Oprah Winfrey

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  • Birth Name: Orpah Gail Winfrey
  • Birth Place: Kosciusko, MS
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 01/29/1954, Aquarius
  • Profession: Talk-show host; actor; producer
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Inside the Resurrection of Religious TV

It looks as if The Bible has been a godsend. Last year's History miniseries averaged 11.4 million viewers overall, kicking off a new surge of religious-themed programming. ABC's new back-from-the-dead drama Resurrection, with its faith-based undercurrents, is averaging 10.2 million viewers, and the box-office success of such movies as ...read more

OWN Announces Darlene Love Movie Starring Toni Braxton, Octavia Spencer Miniseries

Toni Braxton will star as Darlene Love in My Name Is Love: The Darlene Love Story, an upcoming TV movie about the singer that will air on OWN in December, the network announced Thursday.

In addition, Octavia Spencer will star in a two-night event miniseries tentatively titled Tulsa, about the largest race riot in U.S. history, in Tulsa, Okla. Spencer will play journalist Mattie Clay.

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VIDEO: Lindsay Lohan Breaks Down About Her Sobriety to Oprah

Three episodes into Lindsay Lohan's OWN docu-series and we finally get the Oprah smackdown we've been waiting for.

On Sunday's episode, Oprah had a sit-down with Lohan after she continually showed up late for shooting, even refusing to film on some occasions. Once the two sat face-to-face, Lilo agreed with everything Lady O had to say.

Lindsay Lohan shares journals from rehab on Lindsay

"I believe that you believe that this is the time to turn this around for yourself," Oprah said. "If that is the case, you're not going to f--- up." 

"I need to hear that from you because it helps and empowers me," Lindsay responded.

"Just cut the bullsh--," Oprah then said.

In the second part of their chat, Oprah asked the actress about her sobriety. As Lohan tries to answer, we finally see the emotional side of the actress rather than the chain-smoking, pissed-off entitled celebrity we've seen thus far.

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Videos

Exclusive Webisode: Why Hanson Left Their Record Label
Exclusive Webisode: What Tom Brokaw Thinks About on Every Election Night
First Look: Oprah's Next Chapter with LL Cool J
Oprah's Master Class - 206 - clip - Laird Hamilton on Finding Your Tribe

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Credits

Year Title Description
2014 Oprah Prime TV Show Series, Host
2013 Running From Crazy Movie, Exec. Producer
2013 Lee Daniels' The Butler Movie, Actor
2013 The March TV Show Series, Remarks by
2013 Makers TV Show Series, Remarks by

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OWN Cancels Our America with Lisa Ling

Our America with Lisa Ling has been canceled after four seasons, OWN announced Tuesday.

The series... read more

The Wire's David Simon to Write Martin Luther King Jr. Miniseries for HBO

Fresh off the end of his New Orleans drama Treme, The Wire creator David Simon is attached to write... read more

Exclusive: Shirley MacLaine Kicks Off Oprah's New Season of Super Soul Sunday

What do we know for sure? That Oprah Winfrey has some spectacular guests lined up for Season 5 of Super Soul Sunday! The spiritually based OWN programming block will return March 23 (11 a.m./10c) with a slate of all-new Winfrey interviews. First up is Oscar winner Shirley MacLaine who will discuss her latest book, What If...: A Lifetime of Questions, Speculations, Reasonable Guesses, and a Few Things I Know For Sure. After decades of spiritual seeking, MacLaine will share why asking one simple question can open up a world of wonder.

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Weekend Review: About a Boy, Fisher Sneak Peeks, Downton Finale

This week's gold-medal question: Can NBC reverse its spotty track record when it comes to using the ratings boost of the Olympics to launch new programs? (Remember the Summer 2012 debacle when the network interrupted the flow of London's Closing Ceremony to inflict Animal Practice on an unwilling captive audience?)

The news is better this weekend, during the closing nights of the Games. The comedies getting a sneak peek are considerably more entertaining than Animal Practice — what wouldn't be? — and they won't air until after that night's Olympics packages are finished.

First up is NBC's best new comedy of the season (including the star-driven disappointments that flopped on Thursdays this fall): About a Boy, airing Saturday night at approximately 11/10c before moving to its regular time period next Tuesday at 9/8c. This charmingly offbeat ... read more

Watch What Happens Live's Andy Cohen on the Real Housewives, Boycotting Miss Universe

For several years, Andy Cohen juggled his day job as Bravo's executive vice president of development and talent while also hosting the network's hit late-night talk show Watch What Happens Live, which averaged nearly one million viewers last year. But at the start of 2014, Cohen left the suit behind and launched a new production company, Most Talkative, while continuing to host WWHL, which Bravo picked up for two more years. The host/producer recently spoke with TV Guide Magazine about watching what happens next... read more

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