Rosie O'Donnell makes comeback to prime time on Oprah Winfrey network


Rosie O’Donnell is returning to daytime TV.

She will have a new talk show on the Oprah Winfrey network, set to debut on January 1st next.

Since leaving 'The View' three years ago, O'Donnell has adopted a low profile.

That, however, is about to change.

“It’s an honor and a privilege to work with Oprah Winfrey on her network,” O’Donnell said in a statement released Thursday. “I’m excited to be back on daytime television.”

From 1996 to 2002, O’Donnell hosted , The Rosie O’Donnell Show, winning six Emmy Awards.

“Rosie is an undeniable talent who has captivated TV audiences for nearly 20 years,” Winfrey said in a statement. “She’s a true original, who brings her authentic voice, dynamic energy and pure passion to everything she does.”

The one-hour show will be filmed in New York.

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