PRINCE Harry's new series on mental health with Oprah Winfrey will finally air this month.
It will be released on Apple TV after being delayed due to a combination of Megxit and Covid restrictions.
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Oprah revealed the news when she spoke to Drew Barrymore this week.
She said: "I want to just say that Dr Perry and I have been also, for the past two years, along with Prince Harry and Apple, we've been working on this mental health series that's coming out in May on Apple."
When the news was announced two years ago, Harry revealed he hoped the series would "save lives" as it encourages viewers to "open up".
Harry told the Daily Telegraph in 2019: "When I did your podcast two years ago the response made me realise what an impact sharing my story could have, and what an impact other stories can have for so many who are suffering silently," he explained.
"If the viewers can relate to the pain and perhaps the experience, then it could save lives, as we will focus on prevention and positive outcomes.
"What I have learnt and I continue to learn in the space of mental health, mental illness and self-awareness is that all roads lead back to our mental wellbeing, how we look after ourselves and each other."
The TV series will focus on mental illness and wellness and aims to encourage viewers to open up on their own mental health struggles.
Speaking to CBS about the project earlier this year, Oprah explained: "I asked [Prince Harry] the question, 'What do you think are the most important issues facing the world right now?' and he said there are two.
"He said climate change and mental wellness, mental fitness and mental health. As you know, he's spoken about his own issues and what he went through after his mother died and how being able to talk about it has benefited him.
"So it's a passion of his and, at the end of the conversation, I said, 'Oh, I'm going to be doing this thing with Apple'.
"'It's a big concern of mine too and I want to try to erase the stigma,' and he said at the end of the conversation, 'If there's anything I can do to help'."
A Sussex Royal Instagram post said in 2019: “We are excited to announce The Duke of Sussex and Oprah Winfrey are partners, co-creators and executive producers on their forthcoming mental health series launching on Apple in 2020.”
Harry and Meghan have launched a podcast and signed a deal to make TV series, films and kids’ shows for Netflix.
It comes after we told how Prince Harry didn't "make any progress" on the race row with Prince William and Charles after his grandfather's funeral.
Palace insiders revealed "little was resolved about the race row", which came out in the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's explosive Oprah interview.
Harry and wife Meghan made claims a member of the Royal Family had questioned the colour of Archie's skin before he was born.
At the time Buckingham Palace said the Sussexes' comments would be "taken very seriously and will be addressed by the family privately."
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