Search

got a tip? call (866) 667 - 2327 OR

E-mail us a tip

Oprah Employs Nancy O’Dell For New TV Show

wenn2830351_2_.jpg

She’s back on television, but not at Entertainment Tonight — at least, not yet.

Nancy ODell has landed a new hosting gig, RadarOnline.com has learned, on Oprah Winfrey‘s television network.

RadarOnline.com has learned that the former Access Hollywood presenter will be the face of Your OWN Show: Oprah’s Search For The Next TV Star, alongside Queer Eye For A Straight Guy star Carson Kressley.

Nancy O’Dell Named One Of Hottest Women In News

The show will look to discover a new TV talent and will feature ten finalist who will be thrown into a series of challenges, testing everything from interview skills to how they look on camera.

Each episode will also feature a celebrity judge to help guide the contestants through the competition.

PHOTOS: Oprah Through The Years

“We are thrilled to add Nancy and Carson to the Your OWN Show team,” said OWN chief creative officer Lisa Erspamer.

“Not only are their skills invaluable, they bring wit and fun to everything they do.”

The show is set to kick off in January 2011 when Oprah’s network launches.

And Kressley — formerly of Queer Eye For A Straight Guy — is looking forward to the new venture.

The Best, Worst & Wackiest Fashions Of The Week

“I am so thrilled, grateful and excited to be a part of Your OWN Show,” he said in a statement.

“Not only do I get to inspire and be inspired by an amazing group of very talented contestants, I will also have the privilege of working with seasoned pros like Nancy O’Dell, Mark Burnett and of course, my hero, Oprah Winfrey. How lucky am I?”

RadarOnline.com first reported that O’Dell had a big announcement following her departure from Access Hollywood last year.

RECENT STORIES:

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Nancy O’Dell Has A ‘Big Announcement’

Nancy O’Dell Quits Access Hollywood

Guess Who’s Paying To Fly Oprah’s Audience To Australia?

blog comments powered by Disqus