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OWN orders docuseries “2 Fat 2 Fly” from Paperny

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network has ordered food truck docuseries 2 Fat 2 Fly (pictured) from Paperny Entertainment.
September 11, 2014

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network has greenlit a docuseries about a South Carolina food truck business.

2 Fat 2 Fly (8 x one hour, pictured) is produced by Paperny Entertainment and stars best friends Ramone Dickerson and Corey Simmons, who sell stuffed chicken wings from a food truck in Columbia, South Carolina. The series will join the network’s Saturday night line-up next year.

Each episode follows the pair as they attempt to get their business in order and build a wing empire.

The U.S. cable net aired a sneak preview of the show under a different title on August 16 that rated number one in its time period among African-American women between 25-42, according to the channel.

Exec producers for Paperny are David Paperny, Cal Shumiatcher, Audrey Mehler, Lynne Kirby and Russ Heldt.

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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