Albiniak, Paige
January 2011
Variety;1/24/2011, Vol. 421 Issue 10, pA3
Trade Publication
The article discusses the effect on the finances of television stations and on television program syndication finance of the May, 2011 end of production of the television talk show "The Oprah Winfrey Show" after 25 years on the air. The program has been a huge financial success for CBS Television Distribution, which owns its rights. It is noted that television station companies may replace the talk show with less-expensive local programs.


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