carson kressley nancy odell 2 getty Oprah's network 'Your OWN Show' to be hosted by Nancy O'Dell, Carson Kressley“Your OWN Show: Oprah’s Search for the Next TV Star” competition series in development and slated to air on Oprah Winfrey‘s OWN network nabs two familiar faces.

Sources confirm to Zap2it that Nancy O’Dell ( former “Access Hollywood” host) and Carson Kressley (“True Beauty,” “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy”) have been tapped to host the show.

Zap2it has also learned that “Entertainment Tonight” will reveal the news during a segment airing on Monday’s telecast (Sept. 20) and an official announcement is expected by OWN shortly.

The “OWN Show” competition will feature 10 contestants chosen from a combination of online submissions and in-person auditions. The television competition will feature participants taking part in
challenges that will test whether they have what it takes to be the next
big TV star. The winner of the television competition will win their
own talk show to be produced for OWN.

You can watch the online submissions of the finalists here. “Your OWN Show” will premiere in January 2011, when Oprah’s network launches. Will you be watching to see if Oprah can find the next big thing for TV?

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TV critic by way of law school, Andrea Reiher enjoys everything from highbrow drama to clever comedy to the best reality TV has to offer. Her TV heroes include CJ Cregg, Spencer Hastings, Diane Lockhart, Juliet O'Hara and Buffy Summers. TV words to live by: "I'm a slayer, ask me how."