OWN, the Oprah Winfrey Network, debuts Jan. 1.
According to the OWN website, in Western New York, Time Warner Cable viewers will be able to see the Oprah Winfrey Network on channel 189, where it replaces a Spanish sports channel. On Verizon FiOS, it replaces a CNN International channel on Channel 105. DirecTV will run it on Channel 279; on the DISH network it will be on channel 189.
On DirecTV and DISH, as in many other markets, OWN will take over the position of the Discovery Health Channel, which is being discontinued. Discovery Communications Inc. owns 50 percent of OWN.
Call your provider for information on whether OWN is part of your cable or satellite package.