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Q: History of Oprah's Oxygen Cable Network ( Answered,   0 Comments )
Subject: History of Oprah's Oxygen Cable Network
Category: Arts and Entertainment > Celebrities
Asked by: jurgy-ga
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Posted: 04 Aug 2005 16:06 PDT
Expires: 03 Sep 2005 16:06 PDT
Question ID: 551816
Why does Oprah call her Cable Network "Oxygen?."

Request for Question Clarification by rainbow-ga on 04 Aug 2005 16:30 PDT
Hi jurgy,

Please let me know if this answers your question:

"Laybourne says the name Oxygen came to her in a dream. She woke up
thinking that, as consumers and creative people, women were being
shouted at. They needed a breath of fresh air. Today, Beece talks of
"oxygenating" the network's programming. To oxygenate something, she
explains, is to make it "bold, a little bit risque, with moments of
funniness." To that end, Oxygen is plowing tens of millions into saucy
new original programming in 2004."

Best regards,

Clarification of Question by jurgy-ga on 04 Aug 2005 18:05 PDT
You anwered my question-- although I was mistaken about Oprah's
ownership of the Network.   Thanks for the help. Jeff
Subject: Re: History of Oprah's Oxygen Cable Network
Answered By: rainbow-ga on 04 Aug 2005 18:20 PDT
Hi Jeff,

Thank you for accepting the information provided in my clarification
as an answer to your question.

Oprah is one of the four co-founders of Oxygen Network as explained here:

I hope this helps.

Best regards,
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