Oprah Winfrey has even more reason to bask in the afterglow of her interview with disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong. In addition to pulling in good numbers domestically for her cable network OWN, The Washington Post reports 28 million viewers worldwide tuned in for at least a minute of the much anticipated two-part sit down. Reportedly,
The 28 million is a “reach” stat; OWN defines this as anyone who watched one minute, or more, of the two-night interview.
Oprah Winfrey’s one-on-one interview with disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong brought in 4.3 million total viewers on its Thursday night debut. The 9-10 pm first portion of the chat netted the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) 3.2 million viewers, while the 10:30 pm second airing of the telecast averaged another 1.1 million viewers. The special was the highest-rated weekday show in the history of the network in all key demos.
Anderson Cooper on Lance Armstrong Doping Scandal: "He Was a Complete Jerk About This For Years and Years"By Jillian Bowe on January 16, 2013
Don’t expect Anderson Cooper and disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong to go bike riding anytime soon. On Wednesday's episode of Anderson, Cooper and guest co-host Dari Alexander discussed Armstrong copping to using performance-enhancement drugs in an upcoming interview with Oprah Winfrey.
The Silver Fox remarked:
I've got to say he was a complete jerk about this for years and years and years. He wouldn't just deny this. He would go after and try to destroy the people who were telling the truth and people who were telling the truth would get anonymous death threats. Even the guy from the anti-doping agency got anonymous email death threats; it's not known who it's from.
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Oprah appeared on CBS This Morning to talk about her interview with cyclist Lance Armstrong, calling it “the biggest interview I’ve ever done.” She revealed she walked into the room with 112 questions and during the interview was able to ask most of them. READ MORE
Discovery Networks and Oprah Winfrey are doing it big when it comes to the talk show queen's upcoming interview with disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong. Winfrey's one-on-one with Armstrong will be streamed live on The Mighty O's website while the interview airs as part of Oprah's Next Chapter on OWN. READ MORE
The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) announced yesterday the talk show titan will have a one-on-one interview with cyclist Lance Armstrong. It will be his first since being stripped of the Tour de France titles. Armstrong will discuss allegations he lied about using performance-enhancing drugs and cheating.