Oxygen are focussing heavily on making strides in original programming with five new unscripted shows already in development for next year.

The first of these is ‘gorgeous and Guilty!’ from the creator of MTV hit Jersey Shore. The show is crime based and will investigate stories featuring beautiful women mixed up in criminal scandals. SallyAnn Salsano is set to produce fro 495 Productions.

The next offering on the cards is ‘Fat Girl Revenge’ which sees women confront bullies from their past after dramatic makeovers and weight loss.

Continuing the female centered programming is ‘Funny Girls’ from Brownstone Entertainment which is focussing on comediennes as they brave the male dominated world of comedy and gives some insight into their personal lives.

Endemol’s ‘Heart and Soul’ charts the day to day drama at a Miami based matchmaking agency, whille ‘Shotgun Weddings’ followsexpectant parents rushing to fit in a fairytale wedding before the birth of their children.

Senior VP Cori Abraham has dubbed the 5 new shows as ‘unique and noisy!’ and believes that they will capture the emotions of the young female audience. “Our development team has done a phenomenal job of continuing to build the network’s slate with diverse and innovative shows that reflect our audience,” said Abraham.