8 Facts About The Oprah Winfrey Show

1. On December 11, 2010, The Oprah Winfrey Show arrived in Sydney to record shows at the Sydney Opera House.

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2. On November 20, 2009, The Oprah Winfrey Show officially announced that The Oprah Winfrey Show would conclude in 2011, after its 25th and final season.

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3. Early in its twelfth season, The Oprah Winfrey Show confessed she was "exhausted" and considered quitting.

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4. On January 24, 2011, The Oprah Winfrey Show revealed that just before Thanksgiving 2010 she had discovered she has a half-sister.

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5. In 1996, The Oprah Winfrey Show spoke with seven of the Little Rock Nine and three white former classmates who tormented the group on their first day of high school in 1957 as well as a student who had befriended them.

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6. In March 2010, The Oprah Winfrey Show began a campaign to stop drivers from talking or texting on their cell phone in their vehicles while driving.

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7. In 2001, The Oprah Winfrey Show met 11-year-old Mattie Stepanek, who was born with dysautonomic mitochondrial myopathy and wrote inspirational poetry he titled "Heartsongs.

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8. On February 10, 1993, The Oprah Winfrey Show sat down with Michael Jackson, who had performed nine days earlier in the Super Bowl XXVII halftime show, for what would become the most-watched interview in television history.

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