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Winfrey’s Channel Is
Set to Break Through

New York Times, by Brian Stelter

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 1/18/2013 11:59:11 AM

Last Tuesday afternoon, Oprah Winfrey called the co-presidents of her cable channel OWN with some jump-on-the-couch-with-joy news. “Lance wants to talk,” she said, referring to Lance Armstrong, whom she had been courting for a confessional interview about his long-denied use of performance-enhancing drugs. Ms. Winfrey conferred with the co-presidents, Erik Logan and Sheri Salata, about booking a trip to Mr. Armstrong’s hometown, Austin, Tex., reserving airtime for Thursday night and announcing the “get” to the press. What no one said on the call was that this interview — maybe Ms. Winfrey’s biggest since her 1993 sit-down

Sure it is. s/o Other than an occasional interview like this that gets attention I just can´t see it. I never watch her and don´t plan to. She will never gain as big an audience as she had before. The downfall began with her endorsement and lovefest with 0bama.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mikeyt64, 1/18/2013 12:05:53 PM     (No. 9124467)

As the two greatest republican investigators once said about Watergate..."follow the money"...so how much did O pay Lance???

Reply 2 - Posted by: John21, 1/18/2013 12:10:10 PM     (No. 9124474)

Judging by the NYT track record to date, Ms. Winfrey should just start to file backrupty papers now.
A single success every decade or so is not a hopeful sign for the future. The channel is almost as boring as Curretn TV and almost as relavent. Maybe she could fide a nice rich terrorist organization (CAIR) to sell it too.




Reply 3 - Posted by: Safari Man, 1/18/2013 12:12:51 PM     (No. 9124488)

...break through the floor.

Reply 4 - Posted by: keeptherepublic, 1/18/2013 12:13:45 PM     (No. 9124490)

That was the most pathetic interview I´ve ever watched. And to think: the SECOND half is on tonight! Without me, thank you.

Armstrong doesn´t say anything, and Oprah asks the dumbest questions. She really doesn´t push him, and he really doesn´t answer what she does ask.

The only thing worse on what passes for TV news is all of the hullabaloo about the Notre Dame football player´s imaginary girlfriend. Who cares?

Reply 5 - Posted by: The Advocate, 1/18/2013 12:24:38 PM     (No. 9124526)

You lost your audience when you bowed to our racist anti-american POTUS and his AA racist Beard.
Take what left of your millions and just go away.
Al Gore might have a suggestion on how to sell out profitably.

Reply 6 - Posted by: halfnorsk, 1/18/2013 12:42:32 PM     (No. 9124577)


Reply 7 - Posted by: Rafter, 1/18/2013 12:43:57 PM     (No. 9124586)

Next, honeychile, you best invite Notre Dame´s Manti Teo (whatever the spelling)
and Wacky Baracky to appear together and discuss their fictional girlfriends.

You could try to win a Pulitzer by vetting the Bamster´s shady/shaky past with any
gender-specific pals of his.
You know... girls... or boys... or whatever.
Inquiring minds...

would like to know far more about our historic first black president than about
some college football linebacker, doncha know?




Reply 8 - Posted by: killerbee, 1/18/2013 1:18:40 PM     (No. 9124681)

I don´t think anyone has actually watched the interview, they just read the articles reporting on it. How is this any kind of breakthrough?

I can´t think of anyone she could interview that I´d go out of my way to watch.

Oh, strike that. I´d watch her interview Larry Correia. But that wouldn´t get her a lot of ratings because a fantasy author/gun expert isn´t going to pull in the puppets.

Reply 9 - Posted by: pickle1, 1/18/2013 1:21:58 PM     (No. 9124697)

Oprah is still a con artist and racist. Nothing more.

Reply 10 - Posted by: redwhite&blue2, 1/18/2013 1:37:39 PM     (No. 9124728)

Oprah should marry Chris Christie and have several big fat cow con artist mulatto liberal loser racist babies...just what the world needs! The low-information idiot moron TV-loving couch potatoes would be ecstatic and fawn over them and embrace their little fat asses so much! Stick that in your commie rag, you Slimes!....s/o

Reply 11 - Posted by: bob913, 1/18/2013 1:42:11 PM     (No. 9124742)

She can sell to Al Jazeera

Reply 12 - Posted by: The Architect, 1/18/2013 2:43:29 PM     (No. 9124862)

Winfrey´s Channel is Set to go Broke!

There, fixed it for ya.




Reply 13 - Posted by: indybear, 1/18/2013 2:51:30 PM     (No. 9124882)

Most of the world already knew what he was going to say. So much of the interview was being live blogged / tweeted that people didn´t have to actually watch the interview. The ratings will be much lower than the attention given to it would indicate.

Reply 14 - Posted by: Udanja99, 1/18/2013 4:01:15 PM     (No. 9125014)

#9, as much as I love Correia and his monster hunters I still wouldn´t watch. Besides, I can´t imagine him demeaning himself that way.

Reply 15 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 1/18/2013 4:11:03 PM     (No. 9125031)

Last night, a lot of men watched the Lance interview.

But those same men have never watched this channel before, and will never watch it again. If they did, they would forfit their ´´man cards´´, and might as well put on their wive´s dresses and high heels and go ballroom dancing.

And just throw those cajones away, since you would never need them again...

Reply 16 - Posted by: mitzi, 1/18/2013 5:37:00 PM     (No. 9125191)

I was half expecting to read she was selling to Al Jazeera.

Reply 17 - Posted by: Trust No One, 1/18/2013 5:54:55 PM     (No. 9125231)

Forget it´s Oprah/OWN ---- you gotta watch Sweetie Pie´s.

Do search for new season date. I LOVE that reality program. Lol.





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