OWN slates Lindsay Lohan docuseries for 2014

Prior to the eight-part series set to air next year, the actress will tape an interview with Oprah Winfrey that will air next month.
July 12, 2013

Actress Lindsay Lohan is headed to Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) via an interview with Winfrey, set to be taped and to air in August, and an eight-episode docuseries slated for 2014.

An OWN spokesperson confirmed the news, first reported by Entertainment Weekly, on Friday afternoon.

The interview program is being billed as an exclusive, much like Winfrey’s previous highly-rated interview specials with Lance Armstrong and the family of Whitney Houston.

The interview will take place once Lohan wraps her court-ordered stay at a rehabilitation facility in Malibu on July 31. The actress is featured in the upcoming Paul Schrader film, The Canyons.

An OWN spokesperson was unable to comment on whether the docuseries will be produced by Winfrey’s Harpo Studios or by an outside production company.

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