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Oprah Cancels Rosie's Show After One Terrible Season

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Mar 17, 2012 | 6:40am EDT

ALTAfter only a five month run airing on OWN, Oprah Winfrey announced she is stopping production on The Rosie Show, Rosie O'Donnell's talk show, due to its inability to attract enough viewers. Oprah thanked her friend, calling her "an incredible partner" and saying, "A new network launch is always a challenge and ratings grow over time as you continue to gather an audience. I'm grateful to Rosie and the dedicated Rosie Show team for giving it their all."

The show, which has been taping in the same Chicago studio where Oprah ended the 25-year run of her own talk show, will tape its final episode on March 20. After which, Rosie -- who called it "a great year for me" -- announced her plan to head "back to my home in New York - with gratitude. On we go!"

Source: The Wrap

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