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Obamas return to Oprah, as show winds

President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle will appear together on ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ in May, as the TV chat show queen nears the end of her 25-year reign. The White House and publicists for the daily TV show said on Tuesday the Obamas would tape their appearance in Chicago on April 27, and the show will air on May 2. Publicists said it would be the Obamas’ first joint appearance on ‘Oprah’ since 2006. Winfrey, regarded as the most influential woman on U.S. television,

Oprah dodges lawsuit over fattest president

NEW YORK – A federal judge in Pennsylvania has tossed out an author’s $100 million lawsuit against Oprah Winfrey for violating the copyright in the political booklet, ‘How America Elects Her Presidents.’
Charles Harris claimed in a lawsuit that in 2008, as Winfrey began supporting Barack Obama’s presidential campaign, Harris sent 10 copies of his booklet to ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ in hopes of gaining publicity. He followed up with several inquiries. Harris got no response, but

The Oprah Winfrey show concludes

The final original episode of ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ will air May 25. Winfrey’s Chicago-based Harpo Productions confirmed the date Friday. Winfrey announced live on the show in November 2009 that she would end its run after 25 years. She since has launched cable’s Oprah Winfrey Network.
“The Oprah Winfrey Show” has been in reruns for the last few weeks. But Winfrey tweeted Thursday that she was “hard at work planning the final shows” and new episodes would begin April 7. The

Oprah Winfrey eyes feature role

LOS ANGELESS: Chat show queen Oprah Winfrey, who has done select roles in Hollywood, is planning to star in a feature adaptation of Lynn Nottage`s Pulitzer-award-winning play `Ruined`.
HBO is developing the project as a potential TV movie and a starring vehicle for Winfrey with her Harpo Films production. Nottage is developing the screenplay. Loosely inspired from by Bertold Brecht`s `Mother Courage and Her Children`, the story centres on an independent businesswoman, Mama Nadi,