Aug 5, 2010 10:23 PM by Alison Haynes

Rosie O'Donnell gets daytime TV on Oprah's channel

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Rosie O'Donnell is returning to daytime TV
with a talk show on Oprah Winfrey's new network.
Winfrey announced the show Thursday, calling O'Donnell a true
original who brings passion to everything she does.
O'Donnell hosted a syndicated series, "The Rosie O'Donnell
Show" from 1996 to 2002 and won six Emmy Awards for it.
The OWN network says viewers can expect "a fun, uplifting show
with Ms. O'Donnell's playful and energetic style."
O'Donnell told The Associated Press in March that she was
planning an uplifting talk show that would make a difference in
people's lives and build on what Winfrey has done with her show.
O'Donnell joined ABC's daytime talk show "The View" in 2006,
but left after a tumultuous season that included a feud with Donald
Trump and prickly exchanges with some of her co-hosts, along with
higher ratings.


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