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The Oprah Winfrey Show – Part 2



#12: Meet Erica Kane and All Her Men (February 18, 1991)

In 1991, Susan Lucci—Erica Kane on All My Children—appeared with the eight men who’ve played her TV husbands.

Watch what happened when Susan reunited with them again in 2011.

#11: When the Wife Meets the Other Woman (February 20, 1989)
This episode featuring a classic daytime TV topic aired on the Monday after one of Oprah’s all-time most-memorable shows: Alaskan bachelors who were looking for brides.

#10: How Fame Affects a Relationship (February 2, 1989)
When Oprah needed a guest to talk about how paparazzi and tabloid headlines can affect a relationship, she didn’t have to look far for an expert. On this 1989 show, she and Stedman opened up about their life in the spotlight, and Stedman even answered a question—asked, literally, by everyone in the audience—about when he was going to marry Oprah. “I love her and she loves me. She’s my woman and I’m her man,” he said. “We will announce properly when we’re going to get married when we decide we’re going to get married, and not before.”

#9: Oprah’s Weight Loss Show (November 22, 1993)
When Oprah wheeled out that red wagon of fat in 1988, she thought her war with weight was over, but it had only just begun. In this 1993 show, Oprah read from her personal journals about the humiliation of getting up to 226 pounds, and then announced the big change in her life: personal trainer Bob Greene! In Bob’s first show, he demonstrated why confronting the emotional element of weight loss is just as important as nutrition and exercise.

#8: Fifth Anniversary Show (September 9, 1991)
In this clip show, Oprah looked back at the most unforgettable moments of her first five years on the air—including the wagon of fatthe woman with 92 personalities, Robin Williams, and the trip to Forsyth County, Georgia. “Some of the best times of my life have been spent right here on this show,” she said.

#7: Why I Love Older Women (February 15, 1993)
Think the term “cougars” was invented for Ashton and Demi? Think again! Oprah tackled the topic of older women who date younger men back in 1993. In the show—which included a phone call with Cher—a guest named Vinnie had the quote of the day: “It’s the difference between riding in a Volkswagen and a Cadillac,” he said. “If you want to ride in a Volkswagen, go ahead. If you want the Cadillac, go for an older woman.”

#6: The Home Alone Controversy (January 11, 1993)

In the 1990 comic hit Home Alone, 8-year-old Macaulay Culkin is accidentally left behind as his family heads off on a Christmas vacation—and hilarity ensues. In a true case from 1993, parents David and Sharon Schoo left their daughters Nicole, 9, and Diana, 4, alone while they took a Christmas vacation to Mexico. When David and Sharon landed, they were arrested on charges of child abandonment, endangerment and cruelty.

Using this case as a springboard for discussion, Oprah interviewed parents about whether it is ever acceptable to leave young children unattended at home.

#5: Oprah Makeovers (February 2, 1993)
While lucky staffers from The Oprah Show and Entertainment Tonight got style makeovers, the big news came at the beginning of this show when Oprah confronted tabloid headlines about her alleged wedding plans and even reports of a secret pregnancy! “As things come to life and as we start making plans, I’ll let you know,” Oprah said. “You don’t have to read the trash, okay?”

#4: I Killed My Ex and His Wife: Betty Broderick (March 2, 1992)
In her first interview after being convicted in the murder her ex-husband and his second wife, Betty Broderick opened up to Oprah about why she did it. In 1992, Betty’s story was later turned into a two-part made-for-TV movie starring Meredith Baxter.

#3: Michael Jackson (February 10, 1993)

Oprah’s groundbreaking 1993 prime-time interview with Michael Jackson at his Neverland Ranch provided her with two of her highest-rated shows of all time.

On the afternoon before Oprah’s prime-time interview with Michael Jackson, The Oprah Show was all about the King of Pop. Oprah interviewed Michael’s biggest fans and celebrity friends Gladys Knight, Smokey Robinson and Iman. Oprah even revealed the time she tried to do a Michael Jackson impersonation on A.M. Chicago in 1984!

#2: Celebrity Hall of Fame (February 11, 1993)
On the day after the interview, The Oprah Show ran a montage of highlights from Oprah’s biggest celebrity interviews to date—Bill Cosby, Elizabeth Taylor, Bette Midler, Tom Cruise, Arsenio Hall and more.

