Oprah is opening the vault of The Oprah Winfrey Show with 25 years of hand-picked legendary interviews, a-ha moments, ugly cries and unforgettable surprises. A lot has changed since she ended the show, but many of our personal struggles have stayed the same. We’re all still looking to connect, to be seen and to know that we’re not alone. We’re also looking for some joy, some laughs and some much-needed inspiration. As we head into this new decade, what better time to look back and reflect, to take stock of how we’ve grown and to be reminded that we’re all in this together. The Oprah Winfrey Show aired from September 8th, 1986 to May 25, 2011 with 4,561 episodes. The show remains the highest-rated daytime talk show in American television history, averaging between 10 to 20 million viewers a day.
Russell Yates Talks to Oprah
From March 20, 2002: Russell Yates talks to Oprah about the murders of his five children committed by his wife Andrea Yates. Russell and his mother Dora discuss Andrea's murder trial, the trial's verdict and how they're coping after the tragedy.
Oprah's Chutzpah Awards
From April 20, 2004: These awards are given to women who show unbelievable courage, boldness and just plain guts. These women have gone against the odds and have achieved greatness.
Is Your Lifestyle Ruining Your Health?
From February 19, 2001: Oprah takes a look at the detrimental effects stress can have on a woman's body and health. Experts share how a busy, chaotic life could be life threatening or cause illness. A toxic relationship, a job you hate or not being able to set boundaries can directly influence your ability to fight illness and to heal. We hear from women who believe their bodies are beginning to pay the price for their chronic stress and expert advice on how to change.
What Your Marriage Is Trying to Teach You
From December 6, 2001: Dr. Harville Hendrix helps Oprah and her guests heal their marriages and relationships. His groundbreaking tools and techniques touches on the hidden reasons we pick the partners we do. Also, we learn best approaches to navigating and overcoming tough seasons.
Real Boys' Voices
From June 6, 2000: Oprah and psychologist, Dr. Phil Pollack, author of "Real Boys' Voices," delve into the secret emotional life of boys. In Pollack's book, he says that boys are desperate to reveal their true feelings. From the outside, they look like the boy next door, but on the inside, they have this secret emotional life that not even their parents know about. We learn from young men across America who reveal some of their innermost thoughts about a lot of things: about sex, about violence, about body image, and how they really feel about their parents.
Have You Let Yourself Go? Part 2: The Big Question - Who Am I?
From April 13, 2006: Dr. Robin Smith counsels women who say that they've let themselves go and don't know who they are anymore. Dr. Smith also shares a step-by-step plan on how to execute a total life and spirit makeover.