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[12/05/12 - 08:26 AM]
Kerry Washington & Shonda Rhimes Featured on "Oprah's Next Chapter" This Sunday, December 9 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
Plus: Oprah talks to Judy Smith, the real-life inspiration behind the character Olivia Pope.

[via press release from OWN]

NEW EPISODE of Oprah's Next Chapter featuring Kerry Washington & Shonda Rhimes airs THIS Sunday, December 9 at 9pm EST/PST on OWN:Oprah Winfrey Network

Logline:

Oprah goes to the set of Scandal in Los Angeles and sits down with actress Kerry Washington and the show's creator Shonda Rhimes.

Short Description:

Oprah sits down with actress Kerry Washington on the set of the hit TV series Scandal. Kerry talks about what it is like to be the first lead African-American actress on a primetime show in almost four decades and her favorite part about playing the character Olivia Pope. She also talks about her vision for her career, all of her leading men and the impact that filming her highly-anticipated upcoming movie, Django Unchained, had on her life. Later, Oprah talks to Grey's Anatomy and Scandal creator, the award-winning Shonda Rhimes, about her controversial decision to kill off two of the most beloved characters on Grey's Anatomy, what she is most proud of in life, and what inspired her to create a "no a**holes policy." Later, Oprah talks to Judy Smith, the public relations/crisis management powerhouse and real-life inspiration behind the character Olivia Pope, about some of her most infamous clients - including Monica Lewinsky.

About Oprah's Next Chapter:

"Oprah's Next Chapter" is the primetime series featuring Oprah Winfrey as she steps outside of the studio for riveting, enlightening and in-depth conversations with newsmakers, celebrities, thought leaders and real-life families. "Oprah's Next Chapter" is produced by Harpo Studios. Join the conversation on Twitter using #NextChapter.

For more information visit: http://www.oprah.com/own-oprahs-next-chapter/oprahs-next-chapter.html





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· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· OPRAH PRIME (OWN)
· SCANDAL (ABC)





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