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Woman who claims she created Oprah’s Big Give appealing the dismissal of her lawsuit

A woman who claims Oprah Winfrey’s production company stole the idea for Oprah’s Big Give is appealing the dismissal of her lawsuit, according to a report, but a lawyer for Harpo has disputed parts of the story’s accuracy–including the story’s claim that the lawsuit has impacted a book deal related to the show. The New …

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Oprah’s Big Give had the third biggest debut this TV season

Despite scathing reviews, Oprah Winfrey’s first reality show, Oprah’s Big Give, debuted to huge ratings Sunday night. It was watched by an average of 15.6 million viewers, beating its feel-good lead-in, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, which was watched by 14.8 million people. That’s the “third-most-watched freshman series debut this season,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. …

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Oprah’s Big Give debuts Sunday

On Sunday, Oprah Winfrey will try to conquer reality TV with Oprah’s Big Give, which debuts at 9 p.m. ET on ABC. The eight-episode series is a competition between 10 people who work “to change the lives of complete strangers in the most creative and dramatic ways,” according to ABC. In the first episode, for …

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Nate Berkus will host Oprah’s Big Give

Designer and frequent Oprah guest Nate Berkus will host Winfrey’s upcoming ABC reality series, Oprah’s Big Give. The show’s judges will be chef Jamie Oliver, NFL player Tony Gonzalez, and Chris Rock’s wife Malaak Compton-Rock. Oprah herself will “[make] multiple special appearances throughout the eight episodes,” according to a press release, which also promises that …

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