'Oprah's Next Chapter' Brings Olympic Legends Together Sunday, July 22

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July 16th, 2012

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‘OPRAH’S NEXT CHAPTER’ BRINGS OLYMPIC LEGENDS TOGETHER SUNDAY, JULY 22 ON OWN

 

Interview features Greg Louganis, Jackie Joyner Kersee, Carl Lewis, Mary Lou Retton and Mark Spitz among many others

 

Oprah Winfrey welcomes Olympic legends to her home in Montecito, California. Left to right back row: Carl Lewis, GregLouganis, Mark Spitz, Al Joyner, Jackie Joyner Kersee. Left to right front row: Nadia Comaneci, Janet Evans, Oprah Winfrey, Shawn Johnson, Mary Lou Retton,Bart Conner  / © 2012 Harpo Inc./George Burns

 

“Oprah’s Next Chapter” airs a special two hour episode as ten of the greatest summer Olympic legends come together and Oprah Winfrey goes inside their triumphs, their untold stories and discovers what happens after the glory on Sunday, July 22 (8-10 p.m. ET/PT) on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.


Sunday, July 22  (8-10 p.m. ET/PT)

Oprah’s Next Chapter: Oprah Salutes Superstar Olympians

As the world prepares for the 2012 Summer Games in London, Oprah Winfrey sits down with 10 Olympic legends including track and field stars Carl Lewis, Jackie Joyner Kersee and Al Joyner; world-renowned gymnasts Bart Conner, Nadia Comaneci, Mary Lou Retton and Shawn Johnson; diver Greg Louganis and world record-breaking swimmers Janet Evans and Mark Spitz.  They talk about their triumphs, their untold stories and what happens after the glory. Mary Joyner, the daughter of Al Joyner and the late Florence Griffith Joyner, talks to Winfrey about how her mother’s death has impacted her life. Also, an in-depth look at who to watch in 2012 including; Lolo Jones, Gabby Douglas, Missy "the Missile" Franklin, Michael Phelps, Carmelita Jeter and Jordyn Wieber. Also featured is more of Winfrey’s conversation with Decathlete superstar Bruce Jenner about life after the Olympics.

 
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