/// OWN Blitzes TV & Web, Sparks Social Chatter with Lance Armstrong

January 18, 2013  |  Media Week

If you were online looking for Staten Island Law or Oprah's Lifeclass last night, you were out of luck: all Oprah properties were seriously involved in simulcasting the first half of OWN CEO Oprah Winfrey's two-night interview with Lance Armstrong. Ratings won't be in until later today, but early estimates put total viewers above at least the 3.5 million mark for the event—not bad for a network that had a subscriber fee of almost nothing a year ago and was struggling to find a single hit program. In the interview, Armstrong admitted to doping, prompting responses from many who'd stood by the cyclist in his struggle with cancer, including the


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