FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 12, 2013
Los Angeles—OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced that Oprah Winfrey will be joining forces with one of her all-time favorite experts Dr. Phil McGraw on the popular series Oprah's Lifeclass
for two upcoming episodes airing Sunday, April 28 at 9 p.m. ET/PT and Sunday, May 19 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
In two new episodes of Oprah's Lifeclass,
Winfrey and Dr. Phil will come together for the first time on-air since The Oprah Winfrey Show
finale two years ago to reveal the new rules for winning in the real world. They'll uncover the truth about who may be taking advantage of you—the users, abusers and the overall bad guys we all have in our lives. In a second eye-opening hour, they'll teach viewers how to win big and become a star in their own lives.
The episodes will both stream live on Oprah.com Monday, April 22 starting at 7 p.m. ET from Harpo Studios in Chicago. This dynamic, interactive event will allow Lifeclass
viewers and students worldwide to be a part of the experience by joining in the real-time conversation directly with Winfrey and Dr. Phil via Oprah.com, Twitter using #Lifeclass, Storify, Facebook or Instagram.
To enhance the Oprah's Lifeclass
experience, get your pre-work, consisting of Dr. Phil's most important ideas and exercises, on Oprah.com and download a free, limited quantity, digital copy of Dr. Phil's New York Times
bestselling new book Life Code: The New Rules for Winning in the Real World.
A limited book supply is available on first-come-first-serve basis starting Friday, April 12 at 12 p.m. ET. Go to Oprah.com to be the first to download the book and for more details, visit Oprah.com/lifecode
About Oprah's Lifeclass
Oprah Winfrey takes the stage as teacher in one of the world's biggest classrooms to share and discuss the principles that guide our lives. The series is a true multi-platform experience with millions of students from over 200 countries around the world engaging with Oprah on-air, online and via social media in inspiring conversations. Follow @OprahsLifeclass on Twitter and join the conversation using #Lifeclass.
About Dr. Phil
In addition to Life Code: The New Rules for Winning in The Real World,
which has spent the last eight weeks on the New York Times
bestseller list; six of those at #1, Dr. Phil is the author of six other #1 New York Times
bestsellers, published in 39 languages with more than 30 million copies in print. They include Life Strategies: Doing What Works, Doing What Matters
(1999), Relationship Rescue: A Seven-Step Strategy for Reconnecting With Your Partner
(2000), Self Matters: Creating Your Life from the Inside Out
(2001), The Ultimate Weight Solution: The 7 Keys to Weight Loss Freedom
(2003), Family First: Your Step-by-Step Plan for Creating a Phenomenal Family
(2004), Love Smart: Find the One You Want - Fix the One You Got
(2005) and Real Life: Preparing for the 7 Most Challenging Days of Your Life
, currently in its 11th season, is the #1 ranked daytime syndicated talk show, a position it's held since the conclusion of The Oprah Winfrey Show
in May, 2011.
About OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network:
A joint venture between Harpo, Inc. and Discovery Communications, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network is a multi-platform media company designed to entertain, inform and inspire people to live their best lives. OWN debuted on January 1, 2011 on what was the Discovery Health Channel and is in approximately 80 million homes. The venture also includes the award-winning digital platform, Oprah.com. For more information, please visit www.oprah.com/own