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ROSIE: CANCELLATION WAS “FAIR”

March 21, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Rosie O’Donnell has posted a video on YouTube responding to fans who have protested that it was unfair for her talk show on OWN, the Oprah Winfrey Network, to have been canceled after only five months. “It was fair,” she says on the video, which was recorded on the Chicago set of The Rosie Show. […]

“BLOODBATH” AT OPRAH’S NETWORK

March 20, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

On the heels of the announcement that Rosie O’Donnell’s talk show was being canceled after only five months, published reports said on Monday that OWN, the Oprah Winfrey Network, had fired 30 employees, including two high-level executives. The gossip website TMZ described it as a “bloodbath” and said that the fired personnel included the head […]

WHY WAS ROSIE AXED?

March 19, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Why was Rosie O’Donnell’s talk show on Oprah Winfrey’s cable network OWN canceled after only five months? Industry speculation spread quickly over the weekend after Friday’s surprise announcement of the cancellation. While The Rosie Show had been drawing fewer than 200,000 viewers per night, some analysts suggested, that figure may have had more to do […]

ROSIE O’DONNELL TO RETURN TO DAYTIME TV ON OWN

August 6, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Rosie O’Donnell is returning to daytime TV, and Oprah Winfrey’s got her. In a surprise announcement, The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) on Thursday said that it had picked up the O’Donnell show exclusively. Trade reporters indicated that efforts by syndicators SantaBu running into a roadblock of station executives who worried that O’Donnell might stage one […]