#1: Diet Dreams Come True (November 15, 1988)
In what became a milestone moment in pop culture history, Oprah rolled out a little r

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11 Things The TV Cameras Missed Completely




There was a ‘The Help’ get-together, Lin-Manuel Miranda had a photoshoot with Timothée Chalamet and that’s only the tip of the iceberg.

The cameras at the 90th Academy Awards may have gotten have Jimmy Kimmel’s correct hand man Guillermo Rodriguez giving a shout out to him, or Meryl Streep’s response to Jodie Foster saying she “I, Tonya-ed” her, however there were a couple of things going on backstage, in the gathering of people and even off-site that didn’t exactly make it to air.

1. Tidbits and Notes From Jimmy Kimmel: Placed under each seat in the Dolby Theater was a bright box loaded with chips, sticky bears, a lunch room, a Listerine take pack and a note from the host himself. “It wouldn’t be all in all correct to influence you to sit through this without snacks,” Kimmel’s note perused. “Kindly don’t toss them at me.” In a tweet, Kimmel included that the crates — which were planned after the nine best picture chosen people — each spoke to a gift to the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank.


During first commercial break, Timothee Chalamet goes to Saoirse Ronan for big hug. Then she goes to hug/talk to his mom. Super sweet.

Chalamet appeared to take advantage of the star-studded audience throughout the night, also meeting up with Meryl Streep and Mary J. Blige.


Timothee Chalamet is making most of his first : during commercial break, he and his mom chatted up Meryl, then he was first to hug @maryjblige after her performance.

3. Octavia Spencer got The Help Cast Back Together: Spencer posted an Instagram of her posturing with The Help co-stars Allison Janney and Viola Davis.

4. Tiffany Haddish Protected her Wine: Before making that big appearance to show best narrative short and best cutting edge short close by Maya Rudolph — and afterward requesting that Meryl Streep be her mother —  Haddish made beyond any doubt she’d have the capacity to return to her drink.



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How ‘I, Tonya,’ ‘Battle of the Sexes’ Re-created Iconic Sports Looks




Ensemble fashioners Jennifer  Johnson and Mary  Zophres were entrusted with making new forms of sportswear worn by celebrated female competitors Tonya Harding and Billie Jean King.

For ensemble originator Jennifer Johnson, some portion of the examination for Tonya Harding biopic I, Tonya led her to eBay, where she found and obtained a chronicle of newspaper clippings from a fixated fan. That ended up being “the most illuminating exploration that I found since it had a ton of family photographs in it,” says Johnson, whose examination concerning Harding’s ice skating included looking Getty Images and watching old footage uploaded by companions, family and news associations throughout the years on YouTube. “You can see these photographs that had not been generally distributed of Tonya as a tyke with her mother and father, and a portion of the hand crafted ensembles her mom had made for her.”

The disrespected Olympic ice skater’s life and vocation becomes the dominant focal point in Craig Gillespie’s dim drama, featuring Margot Robbie as a gifted and agitated Harding; Sebastian Stan as her oppressive ex, Jeff Gillooly; and Allison Janney as her relentless mother, LaVona Golden. It’s one of two honors contenders (Battle of the Sexes being the other) to spotlight epic games standoffs — and authentic sportswear worn by female competitors who expected to score focuses for style and in addition substance.

An exceptional minute in Harding’s vocation caught in the film is the 1991 Nationals in Minneapolis, Minn., where she overcomes a triple axel in a pompous custom made turquoise outfit.

“Its attack is extremely essential in light of the fact that the spandex at the time did not extend in a few distinctive ways. It’s kind of loose along the arms, which is done purposefully,” says Johnson of re-making the evil fitting uniform. “It’s not impeccable, however it’s great made when you take a gander at photographs of the first. It doesn’t have the smoothness that perhaps a portion of alternate skaters have.”

Johnson, who worked with L.A.- based outfit house Muto-Little in making the film’s ice-skating groups, added her own turn to the piece with a leaf skirt that was fixed with silver “so when she spun, you could detect a tad of shake ‘n’ roll.”

