Oprah Winfrey Lands President Bush & Jackson’s Parents
First Published: October 22, 2010 2:42 PM EDT Credit: Getty Images
CHICAGO, Ill. -- Former President George W. Bush and Michael Jackson’s parents are among the big names “The Oprah Winfrey Show” has booked for the November ratings sweeps.
Harpo Productions released a schedule Friday, including a show featuring Bush discussing his memoir, “Decision Points,” on Nov. 9 — the day of its release.
No date was given for the Jacksons’ interview. The production company says Katherine Jackson will talk about her son’s life from childhood stardom to his death. She’ll be joined by her husband, Joe Jackson.
On Nov. 1, Portia de Rossi (DeGeneres) will sit down to talk about her battles with eating disorders, coming out as a lesbian in Hollywood and her life with wife Ellen DeGeneres.
On Nov. 2, Ricky Martin will talk about raising twin boys and his decision to come out as gay.
On Nov. 11, Marie Osmond will break her silence over the death of her son.
On Nov. 15, Whoopi Goldberg will reunite with Oprah to talk about 25 years since they co-starred in “The Color Purple.”
Singer and actress Barbra Streisand will appear for an interview and a rare performance Nov. 16.
This is the 25th and final season of Winfrey’s talk show.