ABC AND HARPO ANNOUNCE THE FIRST EVER PRIMETIME �OPRAH WINFREY OSCAR� SPECIAL,� AIRING THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2007
The Special Features Exclusive Interviews with Oscar� Winners Julia Roberts & George Clooney, Nicole Kidman & Russell Crowe, and Jamie Foxx & the Legendary Sidney Poitier
Oprah Winfrey presents her first ever primetime Oscar� special celebrating Academy Award winners in an unprecedented way. Oscar winners Julia Roberts, Nicole Kidman and Jamie Foxx have chosen the award-winning actor they most want to talk to, and you�ll see their revealing and intimate interviews only on �The Oprah Winfrey Oscar Special.�
Tune in as Julia Roberts meets George Clooney at his Los Angeles home. Then Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe sit down at the famed Beverly Hills Hotel for their first-ever on-camera appearance together, and Jamie Foxx goes one-on-one with the iconic Sidney Poitier on the stage where he won his Oscar for �Lilies of the Field� in 1963.
�The Oprah Winfrey Oscar Special� airs THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22 (10:01-11:00 p.m., ET), and the 79th Annual Academy Awards air SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25 (5:00 p.m. PT/8:00 p.m. ET) on the ABC Television Network.
�The Oprah Winfrey Oscar Special� is produced by Harpo Productions. Oprah Winfrey is executive producer.
ABC Entertainment offers quality, award-winning programming that includes many of the most widely viewed series, specials and movies. Primetime Entertainment on ABC crosses various programming genres with hit series like �Desperate Housewives,� �Grey�s Anatomy,� �Dancing with the Stars,� �Lost,� �Ugly Betty,� �Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,� �Brothers & Sisters,� �Boston Legal,� �According to Jim,� �George Lopez,� �America�s Funniest Home Videos� and �Jimmy Kimmel Live� in Late-Night.
Harpo Productions, Inc. produces daytime�s number-one-rated, award-winning �The Oprah Winfrey Show,� creates and develops original TV programming, and operates Oprah.com, a premier women�s lifestyle website. Harpo Print, LLC and Hearst Magazines publish the monthly O, The Oprah Magazine and quarterly O at Home publications. Harpo Films, Inc. produces feature films as well as top-rated long form television programs under the �Oprah Winfrey Presents� banner. Harpo, Inc. produces the original cable series �Oprah After the Show,� which airs on the Oxygen Network. Harpo Radio, Inc. produces the content for the �Oprah & Friends� channel (156) on XM Satellite Radio.