In a competitive situation, ITV secured exclusive British television rights to the CBS blockbuster interview between Oprah Winfrey and defected British royals Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
ITV struggled against competition from Sky and Discovery for the rights to an explosive interview in which Winfrey made it clear that there is no subject that is “off-limits”. The ITV deal is reportedly worth around £ 1 million ($ 1.4 million).
ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group reports worldwide sales for the special, which will air on Sunday March 7th at 8:00 p.m. on CBS. It’s titled: Oprah with Meghan and Harry: A CBS Primetime Special.
The interview is sure to make waves in the UK after the Duke and Duchess decided to step down from their royal duties and move to Los Angeles, where they are now expecting their second child.
CBS has already given a glimpse of what to expect from the conversation. Prince Harry revealed that life was “incredibly tough” for him and Markle in the shadow of the British press.
Regarding his mother, Princess Diana, he adds: “I am just very relieved and happy to sit here and speak to you with my wife by my side because I cannot imagine what it was like for her going through This process developed 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.