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Own TV Show Ratings (updated 8/31/17)

Oprah Winfrey was a ratings powerhouse with her daytime show for many years but her cable channel, Own, has had its challenges. Own has had some very successful comedies and dramas but no show can last forever. Which series will be cancelled or renewed next? Stay tuned!Scripted Own TV shows listed: For Better or Worse, Greenleaf, The Haves and the Have Nots, If Loving You Is Wrong, Love Thy Neighbor, and Queen Sugar.Last update: Most recent ratings added for Greenleaf.Read More…
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Westboro Baptist Church Missed Leonard Nimoy’s Funeral Because They Couldn’t Find It

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Westboro Baptist Church Missed Leonard Nimoy’s Funeral Because They Couldn’t Find It
Westboro Baptist Church had every intention to picket “Star Trek” actor Leonard Nimoy‘s Los Angeles funeral on Sunday, but the congregation, known for spewing caustic and intolerant rhetoric at high-profile funerals, was unable to attend because the location of the services were kept private. “Leonard Nimoy‘s funeral is today, but nobody is sharing Where. So Westboro And @WilliamShatner can’t attend :(,” the church wrote in a Twitter message accompanying a Vine video of a man holding a neon “Love Thy Neighbor Equals Rebuke” sign. See Video: Leonard Nimoy’s Best Roles Collected: Mr. Spock and Beyond The
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Here Are All the January TV Premiere Dates for New & Returning Series

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The holiday season briefly interrupted the 2014-2015 TV season, but that's all about to change: Starting January 1, your favorite fall TV shows will return from hiatus, and midseason debuts of both new and returning shows will begin.

Below is a list of all the series set to premiere or return in January. Set your DVRs accordingly, and wish your TVs a Happy New Year.

January 1:

Ridiculousness (MTV, Season 6 premiere)

January 2:

Mysteries at the Castle (Travel Channel, Season 2 premiere)

January 3:

Raising Whitley (Own, Season 2 premiere)

Sag Harbor (Own, series premiere)

January 4:

Galavant (ABC, series premiere; back-to-back episodes)

The Mentalist (CBS, Season 7 regular time slot premiere)

Downton Abbey (PBS, Season 5 premiere)

Thicker Than Water (Bravo, Season 2 premiere)

Sister Wives (TLC, Season 5 midseason premiere; two-hour episode)

January 5:

Antiques Roadshow (PBS, Season 19 premiere)

The Haves and Have Nots (Own, Season 2 premiere)

January 6:

Marvel's Agent Carter (ABC, series premiere)

MasterChef Junior (Fox,
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The Overnighters | Review

Love Thy Neighbor: Moss Finds Faith In Oil Boomtown

In the small town of Williston, North Dakota, a modern day boomtown is growing exponentially as men down on their luck and desperately seeking work flock with hopes of being hired in the newly fracked oil fields that surround the town. This influx of migrant workers has brought an unforeseen strain on the community, as the large majority of them ride by bus or train into town with nothing more than a bag full of cloths and a heart full of hope, and hence, have no where to sleep. Those that do manage to drive themselves out in beat up minivans and lived in winnebagos have very few places to legally sleep in their vehicles. Enter Pastor Jay Reinke and his overnighters program that allows these world weary men to take refuge after dark in the Concordia Lutheran Church, much
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Doc Jensen on 'The Strain' -- and when real life interrupts TV

Doc Jensen on 'The Strain' -- and when real life interrupts TV
Horror has come in a variety of flavors this summer: Gory. Existential. Sharknado. FX’s The Strain is geek Neapolitan—a combo of all three. It’s a high-concept monster mash—a vampire takeover thing restated as a zombie plague thing—that revels in body ick and clever ironies. This is a show that gets its shocks and jollies from having a goth rocker—a prick raconteur who’s only in it for the “p—y”—accidentally flush his balls down the toilet after his infected body abruptly decides to shed them, leaving him looking like Marilyn Manson on the cover of Mechanical Animals.
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Watch This Tonight: Love Thy Neighbor

Is Linda's man getting too close too soon?

