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The highly anticipated Oprah Winfrey Network debuted over the weekend, and the early smattering of reviews for the media mogul's risky venture were, for the most part, positive. Yet the launch had its critics, and it's not the population that Winfrey is used to receiving ire from.

Taking to the network's website, several members of Winfrey's famously loyal audience voiced their exasperation that they are now required to pay cable fees in order to see their favorite talk-show host on TV:

"Cannot believe Oprah would launch a new show on a cable channel that is not part of the basic service," wrote a fan tagged johnjanesmith.

"She will be losing some of her most loyal fans because they either do not have cable or they have basic cable. I have basic cable and do not plan on changing my cable service.

"Oprah has lost me as I am sure many other people. Too bad that she didn't look into a channel that would serve everyone." 


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