TWO-HOUR SPECIAL "THE GAYLE KING SHOW: OPRAH FINALE AFTER PARTY" WILL AIR LIVE FROM CHICAGO THURSDAY, MAY 26 ON OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK
Los Angeles, CA - The morning after the most anticipated finale in daytime history, Gayle King will host "The Gayle King Show: Oprah Finale After Party," a special send-off celebration live from Harpo Studios in Chicago on Thursday, May 26 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and the Oprah Radio channel on SiriusXM Radio. King will welcome celebrity super fans and key players of "The Oprah Winfrey Show," and reveal exclusive behind-the-scenes footage from the penultimate taping at the United Center in Chicago. This event marks the first time "The Gayle King Show" has done a live television telecast outside its New York City studio since its debut on January 10, 2011.
Throughout the special, Gayle King will welcome celebrities including Hugh Jackman, Diane Sawyer, Rita Wilson and Nate Berkus along with super viewers via Skype to share their favorite moments from the past 25 years and how they commemorated the special finale event. King will also be joined in studio by Oprah Winfrey's long-time partner Stedman Graham and the presidents of Harpo Studios, Sheri Salata and Erik Logan. Salata, who is also the executive producer of "The Oprah Winfrey Show," and senior audience producer Sally Lou Loveman will share personal anecdotes and behind-the-scenes stories of "The Oprah Winfrey Show."
"The Gayle King Show: Oprah Finale After Party" will re-air in primetime later that evening from 9:00-11 p.m. ET/PT.
About "The Gaye King Show"
Start your day off right with O, The Oprah Magazine Editor-at-Large Gayle King as her hit radio show comes to television, live, weekdays on OWN. "The Gayle King Show" airs live Monday through Friday on OWN and is available on Oprah Radio (XM channel 111, SIRIUS channel 204 as part of its "Best of XM" package from 9-11 AM ET/PT). Each and every morning, "The Gayle King Show" brings Gayle's unique perspective, enthusiasm, insight, and respect to anything and everything with her own unfiltered opinions on newsmakers, celebrities, hot topics and pop culture, all while bringing viewers closer to their favorite celebrities and notable public figures with her revealing and compelling interviews. Recent guests include First Lady Michelle Obama, Tina Fey, Chris Rock, Kathy Bates, Tracy Morgan, Caroline Kennedy, Brian Williams, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Hudson, Josh Groban and Justin Bieber, among many others. For more information on the show, please visit http://www.oprah.com/own-the-gayle-king-show/gayle-king-show-blog.html
About OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK
A joint venture between Harpo, Inc. and Discovery Communications, OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK is a multi-platform media company designed to entertain, inform and inspire people to live their best lives. OWN debuted on January 1, 2011, in approximately 80 million homes on what was the Discovery Health Channel. The venture also includes the award-winning digital platform, Oprah.com.