Oprah Winfrey is to showcase Donegal on American TV this month.
The famous actress and talk show host is interviewing Pharrell Williams about his phenomenal hit single ‘Happy’ and will include a segment from the Donegal is Happy video.
Shane Wallace of Wallace Media and Donegal TV confirmed that representatives from the Oprah Winfrey Network have contacted him about the show.
The production team for Oprah Prime, popular show that is hosted and produced by Oprah, saw and love the feel-good video.
They want to include a segment of Donegal is Happy in a compilation of videos representing all the different countries who have celebrated the song ‘Happy’.
The Donegal team of Shane Wallace , Shane Murphy, Denise Blake, Grace Ann McGarvey and Lisa Burkitt are thrilled with the news.
Donegal is Happy was filmed in 24 locations throughout county Donegal from Glencolmcille to Banba’s Crown over three days.
The hundreds of dancers who took part include Irish dancers, Zumba dancers, hairdressers and butchers, adults and children as well as a dancing camel and goose.
Donegal is Happy is already a viral youtube success with over 128,000 views.
Shane, who is just back from filming in Washington DC and New York, told the Democrat: “We’re absolutely delighted that Oprah will include footage from Donegal in her programme. Oprah Prime will bring an unbelievable opportunity to showcase the county and the wonderful spirit of its people.”
Oprah Prime with Pharrell Williams will be broadcast on Sunday April 13th