Making

WBEZ's critically-acclaimed bio-podcast series explores how an icon is made. Providing an unmatched view from the beginning, all the way to the their rise to the top.

https://www.wbez.org/shows/making/71b8de57-b2be-4e03-8481-683258de3ec1

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 40m. Bisher sind 23 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 13 hours 30 minutes

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Oprah: Preview of Making Oprah


Making Oprah: The Inside Story of a TV Revolution is a public radio podcast -- about a daytime talk show. This fall marks 30 years since the national debut of The Oprah Winfrey Show. Be the first to hear a sneak peek of WBEZ’s three-part series featuring


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Oprah BONUS: Let's Talk About Oprah's Hair


If you look at any image from the Oprah Winfrey Show, you can pretty much figure out what decade it’s from by looking at Oprah’s hairstyle.  In this short bonus episode, host Jenn White talks to Oprah’s longtime stylist Andre Walker about the high s


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 2016-12-16  13m
 
 

Oprah BONUS: Oprah Gets Political


For more than 10 years after the launch of the Oprah Winfrey Show, Oprah deliberately avoided having politicians on her show, particularly during election seasons. In this bonus episode of Making Oprah, host Jenn White talks to Oprah about the role polit


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 2016-12-23  21m
 
 

Oprah BONUS: Making Donahue


In our final bonus installment, the Making Oprah production team revisits an extended interview with daytime talk show legend Phil Donahue. His pioneering show, Donahue, aired from 1967 to 1996 and laid the groundwork for Oprah’s program. It tackled head


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 2016-12-30  40m
 
 

episode 1: Oprah 1: No Strategy, No Plan, No Formula


It was 30 years ago this fall that Oprah Winfrey first said “hellooooo” to a national audience. By the show’s finale in 2011, it was aired in 145 countries and watched by more than 40 million viewers a week in the U.S. alone. Today’s daytime hosts like E


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 2016-11-10  57m
 
 

episode 2: Oprah 2: Skinheads And Scented Candles


In the second episode of Making Oprah, we explore how The Oprah Winfrey Show elevated itself out of the heap of trash TV and into a show that intentionally embraced spirituality and positivity.  The early years of Oprah’s show often relied on sensat


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episode 3: Oprah 3: YOU GET A CAR!


In the show’s final decade, Oprah and her team staged massive spectacles of increasing grandiosity, from the infamous car giveaway to a 21,000-person flash mob that shut down part of Chicago.  “It had become increasingly more difficult to top what y


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