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The Oprah Winfrey Show, also known as Oprah, is a talk show hosted by Oprah Winfrey herself. Oprah uses the show to educate and provide her viewers with a spiritually uplifting and positive experience; it remains the highest rated talk show on American television. Using interviews, book clubs and self-improvement sections she keeps segments up to date and relevant. The show won forty-seven Daytime Emmy Awards before Oprah stopped submitting it for consideration.

One of the most watched interviews in television history came from The Oprah Winfrey Show, that interview being with Michael Jackson. Many other notable celebrities have been shown on her show including Tom Cruise, Celine Dion and Elizabeth Taylor.

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The Oprah Winfrey Show is a series that is currently running and has 25 seasons (690 episodes). The series first aired on September 8, 1986.

Where do I stream The Oprah Winfrey Show online? The Oprah Winfrey Show is available for streaming on ABC, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Oprah Winfrey Show on demand at OWN online.

25 Seasons, 690 Episodes
September 8, 1986
Talk & Interview
Cast: Oprah Winfrey
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The Oprah Winfrey Show Full Episode Guide

  • In 1987, AIDS patient Mike Sisco jumped into a pool and his town erupted. Twenty-three years later, Oprah goes back to Williamson, West Virginia.

  • Oprah interviews reality TV stars Heidi Klum, Christian Siriano, Randy Jackson and Adam Lambert.

  • Oprah speaks to families affected by drunken driving.

  • Oprah and her travelling companions visit the State Fair of Texas in Dallas, Texas; the group visits a local cowboy hat and boot store, and visits the "king" of deep fried foods; Oprah challenges fair-goers on the midway.

  • She's outspoken, outrageous and so opinionated. One of the funniest women in America, Emmy winner Wanda Sykes is raring to go!

  • Oprah's found her new favorite jeans for real bodies! Plus, the best job, vegan chef and gadgets. Then, the real story behind the best surprise Oprah ever had.

  • Oprah speaks to ``the happiest people on Earth'' and sees how others around the world live.

  • Five women discuss how they fell victim to a man convicted of using sex as a deadly weapon.

  • Interior designer Nate Berkus takes over for a stay-at-home mom and gives a viewer a makeover.

  • Boxing rivals Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield meet for the first time since their infamous match 12 years ago.

  • Viewers discuss surviving incest.

  • Taylor Swift performs.

  • Police officer Allison Jacobs and police official Lisa Campbell discuss how they helped find kidnapped woman Jaycee Dugard.

  • Oprah speaks with former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson.

  • Oprah and comic Chris Rock discuss topics from the past week; Michael Bublé performs.

  • Hoarders expose their secret lives.

  • Ashley Markham discusses the murders of her parents, Byrd and Melanie Billings.

  • Oprah goes inside the home of a 7-year-old schizophrenic.

  • Arnel Pineda, lead singer of the music group Journey; college freshman Khadijah Williams tells how she went from homeless to Harvard.

  • Oprah looks back on some of the most fascinating families she has featured on her show.

  • Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn discuss changing the world by empowering girls living in poverty.

  • Comic Chris Rock discusses his documentary "Good Hair."

  • Dr. Mehmet Oz holds an intervention for a mother and son addicted to prescription pain medication.

  • Chinese talk-show host Chen Lu Yu; Bollywood actors Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai; Argentine polo player Nacho Figueras.

  • Talk-show host Jay Leno discusses the debut of his new prime-time show; Harry Connick Jr. performs.

  • Oprah interviews a 10-year-old girl with mermaid syndrome and a woman who is America's first face-transplant recipient.

  • Oprah goes back in time to the 1960s with actors January Jones and Jon Hamm ("Mad Men").

  • See their historic worldwide interview from Neverland Ranch. Then, Oprah speaks about where she was and how she felt when she heard the tragic news

  • It's the most powerful interview Oprah's ever done. One-on-one with Whitney Houston - and no topic is off-limits! Don't miss this two-day event.

  • It's the most powerful interview Oprah's ever done. One-on-one with Whitney Houston - and no topic is off-limits! Don't miss this two-day event.

The Oprah Winfrey Show News

Celeb-Backed Candidates Underperform in This Week's Election

Oprah, Beyonce and Taylor Swift couldn't help their candidates to victory.

Trump Attack on Oprah on Twitter

The president takes aim at one of his potential 2020 election challengers.

Lance Armstrong Admits Doping To Oprah

Lance Armstrong will be making his admissions to Oprah on a two-part special beginning Thursday.

The End of an Era: Oprah's Final Episode

In her 4,561st day in front of a studio audience, Oprah Winfrey proved she's still got it. The finale of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" was part preaching, part lecture and part conversation with your older sister. The legend wanted to be sure her final sit down with fans was intimate and meaningful, and she succeeded. Her delivery was an uplifting and graceful farewell that only Oprah could pull off.

Yidio Exclusive: Oprah and Gayle Exit Harpo Studios After Final Taping (Includes Photos and Spoilers on the Last Episode)

When we heard Oprah was absolutely going to be shooting her final episode today, we scooted over to Harpo Studios (just a few blocks from our editorial HQ) to see how Chicago was seeing O off. We came back with shots of Oprah and Stedman, and spoilers about the (final) final episode of the show.

Countdown to the Finale: Oprah's Farewell Spectacular - Part 2

Today's portion of the Oprah Farewell Spectacular included more of the same; A-list celebs, powerful vocals and charitable contributions made on behalf of Ms. Winfrey. Many of Oprah's special guests were seated throughout the audience, just waiting for their turn to surprise the star. Will Smith took his place on stage as the MC of part 2, while Jamie Foxx and Tom Hanks sat next to Oprah, replacing Tom Cruise.

Countdown to the Finale: Oprah's Farewell Spectacular - Part 1

Talk about a party! Oprah Winfrey will end her 25-year talk show stint in grand style. Today marks the 3rd-to-final episode of the hit show, tissues not included. The premise of the final episodes are to surprise the host with a barrage of old friends and memories. Oprah is certainly looking slim and trim in her purple gown. The show opens with Tom Hanks and an emotional video montage of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" over decades.

Lady Gaga Topples Oprah, Clinches Top Spot in Forbes' Celebrity 100 List

The Forbes Celebrity 100 List came out this week, and it looks like the soon-to-retire Queen of Daytime TV Oprah Winfrey has been dethroned in her position as the most powerful celebrity in the entertainment world by Lady Gaga. You'd thinking kicking it up a notch from TV host and publishing magnate to buying your own damn network would keep you in the top spot, but the times they are a changin'.

Oprah's Finale Episode Brings Out A-Listers in Full Force

Everyone who is anyone seems to be in Chicago this week with one purpose; to join Oprah Winfrey for her "Surprise Oprah! A Farewell Spectacular" final episode. The queen of talk-shows will end her 25-year run as the reigning champ in the daytime circuit with her final episode May 25. Taping for the May 23 and 24 shows took place last night at the United Center in Chicago.

Ann Curry Will Replace Meredith Vieira as Co-Host on 'The Today Show'

After 14 years of reading the news for "Today Show" fans, Ann Curry will finally get her permanent seat at the news desk. The New York Times is reporting that NBC will announce the anchor shuffle in a press conference today. Curry will be promoted to the host spot opposite Matt Lauer, in place of Meredith Vieira. Vieira has been greeting viewers from the helm for the past 5 years after leaving "The View.

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