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(Wall Street Journal) — After three months of struggling to draw audiences, the Oprah Winfrey Network is bulking up with six new series.  Since launching “OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network” in January, the channel has suffered from a lack of fresh content. OWN executives hope the six new series, coupled with four existing shows that OWN is renewing Thursday, will help flesh out the channel’s programming slate before Ms. Winfrey begins appearing on the network in the fall. “We are all learning about the viewers and how we can best serve them,” Ms. Winfrey told advertisers at a presentation in New York on Thursday where she spoke about some of the programming, including a documentary chronicling Chaz Bono’s sex change. “Right now, we’re all about raising this child,” she said, referring to OWN.  The new shows vary in nature, although they are all reality or documentary programs. Some focus on individuals, such the “Louie Spence Dance Project,” which follows world-famous choreographer Louie Spence as he revamps a dance curriculum at a vaunted New York studio. Another program titled “Sweetie Pies” chronicles a family as it works to expand its soul food restaurant empire.

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