Oprah Winfrey’s Network is pumping out new shows left and right and “Raising Whitley” is the next in line at the rising network. The “docu-series” follows veteran actress-comedian Kym Whitley and her quest to raise her adopted son Joshua.
Check out a snippet of the show synopsis below and view the tear jerker video above..
When Kym signed up to mentor a troubled young girl, she never imagined she’d get a call from the hospital saying, “Your baby is ready.” After learning that her mentee exited the maternity ward leaving only Kym’s contact information, Kym experienced a cataclysmic moment. With less than an hour to make a life-changing decision– and to do a lifetime of soul-searching – Kym chose to become a mother. The Village banded together to help Kym bring up baby Joshua the best they know how, but sometimes it’s hard to tell who is more mature – Joshua or the adults tasked with raising him. [ READ MORE ]
The series premieres Saturday, April 20th at 10/9c on OWN.