For most of the world, Oprah’s breaking news is just that, news indeed. But for those of us who know and love Discovery Communications, it just seems fitting that the world’s most respected woman is joining the Discovery Network.
According to the Oprah and Discovery Communications press release and , here’s the scoop.
Here’s the deal…
Oprah Winfrey has been on TV for coming up on 25 years. For an hour a day, she’s been bringing “live your best life” television right into your living room. It’s been great, hasn’t it?
Well now it’s time for what’s next. Not just what’s next for Oprah but what’s next for you.OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network will be a 24/7 cable network devoted to self-discovery, to connecting you to your best self and to the world.
That’s right. 24/7. All day and all night. Whenever you want. TV designed to bring more better into your life.
It’s about time.
In January 2011 you will be part of a new network, a network of people who are all interested in reaching their greatest potential.
Oprah will be with us every day. She’s the life force of OWN and will get a chance to explore all of her passions on the air.
OWN will explore the issues that matter to you and the moments that move you. We’ll look at your health, your home and your relationships.
We’ll show you stories of strength and transformation.
And we will engage you in your own transformation.
It’s your life. OWN it.
How can you watch? Discovery Health channel will become OWN, so if you have Discovery Health, you’re in. If you do not receive Discovery Health, speak up. Your local cable operator or satellite provider can hook you up.
And what happens between now and January 2011?
We are going to build this thing together, on television and online.
To get in on the creation, sign up for OWN TV Insider. We’ll be in touch with answers, questions and maybe a few sneak peeks.