Discovery's Oprah Problem

Discovery Communications bankrolled Oprah Winfrey's cable channel. So far OWN's losses may exceed $330 million

  • Ranking the Top Democratic Presidential Candidates for 2020
    Americans love the idea of an Oprah Winfrey candidacy, but she has made clear that while she is happy to stump for certain candidates she has no interest in becoming one herself. And finally ...
    12/13/2018 - 10:57 am | View Link
  • Sunday, Dec. 9: The CW’s ‘Elseworlds’ Crossover Event Begins on ‘The Flash’
    which is hosted by Oprah Winfrey. In the new episode “Coney Island Cyclone,” the God Account sends Miles (Brandon Micheal Hall) the name of one of Arthur’s (Joe Morton) parishioners, a single father w...
    12/9/2018 - 1:37 am | View Link
  • The Democrats’ Hispanic Problem
    So the Obama campaign began airing a series of ads on Spanish-language television featuring the Cuban talk show host Cristina Saralegui, a kind of Hispanic Oprah Winfrey, explaining Obama’s work on is...
    12/3/2018 - 9:16 pm | View Link
  • Meet the America’s Test Kitchen star who dreams of being the culinary Oprah
    Elle Simone Scott goes by many names. On television, she is Elle Simone, the first African-American woman to join the cast of the popular PBS cooking show America’s Test Kitchen. When representing She...
    12/3/2018 - 1:44 am | View Link
  • Spotlight: Food Network's on Discovery's new menu
    Not only did they increase their ownership of Oprah Winfrey's Network, OWN, but they just announced a 14.6 billion U.S. dollar (debt included) bid early December to buy Scripps Networks Interactive, t...
    12/9/2017 - 2:45 pm | View Link
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  • Discovery Channel
    Discovery Channel (known as The Discovery Channel from 1985 to 1995, and often referred to as simply Discovery) is an American pay television channel that is the flagship and namesake television property of Discovery, Inc., a publicly traded company run by CEO David Zaslav.As of June 2012, Discovery Channel is the third most widely distributed subscription channel in the United States, behind ...
    12/10/2018 - 9:45 am | View Website
  • Life: David Attenborough: Movies & TV
    There are so many reviews on here whining about Oprah Winfrey's narration! I really prefer her voice over the bbc narrator. Oprah's voice is a really nice change of pace and I really enjoyed hearing her; oprah's narration does not sound like she's reading from the script.
    12/9/2018 - 6:36 pm | View Website
  • FitTV
    FitTV was an American digital cable and satellite channel, owned by Discovery Communications.The channel focused on fitness and exercise-related programming. FitTV offered programming with such fitness celebrities as Cathe Friedrich, Sharon Mann, Gilad Janklowicz, Marilu Henner, Tamilee Webb and others. On February 1, 2011, it merged with Discovery Health Channel to become Discovery Fit ...
    12/9/2018 - 2:01 am | View Website
  • Amber Smith
    Amber Smith, Actress: L.A. Confidential. When Anheuser-Busch chose Amber Smith as the spokesperson for its new Michelob Ultra Amber lite beer, it was on a mission. Through posters, life-size standees and Point-of-purchase promotional materials, Amber's image was plastered across the nation. However, it was the 20-city "Meet Amber" tour that delivered on the campaign title!
    12/8/2018 - 2:24 am | View Website
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    About. Discovery, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is a global leader in real life entertainment, serving a passionate audience of superfans around the world with content that inspires, informs and entertains. Discovery delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year and has category leadership across deeply loved content genres around the world.
    12/7/2018 - 6:31 pm | View Website
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