Oprah: Where Are They Now?
|Oprah: Where Are They Now?|
|Presented by||Oprah Winfrey|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||5|
|No. of episodes||57|
|Running time||40 to 43 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Harpo Studios|
|Original channel||Oprah Winfrey Network|
|Picture format||480i (SDTV)
|Original run||October 2, 2012– present|
|Related shows||The Oprah Winfrey Show|
Oprah: Where Are They Now? is an American reality television series on the Oprah Winfrey Network. The series debuted on October 2, 2012, and takes a look back at what happened to some of the biggest headline makers on The Oprah Winfrey Show plus updates on their current life.
On January 5, 2013, The Oprah Winfrey Network released its 2013 programming and announced that the series has been renewed for a second season. Season two premiered on Tuesday March 19, 2013 and features episodes that bring viewers updates on the following Oprah Show guests: Omarosa, Bow Wow, "Octomom" Nadya Suleman, Dennis Rodman, Gennifer Flowers and Heidi Fleiss. The second half of the season debuted on July 28, 2013, and features: Favorite American Idol contestants, Fab Morvan from Milli Vanilli, Ted Haggard, Anna Nicole Smith's daughter Danielynn and Danielynn’s father Larry Birkhead, Fabio Lanzoni, Donald Trump's ex-wife Marla Maples, Molly Ringwald, Erin Brockovich, Diff’rent Strokes actor Todd Bridges, The Partridge Family stars Danny Bonaduce and David Cassidy, The Brady Bunch stars Barry Williams, Christopher Knight and Susan Olsen.
|Season premiere||Season finale|
|1||7||October 2, 2012||November 27, 2012|
|2||20||March 19, 2013||December 22, 2013|
|3||8||January 3, 2014||February 21, 2014|
|4||12||June 8, 2014||August 24, 2014|
|5||N/A||October 5, 2014||N/A|
Season 1 (2012)
|Title||Original air date||U.S. viewers
|1||1||The Children Oprah Never Forgot||October 2, 2012||0.43|
|2||2||Mary Jo Buttafuoco and The Woman Addicted To Plastic Surgery||October 9, 2012||0.43|
|3||3||Rodney King's Last Interview and Newsmakers Kato Kaelin and Shannon Faulkner||October 16, 2012||0.44|
|4||4||Pop Stars Hanson, the Child Who Wanted A Sex Change and the Heroin Family||October 23, 2012||0.33|
|5||5||Single Alaskan Men, a Cheating Husband and a Sexy Mom Who Got a Makeunder||November 13, 2012||0.42|
|6||6||7 Year Old Schizophrenic, A Man Who Lost 259 Lbs and A Dirty Dancing Reunion||November 20, 2012||0.35|
|7||7||The Pregnant Man, The Mom Who Spied On Her Daughter and The Somoano Quints||November 27, 2012||0.33|
Season 2 (2013)
|Title||Original air date||U.S. viewers
|8||1||Dennis Rodman, Gennifer Flowers and Nadya Suleman||March 19, 2013||0.44|
|9||2||Sinbad, Disgraced Olympian Marion Jones and Candace Bushnell||March 26, 2013||0.34|
|10||3||Omarosa and "Starsky and Hutch's" Paul Michael Glaser||April 2, 2013||0.28|
|11||4||Columbine Survivors Today, Mike Tyson and The Bachelors and Bachelorettes||April 9, 2013||0.26|
|12||5||Chandra Levy's Parents and Ryan White's Mom Today||April 21, 2013||0.44|
|13||6||Heidi Fleiss, Bow Wow All Grown Up and Tribute To Roger Ebert||April 28, 2013||0.54|
|14||7||Oprah’s Sister, Actress Denise Richards and Survivor Winner Richard Hatch||July 28, 2013||0.65|
|15||8||Life After Scandal: Milli Vanilli's Fab Morvan, Marla Maples and Danny Bonaduce||August 4, 2013||0.53|
|16||9||American Idol's Brian Dunkleman and Anna Nicole Smith's 6-Year-Old Daughter||August 11, 2013||0.89|
|17||10||Fabio, Todd Bridges, and Erin Brockovich||August 18, 2013||0.63|
|18||11||The Brady Bunch, Oprah's Teen Crush, and '70s Star David Cassidy at Home||August 25, 2013||0.85|
|19||12||'80s Teen Queen Molly Ringwald and Pastor Ted Haggard||September 1, 2013||0.43|
|20||13||Michael Bolton, Jon Gosselin, Soleil Moon Frye and Wonder Woman Lynda Carter||November 3, 2013||N/A|
|21||14||Tori Spelling, RuPaul, Sully Sullenberger, Debbie Matenopolous and Jenna Jameson||November 10, 2013||N/A|
