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Report: CBS Paid $7M+ for Rights to Oprah’s Harry & Meghan Interview

Joe Pugliese
Just one day before CBS airs Oprah Winfrey’s highly anticipated interview of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, The Wall Street Journal reports the network may have paid somewhere between $7-9 million for the right to broadcast it.
CBS licensed the rights from Oprah’s Harpo Productions, and will be able to sell it abroad. The network is asking $325,000 for each 30-second ad that will appear over the course of the two-hour special.
A spokesman for Harry and Meghan validated to the Journal that they were not paid for the sit-down.
A week before the interview was set to air, two promo teasers were released.

In one clip, Oprah asks Meghan, “Were you silent or were you silenced?” In that same clip, Harry tells Oprah, “My biggest concern was history repeating itself.” It is unclear if Harry is referring to his mother Princess Diana’s death.
In another clip, Harry tells Oprah while ……

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