Oprah Winfrey's new network has announced the 10 contestants competing on 'Your OWN Show: Oprah's Search for the Next TV Star.'

The would-be hosts include a travel guide who's in a wheelchair, a comedian who thinks the U.S. needs a gay best friend and a businesswoman aiming to make a show about money both informative and fun. The finalists were chosen from more than 9,500 online audition videos and thousands more hopefuls at open casting calls, the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) announced Thursday. More than 143 million votes were submitted online.