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Good news in the “ratings” area for Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network. The two-part debut of Iyanla Vanzant’s “Fix My Life” became the highest rated debut in the network’s history and reached over 2.5 million viewers during its run. And on Sunday, the broadcast was #1 in African-American households. In other good news, “Welcome to Sweetie […]

Despite some early stumbles, the OWN Network has slowly been developing some franchise shows with “Oprah’s Next Chapter” “Lifeclass” and Iyanla Vanzant’s upcoming “Iyanla: Fix My Life”, an all but guaranteed hit. But one of the network’s early breakout shows was the reality series “Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s” starring St. Louis restaurant owner Robbie Montgomery. […]

Oprah Winfrey has always kept her fans in the know when it comes to her family matters. (Remember her famous on-camera intro to her long lost half-sister?) But her latest family reunion is taking a nasty turn! The “Oprah’s Next Chapter” host recently purchased her dad, Vernon’s, Nashville barber shop out of foreclosure. But Vernon’s […]

Oprah Winfrey will follow up her two-part Kardashian interview with the Big Three from the NBA championship team Miami Heat. On the next episode of “Oprah’s Next Chapter,” airing Sunday, July 1 at 8 p.m., LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh will “talk about the challenges leading up to their historic win, their friendships […]

An interview featuring the late King of Pop’s daughter Paris will air on Oprah’s Next Chapter this Sunday. During the interview, Oprah asks Paris how she’s dealing with her father’s death three years later and what life was like with the superstar. The interview will air at 9 p.m. on Sunday on the OWN network.

Oprah Winfrey has a steep financial hill to climb in the struggle to keep her cable channel afloat. Bloomberg Businessweek reported last week that OWN may have lost a whopping $330 million since it began in 2008. An analyst told the magazine that it was the most “successful failure in television today.” The report follows a […]

In a recent interview with NPR, BET’s co-founder,Sheila Johnson,was asked what advice would she give Oprah Winfrey in regards to her new OWN network. Sheila says OWN needs more Black people: But how would you recommend that she grow her business? I think, first of all, Oprah really needs to stick to what she really […]

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