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Oprah Ready for Prime Time

By Timmy Watson in Arts & Entertainment on Dec 16, 2006 7:30PM

The ABC network announced Friday that Oprah is making the long expected foray into prime time television. The two shows were explained in a press release issued by the Walt Disney company and Harpo. The first show, which seems to be in a pretty firm state, is going to be titled "The Big Give." Nothing surprising there. The premise of the reality show is to have contestants dole out large sums of money in innovative and compassionate ways. Basically, who can act like Oprah, best.

06_12_16_harpo.jpgEach week the contestants will be slimmed down as they are given unique challenges. The winner will have their "wildest dream come true." Our wildest dreams tend to be quite x-rated, so we don't assume we will asked to participate.

The second show is still in the works, but is tentatively titled "Your Life or Your Money." Yes, Oprah is quite obsessed with money. It doesn't appear that Oprah will actually be appearing on this show, but an "expert action team" will take on a family crisis each week for a queer eye style makeover.

Harpo recently formed a TV development group, so we are expecting from the studio in the future. Oprah recently returned to the theaters in the form of a goose. She is the voice of Gussy in Charlotte's Web.

Image via Cliff Dix Jr