Oprah Winfrey won’t be the one asking questions this time. The former queen of daytime will be dropping by The Steve Harvey Show on Friday, April 25 to chat with Harvey about the end of her talk show, her love scene with Terrence Howard in The Butler and her cable network OWN. Watch a preview of Oprah’s visit to The Steve Harvey Show after the jump! READ MORE
The bumpy start of Oprah’s cable network OWN hasn’t impacted the former daytime talk show host’s influence. Oprah earned the top spot on Forbes’ Most Influential Celebrities list. The Mighty O wasn't the only daytime celebrity to make the list. Oprah protégé Dr. Oz and The View’s Barbara Walters landed on spots No. 6 and No. 7 respectively. Check out the Forbes’ Top 10 Most Influential Celebrities after the jump! READ MORE
Looks like the bond between Tyler Perry's production company and Oprah’s cable network OWN is getting stronger. According to The Huffington Post, Perry’s For Better or Worse is leaving TBS for a new home on OWN.
"For Better or Worse" is about three couples dealing with the challenges of dating and married life. OWN says the original cast, including Tasha Smith and Michael Jai White, will remain with the show.
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 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
Publishers and authors love Oprah because the books she picks sell like hot cakes. Now Ayana Mathis has had the good fortune of having her book, The Twelve Tribes of Hattie, chosen as the latest Oprah’s Book Club selection.
The Twelve Tribes of Hattie is a debut of extraordinary distinction, telling the story of the children of the Great Migration through the trials of one unforgettable family. Following the indomitable Hattie Shepherd and her nine children through sixty years of desolation, passion, courage and salvation, The Twelve Tribes of Hattie is wondrous from first to last—glorious, harrowing, unexpectedly uplifting, and blazing with life.