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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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In 1992, The Oprah Winfrey Show interviewed Betty Broderick, the mother who killed her ex husband and his new wife, in 1989.
A truly memorable and shocking tale, produced one of TV’s most incredible interviews, from Oprah Winfrey.
In 1992, millions of “Oprah Show” viewers tuned in to follow one couple’s headline-making story of betrayal, divorce and double murder. Dan Broderick was a successful attorney. He and his devoted wife, Betty, lived in a San Diego suburb with their four children. It seemed like the perfect marriage until Dan fell in love with his 22-year-old legal assistant, Linda. On the morning of November 5, 1989, Betty drove to the home of her ex-husband, pulled out a revolver and showered the couple with bullets while they slept. Betty was convicted of two counts of murder and sentenced to 32 years in prison. She granted Oprah her first prison interview via satellite from the Central California Women’s Facility. For more on #oprahwinfreyshow, visit WatchOWN.tv/TOWSOWN YouTube Channel
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Elisabeth Anne Broderick is an American woman who was convicted of murdering her ex-husband, Daniel T. Broderick III, and his second wife, Linda Broderick, on November 5, 1989.
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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).
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