*Another program set to premiere on the Oprah Winfrey Network in January is “Master Class,” which features celebrities and politicians telling their own stories.
“Oprah has handpicked some of the most intriguing people of our time to share their stories, insights, and lives,” her production company Harpo Inc. said in a press release.
Rap mogul Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will appear on the premiere episode, according to the Wall Street Journal.
“I didn’t even think about it. I just said ‘yes,'” Jay-Z told the newspaper.
Other celebs set for the series include Bono, Simon Cowell, Lorne Michaels, Toni Morrison and Lady Gaga.
As previously reported, OWN launches on Jan 1 as a joint venture between Harpo Inc. and The Discovery Network.