Oprah and reality TV super producer Mark Burnett (SurvivorTM & The ApprenticeTM) are joining forces in search of the next big TV star. Do you have a big personality and a big dream for yourself? This could be your BIG BREAK – the chance of a lifetime to host your own TALK show…on OWN. If you think you have “IT” – upload your video audition or go to an open casting call. You can also help decide who wins – keep coming back right here to view auditions and vote for your favorites.
Oprah Winfrey wants to give an undiscovered talent a chance to follow in her footsteps on her new cable network.
The talk show host is teaming up with reality TV producer Mark Burnett on a show searching for the next big TV personality. “Your Own Show: Oprah’s Search for the Next TV Star” will air on the Oprah Winfrey Network beginning in January, the same month of OWN’s launch.
To enter, aspiring hosts can begin by uploading videos to Oprah.com under the categories traditional talk show, cooking, health and wellness or interior design. It’s possible to also watch and vote on submitted videos.
The show will feature a group of finalists competing for a show. The 10 finalists will include one person from the group of the top five most-popular videos on the show’s web site, where you can upload an audition video.
In-person casting calls are happening this month in Atlanta, Dallas and Orange County, Calif., ahead of the show’s launch next year.