Oprah to host evening show

“Oprah’s Next Chapter” will likely debut next year

Oprah Winfrey is set to announce plans to host an evening show on her new cable network, the Wall Street Journal reports, which will probably debut late next year. Called “Oprah’s Next Chapter,” the show will be an hour long and might air as much as two or three times a week. It will follow Winfrey around the world to locations like Egypt and China: “I’m going to take viewers with me, going to take celebrities I want to interview with me” around the world, she told the paper. The Oprah Winfrey Network, or OWN, will be programming 24 hours a day, presenting Winfrey with the challenge of lining up advertisers and viewers (her vast audience now is mainly women at home during the day). She will be taking on evening reality shows like NBC’s “The Biggest Loser,” and Fox’s “American Idol.”

Wall Street Journal

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