June 17th, 2011
08:00 AM ET
Oprah is gone, but don't despair.
According the The Hollywood Reporter, Bethenny Frankel is soon to the rescue.
THR is reporting that sources are saying "cameras have already started rolling on Bethenny Frankel’s new talk show pilot."
The reality star/Skinnygirl margarita creator who made her bones on "Real Housewives of New York" before moving on to "Bethenny Getting Married?" and "Bethenny Ever After" told the publication earlier this year she aspired to become a talk show host.
“I want to be on TV in a format where I can have a longer conversation with my fans rather than 140 characters on Twitter,” Frankel said in an interview with THR. “It probably will be a talk show.”
Sources confirmed to THR that the new show's pilot was produced by Telepictures which also helms Ellen DeGeneres' show and that DeGeneres is involved with Frankel's project.
DeGeneres appeared to confirm that during Frankel's recent appeareance on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" when the comic joked that she worried about Frankel's sometimes irrational behavior because “I’m working with you now.”
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