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Letterman tells Oprah he sees psychiatrist weekly

January 7, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Late-night talk show host David Letterman gave an extraordinary interview to Oprah Winfrey in which he talked about his feud with her and Jay Leno, and about his efforts to make amends for his affairs with “Late Show” staff members that became public in 2009. Continue Reading

Winfrey picks Mathis’ debut novel for book club

December 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Winfrey announced Wednesday that she has chosen Ayana Mathis’ debut novel, “The Twelve Tribes of Hattie,” for her book club. Publisher Alfred A. Knopf moved up publication from early next year to this week, and an author interview will be aired Feb. 3 on the “Super Soul Sunday” program on Winfrey’s OWN network. Continue Reading

Bieber, Oprah Winfrey around the world

October 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Justin Bieber and Oprah Winfrey are going global together.
Singing teen heartthrob Bieber will be the subject of a very special edition of “Oprah’s Next Chapter,” which will air in more than 100 countries worldwide thanks to an agreement with Discovery Networks International. Continue Reading

Oprah’s success hasn’t followed her to OWN

April 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

“A queen is not afraid to fail,” Oprah Winfrey once said. “Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.”
Now the television queen may have a chance to prove the adage. Her Los Angeles-based Oprah Winfrey Network has been hobbled by missteps, ego clashes, a revolving door in the executive suite and, most important, low ratings. Continue Reading

Bobbi Kristina Brown says mom Whitney Houston ‘always with me’

March 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

In her first interview since Whitney Houston’s death, daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown said she’s “doing as good as I possibly can” and recalled the tender last moments she shared with her superstar mother before her sudden death last month. Continue Reading

First group of students graduate from Oprah’s South African school

January 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Oprah Winfrey said the first students to graduate from her academy for underprivileged South African girls were “free to soar,” during a graduation speech today. Continue Reading

Red River Valley TV news expands … and Oprah plays a role

September 21, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Local TV news is on the upswing, at least in terms of quantity, and if you’re looking for someone to thank, send the card to Oprah Winfrey in Chicago. Continue Reading

Red River Valley TV news expands … and Oprah plays a role

September 21, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Local TV news is on the upswing, at least in terms of quantity, and if you’re looking for someone to thank, send the card to Oprah Winfrey in Chicago. Continue Reading

‘Oprah’ brought TRF native, other Minnesotans into limelight

May 25, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Thief River Falls native Grisanti, a producer on ‘Oprah,’ will continue working with WinfreyAs the final episode of “The Oprah Winfrey Show” airs today in Minnesota, plenty will be watching with special interest. Continue Reading

‘Oprah’ finale: Focus on talk show queen, behind the scenes, lessons

May 25, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Audience members who attended the Tuesday taping in Chicago of the final episode of “The Oprah Winfrey Show” said Winfrey was the only person on stage. Continue Reading