The Oprah Winfrey Show facts for kids
|The Oprah Winfrey Show|
32-year-old Winfrey on the first national broadcast of The Oprah Winfrey Show on September 8, 1986
|Created by||Oprah Winfrey|
|Presented by||Oprah Winfrey|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||25|
|Distributor||King World Productions (1986-2007)
CBS Television Distribution (2007-2011)
|Picture format||480i SDTV
720p HDTV (ABC and Fox stations)
1080i HDTV (CBS and NBC stations)
|Original run||September 8 1986 – May 25 2011|
The Oprah Winfrey Show was an American talk show which had Oprah Winfrey as the host. It began on September 8, 1986, and has since become one of the most famous talk shows in the world. The show ended on May 25, 2011 after 25 seasons. It won 47 Daytime Emmy Awards.
Notable guests on her show were:
- Gayle King – Oprah's friend (140 appearances)
- Celine Dion – Singer (27 appearances)
- Tom Cruise – Actor, known for jumping in the show's couch. He also appeared in the show's last episode.
- Nelson Mandela – President of South Africa.
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