives of 6 comediennes in Los Angeles as they attempt to make it big in the world of stand-up comedy. They all have different career goals, comedy styles and lifestyles, but all have ambition, passion […]

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Tonight on Oxygen, “Preachers of Detroit”

Oxygen’s new reality series is bringing the Messiah to the Motor City. Preachers of Detroit, a spin-off of the network’s successful, Preachers of L.A., follows seven dynamic men and women of faith, as they guide their flocks and minister to their communities. Detroit has faced its share of struggles as economic downturn has challenged the city, but from the very first episode, it’s obvious that while the city’s bureaucracy may be bankrupt, the city’s faith is rich and vibrant. “Detroit is alive and well! The people here are resilient and gritty, strong and fierce about this place,” proclaims Bishop Corletta […]

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Street Art Throwdown Premieres Tonight on Oxygen

Oxygen’s newest reality art competition is pulling art from the gallery and taking it to the streets. In a move to make art accessible to everyone, and bring beauty to public spaces, the Street Art Throwdown elevates street art from vandalism to value. The competition pits 10 of the country’s most promising artists against each other in a series of physically and demanding challenges. The battle takes the artists to the streets of Los Angeles where the head to exciting locations like tunnels and bridges to create public, unexpected artwork. I chatted with the show’s host executive producer, host, and co-judge, Justin […]

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Nail’d It Episode 7 Recap: “Nail Nightmares”

Now it’s getting real. After 6 weeks of preliminary competitions, tonight three of the second place finishers competed again in a last-ditch effort to move on to the Nail’d It finals. In Nail’d It Episode 7, the semi-finals pit Celeste, Kandi and Jami against each other in a battle for $10,000 and a spot in the finals. Celeste Age 28, The one who loves to say “Bling” she’s suffering from a mystery illness. We last saw her in Episode 4, where the artists had to create the Church nails and fantasy nails based on high heels. Celeste says, “This is […]

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Nail’d It Episode 6 Recap: “A Diamond in the Rough”

Tonight on Nail’d It Episode 6, the final three contestants are competing for the final guaranteed spot in the finals and to have their work worn in rapper Diamond’s newest music video. Jami Age 34 from Syracuse, NY She’s a multi-tasker because, “I’m a mom, a mermaid, a ninja.” She owns an edgy salon called NailBang, which looks graffiti-inspired. She also takes care of her ill father. Amber Age 34 from Tampa, Florida This is her first competition, but don’t let her inexperience fool you; she came to win. She (and her T-shirt) proudly exclaim, “I love my hubby,” and […]