In a competitive situation, ITV has secured the exclusive British television rights to CBS’s hit interview between Oprah Winfrey and members of the British Royal Family Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
ITV fought competition from Sky and Discovery for the rights to what promises to be an explosive interview, in which Winfrey makes it clear that there is no “forbidden” topic. The ITV deal is reportedly worth around £ 1million ($ 1.4million).
ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group boosts global sales for the show special, which airs on CBS at 8 p.m. on Sunday, March 7. It is called: Oprah with Meghan and Harry: A CBS Primetime Special.
The interview is sure to make waves in the UK following the Duke and Duchess’ decision to step down from royal duties and move to Los Angeles, where they are now expecting their second child.
CBS has previously offered a glimpse of what to expect from the conversation, with Prince Harry revealing that life has been “unbelievably hard” for him and Markle in the shadow of the British press.
Referring to his mother, Princess Diana, he adds: “I am really relieved and happy to be sitting here talking to you with my wife by my side because I can’t begin to imagine what it was like for her. to live. this process by itself all those years ago.
Oprah with Meghan and Harry is produced by Harpo Productions. Executive producers are Terry Wood and Tara Montgomery. Brian Piotrowicz is co-executive producer.