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Lifetime renames Houston family docuseries, sets airdate

U.S. cable network Lifetime will launch The Houstons: On Our Own, featuring the deceased singer's daughter Bobbi Kristina and mother Cissy Houston, on October 24 at 9 p.m. EST/PST.
September 26, 2012

U.S. network Lifetime will launch The Houstons: On Our Own on October 24 at 9 p.m. EST/PST.

Previously known as The Houston Family Chronicles, the Jarrett Creative-produced series follows the people closest to deceased singer Whitney Houston, including her daughter Bobbi Kristina, her sister-in-law and manager Pat Houston, Pat’s daughter Rayah, Whitney’s brother Gary,  family friend Nick Gordon, and her mother and Grammy Award-winning singer Cissy Houston.

The 14 x 30-minute series sees the Houston family coming together to deal with the loss of the pop music icon, and focuses on her 19-year-old daughter, who goes by Krissy.

Ahead of the series premiere, Lifetime will air the one-hour special Remembering Whitney, on October 17  at 9 p.m. EST/PST. The special will feature never-before-seen footage, interviews, private home videos and family photos, and insights from family members.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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