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: “Oprah and Shonda Rhimes” | SuperSoul Sunday | The Oprah Winfrey Network” – below is their description.
As a self-proclaimed introvert, Shonda Rhimes has chosen to spend much of her life out of the public eye, creating popular television shows and raising her three children. In this episode of “SuperSoul Sunday,” Shonda shares with Oprah how she made an effort to evolve and step out of her comfort zone, following her sister’s challenge to Shonda to say “yes” for an entire year to any unexpected invitations that came her way. (Original air date: November 15, 2015)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).