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"Season 25: Oprah Behind the Scenes" Series Finale to Air Sunday, August 14 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
Plus: Oprah and her staff also offer their thoughts in two revealing studio specials airing July 24 and August 14.

[via press release from OWN]


Highlights from the final five episodes include Oprah's Farewell Tribute preparations, reveals from backstage of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" finale and two studio specials with Oprah

Los Angeles, CA - One of the most popular original series on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, "Season 25: Oprah Behind the Scenes" is counting down to its finale, Sunday, August 14 from 8-9 p.m. ET/PT.

In the final five episodes, audiences will be given a backstage look at the painstaking process of making Oprah's Surprise Spectacular at Chicago's United Center a reality as well as preparations for the final episode of "The Oprah Winfrey Show." Oprah and her staff also offer their thoughts in two revealing studio specials, including the producers' struggle to keep the star-studded United Center extravaganza a secret from their boss, and their candid feelings about the end of the "Oprah" show era.

Sunday, July 17 at 8 p.m. ET/PT: The Surprise of Oprah's Life!

Go backstage at the United Center as dozens of celebrities and 13,000 fans turn out to surprise Oprah in a surprise farewell tribute.

Sunday, July 24 at 8 p.m. ET/PT: Studio Special

For the first time, Oprah opens up to her staff about the star-studded surprise spectacular they produced at Chicago's United Center and the whole team shares their candid thoughts in this revealing sit-down.

Sunday, July 31 at 8 p.m. ET/PT: Finale part 1

With just one show left to tape, Oprah and the team try to keep their emotions in check as they prepare for the finale episode.

Sunday, August 7 at 8 p.m. ET/PT: Finale part 2

After 25 years, Oprah tapes her final episode of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" as the staff's emotions run high.

Sunday, August 14 at 8 p.m. ET/PT: (Series Finale) Studio Special

Oprah wraps up the series with her show producers and talks about the finale of "The Oprah Winfrey Show."

About "Season 25: Oprah Behind the Scenes"

For the first and last time, "The Oprah Winfrey Show" opens its doors to invite viewers behind the scenes for the making of the farewell season. See what happens off-camera as the staff, guests and Oprah herself reveal a side the public has never seen of one of television's most popular and enduring series. Get an inside look at the passion, the pressure and the people that dedicate their lives to producing one of the most beloved shows in television history.


A joint venture between Harpo, Inc. and Discovery Communications, OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK is a multi-platform media company designed to entertain, inform and inspire people to live their best lives. OWN debuted on January 1, 2011, in approximately 80 million homes on what was the Discovery Health Channel. The venture also includes the award-winning digital platform, Oprah.com.

  [july 2011]  


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