As Oprah Winfrey prepares to close one door and embark on a new path in her illustrious career, she sits down with Barbara Walters to speak candidly about this momentous time in her life. The hour special will explore the past 25 years of both Oprah’s personal and professional life, and will also examine her new network, OWN – just weeks before its January debut – with an exclusive preview of some of its programs. A Barbara Walters Special: Oprah, The Next Chapter airs tonight at 9pm on Newsnet 5.
Barbara, who has interviewed Oprah at key points in her life and career, will spend time with Oprah in Chicago at both her home and at Harpo Studios. The hour will also include a look at the most memorable moments from The Oprah Winfrey Show. The two women have known each other since the earliest days of Oprah’s career. Get a sneak peek below.