The First Ever Primetime 'Oprah Winfrey Oscar Special'

Los Angeles, Calif. (January 11, 2007) — Oprah Winfrey presents her first ever primetime Oscar® special celebrating Academy Award winners in an unprecedented way. Oscar winners Julia Roberts, Nicole Kidman and Jamie Foxx have chosen the award-winning actor they most want to talk to, and you?ll see their revealing and intimate interviews only on ?The Oprah Winfrey Oscar Special.?

Tune in as Julia Roberts meets George Clooney at his Los Angeles home. Then Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe sit down at the famed Beverly Hills Hotel for their first-ever on-camera appearance together, and Jamie Foxx goes one-on-one with the iconic Sidney Poitier on the stage where he won his Oscar for ?Lilies of the Field? in 1963.

?The Oprah Winfrey Oscar Special? airs THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22 (10:01-11:00 p.m., ET), and the 79th Annual Academy Awards air SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25 (5:00 p.m. PT/8:00 p.m. ET) on the ABC Television Network.

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