Interestingly, the burgundy look Harding wears to the 1994 Winter Olympics at Lillehammer, Norway, speaks to how far she’d come in the game — that is before her vocation comes apart after the scandalous assault on equal Nancy Kerrigan. This ensemble “symbolizes, now, she has sponsorship and cash,” reviews Johnson. “It’s extremely well made when you take a gander at the pictures of that occasion. In juxtaposition to the ’91 outfit, now you can see there’s skill in fitting going on.”

Another conceivable best picture chosen one, Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris’ Battle of the Sexes, captures the celebrated 1973 tennis match of a similar name between 55-year-old Bobby Riggs (played by Steve Carell) and 29-year-old tennis awesome Billie Jean King (Emma Stone).

Dissimilar to Johnson, who did not find the opportunity to meet with genuine Harding to counsel on her film’s wardrobe, Battle costume architect Mary Zophres met King, as well as got endorsement from the champ herself about the famous look from the epic matchup that helped raise the profile and prominence of ladies’ tennis.

“She came and went to amid prep, which was extremely key for us since we were extremely endeavoring to recreate that dress in the Battle,” reviews Zophres, who takes note of that really popular British tennis couturier Ted Tinling (Alan Cumming) had initially outlined another dress for King, however she felt it was excessively scratchy so she wound up wearing the second alternative, a mint green and light blue dress with rhinestones and sequin sewing for additional energy. “She was, similar to, ‘You nailed it. To hear Billie Jean say that was a major excite for me.” Talk about a great pummel.

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‘Call Me By Your Name,’ ‘Wonderstruck’ Producers on Ensuring a Safe Space on Set




The maker of ‘Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri’ discussed the film’s convenience at the Produced By NY gathering.

In light of the numerous lewd behavior and attack charges that have been made in the course of recent weeks, the makers of Call Me by Your Name, Wonderstruck and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri used some of a board discourse at the Producers Guild of America’s Produced By Conference NY to discuss guaranteeing a sheltered space on set for on-screen characters, especially ones taping close scenes.

“There’s a considerable measure of close minutes in this motion picture and when we were shooting that, it was dependably an awareness of… how to do that in a way that was deferential of [the actors] imagination, yet additionally their privacy,” Call Me By Your Name producer Peter Spears said of his film, which recounts the tale of an American teacher (Armie Hammer) who starts to create sentimental affections for a graduate understudy (Timothee Chalamet) while they cohabitate in the understudy’s family’s northern Italian home.

Lances noticed that the especially hint scenes in the film were treated with only regard for the performing artists included. From a specialized viewpoint, the generation group ensured that lone the important laborers would be on set amid the shooting of cozy scenes.

“For our situation it was the performing artists, it was the chief and it was the camera individual. Each and every other individual is gone and far from the set when that is going on,” he said. Lances went ahead to clarify that the cast’s solace was dependably a best need on set.

Why Luca Guadagnino Didn’t Include Gay Actors or Explicit Sex Scenes in ‘Call Me by Your Name’ (Q&A)

“We needed the film to have an erotic nature about it and we needed the film to be sexual,” he said. “The everyday and stray pieces to that were the way to do that in a way that was aware of the specialists.”

He included, “I’m thankful that we had a comprehension on our set this was how we would make this motion picture.”

Chalamet, who was likewise part of the board, said that he extraordinarily refreshing an on-set “condition that is helpful for imagination” while recording cozy scenes. The performing artist underscored that a positive vibe on set can change the entire shooting knowledge. “Simply talking from the point of view of being before the camera and having the capacity to see that execution, I’m fortunate to take a shot at things with makers that are by and large energetic about the tasks they’re dealing with.”

Wonderstruck producer Christine Vachon, of Killer Films, said she’s commonly present for the recording of “delicate” scenes and ensures the on-screen characters know they can approach her in the event that they’re awkward.

“When we know we will film a delicate topic, as a rule simulated intercourses or bare scenes, we ensure the performing artists realize that I’m there,” Vachon said. “Some of the time they’d preferably converse with me than the chief since I’m female or on the grounds that they’re still a little anxious about the executive. I attempt to set up those lines of correspondence early and regularly so the performing artists do feel that.”

Vachon included that it is a maker’s obligation to guarantee that both the cast and team are agreeable.

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