Oprah Lands Another Huge Interview. This time it’s Lance Armstrong.
Oprah does it again. Lance has agreed to give his first interview after the doping scandal to Oprah who will feature him on a special 90 minute episode of Oprah’s Next Chapter.
Oprah will conduct the interview as she does most of the guests on “Next Chapter” at Lance Armstrong’s residence in Texas. The mogul took to twitter for a little self-promotion,
— Oprah Winfrey (@Oprah) January 9, 2013
And why not? That interview will be huge, and the ratings will follow. Recent press releases hint that Lance will finally be admitting his guilt and if Oprah can capture this, it will be a ratings bonanza. Even if she can’t it will be a ratings bonanza. If you don’t have OWN, no need to worry, she will be streaming this one LIVE on Oprah.com. Cycling is a worldwide issue and literally the world will want to hear what Lance has to say.
Oprah’s Next Chapter has been leading the OWN network on the comeback trail. OWN closed out 2012 with double digit year over year ratings gains across all key demographics in prime time seeing and increase of 32% gain. Oprah’s next chapter has hit #1 in its time period across all cable channels multiple times since is premiere. The Kardashians, Justin Bieber, Jay-Z, 50 Cent, Rihanna…and the list goes on.
The Lance Armstrong interview will be aired and live streamed on Thursday January 17th from 9:00 to 10:30 PM.[more…]