Rosie is an undeniable talent who has captivated TV audiences for nearly 20 years. She’s a true original, who brings her authentic voice, dynamic energy and pure passion to everything she does.
O'Donnell's last stint on daytime tv was back in 2007 when she served as moderator for the ABC chatfest The View, replacing Meredith Vieira. O'Donnell said,
It’s an honor and a privilege to work with Oprah Winfrey on her network. I’m excited to be back on daytime television.
O'Donnell's foray back into daytime is slated for 2011.
We all know the Mighty O has the Midas touch, but can she help rehabilitate Sarah Ferguson’s reputation after a bribery scandal? We’ll find out soon. According to the Daily Mail, Oprah has offered the beleaguered Duchess her own primetime chat show on OWN.
‘Oprah has known Sarah for some time and the Duchess went on Oprah’s show to explain herself after her most recent scandal. Oprah has always been impressed by Sarah’s ability to pick herself up and reinvent herself.
‘She feels Sarah will be someone viewers of her new channel will be able to relate to on many levels – she’s a divorcee, a working mother, someone who has made some very public mistakes and a woman who, like Oprah, constantly battles with her weight.’
This year fans can finally get a say in who carries home the coveted golden lady at the 37th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards. Between now and June 28, fans can vote who wins in the following categories:
All Time Favorite Talk Show Host
All Time Favorite Soap Star
Forget Christmas being the time for giving, Oprah decided June's just right for her staffers at O, The Oprah Magazine. To commemorate the magazine's 10-year anniversary, The Mighty O dropped by and gave her staffers a brand new iPad and a check for $10,000 according to Ad Age. A spokeswoman from Hearst told the site:
These were personal gifts to the staff from Oprah to thank them for their hard work and dedication to the magazine.
Dang, all I got for being at DC was a chipped coffee mug with Luke's name scratched off.
Ousted Days of Our Lives superstar Drake Hogestyn believes he can run on, run on. Hogestyn has uploaded a video audition for talk queen Oprah Winfrey's upcoming OWN reality competition Your OWN Show: Oprah's Search For The Next TV Star. After watching the clip, where Hogestyn provides a heartfelt pitch detailing how he can help viewers get into better shape and lead better lives, I have to say, I am seeing the former soap hunk, who raised one mean eyebrow as John Black for over 20 years in Salem, in a new light! To watch Hogestyn's submission and vote, go here. The Diva of Days of Our Lives reported the news first.
Get ready to hear Oprah singing Glee's praises. According to Michael Ausiello at EW.com the cast of Glee is set to appear on the April 7 episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show.
According to an Oprah insider, the talk show titan’s April 7 show will be devoted to all things Glee. Highlights will include interviews with the entire cast and series creator Ryan Murphy, never-before-seen backstage video, and, natch, a show-stopping performance.
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