On Wednesday's episode of Love Thy Neighbor, Linda comes home to find Phillip — the guy she just started dating — already cozying up to her family and playing cards with the crew in Hattie's kitchen. Will Linda regret her decision to choose him over William?

Get more scoop and a refresher on the new season in Watch This Tonight:

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Ted Bergmann, Producer Who Brought Grammys to Television, Dies at 93

Ted Bergmann, the producer of early Grammy and National Football League telecasts, died Sunday following surgery in Santa Monica, Calif., according to his wife Beverly. He was 93.

Bergmann started his television career at NBC in 1947. He went on to work in advertising, where he matched companies such as Coca-Cola and Colgate with entertainment properties. The group behind the Grammy Awards sought Bergmann’s help in 1962 to bring the ceremony to TV. He then produced the music awards show for seven years.

Bergmann served as president of the DuMont Television Network and televised early NFL games and live boxing. Other TV credits include “The Arthur Godfrey Show,” ”Love Thy Neighbor” and “Three’s Company.”

Besides his wife, Bergmann is survived by six children, two stepsons, 14 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
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NBA Finals Lift ABC to Weekly Victory; NBC’s ‘Voice’ and ‘Talent’ Are Top-Rated Series

NBA Finals Lift ABC to Weekly Victory; NBC’s ‘Voice’ and ‘Talent’ Are Top-Rated Series
ABC dominated last week’s primetime ratings race in key demos behind the NBA Finals while NBC was a solid runner-up thanks to reality hits “The Voice” and “America’s Got Talent.”

Actually, sports and reality dominated the demo rankings in general, with only one scripted original — ABC’s “Mistresses” — among the week’s 25 highest-rated ad-supported programs in young adults.

CBS, meanwhile, continues to take its lumps in the early part of TV’s summer season as it is especially hurt by the lower ratings for repeats that all nets are seeing. The Eye has finished fifth or lower in adults 18-49 for three straight weeks, and its decision to start summer perennial “Big Brother” earlier this year — it bows next week — is looking better by the minute.

In a week jam-packed with scripted originals on cable, ABC Family had good news as “The Fosters” rose in its second episode
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USA’s ‘Royal Pains’ Returns With Series-Low Demo Score

USA’s ‘Royal Pains’ Returns With Series-Low Demo Score
USA drama “Royal Pains” looked sluggish in kicking off its fifth season Wednesday, slipping to the show’s lowest young-adult rating to date. Holding up better relative to last year was sked partner “Necessary Roughness,” which was beginning its third season.

According to Nielsen estimates, the comedic medical drama “Royal Pains” averaged a 0.71 rating in adults 18-49 and 3.68 million viewers overall in Wednesday’s 9 o’clock hour. This is a rather sharp decline in young adults from last year’s 0.97 and from the big 1.40 it did in opening its third season back in 2011.

In its time period, “Royal Pains” was beaten in both 18-49 and 25-54 by repeats of “The Big Bang Theory” on TBS and “Duck Dynasty” on A&E.

“Royal” did not hit a series low in total viewers, as it had a few episodes draw smaller overall crowds last season, including the show’s two-hour December episode
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NBA Finals, NBC’s Reality Lead Week’s Primetime Ratings

NBA Finals, NBC’s Reality Lead Week’s Primetime Ratings
ABC slam-dunked the competition last week as the opening two games of the NBA Finals lifted the net to its third demo victory in the last four weeks.

The hoops action may have been down from last year, but the Alphabet ruled Thursday and Sunday with it.

Actually, sports and reality took the other nights too: TNT won Monday with an NBA conference semifinal game; NBC took Tuesday with “The Voice” and the return of “America’s Got Talent”; Fox led Wednesday with “MasterChef, while ABC won Friday behind “Shark Tank,” and NBC led Saturday with hockey.

