Monthly Archives: May 2011

Oprah’s Last Show Scores Huge Ratings

Did anyone really think the finale of The Oprah Winfrey Show wouldn’t sweep the ratings?  The media legend signed off on Wednesday with a simple show in which she reflected upon the last twenty five years.  And, a lot of people tuned in to watch her.  The final numbers won’t be released until next week, but the show is on track to top the last highest rated Oprah episode, which aired on Feb. 21, 1994.

Scotty McCreery Wins ‘American Idol’

No big surprise here.  Scotty McCreery has been a huge fan favorite this year on American Idol and last night he took home the big prize.   Runner-up Lauren Alaina wowed the judges the night before, but at the end of the day, it’s American’s votes that turn a contestant into an idol.  And last night, 17 year old Scotty McCreery became the newest American Idol.

The End of TV as We Know It: The Final ‘Oprah Winfrey’ Show

Everything changes after today.  The last Oprah Winfrey Show will air today, marking the end of a twenty-five year run.  Oprah Winfrey didn’t just host a television talk show, she created an empire, ranging from a monthly magazine to an entire cable network.

Winfrey won’t be gone from the public eye for long.  She will host a new show on her OWN Network called Oprah’s Next Chapter.  There is no debut date for the show as of yet.