Season 25: Oprah Behind the Scenes

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  • 2011
  • 1 Season
  • 6.7  (55)

Season 25: Oprah Behind the Scenes is a captivating television show that follows the life of one of the most successful and influential women in the world, Oprah Winfrey. This show, produced by OWN, aired in 2011 and took viewers behind the scenes of The Oprah Winfrey Show's last season.

This series follows the iconic talk show host as she prepares to say goodbye to her legendary show, which first aired in 1986, and takes a look at the hard work, dedication, and the many personalities behind the scenes that make the show a success. Oprah is the face of the show, but there is an entire team working tirelessly behind the scenes to bring her vision to life.

Throughout the show, viewers get a glimpse of the fascinating world of television production, including everything from booking guests and writing segments to dealing with unexpected situations and controlling the chaos of live TV. The show highlights the unique relationship that Oprah has with her staff and the immense responsibility that comes with producing a daily live television program.

The show also takes viewers on a journey through Oprah's personal life, including her philanthropic efforts and her celebration of the final season of The Oprah Winfrey Show. The behind-the-scenes footage shows Oprah meeting with her staff, the show's guests, and people in the community to discuss various topics such as health, education, and spirituality.

Throughout the series, viewers get to see the extraordinary compassion and empathy that Oprah brings to every aspect of her life. The show's producers showcase her caring nature and her genuine desire to help people, both in front of and behind the camera.

One of the most engaging parts of the show is the interviews with the people who work alongside Oprah. Staff members provide insight into their personal relationships with each other, share behind-the-scenes stories, and discuss how they navigate the pressure of working on such a successful and highly-watched show.

Overall, Season 25: Oprah Behind the Scenes is a fascinating look into the world of television production and the incredible woman who became a living legend in the industry. It reveals the thought process that goes into every episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show and showcases the talented people who help bring Oprah's vision to life.

The show also highlights Oprah's passion for improving the world and provides an intimate look into how she uses her platform to make a difference. From sharing inspiring stories to bringing valuable information to the masses, the show emphasizes the positive impact that she has had on millions of people worldwide.

In conclusion, Season 25: Oprah Behind the Scenes is an awe-inspiring series that reveals the hard work, dedication, and compassion that goes into producing one of the most successful television programs of all time. Whether you are a long-time Oprah fan or just interested in learning more about the world of television production, this show is a must-see.

Season 25: Oprah Behind the Scenes is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (31 episodes). The series first aired on January 1, 2011.

