Oprah Winfrey http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/26010/all en UPDATE 3-Armstrong admits to doping during Winfrey interview -report http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/update-3-armstrong-admits-doping-during-winfrey-interview-repor <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Updates with report on confession in interview)</p> <p>By Corrie MacLaggan</p> <p>AUSTIN, Texas, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Lance Armstrong confessed to using performance-enhancing drugs in an interview with Oprah Winfrey on Monday, USA Today reported.</p> <p>Neither Winfrey nor Armstrong confirmed the report, in which the newspaper cited an anonymous source.</p> <p>"We are not confirming any specific details regarding the interview at this time," a spokesman for Oprah's network OWN told Reuters.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/update-3-armstrong-admits-doping-during-winfrey-interview-repor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Oprah Winfrey Oprah Winfrey Television United States Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 01:45:30 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734509 at http://www.globalpost.com (Blank Headline Received) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/blank-headline-received-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>OPRAH WINFREY SAYS ARMSTRONG WAS "JUST READY" TO ADDRESS THE DOPING ACCUSATIONS IN INTERVIEW</p> Oprah Winfrey Television Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 13:30:18 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734702 at http://www.globalpost.com Oprah's task: Turn Armstrong audience into regular OWN viewers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/oprahs-task-turn-armstrong-audience-regular-own-viewers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Presents opportunity to showcase OWN to new audiences</p> <p>* Success will be determined by ratings, future ad gains</p> <p>* OWN to promote programming to capitalize on large audience</p> <p>By Liana B. Baker</p> <p>Jan 17 (Reuters) - Millions of people are expected to watch Lance Armstrong confess to using performance-enhancing drugs in a two-part interview with Oprah Winfrey beginning this evening, likely giving her OWN cable network its largest audience ever.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/oprahs-task-turn-armstrong-audience-regular-own-viewers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Human Interest Oprah Winfrey Oprah Winfrey Technology Television Television in the United States Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 06:00:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735432 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/reuters-sports-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.</p> <p>Oprah's task: Turn Armstrong audience into regular OWN viewers 2013-01-17T050522Z_1_BRE90G06A_RTROPTC_0_US-OPRAH-LANCEARMSTRON G.XML () -</p> <p>World awaits Armstrong "confession"</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/reuters-sports-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Oprah Winfrey Sports Tennis Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 08:15:29 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735466 at http://www.globalpost.com Cycling-Incredulous Oprah sheds trademark warmth for Armstrong http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/cycling-incredulous-oprah-sheds-trademark-warmth-armstrong <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* No softball questions from Oprah Winfrey</p> <p>* TV chat show queen shows pulling power with world exclusive</p> <p>By Jill Serjeant</p> <p>LOS ANGELES, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Incredulous, attentive and direct, Oprah Winfrey dug into the psyche of disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong on Thursday, calling him out as a bully and a brazen liar after he admitted to years of systematic doping.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/cycling-incredulous-oprah-sheds-trademark-warmth-armstrong" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Human Interest Lance Armstrong Oprah Winfrey Oprah Winfrey Television United States Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 05:30:36 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735955 at http://www.globalpost.com Oprah chat with Armstrong draws 3.2 million TV viewers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/oprah-chat-armstrong-draws-32-million-tv-viewers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LOS ANGELES, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Oprah Winfrey's exclusive interview with disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong was watched by some 3.2 million Americans, the second highest audience for her struggling channel OWN, the U.S cable channel said on Friday.</p> <p>OWN said the most-watched telecast in its history was Winfrey's interview with the family of the late Whitney Houston in March 2012 that drew 3.5 million viewers.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/oprah-chat-armstrong-draws-32-million-tv-viewers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Oprah Winfrey Television Television in the United States Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 20:45:08 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736386 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Whitney Houston's family outdrew Lance Armstrong on OWN http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/update-1-whitney-houstons-family-outdrew-lance-armstrong-own <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Some 3.2 million Americans watch Armstrong's TV confession</p> <p>* Steely Oprah Winfrey gets high marks for effort</p> <p>* OWN hopes interview will translate into more regular viewers</p> <p>By Jill Serjeant</p> <p>LOS ANGELES, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Oprah Winfrey's exclusive TV interview with disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong drew 3.2 million American viewers - less than the record number who watched the talk show queen interview the family of singer Whitney Houston a month after her death.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/update-1-whitney-houstons-family-outdrew-lance-armstrong-own" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Oprah Winfrey Television Television in the United States Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 23:15:32 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736448 at http://www.globalpost.com Cycling-Key quotes from 2nd part of Armstrong interview with Oprah Winfrey http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/cycling-key-quotes-2nd-part-armstrong-interview-oprah-winfrey <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW YORK, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Key quotes by Lance Armstrong from the second and final part of his televised interview with U.S. talk show host Oprah Winfrey broadcast on Friday.</p> <p>"I feel humbled and I feel ashamed. This is not good stuff" - On his general feelings.</p> <p>"Do I have remorse? Absolutely. Will it grow? Absolutely. This is the first step and these are my actions. I am paying the price but I deserve it" - On whether he has regrets.