OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK LAUNCHES TV EVERYWHERE APP - "WATCH OWN"
App Features Full Episodes of Popular OWN Series On-Demand and Live Streaming
LOS ANGELES - OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today the network's first TV Everywhere streaming service, Watch OWN, connecting authenticated viewers with mobile access to OWN's award-winning programming. Viewers who sign into the service using their pay TV account information will have access to a live feed of OWN plus a selection of on-demand programming.
"The launch of Watch OWN is a meaningful step in the evolution of the network," said Erik Logan, President, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. "We are committed to providing our loyal pay TV subscribers with content that they can access wherever and whenever they want to watch it. This is not only an extension of the OWN brand but a new avenue for opportunities in the viewer engagement and advertising spaces."
The Watch OWN app will include full episodes of popular network shows including Oprah's award-winning series "Super Soul Sunday," hit drama and comedy series from Tyler Perry including "The Haves and the Have Nots" and "If Loving You is Wrong," long-running reality series like "Welcome to Sweetie Pie's" as well as brand new series "For Peete's Sake" starring Holly Robinson Peete and Rodney Peete, among others.
WATCH OWN is available through iOS from iTunes App Store and through Android from the Google play store. Viewers can authenticate with their Pay TV provider credentials.
About OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network is the first and only network named for, and inspired by, a single iconic leader. Oprah Winfrey's heart and creative instincts inform the brand - and the magnetism of the channel. Winfrey provides leadership in programming and attracts superstar talent to join her in primetime, building a global community of like-minded viewers and leading that community to connect on social media and beyond. OWN is a singular destination on cable. Depth with edge. Heart. Star power. Connection. And endless possibilities. OWN is a joint venture between Harpo, Inc. and Discovery Communications. The network debuted on January 1, 2011 and is available in 85 million homes. The venture also includes the award-winning digital platform Oprah.com. For more information, please visit www.oprah.com/own.