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Photo: www.oprah.com -- Oprah says good-bye to her millions of fans on the finale of "The Oprah Winfrey Show," which aired May 25, 2011

Oprah’s 25th year finale a ratings winner

 “The Oprah Winfrey Show”  finale was huge — in true Oprah style. On Wednesday, Oprah’s talk show wrapped up 25 years with a tribute to her fans, who stuck with her year after year. That show scored its biggest overnight rating for Oprah’s talker in 17 years,  according to the website TV by the Numbers. If you missed the big episode, click over to the Oprah.com website and share some of the finale highlights. Here is some of what the queen of talk shows had to say to her fans. Oprah: “After deliberating for some time, we... Read More →

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Entertainment: Rosie O’Donnell joins Oprah’s new network, Nicholas Sparks gets multi-million dollar Hollywood deal & surprises and scandal in the new Angelina Jolie book

Rosie O’Donnell gets new daytime talk show   Comedienne/Talk Show Host Rosie O’Donnell is headed back to daytime television on the new Oprah Winfrey Network. O’Donnell’s new talker will debut next year on OWN. “Rosie is an undeniable talent who has captivated TV audiences for nearly 20 years,” said Oprah Winfrey in a PR Newswire press release. “She’s a true original, who brings her authentic voice, dynamic energy and pure passion to everything she does.” “It’s an honor and a privilege to work with Oprah Winfrey on... Read More →

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Entertainment: Disney finally sells Miramax, Record breaking ratings for “The View” thanks to Obama, and another milestone for the “Black Eyed Peas”

 Actor Rob Lowe reportedly part of the group that bought Miramax Miramax, a hot commodity in Hollywood, has been sold to a group of investors led by Billionaire/Construction Magnate, Ronald Tutor. The price tag — somewhere between $600-$675 million. The announcement came out yesterday. Late today, The Wrap reported that Actor Rob Lowe is among the investors. The prestigious Miramax library includes such films as “My Left Foot”  (1989), “Pulp Fiction”(1994), and “Shakespeare in Love” (1998).  The Wrap has several reports on the deal and the behind the scenes drama. President Obama’s appearance... Read More →

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President Obama checks out “The View”

Cheers, criticism, and kudos for President Barack Obama’s appearance on the daytime talker, “The View,” today.  President Obama’s visit to the program was taped at ABC Studios in New York, yesterday.  AOL has some reaction and reviews of the sit-down on “The View” by the Prez. Here’s a link to the post and the more than 300 comments.

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Entertainment Buzz: Box Office, Comic-Con, and President Obama to appear on “The View”

A great movie poster, solid reviews, and a debut estimated at $36.5 million were not enough for the new Angelina Jolie film, “Salt,” to win the weekend domestic Box Office derby. The Leonardo DiCaprio sci-fi action flick, “Inception,” held onto the number one spot for the second week in a row with around $43 million. “Salt” opened in second place. The spy thriller is about a CIA agent who gets fingered as a sleeper KGB operative and must go on the run to clear herself. The project was... Read More →

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