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OWN Honors Dr. Maya Angelou with Special Tribute This Sunday, June 1
Highlights include encore presentations of "Super Soul Sunday, "Oprah's Master Class," "The Oprah Winfrey Show" and the network premiere of "Oprah Winfrey's Legends Ball."

[via press release from OWN]


Tribute Features Oprah's Interviews with Maya including "Super Soul Sunday," "Oprah's Master Class," "The Oprah Winfrey Show," and Network Premiere of "Oprah Winfrey's Legends Ball"

Los Angeles - OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network will air a special tribute in memory of Dr. Maya Angelou with encore presentations including "Super Soul Sunday, "Oprah's Master Class," "The Oprah Winfrey Show," and the network premiere of "Oprah Winfrey's Legends Ball" this Sunday, June 1 from 5 p.m. - 10 p.m. ET/PT on OWN. Immediately following, "Oprah's Master Class" with Whoopi Goldberg will air at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

Oprah Remembers Dr. Maya Angelou:

"I've been blessed to have Maya Angelou as my mentor, mother/sister, and friend since my 20's. She was there for me always, guiding me through some of the most important years of my life. The world knows her as a poet but at the heart of her, she was a teacher. 'When you learn, teach. When you get, give' is one of my best lessons from her.

She won three Grammys, spoke six languages and was the second poet in history to recite a poem at a presidential inauguration. But what stands out to me most about Maya Angelou is not what she has done or written or spoken, it's how she lived her life. She moved through the world with unshakeable calm, confidence and a fierce grace. I loved her and I know she loved me. I will profoundly miss her. She will always be the rainbow in my clouds."

-Statement from Oprah Winfrey

Sunday, June 1 (all times ET/PT)
5:00 pm The Oprah Winfrey Show: Conversations with Dr. Maya Angelou
6:00 pm Super Soul Sunday: Oprah & Dr. Maya Angelou Part 1
7:00 pm Super Soul Sunday: Oprah & Dr. Maya Angelou Part 2
8:00 pm Oprah Winfrey's Legends Ball
9:00 pm Oprah's Master Class: Dr. Maya Angelou
10:00 pm Oprah's Master Class: Whoopi Goldberg (episode premiere)

The Oprah Winfrey Show: Conversations with Dr. Maya Angelou (5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. ET/PT) Oprah has an intimate conversation with Dr. Maya Angelou about love, courage, and inspiration.

Super Soul Sunday: Oprah & Dr. Maya Angelou Part 1 (6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. ET/PT) In part one of this special two-part event, Oprah sits down with her beloved mentor and internationally acclaimed author, Dr. Maya Angelou. Discussing her latest book Mom & Me & Mom, Dr. Angelou delves into one of the deepest personal stories of her life: her relationship with her mother, Vivian Baxter.

Super Soul Sunday: Oprah & Dr. Maya Angelou Part 2 (7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. ET/PT) In part two of this special interview, the conversation continues with internationally acclaimed author Dr. Maya Angelou. Discussing her latest book, Mom & Me & Mom, Dr. Angelou reveals how her tough, but tender-hearted, mother transformed her life. Plus, she shares her insights on aging brilliantly and the liberating power of love.

Oprah Winfrey's Legends Ball (8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. ET/PT) *Cable Premiere "Oprah Winfrey's Legends Ball" was an historic celebration held by Oprah honoring twenty-five African-American women in art, entertainment and civil rights, including Dr. Maya Angelou, Aretha Franklin, Coretta Scott King, Gladys Knight, Patti LaBelle, Toni Morrison, Rosa Parks, and more.

Oprah's Master Class: Dr. Maya Angelou (9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. ET/PT) Poet, author and legend Dr. Maya Angelou speaks about her creative process, the power of words, and how she overcame a traumatic childhood. Offering plentiful life lessons and abundant advice, this true "master" shares her greatest wisdom.

Oprah's Master Class: Whoopi Goldberg (10:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. ET/PT) *Episode premiere Comedy legend Whoopi Goldberg, currently co-host and moderator on "The View," gives us unprecedented insight into her most valuable life lessons yet. Goldberg, who is among the very few elite to have won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony award, talks candidly about her childhood and shares personal stories about her journey from being raised by a single mother in New York City as well as her iconic film roles as Celie in "The Color Purple" and as Oda Mae Brown in "Ghost." Additionally she talks about how she learned to accept success in all of its forms, opening the door to opportunity.

To join in the conversation online, use #HonoringMaya

About OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network is the first and only network named for, and inspired by, a single iconic leader. Oprah Winfrey's heart and creative instincts inform the brand - and the magnetism of the channel. Winfrey provides leadership in programming and attracts superstar talent to join her in primetime, building a global community of like-minded viewers and leading that community to connect on social media and beyond. OWN is a singular destination on cable. Depth with edge. Heart. Star power. Connection. And endless possibilities. OWN is a joint venture between Harpo, Inc. and Discovery Communications. The network debuted on January 1, 2011 and is available in 85 million homes. The venture also includes the award-winning digital platform Oprah.com. For more information, please visit www.oprah.com/own.

  [may 2014]  


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