Al, Oprah Face Talk Of Troubled Networks
What do Oprah Winfrey and Al Gore have in common? Yeah, the obvious is that they both have struggling cable networks -- but both were also just the subject of speculative news stories about the failure of said networks.
In the first, Duane Shimogawa reports on a new business venture, Oprah's Farms LLC, registered with the Hawaii Department of Commerce & Consumer Affairs -- making him wonder if Oprah is firming up her possible plans to run an organic farm if she can't make a go of OWN.
Here's the scoop on the story about the former vice president: "Al Gore's Current TV has bigger problems to deal with than a potential
lawsuit from fired news anchor Keith Olbermann - namely not getting kicked off Time Warner Cable for low ratings," writes Peter Lauria.