The one-hour special, which was filmed in front of a live audience in Los Angeles, is to air May 20 on the network.
"A smart mix of prosecutor and even-keeled facilitator, Star Jones is the perfect host for this special," Oxygen's Amy Introcaso-Davis said in a statement. "We were looking for someone who could cut through the clutter and get real with the girls -- Star fits that bill."
Jones is an ex-prosecutor best known as a former long-time co-host on TV's "The View."
She was most recently the executive editor and host of "The Star Jones Show," a daily news and information talk show on truTV, formerly Court TV.
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