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OWN takes “Oprah’s Lifeclass” on the road

Oprah Winfrey (pictured) will hit the road for the second season of her self-help series, with six episodes that will begin airing on her cable network on March 26.
February 22, 2012

Oprah’s Lifeclass (pictured) will return to OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network with six new episodes on March 26. This time around, the former talk show queen will take her self-help series on the road under the title, Oprah’s Lifeclass: The Tour.

The second season kicks off with a live broadcast from the Peabody Opera House in St. Louis before heading to Radio City Music Hall in New York City on April 2 for two tapings. New episodes will air every Monday throughout the rest of April, with more cities being added to the itinerary at a later date.

The show is styled as an educational, self-help class and features interviews, guests and audience members from episodes of The Oprah Winfrey Show. Guests set to appear on the forthcoming season include Bishop T.D. Jakes, inspirational author Iyanla Vanzant, spiritualist Deepak Chopra and motivational speaker Tony Robbins.

The show will also stream live online via¬†Oprah.com, which offers web surfers “coursework” based on each episode’s theme. “Taking Lifeclass on the road gives Oprah the opportunity to connect on a whole new level with our viewers in person, on-air and online,” OWN president Sheri Salata said in a statement.

“We are gathering the most inspiring teachers to discuss the fundamental life principles that are the keys to unlocking our own greatest potential.”

The five-episode first season of Oprah’s Lifeclass aired last fall.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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