Chris Katje
Research analyst, growth, value, IPOs

Michael Sam Documentary On Oprah Winfrey Network Will Create Value For Discovery Communications

If you haven't been paying attention to the National Football League, the first openly gay football player Michael Sam has captured the media's attention months before the season starts. While Sam is in the discussion for making the St. Louis Rams out of training camp, there is actually a way for investors to cash in. OWN, the channel jointly owned by Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Productions, and Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCA) just became the biggest winner in Michael Sam mania.

A new original documentary series is being planned by the Oprah Winfrey Network, after landing the exclusive rights to the Michael Sam draft story. OWN plans on airing the as yet unnamed "Untitled Michael Sam Project" over six to eight...

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