Oprah Starting ‘Next Chapter’ on Her Own Network

By Andrew Gauthier 

The New York Times

Oprah Winfrey‘s coming cable channel, OWN, said on Thursday that the queen of talk would host an evening interview show.

The show, called “Oprah’s Next Chapter,” will place Ms. Winfrey in prime time when it begins after her current talk show ends in September 2011. But the one-hour series is not a replacement for the “Oprah Winfrey Show.”

There will only be two or three episodes a week of “Oprah’s Next Chapter,” a spokesperson confirmed, although each one will likely be repeated several times throughout the week. More…