Beyonce to get own TV channel

The network will feature more serious programming, such as documentaries about African and American history.

Published: 01st August 2016 08:22 AM  |   Last Updated: 01st August 2016 08:22 AM   |  A+A-

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Beyonce performs during the Formation World Tour at Stadio San Siro on Monday, July 18, 2016 in Milan, Italy. | AP

By IANS

LOS ANGELES: Singer Beyonce Knowles is expanding her empire, which includes fashion and film work on top of her music, by reportedly setting up a TV network.

According to The Sun newspaper, Beyonce is said to be expanding her management company Parkwood and will launch the network within the next ten years, reports dailystar.co.uk.

The network will feature more serious programming, such as documentaries about African and American history.

"She intends to create her own TV network just like Oprah," a source said.

"Her entertainment company Parkwood is doing very well and her desire is to create a network so she can have the freedom to bring the ideas of her closest creative friends to life. The plan is to develop it within the next decade, the source added.

She will also reportedly perform at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs).

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