People: Aug. 18, 2003

CHAT'S ENTERTAINMENT Suddenly everybody in Hollywood is working on a talk show. Even Orlando Jones--the 7 Up guy! Do these stars have what it takes?

THE STAR Jennifer Lopez

WHY HER? Actually, her sister Lynda will do most of the hosting, with J. Lo making cameos

CHAT CHANCE It's so crazy, it just might work. Think of it as The View, but with bling

THE STAR Ellen DeGeneres

WHY HER? She's smart and funny. But sponsors may not want a Gay Leno

CHAT CHANCE It's currently hip to be queer, and before she came out, she did play straight


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