Another channel for Oprah -- on YouTube
EmptyShe's dominated TV talk for decades. Her recommendations send shockwaves through the publishing industry, She's even conquered Broadway. And now, Oprah is set to go viral.
Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Prods. has announced a partnership with YouTube to launch a new Oprah channel on the video site. The new channel, which went live Friday, features a collection of supplemental video from "The Oprah Winfrey Show," including backstage footage, highlights from guests' appearances, and even videos that Oprah has shot herself.
To help kick off interest in the new partnership, Oprah has booked YouTube founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen to appear on her show Tuesday. Oprah will also feature several YouTube-discovered stars on the program, including Tyson the skateboarding dog and Judson Laipply, the creator the much-streamed Evolution of Dance clip.
Also, Oprah will guest edit YouTube on Monday and Tuesday, when she will present some of her favorite videos.