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The Oprah Winfrey Show, The OWN Network, and The Many Faces of Oprah

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Oprah Winfrey is considered one of the most influential women in the United States. Winfrey became a household name through her show The Oprah Winfrey Show which aired for nearly 25 years from the Harpo Studios in Chicago. Oprah's journey to success is a true rags to riches story. She was born and raised to a single mother in Mississippi and became the first female African-American news anchor at the age of 19. She has been ranked one of the richest African-Americans, the greatest black philanthropist in American history, and is North America's first multi-billionare African American woman.

Oprah Winfrey on OWN

Oprah Winfrey announced that The Oprah Winfrey Show would end its 25 year run on syndicated television in 2011, nearly a year after the launch of The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN). The popular day-time talk show would depart from broadcast syndication and move to cable. In 2015, Winfrey finally announced that her Chicago-based Harpo studio would close to fortify operations in the Los Angeles OWN headquarters.
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The Oprah Winfrey Show in Chicago

The Oprah Winfrey Show was originally shot at the Harpo Studios located on the west side of Chicago. It remains one of the highest-rated shows in American history. The talk show, produced and hosted by Oprah Winfrey, was seen by 15-20 million viewers a day and aired in 132 different countries.

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The Oprah Winfrey Show in New York City

For 25 seasons, The Oprah Winfrey Show was shot in Chicago, but Oprah did come to the big apple every now and then. In 2007, Oprah launched her nineteenth season from the WaMU Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City. David Letterman was her first guest on the show.

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The Many Faces of Oprah

The Many Faces of Oprah

From talk show host and producer to businesswoman and public advocate , Oprah Winfrey leads an every-changing celebrity life.She was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama and has received doctorate degrees from Harvard and Duke.

The Many Faces of Oprah
The OWN Network

The OWN Network

Oprah Winfrey has gained enough influence to start her own cable channel , The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN). The OWN network debuted in 2011 replacing the Discovery Health Channel in roughly 80 million homes.

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