Oprah Calls Out Decades-Long Criticism Of Her Weight In ABC Special On Obesity Drug Trend

Winfrey and a group of medical experts and patients addressed the myths surrounding obesity and the growing class of weight management injectables in An Oprah Special: Shame, Blame and the Weight Loss Revolution.

Oprah Sets ABC Special on Ozempic And More Weight Loss Drugs After Exiting WeightWatchers Board

An Oprah Special: Shame, Blame and the Weight Loss Revolution will air later this month. Oprah recorded the special in front of a studio audience and gathers medical experts to discuss weight loss drugs such as Ozempic, Mounjaro and Wegovy.

Oprah Winfrey Pledges Major Donation For Maui Fire Recovery

In a video posted to her Oprah Daily Instagram account, Winfrey, who owns 2,000 acres on Maui, promised to make a “major donation, after all of the smoke and ashes have settled here, and we figure out what the rebuilding is going to look like.”

Oprah Winfrey Visits WTVF Nashville For Conference Room Dedication

Oprah Delivers November Surprise, Endorses Fetterman Over Oz

Until now, Winfrey had said she would leave the election to Pennsylvanians, but she changed that position in an online discussion on voting in next Tuesday’s election. “I said it was up to the citizens of Pennsylvania and of course, but I will tell you all this, if I lived in Pennsylvania, I would have already cast my vote for John Fetterman for many reasons,” Winfrey said, before going on to urge listeners to vote for Democrats running for governor and Senate in various states.

Oprah Seeks To Lend Her Appeal To Abrams In Georgia Election

Winfrey appeared in a recorded chat with Abrams on a campaign website Thursday, saying she believes the candidate has a “calling to want people to be able to do better, to live better and to thrive in their lives.”

Winfrey, Letterman Among Moderators For Michelle Obama Book Tour

NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey, David Letterman and Ellen DeGeneres are among the celebrity moderators joining former first lady Michelle Obama on tour for her upcoming book, “The Light We […]

Oprah Winfrey, Apple TV+ Ending Multiyear Content Deal

Sources said Winfrey and Apple TV+ will continue to work together but on a project-by-project basis.

Oprah Winfrey Set for Project Angel Food’s ‘Lead With Love’ Telethon

Oprah Winfrey has been tapped to kick off Project Angel Food’s third annual telethon — Lead with Love 3 presented by City National Bank — airing live on KTLA Los Angeles on July 23. Hosted by Eric McCormack and TV personality Jessica Holmes, the telethon will also feature appearances by a long list of boldfaced names.

Why Oprah’s Meghan and Harry Special Won’t Have A Streaming Home

The three participants’ ties to Netflix and Apple, along with Winfrey’s desire to reach a big live-viewing audience, paved the way to an old-school deal with CBS.


Oprah Proved She Is Greatest Celebrity Interviewer Of All Time

Margaret Sullivan: “With her relentless follow-up questions, compassionate demeanor and focused skill in eliciting bombshell after bombshell, Oprah proved herself the best celebrity interviewer ever. Oprah best displayed her interviewing chops by relentlessly circling back to emotional or news-making comments like a heat-seeking missile. Yet, unlike many an aggressive interviewer, she didn’t make the classic error of interrupting at the wrong time. She was able to let silence gather. She didn’t jump in to ruin a dramatic moment. It paid off time after time.”

CBS Paid At Least $7M For Oprah’s Harry-Meghan Interview

The network was seeking about $325,000 for 30 seconds of commercial time in the highly anticipated interview, ad buyers said. The two-hour interview is scheduled for Sunday on CBS at 8 p.m. ET, after the network’s popular news magazine 60 Minutes.

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle To Join Oprah Winfrey For CBS Special

The special, titled Oprah With Meghan and Harry, will feature Winfrey talking with the couple about everything from their marriage to their decision to step away from Britain’s royal family. It’s set to air March 7.

Oprah Winfrey Docuseries Ordered By Apple TV+

Oprah Winfrey Gets Stake In Discovery As Company Takes 95% Of OWN

The conglomerate, led by David Zaslav, now holds 95% of OWN, with Winfrey opting to receive a $35 million-plus stake.

Oprah Winfrey Sets New Interview Series At Apple

Oprah, Lionsgate To Adapt ‘1619 Project’

Oprah Winfrey and Lionsgate are partnering with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones to adapt the The New York Times’ recent project examining the legacy of slavery for film and television. […]


Oprah To Address 35,000 Seniors In Virtual High School Graduation

Oprah Winfrey To Host Two-Night Town Hall On Racism in America

Winfrey, Roberts To Appear In Global Virus Relief Livestream

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oprah Winfrey, Julia Roberts and former President George W. Bush will be among 200 star-studded participants in a 24-hour global livestream event. The Call to Unite […]

Oprah ‘Playing It Safe’ On Coronavirus

The 66-year-old entertainment icon is quarantining and self-isolating at home with longtime partner Steadman Graham staying in the guest house, but she is still working. Winfrey interviewed actor Idris Elba, who tested positive for coronavirus, via FaceTime for an episode of Oprah Talks: COVID-19 on Apple TV.

