We wanted to make sure you don’t miss the television debut of “The Specials,” on Sunday, September 7th from 1:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CST on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN). OWN just announced they will be airing this groundbreaking docu-series about the funny, honest story of five housemates with intellectual disabilities living the classic student lifestyle in England this Sunday. All 13 episodes will air back-to-back on Sunday, September 7 from 1:30 – 8 p.m. CST.
For a sneak peek now, please visit: www.oprah.com/thespecials
Filmed over four years and narrated by housemates Sam, Hilly, Lucy, Lewis and Megan, all between the ages of 19-23 and close friends since childhood, “The Specials” shares the ups and downs of their daily lives from first love to heartbreak, from leaving college to finding a job, as well as the day-to-day interactions and complications of sharing a house together. The housemates live life to the max – they enjoy everything from surfing and karaoke as well as competing in Special Olympics.
The Webby Award-winning series was originally produced as short form,10-minute webisodes in England. OWN will televise fresh, newly adapted episodes following housemates as they continue to support each other through major changes in their lives — everything from breakups, to a parents’ divorce and finally an engagement.