Episodes Feature Oprah Winfrey’s In-Depth Conversations with Thought-leaders Including Malcolm Gladwell, Dr. Dean and Anne Ornish, Chanel Miller, Bob Iger, Joy Harjo, Suzy Amis Cameron and Pema Chödrön
LOS ANGELES – OWN announced today all-new episodes of its Emmy award-winning series “Super Soul Sunday” will premiere Sunday, September 15 at 11 a.m. ET/PT featuring thought-provoking, in-depth interviews with bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell (9/15), medical pioneer Dr. Dean Ornish, and his wife, Anne (9/22), “Emily Doe” in the Stanford University sexual assault case Chanel Miller (9/29), Chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company Bob Iger (9/29), United States Poet Laureate Joy Harjo (10/6), environmental activist Suzy Amis Cameron (10/13) and Buddhist nun Pema Chödrön (10/20).
The interviews will stream on “Super Soul Sunday” and Oprah’s Facebook page during the broadcast airings and will also be available on “Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations” podcast.
Below are episode descriptions:
Super Soul Sunday: Malcolm Gladwell
Air date: Sunday, September 15 at 11 a.m. ET/PT
“Oprah’s Super Soul Conversations” podcast date: Wednesday, September 18
Oprah Winfrey sits down with journalist, podcaster and bestselling author, Malcolm Gladwell. They discuss Gladwell’s new book, “Talking to Strangers,” where he examines his theory that prejudging people we do not know sometimes leads to dangerous consequences.
Super Soul Sunday: Dr. Dean and Anne Ornish
Air date: Sunday, September 22 at 11 a.m. ET/PT
“Oprah’s Super Soul Conversations” podcast date: Wednesday, September 25
Oprah Winfrey invites medical pioneer Dr. Dean Ornish and his wife Anne to her vegetable garden in Maui. They talk about their new book, “Undo It!,” which highlights four lifestyle changes they claim can reverse both chronic disease and the aging process.
Super Soul Sunday: Chanel Miller
Air date: Sunday, September 29 at 11 a.m. ET/PT
“Oprah’s Super Soul Conversations” podcast date: Wednesday, October 2
Oprah Winfrey sits down with Chanel Miller, formerly known to the world as “Emily Doe,” who was sexually assaulted on the Stanford University campus. In her memoir, “Know My Name,” Chanel shares the aftermath of the assault and trial that followed.
Super Soul Sunday: Bob Iger
Air date: Sunday, September 29 at 12 p.m. ET/PT
“Oprah’s Super Soul Conversations” podcast date: Monday, September 23
Oprah Winfrey talks with Bob Iger, Chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company. In his book, “The Ride of a Lifetime,” Iger shares values and lessons he’s learned from his legendary forty-plus-year career in the entertainment business.
Super Soul Sunday: Joy Harjo
Air date: Sunday, October 6 at 11 a.m. ET/PT
“Oprah’s Super Soul Conversations” podcast date: Wednesday, October 9
Oprah Winfrey has a conversation with Joy Harjo, the first Native American to be named United States Poet Laureate. They discuss Harjo’s tumultuous life, her career as an award-winning poet and her newest book of poetry, “An American Sunrise.”
Super Soul Sunday: Suzy Amis Cameron
Air date: Sunday, October 13 at 11 a.m. ET/PT
“Oprah’s Super Soul Conversations” podcast date: Wednesday, October 16
Oprah Winfrey sits down with environmental activist, actress and author, Suzy Amis Cameron. They discuss Cameron’s new book, “OMD,” where she asks readers to commit to one plant-based meal a day to help save the planet and improve health.
Super Soul Sunday: Pema Chödrön
Air date: Sunday, October 20 at 11 a.m. ET/PT
“Oprah’s Super Soul Conversations” podcast date: Wednesday, October 23
In her flower garden in Maui, Oprah Winfrey talks with Buddhist nun, author and a pioneer of the mindfulness movement, Pema Chödrön. They examine Chödrön’s new book, “Welcoming the Unwelcome,” where she reminds us how to connect to our basic goodness.
About “Super Soul Sunday”
“Super Soul Sunday” is the three-time Emmy award-winning series that delivers timely, thought-provoking, eye-opening and inspiring programming designed to help viewers awaken to their best selves and discover a deeper connection to the world around them. The series features all-new conversations between Oprah Winfrey and top thinkers, authors, visionaries and spiritual leaders exploring themes and issues including happiness, personal fulfillment, spirituality, conscious living and what it means to be alive in today’s world.
About “Oprah’s Super Soul Conversations” Podcast
OWN’s first-ever podcast, “Oprah’s Super Soul Conversations,” debuted at #1 in August 2017 on Apple Podcasts, featuring audio from the three-time Emmy Award-winning television series “Super Soul Sunday.” Delivering insight and inspiration from top thinkers, authors, visionaries and spiritual leaders to awaken viewers to their best selves and discover a deeper connection to the world around them, “Oprah’s Super Soul Conversations” is available on Apple Podcasts, GooglePlay Music, Spotify and Stitcher. The podcast has been downloaded over 200 million times by listeners in over 190 countries worldwide. In 2018, Apple named “Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations” podcast “one of the best of” and “most downloaded” podcast of the year.
About OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network is the first and only network named for, and inspired by, a single iconic leader. Oprah Winfrey’s heart and creative instincts inform the brand and the magnetism of the channel. OWN is a leading destination for premium scripted and unscripted programming from today’s most innovative storytellers. OWN connects with its audience wherever they are, inspiring conversation among a global community of like-minded viewers on social media and beyond. Launched on January 1, 2011, OWN is a joint venture between Harpo, Inc. and Discovery, Inc. The venture also includes the award-winning digital platform Oprah.com. Access OWN anytime, anywhere on WatchOWN.tv or across mobile devices and connected TVs.
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