LOS ANGELES, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, has signed on to star in a six part docu-series called "Finding Sarah," OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network said Friday.
The new series will be produced by World of Wonder and is to premiere in the first quarter of 2011 on OWN.
"Sarah Ferguson, The Duchess of York, will share with our viewers her personal struggle to rebuild her life," Lisa Erspamer, OWN's chief creative officer, said in a statement. "With the help of experts Dr. Phil McGraw, Suze Orman, Martha Beck and others, The Duchess will open up about her recent public troubles and explore her lifelong battles with weight, relationships and finances. She will look to put the past behind her and move forward to a positive future."
"I'm doing this because I need to heal my mind, body and spirit," Ferguson said. "After 22 years of raising my two amazing daughters, it's time for me to mother myself. My hope is that sharing my journey will help someone else."