Watch Oprah's Next Chapter

Oprah's Next Chapter is a program that airs on the OWN Network. It stars Oprah Winfrey and the show has her going to the homes of famous people to sit down with them and ask them questions about their lives. The show is one hour long and Oprah asks many questions that have intrigued her about the celebrities for years.

Some of her guests have included Governor Chris Christie, Stephen Colbert, Joel Osteen and his wife Victoria, Paris Jackson, 50 Cent, Neil Patrick Harris and his partner David Burtka, Rihanna and Steven Tyler. The interviews are very in depth and personal. It is not like a typical talk show interview that most people would expect.

Most of the time, the guest takes Oprah on a tour of their home and they sit down together so that she can ask them about many different topics. For example, she might ask someone about their childhood, why they decided to become a famous person, how they feel fame has changed their life and what their personal philosophy is.

There are typically four segments of the show and outtakes are shown during the commercial breaks. The show allows Oprah to go on site visits as well. She went to Joel Osteen's church with her friend Tyler Perry and got to experience what his congregants do every Sunday when they attend church services.

The format of the show allows guests to talk about anything that they want. Rarely are the interviews ones where upcoming movies or projects are discussed by Oprah. The show focuses mainly on the personal lives of celebrities and their accomplishments.

Sometimes other family members will join in on the conversation to cast some light on the guest's life experiences. Oprah's Next Chapter is a great show that allows viewers to be able to really humanize the celebrities that they see on TV and read about in magazines and online.

Sunday 9:00 PM et/pt on OWN
2 Seasons, 74 Episodes
January 1, 2012
Celebrity & Entertainment
5.4/10
Cast: Oprah Winfrey
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Oprah's Next Chapter Full Episode Guide

  • Oprah sits down with Idris Elba, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Michael B. Jordan.

  • Former NBA star Magic Johnson discusses his career, HIV and his support for his gay son.

  • R&B singer Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds discusses the stories behind his biggest hits as well as his public divorce and the effect it had on his children.

  • Oprah sits down with Reverend Al Sharpton for an open and revealing conversation about race in America, how his role as a civil rights activist has shifted and the moment that changed his life.

  • Spike Lee sits down with Oprah to discuss his career and his controversial comment in the Trayvon Martin case.

  • Oprah interviews soul singer Patti LaBelle who offers insight on her decades-long musical career.

  • Discussing homosexuality in America, featuring remarks by Wanda Sykes, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Dan Bucatinsky.

  • Oprah interviews Arsenio Hall and Rielle Hunter.

  • Singer Robin Thicke discusses marriage and fatherhood, as well as his controversial VMA performance with Miley Cyrus.

  • Oprah interviews superstar Tina Turner.

  • Oprah interviews Lindsay Lohan, the troubled starlet.

  • Oprah interviews Forest Whitaker, David Oyelowo and Lee Daniels ("The Butler").

  • Oprah interviews singer Gloria Estefan.

  • Oprah interviews actor Hugh Jackman.

  • Alfre Woodard; Viola Davis; Phylicia Rashad; Gabrielle Union.

  • Musician John Legend discusses his 2013 solo album, as well as his friendship with Kanye West. Also: His fiancée, Chrissy Teigen, confronts rumors.

  • Oprah visits the set of NBC's reality-competition series "The Voice." Plus, interviews with Usher, Shakira, Blake Shelton and Adam Levine.

  • The Wayans family dishes out on life, love, and comedy.

  • Oprah interviews Jason Collins, the first openly gay player in an American sport.

  • Oprah interviews Mariah Carey.

  • Oprah interviews Roma Downey, Mark Burnett, & Diogo Morgado.

  • Oprah interviews Jane Fonda and her adopted daughter Mary.

  • Oprah interviews tennis superstars and sisters Venus and Serena Williams.

  • Oprah meets spiritual healer John of God. She also looks at some controversial surgeries.

  • Oprah interviews pop superstar Beyoncé.

  • Oprah interviews Cissy Houston, Whitney Houston's mother.

  • Oprah interviews LL Cool J about his career and personal life. Plus, Honey Boo Boo.

  • Oprah interviews actress Drew Barrymore.

  • In the second part of the series, Oprah interviews Lance Armstrong from his home in Austin, TX.

  • Oprah interviews Lance Armstrong from his home in Austin, TX.

  • Oprah interviews David Letterman from the campus of his alma mater, Ball State University in Muncie, Ind.

  • Oprah gets personal with Jamie Foxx.

  • Oprah visits the set of the TV drama "Scandal" for an interview with series star Kerry Washington and creator Shonda Rhimes.

  • Oprah interviews Steven Spielberg, Daniel Day Lewis, and Sally Field about the movie "Lincoln."

  • Teen pop sensation Justin Bieber discusses his career and the ups and downs of living in the spotlight.

  • Oprah interviews Bette Midler in New York City, where the singer discusses her career and recent projects. Also: an interview with Valerie Simpson, of the songwriting duo Ashford and Simpson.

  • Oprah interviews singer-songwriter Fergie.

