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Oprah expands reach with YouTube channel

Oprah Winfrey is the undisputed queen of U.S. television and now she’s aiming to be the talk-show star of cyberspace as well. Online video sharing site YouTube and Harpo Productions Inc. on Friday announced the debut of the Oprah channel on YouTube.

Winfrey, the highest paid TV celebrity in the United States, said she had had her own TV show for about 22 years but this would give her an exciting, new avenue.

"What’s going to be on this channel? Exclusive video including video I made myself just for YouTube…what’s coming up on my show from time to time, we are going to be telling you, and also what happens backstage and during commercials and more," she said in a YouTube video.

Winfrey said the channel would also show videos sent in by viewers.

"The Oprah Winfrey Show" has been the No. 1 talk show in the United States for 21 consecutive seasons, produced in Chicago but shown in about 134 countries.

Figures from Forbes.com estimated the Winfrey, who also runs a publishing business, earned an estimated $260 million between June 2006 and June 2007.

<font size=1>Source: Reuters</font>

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Headline, Industry News

Oprah expands reach with YouTube channel

Oprah Winfrey is the undisputed queen of U.S. television and now she’s aiming to be the talk-show star of cyberspace as well. Online video sharing site YouTube and Harpo Productions Inc. on Friday announced the debut of the Oprah channel on YouTube.

Winfrey, the highest paid TV celebrity in the United States, said she had had her own TV show for about 22 years but this would give her an exciting, new avenue.

"What’s going to be on this channel? Exclusive video including video I made myself just for YouTube…what’s coming up on my show from time to time, we are going to be telling you, and also what happens backstage and during commercials and more," she said in a YouTube video.

Winfrey said the channel would also show videos sent in by viewers.

"The Oprah Winfrey Show" has been the No. 1 talk show in the United States for 21 consecutive seasons, produced in Chicago but shown in about 134 countries.

Figures from Forbes.com estimated the Winfrey, who also runs a publishing business, earned an estimated $260 million between June 2006 and June 2007.

<font size=1>Source: Reuters</font>

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Headline, Industry News

Oprah expands reach with YouTube channel

Oprah Winfrey is the undisputed queen of U.S. television and now she’s aiming to be the talk-show star of cyberspace as well. Online video sharing site YouTube and Harpo Productions Inc. on Friday announced the debut of the Oprah channel on YouTube.

Winfrey, the highest paid TV celebrity in the United States, said she had had her own TV show for about 22 years but this would give her an exciting, new avenue.

"What’s going to be on this channel? Exclusive video including video I made myself just for YouTube…what’s coming up on my show from time to time, we are going to be telling you, and also what happens backstage and during commercials and more," she said in a YouTube video.

Winfrey said the channel would also show videos sent in by viewers.

"The Oprah Winfrey Show" has been the No. 1 talk show in the United States for 21 consecutive seasons, produced in Chicago but shown in about 134 countries.

Figures from Forbes.com estimated the Winfrey, who also runs a publishing business, earned an estimated $260 million between June 2006 and June 2007.

<font size=1>Source: Reuters</font>

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