The week featured the premieres of numerous scripted cable series, including ABC Family’s “The Fosters” and TNT’s “Graceland,” both of which did Ok. And among returning series, USA’s “Burn Notice” joined TNT’s “Falling Skies” and MTV’s “Teen Wolf” in posting good numbers.

As for original broadcast fare, there
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Christian Group Calls for Espn Writer's Suspension After Jason Collins Anti-Gay Remarks

A Christian Group is calling for the suspension of Espn the Magazine writer Chris Broussard, after Broussard told an interviewer that gay NBA player Jason Collins can't be a Christian because of his sexual orientation. A group called Faithful America (motto: "Love thy neighbor. No exceptions.") has launched an online petition asking for Espn to suspend Broussard for comments he made on Espn's "Outside the Lines" on Monday, after Collins came out in an op-ed for Sports Illustrated. "Chris Broussard's hateful attack on Jason Collins for being gay was an unacceptable misrepresentation
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Watch: Madea Meets Sofia -- Look Out!

Watch: Madea Meets Sofia -- Look Out!
Oprah and Tyler Perry are coming together on Own with the premiere of Perry's two new shows this spring -- "The Haves And Have Nots" and "Love Thy Neighbor" -- but there's a potential crisis looming: Madea can't seem to find the Own channel.

In this video, Madea, Perry's no-nonsense alter ego, sets out in search of Own. "Where is Own?" Madea asks herself while driving along a dirt road. "There's somebody up there. I'm going to ask her."

That somebody turns out to be none other than Sofia, the "Color Purple" character Oprah portrayed, whose strength is rivaled only by her sass. Watch what happens when the hilarious Madea questions the sharp-tongued Sofia about how to find Own.

"The Haves And Have Nots" and "Love Thy Neighbor" will premiere at 9 p.m. Et on May 28 and 29, respectively. To find Own on your cable provider, go to Oprah.com/FindOWN.
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Own Brings Tyler Perry's and Oprah's Winfrey's Most Memorable Characters Together (Video)

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Own Brings Tyler Perry's and Oprah's Winfrey's Most Memorable Characters Together (Video)
In case you haven't heard that Tyler Perry's two new scripted series are coming to Own, Perry and Oprah Winfrey dusted off their most famous characters to make sure that you do. The two stars dress as their most memorable onscreen characters -- Perry as Madea and Winfrey as Sofia from "The Color Purple" – to promote the premiere of "The Have and the Have Nots" and "Love Thy Neighbor," which premiere on May 28 and 29, respectively, on Own. Winfrey seems to be using this parody as an opportunity to sound
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Watch As Madea Meets Sofia, In A Search For Own (Video)

Here's how they describe it: Oprah Winfrey and Tyler Perry are coming together on Own - but Madea and Sofia can't seem to find the channel. Watch to see what happens when this no-nonsense granny comes meets The Color Purple favorite on a dirt road. As already reported earlier today, Own's first scripted series from Tyler Perry are both set to debut on May 29, on Own: a one-hour drama titled The Haves and the Have Nots; and a half-hour comedy series called Love Thy Neighbor. Watch the absurdity unfold below:
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Oprah Winfrey And Tyler Perry Dress The Part For Own Promo: Video

For those that ever wondered what would happen if Tyler Perry‘s Madea came upon Oprah Winfrey‘s Color Purple character Sofia while driving down a country road — well, this is your lucky day. Own unveiled this promo for Perry’s two new series during today’s upfront in NY. It begins airing on the network tonight, and features Madea asking Sofia how to find the network. “Girl child, it ain’t safe in a world of cable channels”, Sofia says. A pair of Perry series — drama The Haves And Have Nots and comedy Love Thy Neighbor — will have their series premieres on the network May 28 and May 29, respectively. Check it out: Click here to view the embedded video. Related: Discovery Shows Off Star Power At Upfront Presentation
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Discovery Networks to Dabble in Scripted Programs

Discovery Networks to Dabble in Scripted Programs
A TV company best known for its reliance on so-called “non fiction” programming is playing with something a little off-kilter for its viewers: scripted fare.