  • Oprah Winfrey chats with funnyman Stephen Colbert in Charleston, S.C. Colbert addresses his private life, his faux-newsman alter ego, his friendship with Jon Stewart and the tragedies in his life.

  • Oprah Winfrey interviews Bette Midler, who shares insights into her personal life.

  • Oprah Winfrey gets candid with Jennifer Hudson.

  • Oprah Winfrey interviews actor Kelsey Grammer.

  • Oprah Winfrey interviews Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas in West Des Moines, Iowa. The installment includes a chat with Douglas' mother, plus a visit to the gym where Douglas trained.

  • Oprah Winfrey conducts a Barbados-based interview with pop star Rihanna. Oprah's opinion of her is changed as she sees Rihanna in her element and as she discusses her career, family, fame and her relationship with Chris Brown.

  • Oprah talks with famous Olympians including Carl Lewis, Jackie Joyner Kersee and Al Joyner, Bart Conner, Nadia Comaneci, Mary Lou Retton, Shawn Johnson, Greg Louganis, Janet Evans, and Mark Spitz.

  • Oprah discusses the past and fatherhood with magician David Copperfield on his private Bahamian island.

  • In Part 2, Oprah interviews the three Miami Heat stars: LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. Topics include their team's championship win and their personal lives.

  • In Part 1, Oprah interviews the three Miami Heat stars: LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. Topics include their team's championship win and their personal lives.

  • In Part 2 of 2, Oprah sits down with the Kardashian family with interviews from Bruce and Kris Jenner, Kim, Khloe, Kourtney, and Rob Kardashian, Lamar Odom, and Scott Disick.

  • In Part 1 of 2 Oprah sits down with the Kardashian family with interviews from Kris Jenner, Kim, Khloe, Kourtney, and Rob Kardashian.

  • Oprah visits with Michael Jackson's daughter, Paris, nearly three years after his death and later, rapper 50 Cent.

  • Oprah visits Neil Patrick Harris, actor-chef David Burtka and the couple's young twins. Topics include their coming out as gay men, their decision to have children and the pressures of life in Hollywood.

  • Oprah meets Carrie Underwood and her husband, hockey player Mike Fisher, in Nashville, where Carrie talks about her rise to fame, and the couple show off their cabin and a plot of land on which they plan to build their dream home.

  • In India, Oprah visits the Taj Mahal and Vrindavan, the "city of widows." She also interviews Indian women, who discuss their lives.

  • Oprah's first visit to India includes a party with Bollywood stars and a visit to the home of actress Aishwarya Rai to meet her infant daughter.

  • Oprah interviews Gloria Steinem in the feminist icon's New York City brownstone, and participates with Steinem in a forum with some 60 students at New York's Barnard College.

  • Oprah visits Bishop T.D. Jakes at his Dallas megachurch, the Potter's House, to discuss faith, race, ego and love.

  • Oprah interview Shaquan Duley, who suffocated her 2-year-old and 18-month-old sons in 2010.

  • Oprah explores transcendental meditation (TM) in a visit to Fairfield, Iowa, home of the Maharishi University of Management.

  • Oprah visits Lady Gaga in her New York City apartment and also meets her mother, Cynthia. The three of them visit Harvard, where Lady Gaga launches her Born This Way Foundation, an effort to foster youth empowerment.

  • Oprah interviews Whitney Houston's family.

  • Oprah visits Paula Deen, the "Queen of Southern Cuisine," at her home in Savannah, Georgia with her best friend Gayle King.

  • Oprah interviews motivational speaker Tony Robbins.

  • Oprah interviews four Hasidic women about their lives as wives and mothers in their orthodox Jewish community in Brooklyn, N.Y.

  • Oprah explores the lives and practices of Hasidic Jews in visits with two Hasidic families in Brooklyn, N.Y.

  • Conclusion. In Haiti, Oprah meets a young American woman who runs an orphanage, a Haitian businesswoman and designer Donna Karan, who discusses opportunities that she created in a country still reeling from the 2010 earthquake.

  • Oprah visits the 20,000 resident tent camp in Haiti run by actor and activist Sean Penn and discovers both heartache and hope among the Haitian people two years after one of the worst natural disasters in history.

  • Star Wars" creator George Lucas and his girlfriend, Mellody Hobson, are interviewed at Lucas' Skywalker Ranch in California. Oprah also interviews Cuba Gooding Jr. and Terrence Howard, stars of "Red Tails," Lucas' Tuskegee Airmen movie.

  • Oprah visits Republican New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and discuss what Mitt Romney must do to beat President Obama. Oprah also interviews his wife and four children.

  • Oprah visits Pastor Joel Osteen in Houston, attending a service at his megachurch (the former home of the NBA's Houston Rockets), and visiting his home to discuss such topics as faith, marriage, power and ego. Also appearing is Osteen's wife, Victoria.

  • Steven Tyler reviews his life and career in the two-hour opener of this series, in which Oprah Winfrey visits celebrities, newsmakers and thought leaders. Speaking at his New Hampshire home, Aerosmith's front man discusses sex, drugs, and rock and roll, as well as his family and his experiences on "American Idol."

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