OPRAH PRODUCES YOUR SHOW.If, that is, you're the winner of the competition series "Your OWN Show: Oprah's Search for the Next TV Star," to run on her new OWN cable channel launching in January. Casting comes closest to home Saturday at Kohl's in Linden, N.J. Applicants also can upload an audition video at oprah.com/own.


WATCH WORLD CUP IN NYC.As soccer's 2010 World Cup starts play Friday in South Africa, The Paley Center for Media will be screening games live at its Manhattan facility, 25 W. 52nd St., at 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. every day starting Friday. Other soccer-themed shows from the Paley Center's massive archive also will be shown. Info at paleycenter.org.


TOP CHEF UNIVERSITY That's a new site offering "a full culinary curriculum" online - everything from what equipment you need to how to create sous vide - with former Bravo chef-

testants as teachers. ("Top Chef: D.C." debuts on Bravo June 16.) Visit topchefuniversity.com.


GULF OIL LEAK WIDGETKeep tabs on the amount of oil spilled in the Gulf of Mexico with the "PBS Newshour" Gulf Leak Meter widget. There's also a live video feed at pbs.org/newshour.

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