Oprah Winfrey Network

Discovery ups stake in Oprah Winfrey Network

Discovery Communications has paid US$70 million to gain a majority stake in the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), which it jointly owns with the celebrity. Discovery has upped its stake from near 45% to 70% in the deal. This will allow the network to consolidate its financial reports with OWN. Oprah Winfrey will remain chief executive […]

Lohan gets OWN reality series

Discovery-backed Oprah Winfrey Network has given Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohan her own eight-part reality series. The troubled former child star has made headlines over the past few years due to a string of legal problems and reports of drugs and alcohol abuse. OWN founder Oprah Winfrey will interview her about her attempts to rebuild her […]