OWN picks up ABC’s “Beyond Belief”

The news magazine series (pictured), which explores wonders, mysteries and the unexplained, will begin airing in extended form on OWN from January 24.
January 5, 2012

ABC ‘Primetime Nightline’ summer news magazine series Beyond Belief (pictured) is to air on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in expanded form, starting later this month.

Hosted by author and army combat veteran Wes Moore, the hour-long show focuses on “stories of wonder, mysteries and miracles that delve into the unknown and unexplained,” such as the search for the Virgin Mary, the fight to save a dying whale caught in a net, and a woman with no arms who flies a plane.

The 13 episodes will feature extended content not featured during the original run. ABC News journalists Elizabeth Vargas, Bob Woodruff, Jay Schadler, Bill Weir and JuJu Chang also appear in the series.

Beyond Belief on OWN will premiere on January 24 at 10 p.m. EST.

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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 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.