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OWN to Honor Dr. Maya Angelou With Special Tribute on Sunday

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The Oprah Winfrey Channel will honor the memory of Dr. Maya Angelou with repeat episodes of Super Soul Sunday, Master Class, and The Oprah Winfrey Show that feature the renowned poet and the network premiere of Oprah Winfrey’s Legend’s Ball. Oprah also releases the follow...

OWN Announces Projects With Toni Braxton & Octavia Spencer

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It looks as though Oprah Winfrey‘s OWN Network is gearing up for a great year of programming. On Wednesday, the network announced its upcoming lineup featuring Toni Braxton, Octavia Spencer, Justin Timberlake and Lady O herself. With its first TV movie, Toni Braxton will star in  “My Name is...

Will You Be Tuning in to OWN’s ‘Love in the City’?

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I think it’s safe to say Oprah has officially hopped on the reality show bandwagon. This spring, the Oprah Winfrey Network will air a new docu-series, Love in the City, that shadows the fast-paced lives of four sistafriends – two are breast cancer survivors –...

With Help from Tyler Perry, OWN Turns Around Financially

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If anyone can turn around a fledgling business, it’s Oprah Winfrey. Her network, OWN, got a rocky start with ratings lagging and advertising revenue at its lowest. After a much-maligned collaboration with Tyler Perry, earnings have greatly increased. OWN, a collaboration between Oprah Winfrey and...

Tika Sumpter Defends Tyler Perry: ‘You have the right to turn the channel’

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In a recent interview with The Grio, actress Tika Sumpter, from The Haves and the Have Nots applauded Tyler Perry for being groundbreaking and enlightened. Although there was a petition to remove her show from the OWN Network, the show is the top rated program on...

“Dark Girls” Documentary To Make World TV Premiere on OWN

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“Dark Girls,” the documentary which candidly and provocatively explores colorism among African-Americans, is finally making it to the small screen. Oprah Winfrey’s OWN network will air the ‘Dark Girls’ documentary next Sunday. The film, which premiered at Toronto International Film Festival in 2011, has generated...