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Long-serving OWN co-president exits

North American cable channel OWN is saying goodbye to co-president Sheri Salata (below, left), who is exiting to create a content and brands company. Erik Logan (pictured, below) will become sole president of the Oprah Winfrey-backed network, of which Discovery Communications has co-ownership. Salata is a long-time Winfrey associate, producing The Oprah Winfrey Show after […]

Dr. Oz prescribes first Farsi deal for Sony

Sony Pictures Television has licensed 344 episodes of US talk show the Dr. Oz Show to a Farsi-language broadcaster. The deal with Broadcast Middle East represents the first time SPT has done a deal with a Farsi-lanuage TV group. Dr. Oz will air on Moby Group-owned BME’s FARSI1 channel, dubbed for local audiences. The Dr. […]