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Oxygen targets multicultural women with Misty Copeland show, more

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After a recent rebranding, Oxygen Media has announced four new projects in an attempt to reach out to young, multicultural women, including but not limited to a new show with ballerina Misty Copeland. Oxygen, which claims to be the youngest skewing women’s network in primetime according a press release, hopes to reflect “how real women see the world.”

Get a rundown of their new projects—all with working titles—below:

The Misty Copeland Project will follow talented dancers as they head to New York City in hopes of advancing their ballet careers. There, Copeland, best known for becoming the second African American female soloist in the prestigious American Ballet Theatre, will serve as a mentor. According to the release: “With the opportunity of a lifetime and chance to catapult to the top of the ballet world, these aspiring dancer’s passion, commitment and hard work will be center stage in Misty’s Master Class.”

Teaching English “will follow a group of young Americans living abroad in countries where English is rarely heard.” From there, the series will follow them as they adjust to life in a new world and chase their dreams overseas.

Survival of The Clickiest “will follow a group of young budding online style stars each forging a path in the ultra-competitive world of vlogging.” As the release puts it, “With no rules, no backup plans, and plenty of haters, life outside the online bubble is never as glamorous as it seems as these emerging entrepreneurs juggle the demands of their followers, friends and family.”

Finally, Straight Up with a Twist is the network’s newest half-hour reality comedy, in which “cameras will capture various groups of friends and their post work bar debates. These hilarious conversations will be intertwined with quick-witted animations and sketches to give viewers one truly legendary Happy Hour.”

There’s no word yet on when the new series will premiere.

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