Now that OWN has built a solid viewership base, it’s branching out. In August, Winfrey and her team launched an online retail destination for OWN, the O Store, which sells everything from jewelry to online courses. In October, the network will debut “Belief,” a 7-hour original series commissioned by Winfrey three years ago. Filmmakers around the world explore faith in the documentary, which will air across seven nights. OWN isn’t just a vanity project. As CEO, Winfrey has a personal stake in all the programming on the network. She seems to know what viewers want. In first quarter 2015, OWN achieved its highest quarterly prime rank ever.

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Lifetime announced “Gift of a Lifetime,” part of the net’s pro-social giveback initiative partnering with charities to identify five women and their families to receive the “gift of a lifetime”

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