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Tim from ‘Welcome To Sweetie Pie’s’ spent 10 years in prison- 5 Other interesting facts

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By Yolanda Spivey Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s made its television debut on the Oprah Winfrey Network in the fall of 2011. It’s a docu-series that follows the lives of Miss Robbie Montgomery and her family as they struggle to run their soul food restaurant all the while expanding their empire.  Miss Robbie was once a backup singer and former ‘Ikette,’ with the Ike and Tina Review.  After she suffered a lung collapse,…

Tyler Perry’s New Show On OWN Still Dominates The Ratings

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By Stephanie Allen-Gobert .84 million Viewers! That’s a way to set a record. Indiewire.com reports the Tyler Perry drama; The Haves and the Have Nots set a record this past Tuesday night (1/21/14) by drawing a record 2.84 million total viewers on the latest episode. ‘The Haves and the Have Nots, has seen a +2% increase in total viewers over the season premiere (01/07/14), and posted double digit growth compared…

The Oprah Winfrey Network Gives Lindsay Lohan A Reality Show

The Oprah Winfrey Network Gives Lindsay Lohan A Reality Show

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By Madam Prezident Who would have ever guessed Oprah Winfrey and Lindsay Lohan would  have some form of collaboration? Well, it’s true. The Oprah Winfrey Network has given Lindsay Lohan her own reality TV show. Also, Oprah will interview Lindsay Lohan when she is released from rehab at the end of July. Is this new adventure between OWN & Lindsay a good rating opportunity for the Oprah Winfrey Network? I’m not sure…

The Oprah Winfrey Network Has Made History With Its Best Quarter Ever

The Oprah Winfrey Network Has Made History With Its Best Quarter Ever

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By: Madam Prezident Oprah Winfrey is a global icon. A friend and I had a conversation about Oprah’s move transition to the Oprah Winfrey Network.  He said, “Oprah’s rich, but this Network is coming out of her money, not anyone elses-so this network needs to be a hit for her.” I didn’t agree or disagree with him. However, I know that this Network for Oprah is just as important as…

The Drama Unfolds:  DMX Goes Nutts on Iyanla Vanzant

The Drama Unfolds: DMX Goes Nutts on Iyanla Vanzant

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It looks like the Oprah Winfrey Network is getting the kind of drama it’s looking for.  In an upcoming episode of “Fix My Life,” hosted by Iyanla Vanzant, the stuff hits the fan as DMX goes off on her in the studio.   The situation comes to a head when Iyanla looks at him and asks “Are you high?” Frozen by her question, it appears that DMX gets irate over…

Tyler Perry and Oprah Winfrey Partner on ‘For Better or Worse’ Sitcom

Tyler Perry and Oprah Winfrey Partner on ‘For Better or Worse’ Sitcom

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Oprah Winfrey Network is quickly becoming the Oprah Winfrey & Tyler Perry Network. OWN has picked up Perry’s sitcom For Better Or Worse, ordering a third season of originals and acquiring the show’s existing 45 episodes. For Better Or Worse, which previously aired on TBS, is OWN’s third scripted series from Perry, who last October signed an exclusive deal with the network for scripted fare. The first two series under the pact, sitcom Love Thy Neighbor and drama The Haves And The…

Oprah’s Getting An Area Of Her ‘OWN’ On The Huffington Post

Oprah’s Getting An Area Of Her ‘OWN’ On The Huffington Post

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OWN will not go down without a fight—if at all. Arianna Huffington and her team have come to Oprah’s aid with a new joint venture for the launch of Oprah Winfrey’s very own section on The Huffington Post. The collaboration between the Post and the Oprah Winfrey Network will launch in August, and according to a press release: Read More.

Oprah Winfrey Network lays off one-fifth of staff

Oprah Winfrey Network lays off one-fifth of staff

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    Oprah Winfrey’s struggling television network, OWN, said Monday it is laying off one-fifth of its workers and restructuring its operations in New York and Los Angeles. The decision to let 30 employees go is a “tough” one, but the economics of a start-up cable network didn’t fit with OWN’s cost structure, Winfrey said in a statement. “As CEO, I have a responsibility to chart the course for long-term…

Oprah Winfrey Goes To Haiti Under Tight Security

Oprah Winfrey Goes To Haiti Under Tight Security

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    Oprah Winfrey arrived in Haiti on Sunday evening to interview Sean Penn and visit a settlement camp for displaced people run by his aid group J/P HRO. A massive, 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti last January 12th, killing 230,000 and making 1.3 million more homeless. Sean Penn flew to the country to help one week later and now say it’s his life’s work. Winfrey, escorted by security guards, walked…

Supermodel’s Lands New Reality Show “Beverly’s Full House”

Supermodel’s Lands New Reality Show “Beverly’s Full House”

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    Oprah Winfrey Network has picked up “Beverly’s Full House,” a reality series featuring former supermodel Beverly Johnson and follows what happens when three generations of her family come together under one roof — her spacious home in Palm Springs. Cameras will follow Johnson, her daughter Anansa (a plus-size model), son-in-law David (a former NFL player), and their newborn baby Ava, in an effort to reconnect with her daughter…