Friday, December 30, 2011

Oprah's O.W.N. Network Off To Slow Start???


Oprah Winfrey is a successful African-American woman and is expected to succeed in all en devours. Most fans of the Oprah Winfrey show were upset when she decided to call it quits to pursue her own (OWN) network. The OWN network was created by Winfrey and came with high expectations as she is one of the most powerful woman in the world. Well it seems as though the OWN network is not off to a good start since its launch on Jan 1st 2011. Reports suggest that viewers were disappointed in programming and the lack of a new Winfrey show on the network. This will change as Oprah's on-air presence will be boosted Sunday with a new weekly series, "Oprah's Next Chapter." OWN has failed to improve on, or in some instances even match, the average ratings and small audience earned by the low profile Discovery Health channel it replaced. Winfrey made the following statement after she was asked about her OWN networks disappointing first year on-air...
"I would absolutely say it is and was not where I want it to be for year one. My focus up until last May was doing what I do best, which is 'The Oprah Winfrey Show,' and giving that my full attention until its conclusion. Yes, some mistakes were made. Who hasn't made mistakes? The real beauty is you can say, 'I learned from that, I don't worry about failure. I worry about, 'Did I do all I could do?"

Oprah Winfrey has a large following, so expect her fans to stick by her while she makes improvements to the OWN network.

5 comments:

  1. I don't even know what channel The OWN network is on smh. Oprah needs better promotion.

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  2. I grew up watching Oprah after school. I sad that her network is not of to a good start. I have all the faith in the world that she will turn the network around.

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  3. My grandmother was very upset when Oprah decided to leave her afternoon slot. Most fans did expect for her to transfer her show to her OWN network. I think thats what turned most fans off from the network

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  4. I think she will be okay, she is positive and relentless the perfect recipe for success

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  5. Oprah needs to site down. I was pissed when she took over the "Discovery Channel". I miss my shows :(

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