Oprah Behind the Scenes Preview: The Scoop on O's Final Show - and the Criticism It Drew
Break out the tissues! This Sunday at 8/7c, OWN’s Season 25: Oprah Behind the Scenes reaches the episode millions of viewers were dreading — the final hour of The Oprah Winfrey Show.
After the grandiosity of the United Center two-parter, Oprah’s grande finale proved to be a much more simpler affair, yet one still befitting of her legacy, executive producer Sheri Salata explains to TVLine.
Salata also adrresses criticism of the last hour’s sermon-like nature, describes Oprah’s mood after the show, and previews the two new shows on tap for the talk show queen’s new journey. READ MORE
Rosie O'Donnell on Talk Show Comeback: 'We're Not Going To Look For Controversy'
OWN’s The Rosie Show will not be a retread of The Rosie O’Donnell Show. That’s the message Rosie O’Donnell drove home to reporters at the Television Critics Association summer press tour in Beverly Hills on Friday. READ MORE
Oprah Behind the Scenes Preview: The Scoop Behind O's Massive, Star-Studded Swan Song
It’s been almost two months since The Oprah Winfrey Show wrapped up its 25-year run. But over on the daytime queen’s new cable net OWN, the addictive Season 25: Oprah Behind the Scenes is still chugging along.
This Sunday at 8/7c, the series will give viewers a peek at what it really took to pull off May’s star-studded, farewell extravaganza — and all while keeping it a secret from Oprah!
Below, executive producer Sheri Salata previews the blood, sweat and tears that went into the massive undertaking, and reveals what Oprah really thought of her surprise swan song. READ MORE
TVLine Items: Oprah Reveals Why She Can't Save Axed Soaps, and Other TV News to Know
Oprah Winfrey is a woman of many miracles. Unfortunately, the ability to resuscitate canceled soap operas is not in her bag of tricks. …READ MORE
TVLine Items: Rihanna Nixes X Factor Gig, Glee Covers 'Friday,' and Other TV News to Know
Rest assured, Rihanna will not be judging Fox’s X Factor. READ MORE
TVLine Items: Sarandon Ready to Rock, Britney on GMA, and Other TV News to Know
30 Rock can add another notch to its “Awesome Guest Stars” list. READ MORE
TVLine Items: LUX Star Joins The CW's Circle, Fringe Fan Alert, and Other TV News to Know
One way or another, we’ll get our Britt Robertson fix come fall.
Life Unexpected’s breakout star has been cast in The CW’s much-talked about pilot The Secret Circle. Robertson’s new gig is theoretically in second position to LUX, of course, should it receive that long shot of a third season order. READ MORE
TVLine Items: The Kennedys May Air After All, and Other TV News to Know
Just when we were about to throw in the towel on the doomed miniseries, The Kennedys has finally caught a lucky break! READ MORE
TVLine Items: Hannah Montana's Big Finish, and Other TV News to Know
Hannah Montana just wrapped its five-year run, hitting some huge milestones along the way. The Disney juggernaut brought in 6.2 million total viewers, making it the series’ most watched season and marking its largest audience ever in the Sundays-at-7 time slot.
That’s pretty cool. (Thanks, Saturday Night Live!)
Now here’s some other TV news to know… READ MORE
Oprah's OWN Take: Ratings Don't Concern Me
Being the queen of daytime and increasingly more and bigger things, Oprah Winfrey isn’t letting slip any concern about the ratings for OWN, her days-old cable destination.
Though the Oprah Winfrey Network launched impressively on Saturday with an average of 1 million primetime viewers, the audience has declined … READ MORE