Season 25: Oprah Behind The Scenes

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Season 25: Oprah Behind The Scenes
Season 25,Oprah Behind The Scenes.jpg
Genre Documentary
Starring Oprah Winfrey
Country of origin United States
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 31
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Christina Norman
  • Oprah Winfrey
Running time 45 minutes
(excluding commercials)
Production company(s) Harpo Productions
True Entertainment
Broadcast
Original channel Oprah Winfrey Network
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original run January 1, 2011 (2011-01-01) – August 14, 2011
External links
Website

Season 25: Oprah Behind The Scenes is an American documentary television series. The series began airing on OWN on January 1, 2011 and concluded on August 7, 2011.[1] Each episode follows production for one or two episodes of the final season of The Oprah Winfrey Show, featuring interview segments with Oprah Winfrey and the production staff. Three special edition episodes produced in house at Harpo were filmed on the Oprah set, featuring Oprah and her producers discussing highlights of the season's episodes with select viewers via Skype.

Episodes[edit]

Season Episodes Originally aired (U.S. dates)
Season premiere Season finale
1 31 February 24, 2011 (2011-02-24) October 30, 2012 (2012-10-30)
No. Title Original air date
1 "Premiere Pressure" February 24, 2011 (2011-02-24)
Guest appearances: Gayle King, John Travolta and Don Johnson
2 "Back to West Virginia" March 3, 2011 (2011-03-03)
Guest appearances: Wynonna Judd and Naomi Judd
3 "Liza's Razzle Dazzle" March 10, 2011 (2011-03-10)
Guest appearance: Liza Minnelli[2]
4 "Camping Craziness" March 17, 2011 (2011-03-17)
Guest appearances: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Gayle King
5 "The Guest Who Wasn't There" March 24, 2011 (2011-03-24)
Guest appearance: Gayle King
6 "Jacksons, Jacksons and More Jacksons" April 7, 2011 (2011-04-07)
Micheal jacksons family.
7 "Cold Feet" April 14, 2011 (2011-04-14)
Guest appearance: Mark Fuhrman[2]
8 "Of Favorite Things and Fog Machines" April 21, 2011 (2011-04-21)
Guest appearance: The Black Eyed Peas
9 "President Bush" April 28, 2011 (2011-04-28)
Guest appearances: President George W. Bush, President George H. W. Bush, Barbara Bush
10 "Reconciliation" May 5, 2011 (2011-05-05)
Guest appearances: Sally Jessy Raphael, Ricki Lake, Phil Donahue, Montel Williams, Geraldo Rivera; Whoopi Goldberg, Quincy Jones and Danny Glover[2]
11 "Oprah's Dinner Date" May 12, 2011 (2011-05-12)
Guest appearances: Jackie Jackson, Peter Frampton, Shaun Cassidy, The Backstreet Boys; Suze Orman and Nadya Suleman[2]
12 "G'Day Oprah" September 29, 2011 (2011-09-29)
Guest appearances: Gayle King, Curtis Stone, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard
13 "Hugh's High Anxiety" October 6, 2011 (2011-10-06)
Guest appearances: Gayle King, Russell Crowe, Bono, Hugh Jackman
14 "Oprah's Birthday" October 13, 2011 (2011-10-13)
Guest appearances: Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston; Goldie Hawn
15 "First Lady Michelle Obama" October 20, 2011 (2011-10-20)
Guest appearances: Michelle Obama; Kathy Freston, Lisa Ling
16 "Fashionably Late" October 27, 2011 (2011-10-27)
Guest appearances: Jennifer Hudson and Susan Lucci
17 "Reunions" November 3, 2011 (2011-11-03)
Guest appearances: Iyanla Vanzant; Diana Ross and Billy Dee Williams[2]
18 "Season 25: Oprah Behind the Scenes: Special Edition #1" November 10, 2011 (2011-11-10)
Guest appearance: Rosie O'Donnell videoed a question to Oprah and the producers about the Jennifer Hudson and Iyanla Vanzant shows.
19 "The View From Here" November 24, 2011 (2011-11-24)
Guest appearances: Barbara Walters, Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Sherri Shepherd; and Rosanne Barr
20 "Oscar Night Sick Day" January 5, 2012 (2012-01-05)
Oscar gets sick.
21 "Rock Star Surprise" January 12, 2012 (2012-01-12)
Guest appearances: Willow Smith, Melania Trump, Lenny Kravitz, Ivanka Trump, Eric Trump, Donald Trump Jr. and Donald Trump[2]
22 "Saturday Night Live Takes Over The Oprah Show" January 19, 2012 (2012-01-19)
Guest appearances: Tina Fey, Molly Shannon, Julia Sweeney, Gayle King, Garrett Morris, Dana Carvey, Chevy Chase and Ana Gasteyer[2]
23 "Oprah's Outtakes" February 9, 2012 (2012-02-09)
Guest appearances: Cee Lo Green, Kirstie Alley, Tom Bergeron; Stevie Nicks, Sheryl Crow, Pat Benatar, Avril Lavigne, Joan Jett, Miley Cyrus and Salt 'n' Pepa[2]
24 "Hello Mr. President" April 3, 2012 (2012-04-03)
Guest appearances: James Frey; President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama
25 "The Duchess Dilemma" April 10, 2012 (2012-04-10)
Guest appearances: Sarah Ferguson; Michael Kors, Diane von Fürstenberg, Tory Burch[2]
26 "Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts Visit Oprah" April 17, 2012 (2012-04-17)
Guest appearances: Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts; Ken Ehrlich
27 "The Surprise of Oprah's Life" April 24, 2012 (2012-04-24)
Oprah gets a suprise.
28 "Season 25: Oprah Behind the Scenes: Special Edition #2" May 1, 2012 (2012-05-01)
Special edition.
29 "The Beginning of the End" October 2, 2012 (2012-10-02)
Memories of oprahs last season
30 "Farewell" October 9, 2012 (2012-10-09)
Guest appearances: Gayle King, Kirby Bumpus (Gayle's daughter)
31 "Season 25: Oprah Behind the Scenes: Special Edition #3" October 30, 2012 (2012-10-30)
Series Finale.

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