Nancy O'Dell and Carson Kressley to host 'Your OWN Show: Oprah's Search for the Next TV Star'

Nancy O’Dell (Access Hollywood) and Carson Kressley (Queer Eye for the Straight Guy) will co-host the new OWN series Your OWN Show: Oprah’s Search For The Next TV Star that will debut in January. The new competition series is from Mark Burnett (Survivor) and will involve a nationwide search to find TV’s next big star. The winner will receive his or her own talk show that will air on OWN.

O’Dell and Kressley will work with 10 finalists, who were selected from more than 15,000 entrants. Each will participate in a veritable “host boot camp” in which they compete by booking interviews, researching story ideas, and completing screen tests. Each episode will also feature a celebrity judge. “I am so thrilled, grateful and excited to be a part of Your OWN Show,” said Kressley 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?!”

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  • Sam

    Awesome! I love Nancy! So glad Oprah chose her to host this show. Can’t wait to see it!

  • Lynn

    LOVE OPRAH! LOVE NANCY! LOVE CARSON! CAN’T WAIT TO SEE THE SHOW!…WHAT A TRIO!!!

  • Rumplestiltskin

    This may be the stupidest premise for a reality show to date.

  • Beverly

    I’ve been waiting for Nancy’s new show…this is great news! Great choice Oprah…you chose the classiest and most beautiful host on television to launch your new show. Well done! And love Carson too. He’s always fun!! Can’t wait to watch…:)

  • stu

    yay Carson! blah nancy!
    see you in Provincetown Mass Carson. & drop those twinks you always have hanging around you.

  • Chris

    Yay Nancy!!! I love her…so super sweet, incredibly talented, and just stunning! So glad Oprah chose her. I’ve missed her so much on Access Hollywood and have been waiting to see where she would land next! Can’t wait to see the show!

  • Sean Jordan

    Zach Anner FTW.

  • Lainie

    Nancy is a brilliant choice. And I love pairing her with Carson. I will be watching for sure. :)

  • Courtney

    Beauty and Pizazz. That’s what comes to mind as soon as I heard Oprah paired the glamorous Nancy O’Dell with the always entertaining Carson Kressley. The show sounds like a winner to me and I’ll definitely be watching.

  • Kim McLaughlin

    So where is Carson Kressley’s show on OWN? predicted to be on in January. Almost the end of the month.

  • kirstin

    dode ly off the movie it isent right for you

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