Updated on March 7, 2021, at 12:24 pm
- CBS reportedly had to pay more than seven million US dollars to interview Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan.
- The conversation with Oprah Winfrey takes place Sunday evening (March 7) in the United States on TV.
- But also in this country, royal fans get their money’s worth.
On Sunday evening (March 7), US broadcaster CBS will broadcast the long-awaited interview between Prince Harry, Duchess Meghan and Queen of Dialogue Oprah Winfrey. The broadcast rights for the two-hour interview reportedly cost the broadcaster between seven and nine million US dollars, like that. The Wall Street Journal reports.
Accordingly, the television network is said to have acquired the rights from the Oprah Winfrey production company “Harpo Productions” and thus the licensing rights for the international market. However, CBS should quickly earn the amount spent again: The station is allegedly charging $ 325,000 (around € 273,000) for 30 seconds of advertising time during the interview.
A spokesperson for the couple confirmed to WSJ that Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan were reportedly not being paid for the interview.
Where the interview with Harry and Meghan can be seen in Germany
While CBS will broadcast the interview on Sunday evening (March 7) at 8:00 PM local time, German viewers will have to wait a few more hours. On Monday, March 8, RTL will air the interview as part of a three-hour “special” program starting at 3:00 pm. From 10:15 pm he can be seen again at a ‘Featured Special’ on VOX. The two specials are available in full length in this country On TVNow.
It is not known how much German TV stations paid for the broadcast rights. In Great Britain, private broadcasting station ITV was said to have paid around £ 1 million, equivalent to around € 1.16 million, to CBS.
The interview is expected to receive great media coverage. The interview received a total of 68 countries According to the “Daily Mail” Outside. In addition to Great Britain, the USA and Germany, this also includes Australia, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Iceland, Italy, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Switzerland. In addition, 50 countries in Africa have guaranteed the rights to the long-awaited conversation between Harry, Megan and Winfrey. Already “shocking discoveries” have been announced in teasers.
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The eagerly awaited interview will be broadcast in a few days, as Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry will answer questions from US talk show icon Oprah Winfrey. This may be more troublesome to the royals than expected, as a preview clip shows. © YouTube