Fresh off the news that it delivered its most watched quarter in its history, OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network started the day with more big news.
It seems Oprah Winfrey wastes no time. Her network, OWN, recently acquired the network television rights to “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom,” from The Weinstein Company.
OWN, the Oprah Winfrey Network, has acquired cable rights to “Rachael Ray” from CBS Television Distribution and “The Nate Berkus Show” from Harpo Studios, the cable network announced Tuesday.
Oprah Winfrey earned the rare opportunity to convert her media charisma into a monogramed TV channel. Now she’s the one tasked with rescuing OWN, the Oprah Winfrey Network, after a disappointing first year.
We’ve talked about the OWN’s struggle to attract viewers, but it seems that one show of theirs is doing well, and it may be persuading the channel’s executives to shift the network’s direction. Stories in both ADWEEK and the Wall Street Journal discuss how executives at Discovery, who owns OWN, have been looking at the […]
Oprah Winfrey will take over as chief executive officer of OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network this fall, the cable channel said on Wednesday. Winfrey, regarded as the most influential woman on U.S. television, will be the third CEO of the company since its debut in January. She will also become chief creative officer as the network […]