OWN has acquired the network television rights to "Lee Daniels' The Butler," co-starring network founder Oprah Winfrey, for the the first broadcast window beyond pay television beginning in 2017…
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Cash flow coming from the Oprah Winfrey Network is poised to “accelerate,” Discovery Communications’ Chief Financial Officer Andy Warren said at an investor conference Wednesday. “We are extremely…
It may have been a good weekend on the bigscreen for Oprah Winfrey with “Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” but her smallscreen chat with Lindsay Lohan didn’t resonate very well with viewers. According to…
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All aboard the Lindsay Lohan redemption express. Next stop: Oprah Winfrey’s couch. In a much-publicized coup, the talk show queen’s OWN network will air an exclusive sit-down with her and the…
Tyler Perry’s original drama “The Haves and the Have Nots” drew a series-best 1.87 million viewers Tuesday night, setting a network record in the process. The only OWN telecasts to rate higher…
For Oprah Winfrey and her eponymous network, it’s a long way from “Live your best life” to “Throw on Tyler Perry shows and hope something sticks.” Winfrey might be a big fan of Perry’s work — she…
A TV company best known for its reliance on so-called "non fiction" programming is playing with something a little off-kilter for its viewers: scripted fare.
Life is anything but sweet on the set of OWN’s docuseries “Welcome to Sweetie Pies,” where conflict between the family at the center of the show impacted the production crew and left the future of…
When Harpo Studios vets Sheri Salata and Erik Logan took the reins of OWN this time last year, the network was seemingly in free fall, with weak ratings driving media and Wall Street speculation that…
A convergence of timing and opportunity are about to bring BET and TV One plenty of company in the black TV universe.
Oprah Winfrey has set the date.