January 05, 2011 04:30 PM by Veronica Dudo
The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) debuted on Newâ€™s Years Day, ranking third among women age 25-54 for the 8pm to 9pm time slot on a cable network behind ESPN and USA according to online reports.Â Not only is Oprah hosting shows that are meaningful to her viewers, but she will be hosting a variety of reality shows as well, the first starting this Friday called Your OWN Show.
The talk show queenâ€™s loyal fans have anxiously been awaiting the premiere of her new network and of-course her new programming. Looking at their proven track recordâ€”Oprah and her team definitely know how to go all out! On her talk show, Oprah has given the entire audience cars, trips, paid their bills, bought them houses and has been responsible for so many more memorable moments helping dreams coming true! Now with OWN, the bar is set even higher as viewers are expecting exciting entertainment. Among the new shows on her network, is a reality competition in which contestants vie for the opportunity to have their very OWN TV show called Your OWN Show.
â€œItâ€™s my search to give somebody else a chance to do what I do every day.â€ Oprah said in a taped video trailer for the new series, appropriately titled: Your Own Show. Hosted by Nancy Oâ€™Dell and Carson Kressley the series chronicles ten contestants who have been taken from their everyday lives to undergo intense challenges with guidance from other famous hosts to see if they have what it takes to get the coveted gold microphone. According to the showâ€™s website, thousands auditioned nationwide for: â€œOprahâ€™s search for the next TV star.â€ Your OWN Show is executive produced by Mark Burnett, known for mega hits such as Survivor and The Apprentice. The show premieres Friday, January 7 at 9/8c.
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