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Obamas In Negotiations To Ink Deal To Produce Original Series At Netflix

Former President Barack Obama and Former First Lady Michelle Obama are reportedly in “advanced negotiations” for a Netflix production deal which would see them produce high-profile shows for the streaming giant.   The New York Times first reported the news.   According to the report, whatever content produced would not be used to “respond to… Read More

UMC – Urban Movie Channel Nabs Exclusive SVOD Rights for OWN’s BLACK LOVE Docuseries

Following its record premiere ratings on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network last summer, UMC – Urban Movie Channel, the first premium subscription streaming service created for fans of African American and urban content, is excited to announce that it has acquired exclusive SVOD rights for the popular docuseries, BLACK LOVE.   Created by newlywed filmmakers Codie… Read More

Oprah Winfrey Sells Majority Stake of OWN to Discovery Communications for $70 Million

Oprah Winfrey is parting with a portion of her Oprah Winfrey Network.   The media mogul sold a majority stake to Discovery Communications for a massive $70 million. Previously, OWN and Discovery had a joint 50/50 ownership structure. With this deal, Discovery gains an additional 24.5% stake.   Oprah’s Harpo, Inc. will retain a significant… Read More