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2010-11-01 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announces its premiere weekend schedule for the channel's debut at noon on January 1, 2011, as well as the regular daytime and primetime lineup. (More information is available at the OWN press website at http://press.discovery.com/us/own/.) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091120/PH15283LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091120/PH15283LOGO ) "During our launch weekend, the audience will...

2010-09-29 07:51:00

Corus Entertainment to launch OWN in early 2011 TORONTO, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Corus Entertainment (TSX:CJR.B) and OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network announced that they have finalized a licensing agreement that will enable Corus to add OWN to its portfolio of Canadian specialty services. OWN is set to launch in Canada in early 2011 following the U.S. premiere January 1, 2011. OWN is a multi-platform media company designed to entertain, inform, and inspire people to live their best...

2010-09-10 11:30:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, comes to OWN: THE OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK, in a six part docu-series titled FINDING SARAH. The new series will be produced by World of Wonder and premiere in the first quarter of 2011 exclusively on OWN. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091120/PH15283LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091120/PH15283LOGO ) "Sarah Ferguson, The Duchess of York, will share with our viewers her personal...

2010-08-05 17:22:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Multiple Emmy® award-winning television host, celebrated performer, renowned philanthropist, and all-around talent, Rosie O'Donnell will make her return to daytime television exclusively on OWN: THE OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK. From 1996 to 2002, Ms. O'Donnell delighted audiences as the host of the highly successful daytime talk show "The Rosie O'Donnell Show." For OWN, she will bring her trademark humor and down-to-earth approach to a new...

2010-07-26 12:23:00

LOS ANGELES, July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- OWN: THE OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK is producing five OWN original two-hour documentaries with Julia Roberts, Forest Whitaker, Goldie Hawn, Gabriel Byrne and Mariel Hemingway, OWN announced today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091120/PH15283LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091120/PH15283LOGO ) The films will be presented as part of OWN's monthly documentary film club, along with the original acquisitions LIFE 2.0 and SONS OF...

2010-05-14 07:00:00

LOS ANGELES, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- OWN: THE OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK has struck an advertising partnership with leading retailer Kohl's Department Stores for the original series "Your OWN Show: Oprah's Search For The Next TV Star." OWN's new competition series, presented by Kohl's and executive produced by Mark Burnett ("Survivor," "The Apprentice"), is a nationwide search to discover television's next big star. The winner of the competition will be awarded his or her own studio talk show...

2010-04-08 08:00:00

NEW YORK, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Oprah Winfrey, chairman of OWN: THE OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK, today announces new original programming for the channel's January 1, 2011 launch to members of the advertising and media communities at New York's Jazz at Lincoln Center. Five new series are joining the 10 previously announced, for a total of 15 original series coming to OWN. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091120/PH15283LOGO ) "My vision for OWN is to create a network that...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.