Oprah Winfrey Final Show Production

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Oprah Winfrey Final Show Production

Post by rogerwimmer » Thu Jun 02, 2011 6:11 am

Doc: I really enjoy TV production and how things can be produced and I know you have done a lot of research for TV shows. I would like to know if you noticed any production differences in the final "Oprah" show as compared to her normal programs. Thanks in advance. - Anonymous

Anon: Hmm. When I started this column in January 2000, I said I would try to answer any question anyone sent to me. As of yesterday, I have only been stumped three times, and your question makes it four. Here is why . . .

According to several Internet sources, Oprah Winfrey did 4,562 shows during a 25-year run, which includes the final show on May 25, 2011. Of those 4,562 shows, I missed 4,562. Because of that, I can't answer your question, but I will be happy to post any replies that other people may send in. Sorry I can't help.


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Re: Oprah Winfrey Final Show Production

Post by rogerwimmer » Fri Jun 03, 2011 4:56 am

Doc: In 25 years, you never saw even ONE Oprah show? - Anonymous

Anon: Yes, that is correct. Not even one.
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