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Discovery 2013 Upfront report

Discovery unveiled a new scripted show and a raft of reality and doc series at its annual Upfront in New York, which was attended by Oprah Winfrey, William Hurt, Tyler Perry and reality child star Honey Boo Boo among others. Discovery boss David Zaslav told the assembled ad buyers that across all of its networks […]

Oprah net takes on Tyler Perry sitcom

Oprah Winfrey’s cable network has ordered a new season For Better or Worse, the Tyler Perry sitcom. OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network has also picked up the first two seasons of the show, which originally went out on Turner’s TBS. The original cast of the series, basic cable’s best rated programme among African-Americans, will return for […]

International ratings in for Oprah’s Armstrong interview

Discovery’s coverage of Oprah Winfrey’s interview with Lance Armstrong won its international networks 15 million viewers across 18 countries. Discovery is a joint venture partner in OWN: Oprah Winfrey Channel and it carried Winfrey’s exclusive interview live on a host of its international nets. It was simulcast across Canada, Western Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America. […]

Oprah’s Lance interview delivers high ratings

Oprah Winfrey’s interview of disgraced cyclist was the second most-watched show ever on her cable network OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. There were 3.2 million viewers for the first instalment of the interview, Lance Armstrong: The Worldwide Exclusive , which was scheduled as a two-night event last Thursday and Friday. That compares with 3.5 million for […]

Oprah’s Lance Armstrong interview becomes a two-night event

Oprah Winfrey’s interview with disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong will now be a two-night TV event. The interview, was originally slated to be on Oprah’s US cable channel OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network tomorrow (Thursday) night on the Oprah’s Next Chapter show. Expanded coverage will now run over Thursday and Friday nights. Both parts of the interview […]

Discovery will televise Oprah’s Lance Armstrong interview

Discovery will simulcast Oprah Winfrey’s upcoming interview with Lance Armstrong on its networks around the world. Oprah’s interview will be the first the disgraced cyclist has given since a damning report from US anti-doping agency USADA late last year. It will be shown on an episode of Oprah’s Next Chapter, the talkshow star’s series on […]

Oprah’s Lance Armstrong interview to be streamed live globally

Oprah Winfrey’s interview with disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong will be streamed live around the world. The 90-minute interview, in which Armstrong will address the doping and cheating scandal that has enveloped him, will take place next Thursday. The interview will take place at Armstrong’s home in Austin, Texas and will be the first he has […]