ITV Wins Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Interview With Oprah

ITV Wins Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Interview With Oprah
ITV has won the rights to air Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s hotly anticipated interview with Oprah Winfrey, Variety can reveal.

The U.K. broadcaster edged out rivals such as Sky and Discovery for the coveted CBS primetime special, which marks the couple’s first official sit-down interview since splitting from the British Royal Family a year ago. Variety was first to reveal a U.K. bidding war was afoot and tip ITV as the frontrunner. Sources indicate that ITV will have paid somewhere in the ballpark of £1 million ($1.4 million) for the rights.

The two-hour special will air on Monday at 9 p.m. on ITV. Kevin Lygo, managing director of media and entertainment at the broadcaster, said: “This interview is already a national talking point and ITV is pleased to be able to offer U.K. audiences the opportunity to see it.”

Days away from the CBS interview, which airs Sunday evening Stateside,
See full article at Variety »

Similar News


Recently Viewed