She's off the small screen, but might Oprah Winfrey play a role in big screen affairs next year?
Motion Picture Academy sources tell The Chicago Sun-Times that the former talk show host is in contention to host the 2012 Academy Awards. The event will be broadcast on ABC, which has a close relationship with Oprah, and a deal could even be finagled that would give OWN exclusive rights to some kind of post-Oscars telecast.
Such a deal would be a boon to the struggling network and might be the only reason Oprah would consider the gig.
No matter what direction the Oscars choose, it's a lock the next host will be more entertaining than the last two.
Do you think Oprah should host the show?