Oprah Radio Launches on Sirius XM
For the first time, Oprah Radio listeners will get a daily dose of the day's headlines with a twist from former CNN anchor Daryn Kagan. Kagan hosts customized Oprah Radio news updates, which feature ABC News Radio updates intertwined with uplifting real life human interest stories. Kagan gathers these stories from DarynKagan.com, an online community devoted to telling inspiring stories that show the world what's possible.
Oprah Radio weekly programming lineup includes:
New show - O Magazine Show: Premieres March 10, airs Tuesday 1 to 2 p.m. ET
The pages of O, The Oprah Magazine come to life through this weekly look at the current issue. Winfrey and King will host the first show of each month and offer their perspective and thoughts on that month's issue, discuss popular articles and answer "Letters to the Editor." O magazine writer-at-large Lisa Kogan hosts the other three shows per month, sharing additional insights and interviewing contributors. On the debut broadcast of the show, Winfrey and King share the story behind the story of O's interview with first lady Michelle Obama in the April 2009 issue and the magazine's history-making cover featuring Mrs. Obama and Winfrey.
Oprah's Soul Series: Monday 1 to 2 p.m. ET (expanded to one hour)
Spiritual teacher Elizabeth Lesser and the Rev. Ed Bacon will host Oprah's Soul Series three times a month, inviting leading spiritual scholars and teachers to share insights and reflect on their own journeys. Once a month, Winfrey puts her feet up and talks with some of the most important figures in the world of spirituality about her favorite subject—the evolution of the soul. Kicking off the series for this month is a special Oprah interview with Rainn Wilson, star of NBC's The Office and founder of SoulPancake.com.
The Dr. Maya Angelou Show: Wednesday 1 to 2 p.m. ET
Hailed as a remarkable Renaissance woman, beloved poet and best-selling author, Dr. Angelou has the unique ability to captivate listeners through the vigor and sheer beauty of her words. Dr. Angelou shares her legendary wisdom to help listeners find their true voices. Taking on issues spanning race, sex, age and religion, Dr. Angelou's extraordinary insight continually challenges and inspires listeners.