Oprah Finale Commanding $1 Million for 30-Second Ad Spot

The series finale of The Oprah Winfrey Show is seeking a whopping $1 million for 30-second advertising spots, according to Horizon Media. The steep price tag is nearly unheard of for daytime programs, as the audience is smaller, but buyers will likely pay even more ...

'The Oprah Winfrey Show' finale: Oprah's long goodbye ends May 25

You knew this day was coming. (No, you really knew this day was coming.)The 25th and final season of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" will come to an end on May 25. Harpo Productions confirmed the date on Mar. 25, giving fans of the internationally syndicated talk show exactly two months to prepare for the presumably tearful goodbye. Winfrey announced the series would end back in Nov. of 2009, citing her new network, OWN, as her primary reason for leaving a daily broadcast behind. Are you ready for a world without daily Oprah -- and what are you hoping to see during the series' final days?...

'Oprah Winfrey Show' to Be Filmed in Chaotic Egypt

U.S. TV titan   Oprah Winfrey   will take her show to the center of the Egyptian pro-democracy protests in the capital Cairo, according to a new report. Thousands of Egyptians flooded the city's Tahrir Square last month to call for the resignation of now-ousted president Hosni Mubarak after 30 years of dictatorship.   Winfrey has now accepted an invitation to set up a studio on the site later this month for a live show in a bid to attract holidaymakers back to the country, according to Egypt's new tourism minister Munir Fakhri Abdelnur. He tells local media, "The plan is for her to broadcast a live show from Tahrir Square on a Friday in March, but the date has not been finalized. The most famous TV hostess in the world accepted without hesitation."    Read More...

Diana Ross and Billy Dee Williams Reunite on 'Oprah' (VIDEO)

Diana Ross and Billy Dee Williams were a popular tandem in theaters with the hits 'Mahogany' (1975) and 'Lady Sings the Blues' (1972). Three decades since audiences saw last them together, Oprah Winfrey put them together again today on 'The Oprah Winfrey Show' (weekdays, syndicated). Winfrey already had Ross on the show and, she said, in the spirit of Winfrey's final-season reunions, she brought Williams out onstage. The three exchanged warm embraces once Williams entered.

David Arquette Discusses His Drunken Call to Howard Stern on 'Oprah' (VIDEO)

David Arquette and Courteney Cox have had to bear public scrutiny during their separation, and Arquette didn't help himself when he called in to Howard Stern's radio show to make some private details public. Arquette was on 'The Oprah Winfrey Show' (weekdays, syndicated) today to talk about the call. On the call to Stern, Arquette had revealed details about his sex life with Cox, and Winfrey asked what he regretted about that. "That I was drunk, that I wasn't coming from a place of honesty and authenticity," said Arquette.

Diana Ross to Appear on Oprah

Diana Ross will deliver her first television performance in four years when she's a guest on Oprah later this month, Access Hollywood reports. The former Supremes singer will perform her hit "I'm Coming Out," and sit down with the talk-show host for her first interview with all of her five children and her grandson on the Feb. 25 episode. Read More...

Oprah Winfrey to Interview David Arquette Instead of Michael Vick

Oprah Winfrey will air an exclusive interview with David Arquette instead of Michael Vick on Feb. 24, according to The Hollywood Reporter . "I can now confirm that next Thursday's episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show will now feature an exclusive sitdown with David Arquette in his first interview post-rehab...

Oprah Gives The Love Kitchen a Year's Supply of Food to Feed the Homeless (VIDEO)

Helen Ashe and Ellen Turner of The Love Kitchen were guests on today's 'Oprah Winfrey Show' (Weekdays, Syndicated). The pair run the Kitchen to help feed the homeless in Knoxville, TN, and Winfrey helped them along in that goal with a donation of a year's supply of food and new kitchen coutertop appliances. Before Oprah revealed the surprise, Ashe asked if Oprah would be coming down to help them cook for folks. "Now that would be a surprise to me," Oprah joked. But the laughs quickly turned to tears of joy, as Ashe and Turner choked up as two grocery carts filled with food and supplies were wheeled into the studio.

Iyanla Vanzant and Oprah Rehash 11-Year-Old Feud (VIDEO)

Iyanla Vanzant was Oprah Winfrey's relationship expert in the 90s before the two had a falling out. Iyanla went on to lauch her own show, but it never quite took off. The two revisited their feud on 'The Oprah Winfrey Show' (Weekdays, Syndicated). Oprah said she felt like Vanzant tried to strong-arm her into backing her show by saying she had another offer on the table. Vanzant pleaded ignorance and said she had no idea that was the way she was presenting herself. "I did lectures, workshops, class, public speaking -- but don't know, didn't know doodly about television."

Oprah's half-sister reveal boosts series to highest ratings in nearly 6 years

It look little more than a long weekend of speculation to give "The Oprah Winfrey Show" its biggest numbers since 2005. Winfrey's special episode, in which she meets with the half-sister she went decades without knowing she had, averaged a 9.6 household rating. Her series hasn't boasted a number that high since her post-Oscar broadcast from the Kodak Theatre in Feb, 2005. Though she still beats a lot of her daytime competition, Winfrey's declining ratings have been widely publicized going into her final season. So this probably feels pretty good....