Oprah: ‘By The Numbers’ As She Says Goodbye!


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It has been coming for a year, but now the end is tomorrow! Oprah Winfrey is quitting the daily grind of hosting a talk show after 25 years. The last new episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show is set for Wednesday and the price for a 30-second commercial spot on the finale is a record $1 million.

Oprah by the numbers:

9/8/86: Date of the first national episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show with the topic “How to Marry the Man/Woman of Your Choice”

150: Countries outside USA where the show airs

4,561: Episodes as of the May 25 finale

About 30,000: Guests over 25 seasons

27: Appearances by [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Celine Dion[/lastfm],the celebrity who has been on the show the most

5: Presidents who have appeared on the show: Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Barack Obama

About 1.3 million: Audience members who have attended an Oprah taping

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