Owens also co-starred in a number of documentaries about dinosaurs in the 1980s alongside Chicago's Eric Boardman. These documentaries were distributed by the Midwich Entertainment group for The Disney Channel before it went from being a premium pay channel on cable to a standard channel.
Owens was also the announcer for America's Funniest Home Videos from 1995–1997, replacing Ernie Anderson.
Owens provided the voices for:
- A substitute announcer for Bill Nye the Science Guy
- Badly Animated Man in Raw Toonage
- Opening narration of t.v. series Buzz Lightyear of Star Command
- The alarm voice and the ominous voice in Wizards of Waverly Place
- Mr. Hammerhead in the Goof Troop episode "Date to Destiny"
- The narrator in the Dinosaurs episode "Nuts to War"
- The announcer in DTV Monster Hits
- The narrator in the Disney's Wonderful World episode "Baseball Fever"
- The announcer in the Disney Sunday Movie episode "Walt Disney World's 15th Anniversary Celebration"
- The newscaster in Return from Witch Mountain
- The announcer in The Love Bug
- The narrator in Pigs is Pigs
- Himself in the Wonderful World of Disney episode "Mickey's 50"
- Himself and the announcer in The Muppets Go Hollywood