Soul Food's First Family Returns to TV

The Root Recommends: A reality show on Oprah's OWN that follows the family behind St. Louis, Mo.'s famous soul food restaurant Sweetie Pie's.

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network

On the heels of a lineup revival, Oprah's OWN network plans to premiere 10 new episodes of the 2011 family documentary TV show Welcome to Sweetie Pie's. The series follows the dynamic goings-on of well-known St. Louis, Mo., soul food restaurant Sweetie Pie's, owned and operated by Miss Robbie Montgomery, a former backup singer for Ike and Tina Turner, and her family.

More than just the drama and success of running a family-owned business, Welcome to Sweetie Pie's documents the importance of family. The series premieres on OWN on March 31 at 9 p.m. EDT. 

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