A Few Tremors in Oprahland – NYTimes.com
LOS ANGELES — Oprah Winfrey is still the queen of all media, but her crown is beginning to look a bit tarnished.
The average audience for “The Oprah Winfrey Show” has fallen nearly 7
percent this year, according to Nielsen Media Research — its third
straight year of decline. “Oprah’s Big Give,” an ABC philanthropic
reality show, beat every program on television except “American Idol”
in its premiere week this winter, but steadily lost nearly one-third of
its audience during the rest of its eight-week run, according to