Ryan O'Connor to Compete on Your OWN Show: Oprah's Search for the Next TV Star
Nancy O'Dell and Carson Kressley will host the show, in which the winner will receive their own show on Winfrey's new channel. The finalists were chosen from more than 9,500 online audition videos and thousands more hopefuls at open casting calls. More than 143 million votes were submitted online, according to OWN.
The winner will be selected on the show by a panel of judges, including Dr. Phil McGraw and Gayle King, who will subject them to a range of TV-host-related challenges.