via press release:
‘OPRAH’S NEXT CHAPTER’ AIRS ALL-NEW BACK-TO-BACK EPISODES THIS SUNDAY, AUGUST 26 ON OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK
Olympic Gold-Medal Champion Gabrielle Douglas Airs at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT
Followed by Emmy Award Winning Actor Kelsey Grammer at 9 p.m. ET/PT
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network features two new back-to-back episodes of “Oprah’s Next Chapter” this Sunday, August 26 beginning at a special time of 8:30 p.m. ET/PT.
First, Oprah Winfrey interviews 16-year-old Olympic gymnast Gabrielle Douglas, known as “Gabby” to her fans, from her training facility in West Des Moines, Iowa on the heels of her triumphant London experience winning gold medals in both the individual all-around and team competitions. Immediately following, actor Kelsey Grammer opens his home to Winfrey for a candid interview about his public divorce, taking on a dramatic role in returning series “Boss” and finding love with his wife Kayte, who joins Grammer for her first-ever television interview. Winfrey also meets the couples newborn baby Faith.
Olympic Gold-Medalist Gabrielle Douglas – Special time Sunday, August 26 from 8:30-9 p.m. ET/PT
Oprah Winfrey travels to West Des Moines, Iowa for a candid interview with 16-year-old two-time Olympic gold medal gymnast Gabrielle Douglas. Winfrey also speaks with her mother Natalie and three siblings; and visits Gabrielle’s host family and coach, Liang Chow. Gabrielle is the third straight American to win gymnastics’ biggest prize and the first African American to do so.
Kelsey Grammer – Sunday, August 26 at 9-10 p.m. ET/PT
In this intimate interview with the Emmy Award winning TV legend, Grammer sets the record straight about his public divorce and candidly discusses his past struggles with drug addiction and the tragedies that shaped his life. He shares insight on the new season of his hit show “Boss,” we meet his wife Kayte and their newborn daughter Faith.
About “Oprah’s Next Chapter”
“Oprah’s Next Chapter” is the primetime series featuring Oprah Winfrey as she steps outside of the studio for riveting, enlightening and in-depth conversations with newsmakers, celebrities, thought leaders and real-life families. “Oprah’s Next Chapter” is produced by Harpo Studios. Join the conversation on Twitter using #NextChapter.
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 85 million homes. The venture also includes the award-winning digital platform, Oprah.com.