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The Rosie Show debuts on the Oprah Winfrey Network

Rosie O'Donnell is scheduled to make her debut on the Oprah Winfrey Network Monday. The New York native recently bought a house in Chicago and now she moves into a second new home: Oprah's Harpo studios in the West Loop.

The Rosie Show marks her return to the talk show format. It's been nine years since The Rosie O'Donnell show ended, and a few years since her stint on The View.

O'Donnell's political activism has at times made her a controversial figure. But her new show is slated to be much like The Oprah Winfrey Show: an hour-long daily covering current events, hometown heroes and celebrities. Her first celebrity guest is actor Russell Brand.


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