Houston Beauty

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Houston Beauty
Houston Beauty logo.jpg
Genre Reality
Starring Glenda Jemison
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 8
Executive producer(s)
  • Lindsey Bannister
  • Paul Reitano
  • Terrence Sacchi
Running time 39 to 42 minutes
Production company(s) Park Slope Productions
Original network Oprah Winfrey Network
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original release November 2 (2013-11-02) – December 20, 2013 (2013-12-20)
External links
Website www.oprah.com/own-houston-beauty/houston-beauty.html

Houston Beauty is an American reality television series that airs on the Oprah Winfrey Network and premiered on November 2, 2013.[1] It chronicles the lives of Glenda "Ms. J" Jemison, the owner and director of Franklin Beauty School,[2] and also encompasses some of the hardships the students face outside of the classroom plus the drama that occurs between them.[2] Franklin Beauty School is the oldest continuously operated licensed beauty school in Texas.[3]


  • Glenda "Ms. J" Jemison[4]
  • Ms. Eley
  • Ms. Burns
  • Mia Ryan[4]
  • Neil Cain[4]
  • Queensley Felix[4]
  • Corey Ford[4]
  • Grace
  • Jessica
  • Blair
  • Shamika
  • Mia C


No. Title Original air date U.S. viewers
0 "Pilot" November 2, 2013 (2013-11-02) N/A
The staff is having a difficult time keeping the students focused before the school's yearly hair show.
1 "Gone With the Wind Fabulous" November 9, 2013 (2013-11-09) 0.63[5]
In the series premiere of Houston Beauty, the school welcomes the newest batch of freshmen. Queensley has an attitude that doesn't mesh well with her classmates, especially Corey. Ms. J tries to keep everything peaceful during all the chaos.
2 "Queen for a Day" November 16, 2013 (2013-11-16) N/A
After Ms. J was forced to put her foot down, the students come together to compose a surprise for her but her overly curious nature threatens to ruin it.
3 "You Said **** My Momma?" November 21, 2013 (2013-11-21) N/A
The students are going around saying Queensley said rude things about Ms. J. Later, Queensley and Ms. J come head-to-head in the parking lot.
4 "Queensarella & A Whole Lotta Shade" November 23, 2013 (2013-11-23) 0.56[6]
Mia disagrees with the other students when they come up with the idea for keeping Queensley out of the group. Mia ends up going missing and Ms. J feels that Mia might have gone back to her previous ways.
6 "Trouble on the Ranch" November 30, 2013 (2013-11-30) N/A
Ms. J takes the students on a field trip for their wild west photo shoot. Queensley gets into another argument with Corey A. Ford. Mia jumps into the fight to clear things up.
- "The Franklin Family Holiday Special" December 6, 2013 (2013-12-06) N/A
Ms. J and the rest of the crew at Franklin discuss the drama of the past.
7 "Beauty School Bootcamp" December 13, 2013 (2013-12-13) N/A
Ms. J creates a beauty school boot camp after she witnessed the altercation at the ranch. Mia's return to the school could possibly cause tension again.
8 "Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow" December 20, 2013 (2013-12-20) 0.59[7]
All the students compete to win the position of creative director for the upcoming hair show. Queensley makes her return. Everyone puts the drama aside so they can focus on their work.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Menza, Kaitlin (October 31, 2013). "OK! First Look: Check Out OWN’s New Reality Show, Houston Beauty". OK!. Odyssey Magazine Publishing Group. Retrieved November 2, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Sewing, Joy (November 1, 2013). "Beauty school showing off its style". The Houston Chronicle. The Hearst Corporation. 
  3. ^ Gradney, Mia (November 1, 2013). "Historic Houston beauty school featured on Oprah network". KHOU-TV. Retrieved November 2, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c d e Sewing, Joy (October 29, 2013). "5 reasons to see OWN’s Houston Beauty reality show". Houston Chronicle. Hearst Newspapers. 
  5. ^ Yanan, Travis (November 5, 2013). "Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: ABC Tops Viewers, Demos with College Football". The Futon Critic. 
  6. ^ Yanan, Travis (November 26, 2013). "Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: College Football Tops Viewers, Demos for ABC". The Futon Critic. 
  7. ^ Yanan, Travis (December 17, 2013). "Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: FOX Tops Demos with UFC". The Futon Critic.