Oprah Winfrey has a new talk show on AppleTV+

'The Oprah Conversation.'
'The Oprah Conversation.'
Photo: AppleTV+
  • Oprah has a new talk show on AppleTV+.
  • The Oprah Conversation will debut on the streaming service on 30 July.
  • In the series Oprah will discuss a range of topics shaping our world with newsmakers and thought leaders.

Oprah Winfrey has teamed up with AppleTV+ for a new talk show series, The Oprah Conversation.

In the series – which debuts on the streaming on 30 July – Oprah will discuss a range of topics shaping our world with newsmakers, thought leaders and masters of their craft. Bringing truth and perspective, they reveal gripping stories of human connection, reads a press statement.

In the debut episode, "How to Be an Antiracist," Oprah and best-selling author professor Ibram X. Kendi will speak with white readers who confront their own racist beliefs. The episode will be available to stream for free on the service from Thursday.

It will be followed with a special two-part interview with athlete, commentator, activist, and creator and host of Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man, Emmanuel Acho on Friday, 7 August.

In Part 1, Acho will speak to Oprah about his web series and take questions from white viewers. Part 2 of the interview will see Acho and Oprah dive deeper into their raw, unfiltered discussions about race in response to bold questions from white and Latinx guests.

Bryan Stevenson, bestselling author and founder of the Equal Justice Initiative on which the film Just Mercy was inspired, will also be a guest on the show.

In March Oprah Talks Covid-19 was also launched on the streaming service.

Compiled by Leandra Engelbrecht (Source: AppleTV+ Press)

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