Monday, April 25, 2011
Programming note: The Oprah Winfrey Show welcomes The Backstreet Boys, Marie Osmond and Katherine Jackson this week.
The week's episodes of The Oprah Winfrey Show on SABC3 at 17:30 for the 25th and final ''Farewell season'' is a mixed bag including The Backstreet Boys and George W. Bush, a mother's anguish about her son's suicide, a mother's anguish about the death of her popstar son and an Oprah classic topic: sexual abuse.
Today (Monday 25 April) The Oprah Winfrey Show catch up with the show's ''all-time heartthrobs'' with viewers getting surprised by The Backstreet Boys who perform and do an airport arrival surprise.
Tuesday (26 April) is part one of a ''two-day'' (the second episode will be showed at a later date and not Wednesday) ''TV event'' with 200 men comprising the Oprah audience who have been sexually abused and talk about it. In a powerful and emotional TV moment each man holds a childhood photo of himself of the time when the abuse started.
Wednesday (27 April) is a must-see hour with Oprah Winfrey interviewing Katherine Jackson, Michael Jackson's mother at her home with Michael Jackson's kids. And what happens when Joe Jackson, Michael Jackson's father suddenly shows up who was not planned to be a part of the interview?
Thursday (28 April) Oprah Winfrey will ask for former American president George W. Bush why he didn't more to help New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Friday (29 April) sees Marie Osmond breaking down in her interview with Oprah describing the circumstances around her son's suicide, how she's coping and the last harrowing conversation she had with her son.