OWN to Honor Maya Angelou this Sunday
OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK will air a special tribute in memory of Dr. Maya Angelou with encore presentations including "Super Soul Sunday, "Oprah's Master Class," "The Oprah Winfrey Show," and the network premiere of "Oprah Winfrey's Legends Ball" this Sunday, June 1 from 5 p.m. - 10 p.m. ET/PT on OWN. Immediately following, "Oprah's Master Class" with Whoopi Goldberg will air at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
"I've been blessed to have Maya Angelou as my mentor, mother/sister, and friend since my 20's. She was there for me always, guiding me through some of the most important years of my life. The world knows her as a poet but at the heart of her, she was a teacher. 'When you learn, teach. When you get, give' is one of my best lessons from her.
She won three Grammys, spoke six languages and was the second poet in history to recite a poem at a presidential inauguration. But what stands out to me most about Maya Angelou is not what she has done or written or spoken, it's how she lived her life. She moved through the world with unshakeable calm, confidence and a fierce grace. I loved her and I know she loved me. I will profoundly miss her. She will always be the rainbow in my clouds."
-Statement from Oprah Winfrey
Sunday, June 1 (all times ET/PT)
5:00 pm The Oprah Winfrey Show: Conversations with Dr. Maya Angelou
6:00 pm Super Soul Sunday: Oprah & Dr. Maya Angelou Part 1
7:00 pm Super Soul Sunday: Oprah & Dr. Maya Angelou Part 2
8:00 pm Oprah Winfrey's Legends Ball
9:00 pm Oprah's Master Class: Dr. Maya Angelou
10:00 pm Oprah's Master Class: Whoopi Goldberg (episode premiere)
The Oprah Winfrey Show: Conversations with Dr. Maya Angelou
(5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. ET/PT)
Oprah has an intimate conversation with Dr. Maya Angelou about love, courage, and inspiration.
Super Soul Sunday: Oprah & Dr. Maya Angelou Part 1
(6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. ET/PT)