Things at Oprah Winfrey’s new network, OWN, aren’t that great. She recently discussed the channel’s challenges during an appearance on the CBS morning show.
“Had I known it was this difficult, I might have done something else,” she said during the appearance.
A recent Forbes article summed things up on thusly: “A joint venture between Winfrey’s company Harpo and Discovery Communications, OWN debuted on January 1, 2011, in approximately 77 million homes. It has been plagued by turnover at the top and ratings disappointments, and Discovery has yet to recoup its $300 million investment.”
But you and your mildly dysfunctional family can help turn things around. Casting folks are looking for Atlanta families with teens and tension at home.
“If you’re a mom or dad locked in a he-said-she-said battle with your teens, we want YOU – NOW,” the notice reads. “We’re looking for families who are going through what typical families go through and are having a difficult time with their teens’ typical issues, including trouble focusing on homework or maybe dealing with peer pressuring or bullying. The family doesn’t have to be dysfunctional, just maybe not running as smoothly as it could be.”
After they settle on the family, producers will round up members of the community to help. The show, to appear on the OWN channel, is called “It Takes a Village.”
To find out more see this web site or contact the casting director by email – firstname.lastname@example.org – or phone at 404-907-0787. They need to hear from you by Friday.
- Jennifer Brett/The Buzzemail@example.com