WN to Receive $50 Million Boost | The Root

Oprah Winfrey Network OWN

The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) will receive some additional financial support from Discovery Communications with six to twelve months of original programming to offset some of the reruns currently in rotation.

David Zaslav, president and CEO of Discovery Communications, says that the company will invest $50 million in OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network to boost its original programming. Twenty-four new shows will premiere in 2011.

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