REPORT: CBS Paid Massive $7 Million to Land Harry and Meghan Tell All Interview

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On the eve of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s much discussed tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey, a new report is now revealing just how much it cost CBS to land it.

CBS reportedly handed over a cool $7 Million for the rights to air the interview.

As The Wall Street Journal reports:

Talk isn’t cheap when it comes to Oprah Winfrey, Prince Harry and Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle.

CBS VIAC 3.28% is paying a license fee of between $7 million and $9 million for the rights to air Ms. Winfrey’s interview with Prince Harry and the Duchess of Sussex, according to people familiar with the pact.

The two-hour interview is scheduled for Sunday on CBS at 8 p.m. ET, after the network’s popular news magazine “60 Minutes.” Sunday is one of the biggest nights of television consumption.

As part of the agreement between CBS and Ms. Winfrey’s production company, Harpo Productions, the network also has rights to license the special in international markets. In the U.K., the interview will air Monday on ITV. CBS is a unit of ViacomCBS Inc.

 

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Suesja
1 month ago

Who?

David Crounse
1 month ago
Reply to  Suesja

EXACTLY!

Linda
Linda
1 month ago
Reply to  Suesja

Megan and Harry

Cheryl Woods
Cheryl Woods
1 month ago

Won’t be wasting my time watching this crap

karen crowder
karen crowder
1 month ago
Reply to  Cheryl Woods

me either. no respect for either of them

Daniel Quigley
Daniel Quigley
1 month ago

Who actually cares about them. Megan obviously wears the pants and it’s a shame she ripped Harry away from his family. They are no longer royals in fact they should be labeled as Has Beens

TMBH
TMBH
1 month ago

But they wanted their privacy, that’s why they stepped away from the monarchy!!! Yeah right!

PatrioTEA
PatrioTEA
1 month ago
Reply to  TMBH

True progressive hypocrites.

Wendy
1 month ago

Why don’t they go out and get a real job instead of whining all the time?

DeDee
DeDee
1 month ago
Reply to  Wendy

Meghan sitting in her $4,000 dress and Diana’s diamond bracelet always playing the victim. What an astonishing actress she is!!

Craig Murphy
Craig Murphy
1 month ago

I gotta become a royal.

PatrioTEA
PatrioTEA
1 month ago
Reply to  Craig Murphy

You no doubt would do better.

P W
P W
1 month ago

CBS paid $7MM for the rights to The Amazing Mrs. Maisel? OK, I can see that it was an Emmy award winner and… wait not that show? They paid $7MM for an interview with Meghan Markle and her dim bulb of a husband, come on, that is a joke right? Is this a Babylon Bee story? What could these two possibly tell us that would be worth $7 much less adding 6 zeroes to that number?

Is this what reality shows pay their stars who are willing to go on TV and show how dumb they are? ‘Yes, we picked a fight with the Royal Family and think we are going to show them up!’ Followed up by, ‘No we aren’t stupid, why would you even ask such a question, after all you paid us $7MM for this interview, so who is the stupid one?’

Papa Bear
Papa Bear
1 month ago
Reply to  P W

Heck, they can interview me for half that amount. Probably be a more interesting show too!!

greg
greg
1 month ago
Reply to  P W

My understanding is that Oprah got the 7 million and Meghan and Harry got nothing. They proclaimed they weren’t getting paid at the beginning of the interview.

TLN
TLN
1 month ago

She is NOT the Duchess of Sussex. She was stripped of that title when she chose Hollywood over England.

Sarah Prosak
Sarah Prosak
1 month ago

Who cares?

PatrioTEA
PatrioTEA
1 month ago
Reply to  Sarah Prosak

Democrats, for some reason.

Bowser
Bowser
1 month ago

Queen Elizabeth II served in the British Army during WWII while her father, King George VI, remained in England with Winston Churchill to fight the Nazis. Prince Phillip’s mother saved Jews from the Nazis. Today, Frau Markle has simply run away from royal responsibility and dragged her feckless husband with her to the high life found in Montecito, CA, and to the superficial Lady Ga-Ga glitter of Hollywood, CA, where Megan fights over racks of slightly used Fiorucci and Gucci creations. Where else could the duo of shiftless retired royals go to find an immense liberal dole and free housing but La-La Land? And where’s the quaint anti-white Oprah who said,”…they still, no matter where they are on the rung, or the ladder of success, they still have their whiteness.” Ah, racial attacks disappear like cigarette smoke in a stiff breeze when the money pump is turned on at high volume, which demonstrates the deep core emptiness of all three fibbing imbeciles.

Last edited 1 month ago by Bowser
Peggy Kilpatrick
Peggy Kilpatrick
1 month ago
Reply to  Bowser

Could not have been said better!

