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Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE: WTW) has no plans for a joint series with Oprah, sources close to the network confirmed on Wednesday.

Earlier in the day, Benzinga Pro noted rumors were circulating that the healthy lifestyle company and its spokeswoman, media mogul Oprah Winfrey might be involved in planning a tv series.

However, shortly before 11:30 a.m. EST, a source confirmed to Benzinga no such plans were taking place.

Weight Watchers shares reacted negatively to the news, quickly dropping from $14.88 to $14.66. The stock is still up 2.3 percent on the day.

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