Oprah Winfrey Ending Her Show September 2010

Posted: January 17, 2010 in Miscellaneous Reports

By Weam Al Dakheel

The Day Oprah Cried

On Friday’s live episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show, Winfrey announced her decision for ending her show September 2011 after being a loyal inspiration to her watchers for the past 25 years.

“After much prayer and months of careful thought, I have decided that next season, Season 25, will be the last season of The Oprah Winfrey Show,” said Oprah.

As it is said, all good things must come to an end. The supernatural power all began back in 1973. By the age of 19, Oprah had her first appearance on television as a reporter covering local news in Nashville. But she felt herself in a closer role to people throughout the media. As From the beginning, Oprah says, “I preferred telling people’s stories to reporting straight-up news.”

First, The Oprah Winfrey Show was launched nationally in 1986, viewed by an estimated 43 million viewers weekly in the United States. It is aired from Chicago by Harpo productions, broadcasted domestically in 215 stations, and internationally in 145 countries by CBS studios.
“You have enriched my life beyond all measure. And you all have graciously invited me into your living rooms, into your kitchens and into your lives,” said Oprah. “You had your families, and you raised your children and you left a spot for me in your morning or your afternoon, that’s why I love this show. This show has been my life. And I love it enough to know when it’s time to say goodbye.” she added.
Remained the number one talk show for 23 consecutive seasons, winning every recognition since its debut in 1986, The Oprah Winfrey Show went on to become one of the most successful television talk show programs in history, and that earned Oprah and The Oprah Winfrey Show 48 Daytime Emmy Awards, including the Lifetime Achievement Award in 1998.

Winfrey’s business and personal investments as being a talk show host, producer of her own show (Oprah Winfrey Show), actress, Founder of the successful “O, the Oprah Magazine”, co founder of “Oxygen Media”, and the first African American to be one of America’s top Philanthropist, all this made her the richest African American of the 20th century, and was once the world’s only black billionaire.

Above all, Oprah is famed for her vivid spirit, humanitarian side, and top charity donor desire to change society for the better. “What material success does is provide you with the ability to concentrate on other things that really matter. And that is being able to make a difference, not only in your own life, but in other people’s lives.” Said Winfrey
After Oprah revealed her statement, the countdown to the end of The Oprah Winfrey Show has started from the viewers and Oprah herself, and until that day arrives to make an end to the show, Winfrey is intending “to soak up every meaningful, joy-filled moment ” with her viewers.

Behind the production wraps the last sets of The Oprah Winfrey Show, Winfrey is not planning not to stop her TV blessing appearances and now planning to hit networks field and participate in new program for OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network, a 24-hour cable network that produce a content reflecting Oprah’s vision, values and interests. The launch date for OWN is now set for January 2011, revealed by Discovery Communications.


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