Actress Kym Whitley arrives at the premiere of The Weinstein Company's 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' at Regal Cinemas L.A. Live on August 12, 2013 in Los Angeles

Actress Kym Whitley arrives at the premiere of The Weinstein Company’s ‘Lee Daniels’ The Butler’ at Regal Cinemas L.A. Live on August 12, 2013 in Los Angeles

*Kym Whitley, star of OWN reality series “Raising Whitley,’ has signed with APA in all areas, according to Deadline.com.

“Raising Whitley” debuted with 1.2 million total viewers on April 20, making it the fifth biggest premiere in the history of the OWN network. It’s currently in production on its second season, premiering in January of ’14.

Whitley, who recently appeared in an episode of “Baby Daddy” on ABC Family, was a series regular role on NBC’s scrubbed comedy “Animal Practice.” Her credits include recurring roles on “The Cleveland Show” and “2 Broke Girls,” as well as guest starring gigs on “Hot In Cleveland” and “Grey’s Anatomy,” among others.

Her feature credits include “We Bought a Zoo,” “Rango,” and “Along Came Polly.” As a standup comedienne, Whitley also recently appeared in the OWN comedy special “Wanda Sykes Presents: Herlarious.”