Daily Archives: March 19, 2012 6:27 PM

Oprah Lays Off 30 OWN Employees

The struggling OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network has laid off 30 employees today as it is restructuring its operations in Los Angeles and New York.  The responsibilities handled by the eliminated positions will be redistributed among remaining OWN executives as well as employees of OWN’s owners, Discovery Communications and Harpo Studios. “It is difficult to make…
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Queen Latifah, Jill Scott, Alfre Woodard and Phylicia Rashad Set For Steel Magnolias’ Remake

Lifetime has assembled the cast of its Steel Magnolias reboot. Queen Latifah has signed on to star in and executive produce the original movie, an updated, contemporary TV adaptation of the play and 1989 film. She is joined on the all-black cast by Alfre Woodard, Phylicia Rashad, Jill Scott, Adepero Oduye and Rashad’s daughter, Condola…
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