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 “Viola Davis on Chadwick Boseman’s Legacy | OWN Spotlight | Oprah Winfrey Network” – below is their description.
Actress Viola Davis opens up to Oprah about working with the late Chadwick Boseman on his final film, “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” and his legacy of integrity. “OWN Spotlight: Viola Davis” will be available on the WatchOWN app and on discovery+ starting Saturday April 17. Plus, hear the conversation on the “Super Soul” podcast starting April 19.
Stream “OWN Spotlight: Viola Davis” on the WatchOWN app and on discovery+ starting Saturday April 17. Plus, hear the conversation on the “Super Soul” podcast starting April 19.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).