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  • Oprah Running Her “OWN” Network: Not As Easy As You Thought

    Despite lukewarm ratings, Oprah has remained steadfast about seeing her network succeed. She said, “You have to be committed because, you know, I signed a deal. I’m going to do it.” She also said that she does not miss doing her old show everyday, though she does miss the audience.

    Oprah discussed the challenges of running her own network in her debut appearance on “Dr. Oz” on Wednesday.

    “Let me tell you running a network is challenging,” Oprah told Dr. Oz. “Can y’all please find it on your channels?” It is a familiar tune for Oprah, who

    Image Credit: Art Streiber/OWN

    previously admitted that running OWN was a lot harder than she had imagined.

    Despite lukewarm ratings, however, Oprah has remained steadfast about seeing her network succeed. On Wednesday, she said, “You have to be committed because, you know, I signed a deal. I’m going to do it.” She also said that she does not miss doing her old show everyday, though she does miss the audience.

    She teased her newest show “Oprah’s Next Chapter,” which features her talking to public figures and other interesting people outside of the studio. In one episode, Oprah meets a Hasidic Jewish family that has never heard of her before.

    Oprah was also on Dr. Oz to unveil a huge milestone for O magazine: the January cover featuring Oprah and Dr. Oz together (see below). He is the magazine’s first “cover boy,” as Oprah put it.

    The talk show host and Oprah protege is just the fourth person to share the cover with the former queen of daytime. That honor has also been bestowed upon Michelle Obama, Ellen Degeneres and Rosie O’Donnell. Oprah told People magazine that she chose to feature Dr. Oz because “the January issue is all about firsts.”

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    Calvin Wilson
    Founder and CEO
    Upstart: Business and Management for 20-40 Year Old Professionals
    calvin.wilson1@verizon.net
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