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J. K. Rowling to Appear on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" Next Friday (Updated)

J.K. Rowling
Posted by: Edward
September 24, 2010, 05:27 PM

Thanks to TLC reader Kyle we are now getting word that an interview with Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling will air on on the Friday, October 1, episode of the nationally syndicated "The Oprah Winfrey Show."  The DVR listing reads:

All New! On Location in Scotland: Oprah & Harry Potter Phenom Billionaire J.K. Rowling: All new! Oprah sits down with the billionaire behind the "Harry Potter" empire: J.K. Rowling.
A listing on WSOC, the local ABC affiliate for Charlotte, North Carolina, confirms the report, and offers and expanded preview of the episode.  Quoteage:
Friday, October 1
All New! On Location In Scotland: Oprah & “Harry Potter Phenom” Billionaire J.K. Rowling (PG)
She's the “Beatles" of bestsellers, the first self-made billionaire author in history – selling more than 400 million books and captivating readers in 69 languages and 200 countries. Today Oprah is on location in Scotland with J.K. Rowling, the billionaire mom behind the “Harry Potter” empire as she takes on the harsh critics, and opens up about depression, her biggest regrets, and the love of her life. Find out how her epic failure became a billion dollar success story, and why she turned down an offer from the King of Pop, Michael Jackson. Join us for a fascinating hour, on Friday's Oprah. 
As readers will recall, earlier this month TLC reported that "The Oprah Winfrey Show" was looking for "fans willing to appear on the programme to talk about how J.K. Rowling and the Harry Potter series has inspired them or their family."  We await further confirmation on the airing of this episode, and will update you when such information becomes available.  To see when the "The Oprah Winfrey Show" airs in your market, a listing is available via this link.

Update:  The official Oprah Winfrey Show website has been updated to reflect the October 1st airing of the interview with Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling.  

Many thanks, Kyle!

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So this is going to be the only episode of Oprhah I watch lol

Posted by da_member0808 on September 24, 2010, 07:52 PM report to moderator
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*Oprah

Posted by da_member0808 on September 24, 2010, 07:52 PM report to moderator
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Awesome. Gonna have to watch this ep for sure!!!

Posted by joelface on September 24, 2010, 07:53 PM report to moderator
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Sounds awesome! :D Cant wait to see it :D

Posted by ϟ☮Sindi a.k.a Remy [ROAR!!]☮ϟ on September 24, 2010, 08:04 PM report to moderator
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OMFG.

Posted by Lysh on September 24, 2010, 08:21 PM report to moderator
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I excited to see it !§!

Posted by HogwartsHP on September 24, 2010, 08:27 PM report to moderator
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DVR is set! Can’t wait to see it…maybe Jo will finally announce info about whatever she’s working on now!

Posted by Bookworm Jen on September 24, 2010, 08:30 PM report to moderator
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:O I AM TOTALLY WATCHING IT!! AND I NEVER WATCH OPRAH!

Posted by ExpectoPatronum512 on September 24, 2010, 08:41 PM report to moderator
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OMG!!!!!!! THAT’S SO AWESOME!!!

Posted by SlyBones on September 24, 2010, 08:52 PM report to moderator
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I wish she’d be on Ellen instead, but whatever, I’m just so excited to see Jo! Maybe she’ll comment on the Scottish book?

Posted by abandonedboyjon on September 24, 2010, 09:27 PM report to moderator
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Will Leaky record it for those of us who don’t watch TV/have cable?

Posted by WeenyOwl {The Human Deluminator} on September 24, 2010, 09:34 PM report to moderator
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I wonder why she’s doing Oprah now?

Jo has so much clout, that Oprah had to go to her.

Yay for Jo!!!!

Posted by sessionka oom4 CW on September 24, 2010, 09:44 PM report to moderator
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Awesome! I hope some kind person puts it on YouTube, otherwise i won’t be able to watch it. :(

Posted by Vicki_The_House_Elf *ROAR* ϟ on September 24, 2010, 09:46 PM report to moderator
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I just checked what channel The Oprah Winfrey Show is on in the UK and it’s called Diva Tv which is number 269 on Sky. Which i don’t have :(

Posted by Vicki_The_House_Elf *ROAR* ϟ on September 24, 2010, 09:58 PM report to moderator
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It’s a dream!!!! For the first time ever I’m watching Oprah! Haha!

Posted by ksddancer... ROAR!!!!!!! on September 24, 2010, 10:19 PM report to moderator
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