Television personality Sherri Shepherd is only days away from launching her new daytime show “Sherri.”
“Extra’s” Rachel Lindsay spoke with Sherri, who has described the show as a mix between Oprah Winfrey and Ellen DeGeneres.
She explained, “It’s the inspiration of Oprah, it’s that fun and lightness of Ellen, and in-between is me — it’s the joy, it’s the funny.”
The stand-up comic noted, “I’m used to being onstage making people laugh.”
As for her dream guests, Sherri expressed wanting Oprah on her couch! She went on to do an epic impression of Oprah, who she hopes will see it!
When asked if she’ll be giving away stuff like Oprah did on “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” Sherri quipped, “You got to work your way up to the Oprah level.”
“Sherri” premieres Monday, September 12.