Discovery Communications, the cable network that makes its bones showing science and nature programming as well as off-kilter reality shows, said it will air a scripted mini-series for the first time on its flagship Discovery Channel as well as a scripted drama – another first – on its Science Channel.

The bulk of the programming announced across six nets still has its roots in real life, and even the scripted fare is based on history or a non-fiction book. But the company’s decision to dabble in the scripted realm echoes maneuvers elsewhere. NBCUniversal’s Bravo is developing three scripted series based on novels centered on the wealthy and/or lovelorn, for example.

At Discovery Network, executives will unveil “Klondike,” based on Charlotte Gray’s book “Gold Diggers
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Own Sets Launch Plans For Tyler Perry Series, Orders 2 New Unscripted Shows

The May 28-29 debuts of Tyler Perry‘s new original scripted series for Own: Oprah Winfrey Network will be preceded by an Oprah’s Next Chapter episode May 26 featuring a Winfrey interview with Perry. It will be immediately followed by Tyler Perry Comes To Own: Behind The Scenes,. a special about the making of the two series, drama The Haves And The Have Nots and comedy Love Thy Neighbor. The Haves And Have Nots premieres May 28 at 9 Pm, while Love Thy Neighbor launches May 29 at 9 Pm with two back-to-back episodes. Additionally, Own has greenlighted two new unscripted series: Millionaire Mama’s Boy,. about the dynamic relationship between Wnba star Pamela McGee and her NBA star son JaVale, and Houston Beauty, about the world of a Texas beauty school. Here are the network’s descriptions: Millionaire Mama’S Boy The new Own series Millionaire Mama’s Boy. explores the dynamic relationship
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Own Sets Premieres for Tyler Perry's Scripted Series, Greenlights Two Shows

Own Sets Premieres for Tyler Perry's Scripted Series, Greenlights Two Shows
Own: The Oprah Winfrey Network is going all out in the lead-up to the debut of Tyler Perry's scripted efforts. Ahead of the launches of one-hour ensemble drama The Haves and the Have Nots and half-hour sitcom Love Thy Neighbor, Own is rolling out what it is calling "event programming" days prior to the May premieres. The network has scheduled a special episode of Oprah's Next Chapter at 9 p.m. Sunday, May 26, where Oprah Winfrey will interview Perry at his home. The one-hour sit-down will be followed by a behind-the-scenes look

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When Sofia From 'The Color Purple' And Madea Decided To Get Together One Afternoon...

Oprah Winfrey has previously voiced her interest in starring in a Tyler Perry movie, but, thankfully, this isn't it! Or is it? Should we brace ourselves for an eventual announcement that Oprah and Perry will be teaming up for a Madea/Sofia mash-up movie? Details from Oprah's blog: Oprah and Tyler Perry are so excited about Tyler's shows coming to Own, they just had to get their alter-egos together to celebrate. Oprah dressed up as Sofia from "The Color Purple" and Tyler put on the familiar face of Madea to film a promotional parody for the upcoming shows Love Thy Neighbor and The Haves and Have Nots. Check out Oprah and Tyler, or rather, Sofia and Madea, on site in...
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Tyler Perry’s Madea and Oprah’s Ms. Sofia Are Hanging Out

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Tyler Perry’s Madea and Oprah’s Ms. Sofia Are Hanging Out
When Oprah and Tyler Perry get together, they apparently like to chat as their old-lady alter egos: with Oprah as Sofia from The Color Purple and Tyler as Mabel "Madea" Simmons from the many, many Madea films. It doesn't seem likely that the tragic story of Sofia would overlap with Madea's antics, but Oprah tagged her Instagram photo with "#SophiaMeetsMadea," so who are we to judge? According to the Oprah blog (yes, that's what it's called), Oprah and Tyler are celebrating his shows Love Thy Neighbor and The Haves and Have Nots coming to the Own Network, and the pair decided to dress up to celebrate. 
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