Oprah To Give $13M More For Aid At Black College

ATLANTA (AP) — Oprah Winfrey says she’s giving $13 million to increase a scholarship endowment at a historically black college. Winfrey announced her plan Monday at Morehouse College in Atlanta, […]

Oprah Talks Apple Plans, ’60 Minutes’ Exit, More

What’s left for the media empress and icon of inspiration? In a wide ranging interview, Winfrey explains her streaming strategy (including a possible interview series), who she’s eyeing for 2020 (“I’d like to see what’s up with Butta” — aka Pete Buttigieg) and the creative fire that fuels her now.

Oprah Winfrey Set To Interview Beto O’Rourke

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Beto O’Rourke’s weeks of near-silence end on a massive stage when he sits down for an interview with Oprah Winfrey. The appearance Tuesday on “Oprah’s SuperSoul […]

Oprah Winfrey’s Mother, Vernita Lee, Dies At 83

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Oprah Winfrey’s mother, Vernita Lee, has died at the age of 83. A Winfrey spokeswoman on Monday issued a statement saying Lee died at her Milwaukee home […]

Trump On Twitter Slams ‘Insecure’ Oprah

Donald Trump has insulted Oprah Winfrey and challenged the TV star to challenge him in the 2020 presidential election. The president tweeted about Winfrey late Sunday night after watching her host a 60 Minutes panel discussion in which she addressed the problems with the national discourse.

If Oprah Runs, CBS Faces Potential Conflict

If a Winfrey candidacy moves beyond idle chatter, one of the leading figures on a CBS News show that prides itself on hard-nosed journalism, 60 Minutes, would have a conflict of interest on a major story.

Oprah ‘Actively Thinking’ About WH Run

Oprah Winfrey is “actively thinking” about running for president, two of her close friends told CNN Monday. The two friends, who requested anonymity in order to speak freely, talked in the wake of Winfrey’s extraordinary speech at the Golden Globes Sunday night, which spurred chatter about a 2020 run.

Oprah To Receive Cecil B. DeMille Award

Discovery Pays $70M To Boost Stake In OWN

Oprah Winfrey is staying on board as CEO of OWN for the foreseeable future — solidifying a new deal that will retain her as CEO of the Discovery Communications-backed network through at least 2025. Simultaneously, Discovery has paid $70 million to acquire an additional 24.5% stake in OWN from the Winfrey-owned Harpo Inc. That will give Discovery 70% of OWN.

Oprah Leads Heated Debate On Trump

In her 60 Minutes debut as a special correspondent, she talked to 14 Americans about how they feel about the president — the results were decidedly mixed.

Oprah Joins ’60 Minutes’ For Its 50th Year

It’s a testament to the power of the Sunday-night newsmagazine that it seeks to absorb one of television’s biggest stars into its fabric instead of the other way around. One of the medium’s best-known celebrity interviewers will do some, but will largely work against type in reporting stories, said Jeff Fager, the show’s executive producer.

Hearst Brings Oprah To Amazon’s Alexa

Hearst is rolling out a new audio content offering for Amazon’s voice-enabled assistant Alexa featuring inspirational quotes from Oprah Winfrey.

Oprah Rethinking Whether She Could Be President

HBO Sets Air Date For Oprah’s Henrietta Lacks Film

Oprah Winfrey To Be ’60 Minutes’ Contributor

Oprah Winfrey will join CBS’s 60 Minutes as a special contributor starting this fall. In recent years, Winfrey has made regular appearances on CBS This Morning, which is co-hosted by her close friend Gayle King.


Dear Oprah: Please Come Back

Michael Ausiello: “Each day brings with it an even scarier headline that brings into sharper focus Trump’s plans for this country, and Oprah’s not around to help calm the feelings of uncertainty and fear that are curdling my insides by reminding me of how much good remains in the world. So, Oprah, if you’re reading this, here’s what I’m proposing: Revive The Oprah Winfrey Show on OWN … on a five- or four-day-a-week basis.”

Oprah Scores Interview With Michelle Obama

CBS and OWN are teaming up to give America the final one-on-one interview with Michelle Obama in the White House.

Oprah Winfrey To Star In HBO Movie

Weight Watchers Stock Soars As Oprah Ad Airs

NEW YORK (AP) — Weight Watchers is getting another boost from Oprah Winfrey. The weight loss company’s shares are soaring as a TV commercial starring Winfrey begins to air. The […]