Oprah Winfrey cuts Mark Burnett’s show from her network.
Winfrey, the queen of daytime, has decided to focus on primetime programming for her new network, the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN).
Mark Burnett’s talk show, which would have been part of the daytime lineup, was cut from OWN’s programming. The network decided to focus on primetime shows instead.
Burnett’s show was supposed to debut in March and would have been similar to chat shows like The View.
Although his own show was cut, Burnett hasn’t been dismissed from OWN, since he is currently producing the reality competition for the network, Your OWN Show. OWN shall see if this show will follow the success of Burnett’s other creations including Survivor and The Apprentice.
Winfrey is currently filming her last season of her own talk show and is ready to move on to bigger and better things (read more).