Oprah Winfrey's announcement that she will cancel her long running, uber-successful talk show in 2011 has the media buzzing. Here are a few stories to check out and ponder while you're reading DC at work.
The biggest question is, who's next? Can anyone top the queen? There really isn't a replacement out there that will impact the public quite like Oprah, but hey, there are those who are willing to try. The New York Post is reporting that Gayle King is in talks with CBS to produce a talk show of her own after Oprah goes off the air. There is no word from King's court, but her foray into talkdom failed in 1997 when her show was axed due to low ratings. READ MORE
Oprah has released a clip teasing her highly-anticipated interview with former Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin. CBS has also released two clips of Oprah questioning Palin about Levi Johnston, and the now infamous Katie Couric interview. If that isn’t enough, apparently she “talked about everything” with the former Alaska governor. The Oprah sit down airs Monday November 16, 2009. Watch the preview clips after the jump. READ MORE
Vampire and werewolf fans get ready to unite this Friday! Oprah has snagged Twilight saga author Stephanie Meyer as a guest for her talk show. This is a rare treat since the author hasn't done any television interviews. Here's what Meyer has to say about appearing on The Mighty O's show:
Since I'm only doing one interview, better make it really, really big.
What could be better than one O Magazine? Two. The highly anticipated cover(s) of O Magazine with Ellen and Oprah on it were revealed today on The Oprah Winfrey Show. See the second cover after the jump. Which do you like best? READ MORE