Season 25: Oprah Behind the Scenes
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Studio Special #2
31. Studio Special #2
August 14, 2011
Oprah sits down with her producers, one last time, to talk about the close of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" and discuss what they've learned during the whole process.
Finale, Part 2
30. Finale, Part 2
August 7, 2011
The Oprah team tries desperately to contain their emotions while filming their last show.
Finale, Part 1
29. Finale, Part 1
July 31, 2011
The Oprah team tries desperately to contain their emotions while filming their last show.
Studio Special #1
28. Studio Special #1
July 24, 2011
Oprah and her team reveal behind-the-seen moments from their farewell season and share their candid thoughts about being filmed on the job.
The Surprise of Oprah's Life
27. The Surprise of Oprah's Life
July 17, 2011
Go backstage as dozens of celebrities and 13,000 fans surprise Oprah in a surprise farewell tribute!
Tom Hanks and Julia Robers
26. Tom Hanks and Julia Robers
July 10, 2011
Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts visit. Meanwhile, Oprah attempts to discover secrets the producers have planned for her final shows. But, will Tom Hanks blow the surprise?
Sarah Ferguson
25. Sarah Ferguson
June 26, 2011
Oprah welcomes Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson for producer Jack's final show.
President Obama
24. President Obama
June 19, 2011
Oprah welcomes the Obamas.
Kirstie Alley
23. Kirstie Alley
June 12, 2011
Oprah welcomes Kirstie Alley, Stevie Nicks, and Pat Benatar.
Saturday Night Live
22. Saturday Night Live
June 5, 2011
Oprah and her team shift gears when Tina Fey surprises them with the news that she's pregnant. Then, as Gayle King prepares to tape her final Oprah Show appearance, Sheri surprises her with a secret guest!
Donald Trump
21. Donald Trump
May 29, 2011
Oprah and the crew are all laughs as they welcome back frequent guest Chris Rock. Then, the producers raise the bar yet again with a talented kids extravaganza.
Post-Oscar Show
20. Post-Oscar Show
May 22, 2011
Oprah falls ill, putting plans for her last-ever after-Oscar® show in jeopardy.
The View / Roseanne Barr
19. The View / Roseanne Barr
May 15, 2011
Summary not available
Special Edition
18. Special Edition
May 8, 2011
Summary not available
Diana Ross / Iyanla Vanzant
17. Diana Ross / Iyanla Vanzant
May 8, 2011
Summary not available
16. Blizzard
April 24, 2011
Oprah and the team face the biggest blizzard Chicago has seen in 25 years, with two shows hanging in the balance and superstar guest Jennifer Hudson gone missing.
Michelle Obama
15. Michelle Obama
April 17, 2011
Summary not available
Oprah's Birthday
14. Oprah's Birthday
April 10, 2011
It's Oprah's birthday, and the team has surprises in store for her from special guests Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler. Meanwhile, Oprah and her producers must deal with a show that appears to have missed the mark.
Australia, Part 2
13. Australia, Part 2
April 3, 2011
Summary not available
Australia, Part 1
12. Australia, Part 1
March 27, 2011
Oprah and team head Down Under to Australia, where her producers face some of their biggest challenges yet with huge crowds, even bigger expectations and the added pressure of working in a foreign country.
Backstreet Boys / Suze Orman
11. Backstreet Boys / Suze Orman
March 4, 2011
Oprah is surprised by a secret crush from her past when the team produces a show about teen heartthrobs. Plus, a surprise serenade from the Backstreet Boys for one show guest may fall flat when technical difficulties hit. Meanwhile, Oprah and producers disagree when Suze Orman lowers one of her famous "smackdowns" during a taping with "Octomom" Nadya Suleman.
Whoopi Goldberg / Phil Donahue
10. Whoopi Goldberg / Phil Donahue
February 25, 2011
During a 25th anniversary reunion with The Color Purple cast, Oprah and Whoopi Goldberg set the record straight on their rumored feud. Then, the Harpo staff welcomes former competitor Phil Donahue to The Oprah Show.
George W. Bush
9. George W. Bush
February 18, 2011
As producers travel to Kennebunkport, Maine, for a visit to the Bush family estate and an historic interview with President George W. Bush and his parents, Oprah has her own aha! moment about Hurricane Katrina. Meanwhile, producer Bridgette gets a huge opportunity - but an unexpected turn of events lands her in the hospital, putting at risk her chance to have crucial planning meetings with Oprah.
Oprah's Favorite Things / Black Eyed Peas
8. Oprah's Favorite Things / Black Eyed Peas
February 11, 2011
In one of the most anticipated episodes_4-18 of the season, Oprah's shares her favorite things.
Oprah's Favorite Things / Mark Fuhrman
7. Oprah's Favorite Things / Mark Fuhrman
February 4, 2011
The pressure is on to make this the biggest and best episode of "Oprah's Favorite Things" ever, but the producers hit a major roadblock when they find out that Oprah's very favorite item isn't available. Plus, senior supervising producer Jill produces a show featuring former LAPD detective Mark Fuhrman, known from the O.J. Simpson trial.
Katherine Jackson / Sarah Shourd
6. Katherine Jackson / Sarah Shourd
January 28, 2011
Michael Jackson's mother, Katherine Jackson, and his three children agree to sit down with Oprah, but the team is concerned that last-minute surprises may jeopardize the show. Meanwhile, another big interview is taking shape as senior supervising producer Katy and her team score the first major interview with freed American hiker Sarah Shourd.
Yosemite National Park / Oksana Grigorieva
5. Yosemite National Park / Oksana Grigorieva
January 21, 2011
The Oprah Show Yosemite camping trip team is rattled when they realize cameras haven't been recording a crucial scene - and Oprah wants to cut the adventure short. Back at Harpo, Mel Gibon's ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva may pull the plug on her appearance.
Yosemite National Park / Jon Stewart
4. Yosemite National Park / Jon Stewart
January 14, 2011
Oprah and team pack their bags and head for the great outdoors: Yosemite National Park - but will this camping trip be one the team would like to forget? Meanwhile, back at Harpo Studios, political funnyman Jon Stewart pays a visit, but producers are forced to scramble when he's nowhere to be found just minutes before the taping is set to begin.
Liza Minnelli / 30-Year-Old Virgins
3. Liza Minnelli / 30-Year-Old Virgins
January 7, 2011
Country stars Wynonna and Naomi Judd return for their 18th appearance, and producers enlist their help to plot a secret surprise for Oprah - one they hope won't backfire. Then, senior producer Jack and his team hit roadblocks as they produce a follow-up to the landmark 1987 town hall episode on AIDS in Williamson, West Virginia.
Wynonna and Naomi Judd / AIDS in Williamson, West Virginia
2. Wynonna and Naomi Judd / AIDS in Williamson, West Virginia
January 1, 2011
Summary is not available.
Season 25 Premiere
1. Season 25 Premiere
January 1, 2011
The stakes are high as Oprah and the staff plan the top-secret Season 25 premiere. As the producers raise the bar higher than ever before, will they finally bite off more than they can chew? Plus, Oprah reminisces about the history of her show and reveals intimate backstage moments before she takes the stage for her final season premiere.
Where to Watch Season 25: Oprah Behind the Scenes
Season 25: Oprah Behind the Scenes is available for streaming on the OWN website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Season 25: Oprah Behind the Scenes on demand at Philo and FuboTV.
  • Premiere Date
    January 1, 2011
  • IMDB Rating
    6.7  (55)