Sneak Peek - Shaquille O'Neal Featured on Next OPRAH'S MASTER CLASS
The acclaimed, Emmy-nominated series OPRAH'S MASTER CLASS featuring an unprecedented first-person insight into the brilliant minds of entertainers and public figures we love, respect and admire, is in its sixth season with a new episode on Saturday, September 16 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK featuring NBA champion and Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal.
Following are advance clips
Shaquille O'Neal Explains the Meaning Behind His Unique Name
NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal reveals the English translation of his first and middle names, and explains their significance to his mother.
How Shaquille O'Neal Knows Kobe Bryant Respected Him
Shaquille O'Neal describes a moment in Game 7 of the 2000 NBA Western Conference Finals that showed him that his teammate Kobe Bryant respected him.
Shaquille O'Neal: Kobe Bryant and I Are the Most Dominant Duo in Lakers History
Shaquille O'Neal asserts that he and fellow L.A. Lakers star Kobe Bryant were the greatest basketball pair that the storied NBA franchise has ever seen.
Shaquille O'Neal: "Ego" Ended My Relationship with Penny Hardaway
NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal talks about how a lack of communication between him and his former teammate Anfernee 'Penny' Hardaway led to their fallout.
About the Episode: At over seven feet tall, NBA Hall-of-Famer and four-time champion Shaquille O'Neal was born to play basketball, but that doesn't mean it came easy. Shaq leaned on his loving mother and disciplined stepfather who shaped and guide him every step of the way.
About Master Class Season Six: One of the longest-running OWN series, "Oprah's Master Class" has featured in-depth interviews with over 50 masters. From award-winning musicians and box-office busting actors to groundbreaking leaders, this all-new season includes such luminaries as world-famous actor/comedian Kevin Hart (June 10), film and TV mogul Tyler Perry (August 22), Emmy-winning actress Lynn Whitfield (August 23), Original King of Comedy and television personality STEVE HARVEY (September 2), hip-hop pioneer LL Cool J (September 9), NBA champion and Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal (September 16), and multi-platinum singer-songwriter Usher and R&B legend and the "Empress of Soul" Gladys Knight (September 23).
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About OPRAH'S MASTER CLASS The acclaimed Emmy-nominated series "Oprah's Master Class," winner of NAACP and Gracie Awards, returns for its sixth season. Featuring unprecedented first-person insight into the brilliant minds of entertainers and public figures we love, respect and admire, "Oprah's Master Class" tells the stories you've never heard from the people you thought you knew best. Hand-picked by Oprah Winfrey for their unique impact on the world, true modern masters share the greatest lessons they've learned along the way, including their successes, failures, triumphs, disappointments and heartbreaks. "Oprah's Master Class" premiered on January 1, 2011, the very first day that the network went on the air, and has featured in-depth interviews with over 50 legendary masters, including such luminaries as Maya Angelou, Tom Brokaw, Diahann Carroll, Jane Fonda, Berry Gordy, Goldie Hawn, Alicia Keys, Lenny Kravitz, Sidney Poitier, Susan Sarandon, Diane Sawyer, Justin Timberlake, Barbara Walters, Jay Z, and many more.
"Oprah's Master Class" is produced by RadicalMedia for the OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. The series is directed by Annetta Marion and Michael Bonfiglio, executive produced by Oprah Winfrey and Jonathan Sinclair for OWN, and Annetta Marion, Justin Wilkes, and Jon Kamen executive produced for RadicalMedia.
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