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.
Books & Downloads #Ad
Recent from OWN:
Oprah Winfrey sat down with 10-year-old prodigy who was already attending college, in 1999 – Greg Smith.
Greg Smith has been on the fast track to college from a very early age. He was just a baby in diapers when he started correcting other people’s grammar. By 18 months, he could add and subtract. He knew the alphabet by the time he could walk. He graduated from high school at age 9, after completing grades 9 through 11 in just months. In 1999, Oprah sat down with the 10-year-old child prodigy, who had just started college. Take a look back.OWN YouTube Channel
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).
8 Recent Items: Oprah Winfrey
In This Story: The Oprah Winfrey Show
Popular talk show hosted by Oprah Winfrey where many of its topics penetrate into American pop-cultural consciousness. Aired from 1986-2011, making Oprah Winfrey a global household name.