OWN Shakeup: Head of Oprah’s Network Abruptly Exits

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 […]

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The Judds Get Personal In New 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 […]

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Users Speak: The End Of The Oprah Era?

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 […]

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Hollywood Devours Self-Esteem with Body Image Pressures

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 […]

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