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 January 1, 2011 (2011-01-01) August 14, 2011 (2011-08-14)
No. Title Original air date
1 "Premiere Pressure" January 1, 2011 (2011-01-01)
Guest appearances: Gayle King, John Travolta and Don Johnson
2 "Back to West Virginia" January 1, 2011 (2011-01-01)
Guest appearances: Wynonna Judd and Naomi Judd
3 "Liza's Razzle Dazzle" January 7, 2011 (2011-01-07)
Guest appearance: Liza Minnelli[2]
4 "Camping Craziness" January 14, 2011 (2011-01-14)
Guest appearances: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Gayle King
5 "The Guest Who Wasn't There" January 21, 2011 (2011-01-21)
Guest appearance: Gayle King
6 "Jacksons, Jacksons and More Jacksons" January 28, 2011 (2011-01-28)
7 "Cold Feet" February 4, 2011 (2011-02-04)
Guest appearance: Mark Fuhrman[2]
8 "Of Favorite Things and Fog Machines" February 11, 2011 (2011-02-11)
Guest appearance: The Black Eyed Peas
9 "President Bush" February 18, 2011 (2011-02-18)
Guest appearances: President George W. Bush, President George H. W. Bush, Barbara Bush
10 "Reconciliation" February 25, 2011 (2011-02-25)
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" March 4, 2011 (2011-03-04)
Guest appearances: Jackie Jackson, Peter Frampton, Shaun Cassidy, The Backstreet Boys; Suze Orman and Nadya Suleman[2]
12 "G'Day Oprah" March 27, 2011 (2011-03-27)
Guest appearances: Gayle King, Curtis Stone, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard
13 "Hugh's High Anxiety" April 3, 2011 (2011-04-03)
Guest appearances: Gayle King, Russell Crowe, Bono, Hugh Jackman
14 "Oprah's Birthday" April 10, 2011 (2011-04-10)
Guest appearances: Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston; Goldie Hawn
15 "First Lady Michelle Obama" April 17, 2011 (2011-04-17)
Guest appearances: Michelle Obama; Kathy Freston, Lisa Ling
16 "Fashionably Late" April 24, 2011 (2011-04-24)
Guest appearances: Jennifer Hudson and Susan Lucci
17 "Reunions" May 1, 2011 (2011-05-01)
Guest appearances: Iyanla Vanzant; Diana Ross and Billy Dee Williams[2]
18 "Season 25: Oprah Behind the Scenes: Special Edition #1" May 8, 2011 (2011-05-08)
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" May 15, 2011 (2011-05-15)
Guest appearances: Barbara Walters, Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Sherri Shepherd; and Rosanne Barr
20 "Oscar Night Sick Day" May 22, 2011 (2011-05-22)
21 "Rock Star Surprise" May 29, 2011 (2011-05-29)
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" June 5, 2011 (2011-06-05)
Guest appearances: Tina Fey, Molly Shannon, Julia Sweeney, Gayle King, Garrett Morris, Dana Carvey, Chevy Chase and Ana Gasteyer[2]
23 "Oprah's Outtakes" June 12, 2011 (2011-06-12)
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" June 19, 2011 (2011-06-19)
Guest appearances: James Frey; President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama
25 "The Duchess Dilemma" June 26, 2011 (2011-06-26)
Guest appearances: Sarah Ferguson; Michael Kors, Diane von Fürstenberg, Tory Burch[2]
26 "Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts Visit Oprah" July 10, 2011 (2011-07-10)
Guest appearances: Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts; Ken Ehrlich
27 "The Surprise of Oprah's Life" July 17, 2011 (2011-07-17)
28 "Season 25: Oprah Behind the Scenes: Special Edition #2" July 24, 2011 (2011-07-24)
29 "The Beginning of the End" July 31, 2011 (2011-07-31)
30 "Farewell" August 7, 2011 (2011-08-07)
Guest appearances: Gayle King, Kirby Bumpus (Gayle's daughter)
31 "Season 25: Oprah Behind the Scenes: Special Edition #3" August 14, 2011 (2011-08-14)

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