Episodes
In part two of Oprah’s intimate conversation with Aerosmith front man, Steven Tyler, they are joined by Steven’s daughter, Mia Tyler and his long-time girlfriend, Erin Brady from their home in Sunapee, New Hampshire. Steven opens up about American Idol, seeing himself through Mia’s eyes in her 2008 memoir, Creating Myself and how he’s building trust in his relationship with Erin.
Published 08/05/20
In the two-part podcast, Oprah visits idyllic Sunapee, New Hampshire for an intimate, heart-to-heart talk with rock n' roll icon, Steven Tyler of Aerosmith. The conversation takes place just days after the death of Steven’s beloved father. Steven speaks of his parents' influence on him and his own role as an often-absent father of four. Steven reflects on ex-wives and ex-girlfriends, the feuds with bandmates that almost destroyed Aerosmith, his decades-long struggles with drug and alcohol...
Published 08/05/20
Through Facebook, Twitter, Skype and an audience of more than 5,000 in New York's Radio City Music Hall, Oprah and world-renowned thought leader Deepak Chopra take questions from all around the world. Deepak teaches people to find spiritual solutions to life's most difficult problems. He also explains how to connect to something greater than ourselves, how to live fully in the present and how to dissolve negative thoughts to create richer, more joyful lives. Oprah and Deepak also talk to...
Published 07/29/20
Oprah looks back at her interview with Allison Jacobs and Lisa Williams, the two U.C. Berkeley campus officers who acted on instinct and helped rescue Jaycee Lee Dugard. Jaycee had been missing for 18 years. Through this powerful story and others, Oprah talks about how life first speaks to you in a whisper and explains why if we don't listen to that whisper, life can get out of control. Oprah also shares how her life has spoken to her in a whisper and how it affected the decisions she’s made.
Published 07/22/20
Oprah looks back on best-selling author Terry McMillan's riveting appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show and explores how McMillan's intense rage almost destroyed her. Oprah, for the first time, reveals how uncomfortable she was during McMillan's 2005 appearance with her ex-husband Jonathan Plummer. McMillan learned after they married that her husband was gay. Oprah also recalls McMillan and Plummer's Oprah Show reunion five years later. Plus, Oprah talks about one of the guests that changed...
Published 07/15/20
In an enlightening and spiritual hour, Oprah remembers one of the most profound moments of validation on The Oprah Winfrey Show: when Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison asked, "Do your eyes light up when your child walks into the room?" Plus, Oprah reveals why the highest grossing movie of all time, Avatar, directed by James Cameron, is the perfect example of validation. (Toni Morrison passed away in 2019 from complications of pneumonia.)
Published 07/08/20
Oprah Winfrey visits Academy Award-winning actress Jane Fonda and her adopted African-American daughter Mary Williams for their first-ever interview together. They discuss how they met and Mary shares what it was like becoming a part of Jane's larger-than-life world. Jane's biological son Troy also joins the conversation, discussing what it was like to have Mary come into their family. Later, Oprah and Jane speak one-on-one about the importance of giving back to the world, love and motherhood.
Published 07/01/20
Comedian, producer and actor Kevin Hart discusses his comedic influences, his NAACP Image Award for “Entertainer of the Year” and how social media played a role in his success. Hart also talks about raising his children with his ex-wife, the support his mother gave him when he was first starting out and how he learned to forgive his father for being absent during much of Hart’s childhood.  
Published 06/24/20
In part 2 this special conversation continues in response to the continuing civil unrest in America following the tragic murder of George Floyd, Oprah speaks directly with black leaders, offering insight and tangible plans to answer the questions "What matters now?", "What matters next?" and "Where do we go from here?" Featured guests include politician Stacey Abrams, journalist Charles M. Blow, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms; Academy award-nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay, professor and...
Published 06/17/20
In this special conversation in response to the continuing civil unrest in America following the tragic murder of George Floyd, Oprah speaks directly with black leaders, offering insight and tangible plans to answer the questions What matters now?, What matters next? and Where do we go from here? Featured guests include politician Stacey Abrams, journalist Charles M. Blow, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms; Academy award-nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay, professor and author Jennifer...
Published 06/17/20
Oprah Winfrey travels to Silicon Valley to have lunch with Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, who ignited a firestorm with her book Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead. Cheryl takes Oprah to her favorite restaurant, the place where she and Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg first sat down to discuss her future at his company. Oprah also travels to the Bronx to sit down with Justice Sonia Sotomayor, the first Latina to ever serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. The two meet at the Justice's...
Published 06/10/20
Oprah travels to Stephen Colbert's hometown of Charleston, South Carolina. While sipping sweet tea on the piazza of Stephen’s in-laws’ house, a place where he celebrated his wedding and spends Christmas with his family, Oprah discusses what makes Stephen one of the smartest, most creative thinkers in late-night television. The long-time host of Comedy Central's critically acclaimed "The Colbert Report," Stephen reveals the truth behind "truthiness," what went into creating his beloved TV...
