Piers Morgan's First CNN Guest: Oprah (VIDEO)

01/06/2011 03:48 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Piers Morgan got just about the best possible guest for his first CNN show: Oprah.

Morgan made the announcement at the annual Television Critics' Association, and he released a short promo featuring himself and Oprah.

The first episode of "Piers Morgan Tonight" will air on Jan. 17 at 9 on CNN.

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