Russell Brand to Be First Guest on 'The Rosie Show'

Comedian will appear on OWN talk show's Oct. 10 premiere

Russell Brand will be the first guest on The Rosie Show when it premieres on OWN Oct. 10 at 7 p.m.

The comedian, actor and author was host Rosie O'Donnell's pick for the first guest on her weeknightly talk show, calling him a "genius" and saying publicly she is fascinated by him.

Additional guests for the first two weeks of The Rosie Show will be announced at a later date.