Sneak Peek - Genie Francis & More Set for Next OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

In an all-new episode of the popular series, OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Oprah Winfrey sits down with child prodigy Greg Smith, 16 years after the boy genius and former "Oprah" Show guest made headlines when he entered college at just ten years of age. Celebrity updates include Genie Francis, one half of daytime TV's biggest super couple, "General Hospital's" Luke and Laura; Somali-born Supermodel Iman, who walked away from the runway at the height of her career to build her own cosmetics company, and Amy Van Dyken, the six-time Olympic gold medalist who suffered a paralyzing spinal cord injury in 2014. The show airs Saturday, April 16 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.

Following are advance clips from "Oprah: Where Are They Now?" (with embed code):

Genie Francis: The impact of playing Laura on GH so early in her acting career

http://www.wherearetheynow.buzz/genie-francis-thought-general-hospital-holding-back

Amy Van Dyken: Her hopes and dreams for the future

http://www.wherearetheynow.buzz/former-olympian-amy-van-dykens-plans-future

Greg Smith: The impact of overwhelming media attention on this "child prodigy"

http://www.wherearetheynow.buzz/media-spotlight-affected-boy-genius

Daytime TV legend Genie Francis opens up the coastal Maine home she shares with her husband of 28 years, actor Jonathan Frakes ("Star Trek: The Next Generation"), and shares her feelings about everything from her controversial departure from "General Hospital," to facing an empty nest as her children prepare to leave home, to her 2015 return to the hit show that made her a star when she was just 19. Then, in an interview filmed several months prior to the death of husband David Bowie, Somalian supermodel Iman recounts the trajectory of her successful modeling career and why she suddenly walked away from the runway. Now, at 60, Iman offers her observations on the fashion industry today, as well as what she did when she turned 50 that keeps her looking her best at any age. Next, the first woman to win four medals in one Olympic Games (she went on to win another two as well), Amy Van Dyken suffered a paralyzing accident in June of 2014. With her Olympic determination fully intact, Amy recalls the events surrounding her near-fatal accident, how she is pushing her limits today, and what's next for her in the world of competitive sports. Then, we meet the woman who millions of us know simply as Siri, THE VOICE of iPhone. She's voice actress Susan Bennett, and she unknowingly landed one of the biggest voice jobs in the world. Finally, back in 1999, The "Oprah" Show introduced the world to child prodigy Greg Smith, who advanced from second to eighth grade in just one school year, and entered college at the age of ten. Today, Oprah Winfrey sits down with Greg, now 26, to find out what ever became of the boy genius so many viewers have written to inquire about.

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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. Currently, share an exclusive moment with singer/songwriter Brian McKnight, who reveals what it takes to turn a good song into a huge hit. Plus, catch up with HERE COMES HONEY BOO BOO matriarch Mama June as she discusses her recent weight loss and lets our cameras peek into her fridge.

To watch a sneak peek of the episode, click here (with embed code): First Look: http://www.wherearetheynow.buzz/follow-oprah-show-guest-boy-genius

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