It was announced today that after a difficult year, the "Queen of Southern Cuisine" will be launching her own Paula Deen Network. And Closer Weekly has the exclusive preview before its September launch!

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“I can’t wait for y’all to see my shows!” Paula excitedly tells Closer. And with 10 kitchen cameras on set, viewers won’t miss one moment. “We capture every nook and cranny and every moment.”

Paula tells the mag that she treasures the “wonderful rush of excitement” she gets taping shows like Paula Cooking Light in front of a live audience. And she is equally as excited to spend more time with her sons who, according to Paula, “will be on the Paula Deen Network a bunch.”

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“I love having them on set, especially when Jamie takes over the stove. I can just relax and he goes to town!” Paula tells Closer of having sons Jamie and Bobby on her shows. “This is when I’m happiest — one boy on each side.”

For more from Paula Deen’s exclusive interview on the launch of her network, pick up the new issue of Closer Weekly, on newsstands tomorrow, or head to her website www.pauladeen.com!