Archive for 'OWN'

Oprah Winfrey plans to talk with Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown’s daughter in an exclusive interview that’s scheduled to air Sunday, March 11th on OWN. “The Hollywood Reporter” quotes a release from the network as saying, “Bobbi Kristina shares personal memories of her mom and how she would like the iconic superstar to be remembered.” The release added the “family also addresses the rumors and speculation surrounding Houston’s death.” The interview will air on “Oprah’s Next Chapter.” READ MORE

Oprah’s brand hasn’t been the same since her Television show went off the air last September, now we are hearing that her magazine’s sales have also faded from sight. Its sad to watch a women, who in most people eye’s never fail, fail.

 

I think we need to make sure we do our part to support lady “O” in her time of need.

 

Eurweb is reporting “Brass at Hearst, which publishes the 2.4 million circulated publication with Winfrey, had downplayed the impact of the show’s ending on the magazine, saying they expected fans to turn to it to get their Oprah fix.

 

To their surprise The Oprah Magazine’s newsstand sales plunged 32 percent to 413,363 in the second half of last year (after an 8 percent falloff in the first half), according to just-released Audit Bureau of Circulations figures. By comparison, all measured consumer magazines’ single-copy sales dropped 10 percent. Adweek reports….

The rep said that with the economy soft and the show ending, a dropoff in newsstand sales wasn’t a surprise and pointed out that newsstand sales of the January issue were up 28 percent to 825,000.

Winfrey recently did a interview with extra explaining why she started OWN: READ MORE

Oprah’s OWN Network In Financial Trouble

 

Oprah Winfrey became the first African American woman to own her first network which she interestingly enough named OWN. Considering “The Oprah Winfrey Show” had record breaking ratings for over 20 years, the network was assumed to be another success for the “talk show queen”, but after reports have surfaced that the OWN Network is creating more loss than gain, it looks like the new network may be in trouble. Check inside for more deets on OWN’s financial pit. READ MORE


Oprah’s best friend Gayle King has done something no one thought she would ever do. On her OWN talk, she invited Curtis James Jackson – a/k/a 50 Cent – to talk about bullying, but before the talk could commence, she took a moment to share with the audience her new piece of body-art.

On her left bicep, King has a temporary tattoo of the face of rapper and now actor 50 Cent along with his name. He appears in a do-rag and fitted cap. Perhaps it’s a kind gesture since Fif has a cat named Gayle and a dog named Oprah.

At one point, King joked about the possibility of a relationship together and how the tabloids would react to such a story. READ MORE

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Have you taken a look at Oprah’s OWN? Naturally some critics are certainly having a good-ol-time cracking on the media mogul’s new channel due to the lack of diversity, specifically Black faces. BET co-founder Sheila Johnson had a mouth full to say about it on NPR’s “Tell Me More.”

“The only advice that I say, let’s open up your circle a little bit more. You know, we love the Dr. Phils. We love the Suze Ormans. Let’s open up. READ MORE