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‘Dr. Phil’ Ending After 21 Seasons

Dr. Phil, the syndicated talk series hosted by Dr. Phil McGraw, is coming to a close following a successful run in the daytime space. After launching in September 2002, the program that was co-created by the 72-year-old host and Oprah Winfrey will air new episodes until the current season ends this spring, with McGraw eyeing […]

Nikole Hannah-Jones on Bringing ‘The 1619 Project’ to the Screen to “Be Honest About What This Country Was Built Upon”

Four years ago this month, Nikole Hannah-Jones, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist behind The 1619 Project, first pitched the idea for the long-form journalism initiative to her editor at The New York Times Magazine. Since then, the original essay project has been adapted into a podcast, a book and now a six-part docuseries on Hulu in […]

‘The 1619 Project’ Review: Nikole Hannah-Jones’ Groundbreaking Initiative Gets a Frustrating Hulu Adaptation

The New York Times series has been turned into a six-part Hulu doc featuring Oprah Winfrey among its producers.

Kerry Washington, Oprah Winfrey to Star in Tyler Perry’s ‘Six Triple Eight’ Pic for Netflix

Kerry Washington, Oprah Winfrey and Sam Waterston are toplining Tyler Perry’s Six Triple Eight, the prolific director’s fourth film for Netflix. Washington will also executive produce the film about the true story of the only all-black, all-female World War II battalion that proved key to the American war effort. The ensemble cast in the film, […]

Barbara Walters’ 10 Biggest Interviews

Barbara Walters, the late trailblazing journalist, put ABC’s 20/20 on the map and co-created The View. Throughout her iconic career, which spanned 50 years and 12 Emmys awards, she interviewed royals, stars, presidents and Hollywood stars. She died Friday at 93 in New York and is survived by her adopted daughter Jacqueline.  Walters, who was known […]

Barbara Walters, Trailblazing Broadcast Journalist, Dies at 93

Barbara Walters, the glass ceiling-shattering newswoman whose intimate television interviews with celebrities and world figures blended show business and journalism and induced many a tear, has died. She was 93. Walters, the first female co-host of the Today show, the first evening news anchorwoman in broadcast history and a co-creator and co-host of The View, died […]

The Best Stocking Stuffers from Oprah Winfrey’s 2022 Favorite Things List

‘Tis the shopping season! Media mogul Oprah Winfrey’s hotly anticipated 2022 Favorite Things list is a go-to source for the best finds at every price point.  Featuring 104 carefully curated holiday gift picks, the list covers every category — beauty products, food, home decor, fashion, books, and tech presents — for any age and budget. […]

Guest Column: ‘Queen Sugar’ Helmer DeMane Davis on How Ava DuVernay’s Decision to Hire All Female Directors Offered “Life-Transforming Opportunity”

My wood floor is barely visible. I’m organizing, which inevitably turns into sitting and thumbing through remnants from episodes of TV shows I’ve had the honor to direct. I have Post-Its in every size. Call sheets and shot lists that have made their way home in pockets and backpacks. (I’m still not fully down with […]

Oprah’s Favorite Things 2022 List Is Here — These Are the Best Gifts to Shop

From chic $18 hair accessories to a $900 espresso maker, the media mogul's top picks come just in time for the festive shopping season.

Hulu’s Tracee Ellis Ross-Hosted ‘Hair Tales’ Is Storytelling by and for Black Women

The Hair Tales, streaming on Hulu and OWN in collaboration with Disney’s Onyx Collective, quilts together the varied relationships Black women have with their hair, celebrating the collective experiences they share. Fittingly, it was produced by Culture House, a Black and brown woman-owned production company focused on storytelling for film and television with particular political […]

Oprah Endorses Fetterman Over Dr. Oz in Pennsylvania Senate Race

TV icon Oprah Winfrey on Thursday endorsed Democrat John Fetterman in Pennsylvania’s hotly contested Senate race and rejected Republican Dr. Mehmet Oz, whom she had helped launch to stardom nearly two decades ago when she brought him on her popular daytime talk show as a regular guest. Until now, Winfrey had said she would leave […]

Oprah Winfrey, David Letterman Among Moderators for Michelle Obama’s Book Tour

Oprah Winfrey, David Letterman and Ellen DeGeneres are among the celebrity moderators joining former first lady Michelle Obama on tour for her upcoming book, The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times. Other guests include Conan O’Brien, Tracee Ellis Ross, journalists Gayle King and Michelle Norris, Today host Hoda Kotb, poet Elizabeth Alexander and advocate […]