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Nancy O’Dell, Carson Kressley to host OWN competition series

Entertainment journalist Nancy O'Dell and stylist/star of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy Carson Kressley will co-host the Oprah Winfrey Network's upcoming competition series, Your OWN Show: Oprah's Search For The Next TV Star.
September 21, 2010

Entertainment journalist Nancy O’Dell and stylist/star of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy Carson Kressley will co-host the Oprah Winfrey Network’s upcoming competition series, Your OWN Show: Oprah’s Search For The Next TV Star. The co-hosts will work with the 10 finalists, culled from over 15,000 entrants, to narrow the field down to one winner, who will host his or her own talk show on OWN. The series, set to debut in January of 2011, is exec produced by Maek Burnett. The Oprah Winfrey Network, a joint venture between Harpo, Inc. and Discovery Communications, launches on January 1, 2011.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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