By Advocate.com Editors
Originally published on Advocate.com March 29 2011 4:15 PM ET
Oprah Winfrey may be retiring her talk show, but her Harpo Studios in Chicago will become the site of another chatfest this fall — Rosie O’Donnell’s new show.
“Hi, I’m coming to Chicago,” O’Donnell told studio staff in a video message Monday, the Chicago Tribune reports. Yes, I am, and I’m thrilled about it. And I get to work with all of you, who have created magnificent television for two decades–plus.”
As previously announced, O’Donnell will host an hour-long daytime talk show on OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network beginning this fall. Through a spokesman, Winfrey said she was “delighted to welcome Rosie to the studio I’ve called home.” Read more here.