Maya Rudolph Firmly Denies Comparisons Between Her 'Up All Night' Character and Oprah Winfrey

Maya Rudolph wants to be clear that herUp All Night character, daytime TV talk show host Ava, has nothing to do withOprah Winfrey. Despite the similarities.

In a Chicago Tribune story, writerChristopher Borelli saw a distinct parallel between the character in the NBC comedy also starring Christina Applegate and Will Arnett and one of Chicago's most powerful entertainment players. So he contacted Up All Nightcreator Emily Spivey and Rudolph herself, who also played Oprah onSaturday Night Live. Read More...


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