|22||15||Hulk Hogan, Carrot Top, and J.Lo's Former Husband Cris Judd||November 17, 2013||N/A|
|23||16||Ricky Schroeder, Rudy Giuliani and Dramatic Weight Loss Stories||November 24, 2013||N/A|
|24||17||Pat Benatar, Actor Christopher Atkins and Dustin Diamond's Biggest Regrets||December 1, 2013||N/A|
|25||18||Snooki, 80's Heartthrob Willie Aames and Lottery Winners||December 8, 2013||N/A|
|26||19||Dallas Star Linda Gray, Melissa Joan Hart and Former Prosecutor Marcia Clark||December 15, 2013||N/A|
|27||20||90210's Ian Ziering, Ivana Trump, and Project Runway Winner Christian Siriano||December 22, 2013||N/A|
Season 3 (2014)
|Title||Original air date|
|28||1||Kristin Chenoweth, Queer Eye's Cast Reunion and Gary Busey||January 3, 2014|
|29||2||Ralph Macchio, Tia and Tamera Mowry, Kenny Loggins, and Peter Scolari||January 10, 2014|
|30||3||Debbie Allen, Lisa Whelchel and Mindy Cohn from Facts of Life, and William Shatner||January 17, 2014|
|31||4||Sinéad O'Connor, Corbin Bleu, Lou Ferrigno and Margaret Cho||January 24, 2014|
|32||5||Marie Osmond, Brian Boitano, Susan Lucci and Supermodel Emme||January 31, 2014|
|33||6||Rick Springfield, Jill Zarin, Terry Fator and the Village People||February 7, 2014|
|34||7||Lisa Marie Presley, Jane Seymour and Adam Ant||February 14, 2014|
|35||8||Brooke Burke Charvet, Robbie Benson and Jackée Harry||February 21, 2014|
Season 4 (2014)
|Title||Original air date|
|36||1||Love Boat Reunion, Charo, Dave Coulier, DB Sweeney and OMG Makeovers!||June 8, 2014|
|37||2||Candy Spelling, Knots Landing Reunion||June 15, 2014|
|38||3||LaToya Jackson, Olympian Scott Hamilton, Kim Goldman||June 22, 2014|
|39||4||Darva Conger, Brigitte Nielsen & Original Dreamgirl Sheryl Lee Ralph||June 29, 2014|
|40||5||Geraldo, Scott Wolf, Elvira, Terry McMillan, & The Shark Attack Survivor||July 6, 2014|
|41||6||Mel B., Yanni & An Update on the Wife Who Left Her Husband for a Woman||July 13, 2014|
|42||7||Jaclyn Smith, Sheila E. & Louie Anderson||July 20, 2014|
|43||8||Nicole Richie, Fran Drescher & Tom Green||July 27, 2014|
|44||9||Singer Brandy, Supermodel Nikki Taylor, Kiss Rocker Paul Stanley and Lorenzo Lamas||August 3, 2014|
|45||10||Randy Jackson, Sam Champion and Danielle Staub||August 10, 2014|
|46||11||Jermaine Jackson, George Takei, Ali Landry, Former Teen Idol Rex Smith and Jason Blair||August 17, 2014|
|47||12||Pat O'Brien, Janice From Friends, Jack Wagner & a Tribute to Robin Williams||August 24, 2014|
Season 5 (2014)
|Title||Original air date|
|48||1||Child star Raven-Symoné, singer Jackie Evancho, "Blossom" actress Jenna Von Oy, soap star Maurice Benard||October 5, 2014|
|49||2||Actress Vivica A. Fox, Janine Turner, Jimmy McNichol, Peter Ostrum||October 12, 2014|
|50||3||Charice's Surprising Revelation, Carmen Electra, Macy Gray & Shadoe Stevens||October 19, 2014|
|51||4||"A Different World" Cast Reunion, Soap Star Finola Hughes, Kiss' Paul Stanley||October 26, 2014|
|52||5||Melissa Gilbert, Deidre Hall & Star Search Champ Sam Harris||November 2, 2014|
|53||6||George Hamilton, Morgan Fairchild, Micky Dolenz & Randy Spelling||November 9, 2014|
|54||7||Whitney Houston's Sister-in-Law Pat Houston & Model Nikki Taylor||November 16, 2014|
|55||8||Meredith Baxter, Rapper T.I. & Downtown Julie Brown||November 23, 2014|
|56||9||Bo Derek, Robin Leach, Eric Roberts & the McCaughey Septuplets Turn 17||November 30, 2014|
|57||10||Holiday Special with Kris Jenner, Kenny G, Kristin Cavallari & Fave Things||December 7, 2014|
|58||11||Beth Holloway, Original Cast of MTV's Real World Reunion & Popstar Tiffany||December 21, 2014|
|No.||Title||Original air date||U.S. viewers
|SP1||"Civil Rights Special"||January 1, 2015||TBA|
Awards and nominations
|2014||NAACP Image Award||Outstanding News/Information — Series or Special||Nominated|
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