Published 06/03/20
Oprah talks about her controversial 1997 interview with Ellen DeGeneres, which at the time brought Oprah the most negative mail she had ever received. Through Ellen’s story and others, Oprah shares what she knows for sure about the power of truth in our lives and how it can set you free. Plus, Oprah remembers one of her favorite "Aha!" moments in ‘Oprah Show’ history.  She also revisits the story of Jeannette Walls, an entertainment reporter and Park Avenue socialite who revealed the...
Published 05/27/20
Author and filmmaker Bishop T.D. Jakes explains how he is using prayer and scripture to remind us there are so many lessons to be learned during the global COVID-19 pandemic. Bishop Jakes explains why this is a time to bring correction and re-direction to all our lives. He offers advice on how to manage our fear and grief by leading with faith, and reminds us that it is still possible to be joyful no matter the condition. Also, Bishop Jakes offers a prayer for humanity.
Published 05/20/20
World renowned spiritual teacher and New York Times bestselling author, Eckhart Tolle,  discusses how COVID-19 reminds us of the two polarities of life: order versus disorder. Eckhart explains how the current global pandemic, which is a time of chaos and disruption, is an invitation to accept the present moment for what it is. Eckhart shares how he believes we can suffer less during the pandemic and how Covid-19 might lead us all to a new spiritual awakening. He also shares the importance of...
Published 05/13/20
Oprah Winfrey talks with Dr. Alan Lightman, an MIT professor of humanities, physicist and best-selling author. Dr. Lightman is one of the rare scientists who also embraces spirituality, after having a transcendent experience while on a boat on the ocean. He discusses why he believes the COVID-19 pandemic offers us an opportunity to lead a less hurried life. He shares why stillness is so important to our daily lives and explains how our country now has a chance to nurture what he calls its...
Published 05/06/20
In front of a live audience in Houston, Pastor Joel Osteen discusses how to dream big and pray bold. Oprah and Pastor Osteen ask, “What is the dream you hold for yourself?” Pastor Osteen explains why it’s important to focus on how far you’ve come and not on how much further you need to go to achieve your dream. He also shares why he believes gratitude plays a key role in dreaming big.
Published 04/29/20
Former All-American athlete, world-renowned fitness expert and celebrity trainer, Angela Manuel Davis, joins WW presents Oprah’s 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus Tour for a talk in front of a live audience in St. Paul, Minnesota. Angela opens up about a difficult divorce and post-partum depression. Angela explains how she uses her body to helpf fulfill her life’s intention. She shares what wellness means to her, why we should pay attention to the words we say and discusses what she believes is...
Published 04/22/20
As part of WW Presents “Oprah’s 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus Tour,” medical pioneer Dr. Dean Ornish talks in front of a live audience in San Francisco about the direct connection between chronic diseases and personal lifestyle choices. Dr. Ornish, author of Undo It! How Simple Lifestyle Changes Can Reverse Most Chronic Diseases, shares the four components that can undo chronic disease and lead to a happier life. He also discusses the power of meditation, how intimacy is the root of...
Published 04/15/20
As a part of WW Presents “Oprah’s 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus,” Oscar-, Grammy-, Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning rapper, actor, writer, philanthropist and activist Common talks in front of a live audience in Denver. In a spoken essay from his New York Times best-selling memoir, Let Love Have the Last Word, Common shares his journey in discovering love, where he failed in love, and the three components that helped him discover self-love. He punctuates his talk with spurts of rhythmic,...
Published 04/08/20
Fifteen-time Grammy winner, actress, activist and author Alicia Keys talks about how her family is doing during the coronavirus lockdown. Oprah spoke to Alicia over Facebook while each of them practiced being “safer at home.” Alicia discusses her brand-new book, More Myself: A Journey, in which she writes about standing in her truth, moving through the world with intention and why she believes we don’t become what we desire, but what we believe. Alicia also explains to Oprah how she was able...
Published 04/01/20
Jesse Israel—social entrepreneur, meditation leader and founder of mass meditation movement “The Big Quiet”—joins Oprah's 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus Tour Presented by WW for a talk in front of a live audience in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Jesse discusses why we live noisy lives in a culture that glorifies being busy, explains why 90 percent of doctor visits in the U.S. are stress-related and shares why being quiet benefits our lives. Jesse also leads the 15,000-person audience in a group...
Published 03/25/20
Undefeated world champion boxer, fitness expert, cookbook author and host of OWN’s Home Made Simple, Laila Ali joins WW Presents “Oprah’s 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus Tour” for a talk in front of a live audience in Charlotte, North Carolina. Laila opens up about her legendary father Muhammad Ali, taking a chance on herself and where her confidence comes from. She discusses creating her own legacy, why she feels heathier now than she did 15 years ago and how she earned her father’s respect....
Published 03/18/20
As a part of WW Presents “Oprah’s 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus Tour,” CBS This Morning co-host and O, The Oprah Magazine editor-at-large Gayle King sits down with Oprah in front of a live audience in Denver. Gayle discusses her favorite memories during her 40-year friendship with Oprah, talks about raising two kids after divorce and explains why “gracious” is her word of the year. She also opens up about leaving the Oprah Winfrey Network for CBS, her thoughts about her explosive interview...
Published 03/11/20