New Season of OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Begins Tonight

OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK will premiere an all-new season of "Oprah: Where Are They Now?" tonight, January 23 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. From one-on-one sit downs with Oprah, to rare peeks into the homes of beloved stars, exclusive interviews with newsmakers who made big headlines to surprise revelations, "Oprah: Where Are They Now?" revisits movie and television stars, sports legends and compelling former "Oprah" show guests.

Beginning in January, Oprah talks with go-to designer Nate Berkus and husband and fellow interior designer Jeremiah Brent about marriage and life with daughter Poppy. Chaz Bono opens up to Oprah on life today as a transgender man; Oprah talks with former "Good Morning America" co-host Joan Lunden about her breast cancer journey; Hollywood power couple, actress Holly Robinson Peete and former NFL star Rodney, talk with Oprah about their new OWN docu-series "For Peete's Sake" and challenges of juggling career with family life; and former child star Mackenzie Phillips sits down with Oprah to share LIFE AFTER 2009 interview with Oprah where she revealed her 10-year incestuous affair with her father.

Sports legends Jose Conseco, Sugar Ray Leonard, Brandi Chastain, Dorothy Hamill and Lisa Leslie will also be featured this season, as well as Linda Blair from "The Exorcist" and former "Growing Pains" child stars Tracey Gold and Jeremy Miller. Beloved legend Dick Van Dyke introduces his wife Arlene, 46 years his junior; "Benson" star Robert Guillaume talks about his life following a debilitating stroke; and "Star Trek's" Nichelle Nichols reveals why Martin LUTHER King, Jr. told her she could not leave the show.

Episode descriptions below:

Saturday, January 23 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT
Nate Berkus & Jeremiah Brent, Dick Van Dyke, Dorothy Hamill, Lisa Leslie
Oprah sits down with go-to designer Nate Berkus and his husband, interior decorator Jeremiah Brent, the new host of OWN's Emmy Award-winning DIY series "Home Made Simple." Celebrity updates include Olympic gold medalist Dorothy Hamill, WNBA star Lisa Leslie, and beloved film and TV icon Dick Van Dyke at his Malibu home.

Saturday, January 30 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT
Transgender Teen Jazz Jennings, Stars of Growing Pains, Robert Guillaume
Oprah sits down with transgender teen Jazz Jennings, who came out to her parents at only five years of age. Celebrity updates include "Growing Pains" child stars Tracey Gold and Jeremy Miller, plus "Benson's" Robert Guillaume.

Saturday, February 6 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT
Chaz Bono, Sugar Ray Leonard, Linda Blair, Star Trek's Nichelle Nichols
Oprah sits down with Chaz Bono, who reveals his ongoing struggle for public acceptance as a transgender man, along with his acting aspirations. Celebrity updates include Sugar Ray Leonard, "The Exorcist's" Linda Blair, and Nichelle Nichols of "Star Trek" fame.

Saturday, February 13 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT
Joan Lunden, Bindi Irwin, Kid 'n' Play, The Biggest Loser's Bob Harper
Oprah sits down with former "Good Morning America" anchor Joan Lunden nearly two years after Lunden's breast cancer diagnosis. Celebrity updates include Bindi Irwin, Kid 'n Play and "The Biggest Loser's" Bob Harper.

"Oprah: Where Are They Now?" is produced by Harpo Studios. Executive produced by Jill Van Lokeren, Julie Simpson and Veronica Votypka.

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http://www.wherearetheynow.buzz/. For more about "Oprah: Where Are They Now?" visit the brand new digital destination for all the scoop on child stars, rock 'n' roll legends, notorious reality TV stars, teen idols, and the most intriguing "Oprah" show guests and more. Right now get the exclusive update with Frenchy from "Grease", find out what made "Real Housewives" star Lisa Rinna sit in her bathtub and cry, and follow up with the woman who let Oprah and America in on her bra intervention.

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