Jerry Wardlaw
Jerry Wardlaw
1 month ago
Reply to  Bowser

Hit the nail right on the head. I wish Oprah was White wonder if she would talk about other people’s Blackness. Well Oprah tell us would you don’t LIE.

cher
cher
1 month ago

these two are sickening

Jola Zielinski
Jola Zielinski
1 month ago
Reply to  cher

3

Frances Wilfong
Frances Wilfong
1 month ago

Disappointed!! Markle never intended to conform to the role of royalty. Good taste would have prevented this tell-all production. Furthermore… who cares what Meghan Markle thinks about anything. The Royal family will survive without Harry and Meghan. And probably thrive.
K

Mark Brickey
Mark Brickey
1 month ago

So, some has-been whiney spoiled royal European brat & wife has decided to “tell-all” on their family – Mom, dad, brothers, sisters, etc. For what? Money? Didn’t they leave with a pretty tidy pot o’ gold? Greedy, ungrateful brats.

Linda
Linda
1 month ago

I am sick of hearing about these 2 has verbs, and they blame everything on race. Pitiful

Goldengekko
Goldengekko
1 month ago

WHO????

ranman
ranman
1 month ago

If the “Former” Prince and his Pig fell off the face of the earth tomorrow, would we be able to notice???

Nope…..moving on.

Linda Moulton
1 month ago

Lost all respect for Harry! I think princess Diana would be so disappointed in him!! He had duties & obligations in U.K., he was very popular!! I think Meghan is a gold digger!!
Harry, please go home!!
Meghan knew what she was getting in to, she obviously knew he was prince Harry!!
Don’t like Oprah either, she’s all about race, she’s a race baiter!!

Barbara
Barbara
1 month ago

Have no desire to see the ex royals….she was bad news from the get go. And, Oprah…UGH. arrogant racist.

Ben Matthews
Ben Matthews
1 month ago

Virtue-signalling, playing the victim or just plain ‘karma-whoring’ who cares? It’s all fake-news!

Anti communism
Anti communism
1 month ago

Just because they say so does not make it the truth, money talks and bullshit walks

CasualObserver
CasualObserver
1 month ago

Yawnnnnn

Pizzaman7
Pizzaman7
1 month ago

They better be paying for their own security ! I want these leaches out of the USA and back to Canada !

Erleebird
Erleebird
1 month ago
Reply to  Pizzaman7

Canada didn’t want them either!

John J
1 month ago

They sold their soul when they allowed a darkie in the family

Matt
Matt
1 month ago

Since you removed my original comment I’ll say it again, anyone who watches this fictitious babel needs to get a life.

Madeleine
Madeleine
1 month ago

Not sure why all this fuss over these 3 people? According to research all 3 were Gitmo’d? My concern is the baby Archie. What happened to him? Also anyone know why Harry and Meghan were removed from planet Earth? What was their crime? I know they were very pally with the Obamas and Oprah?

Faye
Faye
1 month ago
Reply to  Madeleine

She has to be in charge or else! Her way or the highway. Harry is weak to allow her to move him & the kids away from his family! He will regret it later on. She has him in her grip & with two kids it makes it a sealed deal! Sad! Those kids won’t get to know their other family members. 😥

Frick
1 month ago

she is a camera hog!!! Harry is pw’d!!

BrewDubbs
1 month ago

who cares? wasted time….

trimple
trimple
1 month ago

Oh it is passed? I missed it? Poor me! But i did enjoy the rerun of Law & Order with the Russian prisoner trade!

MARIA AIELLO
MARIA AIELLO
1 month ago

Total disgrace to the royal family. Shame on you Oprah for the disgusting crap

PatrioTEA
PatrioTEA
1 month ago

$7 million? Gold digging at its best. I am NOT a fan of any royalty, but my sympathies go to the Queen (probably, along with Mountbatten, the best monarch GB has ever had) and the Royal family.

Mena
Mena
1 month ago

To whom was the money paid?

NEVERMYPRESIDENTbidenharris
NEVERMYPRESIDENTbidenharris
1 month ago

GIVE ME 7 MILLION DOLLARS…..and I will go on CBS and trash the Royals as well.

Nine Island Girl
Nine Island Girl
1 month ago

Harry has now become woke in American politics! PLEEEEEEAZE!!!!!
Go back to the UK and take the activist with you.

Roscoe
1 month ago

Royal Family = Biggest Welfare Rogues

Jay
Jay
1 month ago

Be great if Queen was interviewed Tuesday. Like to hear what she has to say about Harry and his gold digging wife. Imagine she is mad as hell. Wait til Harry comes crawling back home crying when his wife divorces him after he no longer useful to her. Shows both their character. Sell out their family for right price. Tell lies to put stain on crown. Sad. Not entertainment.