January 21, 2011 12:00 PM by Veronica Dudo
Your OWN Show: Oprah’s Search for the Next TV Star will feature Arsenio Hall in this weekâ€™s episode. Airing on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), the series is now down to eight contestants vying to win the grand prize of receiving their own television show.
The third weekâ€™s episode entitled: â€œWho Gets the Last Laugh?â€ welcomes guest mentor Arsenio Hall who will help the teams produce late night talk show segments. The actor, comedian, and former talk show host, is best known for The Arsenio Hall Show, which ran from 1989 through 1994. The syndicated late-night talk show became known for its audience choosing to chant â€œRoo, roo, roo,â€ as they pumped their fists instead of normal applause. Taking on the executive producing role, Arsenio also pushed to air cutting edge comedy and politics on his show. HeÂ featured at the time,Â music superstarsÂ such as Mariah Carey, Snoop Dogg, Boyz II Men and many others.
The remaining eight contestants:
Ryan Oâ€™Connor: A cabaret performer from Arizona who would like to do a variety-style talk show.
Zach Anner: An amateur film maker from Texas who would like to have an inspirational travel show.
Tony Roach: A minister from Texas who would like to have a self-love show.
Alicia Taylor: A real estate broker from Las Vegas who would like to have her own financial advice show.
Aunt Flora: A restaurant owner in Cincinnati who professes to be the â€œQueen of Cobbler Piesâ€ would like to have her own cooking show.
Elizabeth Espinsa: A local news anchor from California who would like to have a traditional talk show highlighting current events.
Kristina Kuzmic-Crocco: A working mom from California who would like to have her own cooking show.
Terey Summers: A comedic actress from Arizona who would like to have a comedic-traditional talk show.
Early predictions? Tell us who you think will have their own show!
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