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 is reviving her Oscar tradition on her network. The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) will air “Oprah’s Oscar Special” on Feb. 15 at 9 p.m.
NEW YORK – In the wake of initial disappointing ratings for OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network, its head, Christina Norman, has abruptly left the 4-month-old channel. The network announced Friday that Peter Liguori, the chief operating officer for Discovery Communications, will take over on an interim basis. His appointment is effective immediately. Watch OWN Series […]
After years of public feuding — and countless hours of therapy — Naomi and Wynonna Judd say their stormy relationship is finally on the road to recovery. “I think women who are 46 and 65, if they are still speaking and they are still doing the things we are doing, then they are doing pretty […]
By LYNN ELBER LOS ANGELES — Oprah Winfrey wants to better the world in her own way, and that absolutely, positively excludes a political career. The media powerhouse who threw her clout behind Barack Obama’s presidential candidacy says she will never seek office. As she fervently asserts: “Arrgghhh! The very idea of politics. No, no, […]
By LYNN ELBER LOS ANGELES — The Oprah Winfrey Network launching Saturday is wary of promising too much of a good thing – Winfrey herself. In stoking interest in the cable channel, the goal is to exploit Winfrey’s popularity while emphasizing that OWN won’t be all Oprah, all the time. “We really don’t want to […]
Last week, Oprah’s ratings dropped to the lowest in her 24-year run as Queen of daytime talk. OK, she was in re-runs, but they were watched by fewer than last year’s re-runs. Does this foretell a change for the Big O as she segues from her longtime syndicated show to her OWN cable network? Is […]
The pressure to be skinny in Hollywood is a long-running vicious cycle that’s no secret, with countless actresses battling eating disorders and body image issues, so it comes as no surprise that Hollywood would capitalize on the problem and turn it into a reality series. Or two. The media has highlighted actresses’ extreme diets, fitness […]