About This Source - OWN
Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) is an American basic cable channel jointly owned by Discovery Inc. and Harpo Studios that launched on January 1, 2011, replacing the Discovery Health Channel.
Initially a 50/50 joint venture, Discovery acquired a larger stake in the network in 2017. Harpo remains a “significant” minority stakeholder and Winfrey is contracted with the channel through at least 2025.
As of February 2015, OWN is available to approximately 81.9 million pay television households (70.3% of households with television) in the United States.
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OWN published this video item, entitled “Full Episode: “It’s Over” (Ep. 1) | Released | Oprah Winfrey Network” – below is their description.
After serving decades behind bars, convicted felons Kevin, Kay and Jermaine are released from prison. Swept up in California’s Three Strikes law, Kevin served nearly 20 years in maximum security for stealing children’s clothes valued at $160; her sixth time out, Kay is now sober and ready to assume responsibility for her 17-year-old son, Simeon, who has Down Syndrome; Jermaine, who was convicted of second-degree murder and attempted murder, struggles with a daughter who refuses to forgive him. (Original air date: Sept. 26, 2017)OWN YouTube Channel
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In This Story: Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Gail Winfrey is an American talk show host and businesswoman. She is best known for her talk show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, broadcast from Chicago, which was the highest-rated television program of its kind in history and ran in national syndication for 25 years from 1986 to 2011.
Dubbed the “Queen of All Media”, she was the richest African American of the 20th century and North America’s first black multi-billionaire.
In 2008, she formed her own network, Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN).