OWN’s Losses Reportedly Hit $330 Million

Sure, even the great Oprah Winfrey makes mistakes. A disappointing start to the Oprah Winfrey Network has led to some difficult decisions for the daytime icon, but the choiceshave been even more painful in the pocketbook, as the channel has reportedly lost $330 million since its inception in 2008. Bloomberg Businessweek reports that continued losses, […]

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Chaz Bono Returns to OWN, Blasts ‘Penguin’ Jibes

(Reuters) – Chaz Bono may have been booted off “Dancing With the Stars” this week, but he will be back on television next month in a second documentary on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) about his life as a transgender man. Bono, the only child of actress and singer Cher, is the subject of a […]

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Oprah Winfrey To Become CEO Of Her Network

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 […]

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OWN Completing Its One-Month Anniversary

By Frazier Moore, AP Television Writer NEW YORK – As it nears its one-month mark, the Oprah Winfrey Network has grown its prime-time audience by one-third over the network it replaced. Oprah’s Network Cancels Mark Burnett Talk Show OWN’s all-day viewership is up 25 percent over the year-ago audience for Discovery Health, the channel OWN claimed […]

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