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Jenny McCarthy leaves Oprah Winfrey Network for NBC



rsz_tbd-jennymccarthy072911.jpgOprah Winfrey's network woes continue, because not only are the ratings in the toilet, but even Jenny McCarthy won't be on OWN. Whoa, that's got to be close to rock bottom. says that while the former Playboy Playmate and outspoken archenemy of vaccination was in talks to create a show for the channel (she signed the deal back in 2009), she's jumped ship for NBC.

"Jenny wasn't thrilled with the direction that OWN producers were going with on the show," a source told the site. "She had been working with Oprah and her producers for over a year, developing this project for OWN. Jenny finally decided to embrace Oprah's philosophy, which is to 'follow your bliss.' Well, Jenny followed her bliss and walked right off the project."

And while NBC Universal won't comment whether McCarthy brought them the project to produce, it's not like she would have spent two years to come up with an idea she'd just throw away. Great, can we have our Discovery Health back now?

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[Last modified: Thursday, July 28, 2011 6:07pm]


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