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/cycling-key-quotes-2nd-part-armstrong-interview-oprah-winfrey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Oprah Winfrey Oprah Winfrey Television United States Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 07:00:33 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736510 at http://www.globalpost.com Oprah's Lance Armstrong interview viewed by 28 million worldwide http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/oprahs-lance-armstrong-interview-viewed-28-million-worldwide <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LOS ANGELES, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Some 28 million viewers worldwide watched Oprah Winfrey's two-part interview last week in which cyclist Lance Armstrong finally admitted he had been taking performance-enhancing substances for years, Winfrey's OWN cable TV channel said on Tuesday.</p> <p>OWN said that 12.2 million Americans and 15 million people overseas watched the encounter over two nights and various airings on OWN, with another 800,000 watching online on Oprah.com.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/oprahs-lance-armstrong-interview-viewed-28-million-worldwide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Oprah Winfrey Oprah Winfrey Television Television in the United States Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 03:00:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738127 at http://www.globalpost.com French fryer-maker shares soar after Oprah endorsement http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130219/french-fryer-maker-shares-soar-after-oprah-endorsement <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Shares in French appliances group Seb soared on Tuesday after US television personality Oprah Winfrey told her millions of Twitter followers its low-oil fryer had "changed my life".</p> <p>Seb stocks were up 4.05 percent to 62.42 euros in midday trading on the Paris stock exchange, hitting a six-month high.</p> <p>Winfrey had Tweeted on Friday about using the company's T-Fal Actifry, a low-oil fryer which went on the market in the United States in 2011.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130219/french-fryer-maker-shares-soar-after-oprah-endorsement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Oprah Winfrey Oprah Winfrey Religion Television AFP Tue, 19 Feb 2013 13:16:22 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5759870 at http://www.globalpost.com Oprah named most influential celebrity for second year http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130315/oprah-named-most-influential-celebrity-second-year <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oprah Winfrey was crowned America's most influential celebrity for a second straight year on Friday, despite having dropped off daily television in 2011.</p> <p>Forbes magazine ranked Winfrey, 59, ahead of Hollywood titans Steven Spielberg and Clint Eastwood and towering over other TV figures such as journalist Barbara Walters and financial guru Suze Orman.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130315/oprah-named-most-influential-celebrity-second-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Oprah Winfrey Television Television in the United States Thomson Reuters Fri, 15 Mar 2013 19:45:17 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5784873 at http://www.globalpost.com Oprah Winfrey should dump Tyler Perry because of racial stereotypes, petition demands http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130531/oprah-winfrey-should-dump-tyler-perry-because-racial-stereotype <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Tim Kenneally</p> <p>LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Madea goes bye-bye?</p> <p>A new petition published on Change.org is demanding that Oprah Winfrey's network remove Winfrey's friend and business partner Tyler Perry from OWN's airwaves, claiming that Perry "perpetuates stereotypes" about the black community.</p> <p>Or, as the petition puts it more whimsically, Perry "is 'malt liquor' for the community!"</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130531/oprah-winfrey-should-dump-tyler-perry-because-racial-stereotype" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Oprah Winfrey Television Television in the United States Thomson Reuters Fri, 31 May 2013 04:01:34 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5849189 at http://www.globalpost.com Oprah must face lawsuit over 'Own Your Power': appeals court http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130531/oprah-must-face-lawsuit-over-own-your-power-appeals-court <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Erin Geiger Smith</p> <p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oprah Winfrey will have to defend in court her use of the phrase "Own Your Power" in her magazine and on her website, a U.S. appeals court said on Friday.</p> <p>Overturning a lower court ruling, the 2nd Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals revived claims brought by Simone Kelly-Brown, owner of a motivational services business, Own Your Power Communications Inc, who says she owns a trademark on the phrase.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130531/oprah-must-face-lawsuit-over-own-your-power-appeals-court" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Law Oprah Winfrey Technology Television Thomson Reuters Fri, 31 May 2013 18:33:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5849646 at http://www.globalpost.com Oprah Winfrey ousts J.Lo as most powerful celebrity http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130626/oprah-winfrey-ousts-jlo-most-powerful-celebrity <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>New York, Jun 26 (EFE).- Oprah Winfrey this year established herself as the world's most powerful celebrity, according to Forbes magazine's 2013 list of the 100 most powerful celebrities, with the previous leader, Jennifer Lopez, tumbling to the 12th spot.</p> <p>"With OWN (the Oprah Winfrey Network cable channel) rising from the dead, the unsinkable Winfrey tops our list for the fifth time," Forbes said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130626/oprah-winfrey-ousts-jlo-most-powerful-celebrity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Oprah Winfrey Religion Television Television in the United States Agencia EFE Thu, 27 Jun 2013 00:01:37 +0000 Agencia EFE 5868665 at http://www.globalpost.com Winfrey heads Forbes celeb 'power' list http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130626/winfrey-heads-forbes-celeb-power-list <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Television talk show queen Oprah Winfrey was named the most powerful celebrity in the world on Wednesday as Forbes.com released its annual list of the top movers and shakers in the entertainment industry.</p> <p>Winfrey, 59, who was ranked in the top spot despite her signature daytime television show Oprah ending its 25-year run in 2011, headed a 100-strong list which featured six women in the top 10.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130626/winfrey-heads-forbes-celeb-power-list" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Oprah Winfrey Technology Television United States War AFP Wed, 26 Jun 2013 21:31:16 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5868556 at http://www.globalpost.com