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Oprah Winfrey Honors Shonda Rhimes at Television Academy Hall of Fame

From modern water cooler-moment dramas to groundbreaking late night comedy; from topical, transformative series in absorbing settings to taboo-busting stand-up comics and character-reflecting sitcom settings, the 24th Annual Television Academy Hall of Fame ceremony honored the crème de la crème from the past five decades of channel-surfing – and offered a few of its own water cooler moments along the way. ...

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Oprah Winfrey, Ava DuVernay, ‘Queen Sugar’ Cast Recap Season 2 During After-Show

OWN brought the “Queen Sugar” cast, executive producers, and all-female team of directors together at the network headquarters in Hollywood to celebrate the show’s second season finale. For the occasion, Oprah Winfrey effortlessly slipped back into her role as talk show host to emcee a special after-show with “Queen Sugar” creator and executive producer Ava DuVernay and cast members Tina ...

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Oprah Winfrey & Ava DuVernay Talk Turning 'Pain to Beauty' in Light of Hollywood Harassment Cases (Exclusive)

Meanwhile, DuVernay wants to turn the conversation around and help the victims instead of focusing on the culprits. “I think we need to take the spotlight and turn it away from what these very foul, misguided, sexist, misogynistic, rapist, pedophiles have done and turn it to the people who have been harmed. And turn that pain to beauty,” DuVernay tells ...

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Oprah Winfrey Hosts Star-Studded 'Bruncheon,' Gives Advice on How to 'Stay Woke' (Exclusive)

“The biggest challenge is when you have 400 people and you have Art, who is the best fried chicken maker on the planet,” the talk show queen told ET’s Nancy O’Dell during an exclusive interview. “[He] has done it at Tiananmen Square, in Palestine, for Russians — he’s taken this fried chicken all over the world. Now it’s in my ...

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Oprah Winfrey Reveals How She Stays Stress Free 'This is the Best Time of My Life!' (Exclusive)

“I love comfort food with a twist, that’s why I’ve been dreaming up ways to make things more nutritious,” she said. “When people come into my house and I would serve cauliflower and potatoes, they would say, ‘I can’t believe this is really cauliflower.’ And so I thought, OK, let’s see if that works.” But this isn’t the first time Winfrey’s ...

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