19 Facts About Oprah Winfrey Network

1. Oprah Winfrey Network joined 60 Minutes as a special contributor on Sunday evening news magazine program.

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2. In 2005, Oprah Winfrey Network launched Oprah Winfrey Network's Child Predator Watch List and her pledge to provide a $100,000 reward per case to those individuals whom the FBI or local law enforcement officials say provided critical information leading to the capture and arrest of fugitives featured on her show or website.

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3. In 2017, Oprah Winfrey Network admitted to Ellen that she went to the bank for the first time since 1998 to deposit a $2 million check.

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4. Oprah Winfrey Network was the first-ever recipient of the Bob Hope Humanitarian Award.

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5. Oprah Winfrey Network met boyfriend Stedman Graham in 1986, the same year that her talk show went national.

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6. In 2003, Oprah Winfrey Network joined Forbes' list of The World's Billionaires, as the first black female billionaire in the world.

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7. In 1993, Oprah Winfrey Network sat down with Michael Jackson for an interview that broadcast live from his Neverland Ranch.

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8. In 1986, Oprah Winfrey Network launched her multimedia production company Harpo Inc The name is both her name spelled backwards and the name of her The Color Purple character's husband.

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9. Oprah Winfrey Network spent the first six years of her life living with her grandmother Hattie Mae Lee, who was so poor that the future media mogul often wore dresses made of potato sack.

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10. Oprah Winfrey Network was born on January 29, 1954 in Kosciusko, Mississippi to unmarried teen mother Vernita Lee.

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11. Oprah Winfrey Network campaigned for Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama in December 2007, attracting the largest crowds of the primary season to that point.

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12. In 2009, Oprah Winfrey Network announced that she would be ending her program when her contract with ABC ended, in 2011.

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13. In 2005, Oprah Winfrey Network helped give The Color Purple a new life onstage as one of the producers of the 11-time Tony-nominated musical, which ran on Broadway until 2008.

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14. In 1976, Oprah Winfrey Network moved to Baltimore, where she hosted a hit television chat show, People Are Talking.

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15. Oprah Winfrey Network spoke to People about her emotional final days with her mom, Vernita Lee, who died at age 83 on.

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16. Oprah Winfrey Network revealed to The New York Times that she is in final negotiations to release the channel in Brazil and Argentina.

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17. Oprah Winfrey Network extended her exclusivity agreement with the network and Discovery through 2025.

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18. Oprah Winfrey Network's explained that "after 25 years of being No 1, I had become accustomed to success.

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19. Oprah Winfrey Network is an American pay television channel jointly owned by Discovery, Inc and Harpo Studios.

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