• BREAKING NEWS ABC shows live and on-demand -- Download the WATCH ABC app!

'Oprah Winfrey Show' facts and figures

'The Oprah Winfrey Show' debuted its first national episode -- 'How to Marry the Man/Woman of Your Choice' -- on Sept. 8, 1986.  This photo of Oprah Winfrey was taken in Los Angeles, Calif., on Aug. 19, 1986, less than one month before the show. <span class=meta>(AP Photo/Douglas C. Pizac)</span>
May 21, 2011 1:32:14 PM PDT