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The Oprah Winfrey Show

The Oprah Winfrey Show taping schedule varies from week to week. There are no weekend tapings. A more specific list of available dates will be given to you by a member of the Audience Department when you call.
The show season runs from August through November and then January through May.

Audience reservations for The Oprah Winfrey Show are available almost exclusively by phone. Demand far exceeds supply, so you may receive a lot of busy phone signals before getting through to one of their Audience Department members.

You must speak with a member of the Audience Department in order to obtain reservations. Reservations are not guaranteed due to schedule changes at any time. Promises of reservations through other sources are not valid. Do not pay anyone money for The Oprah Winfrey Show reservations.

If you have tickets:
Arrival for morning tapings is between 7:00 and 7:30 am
Arrival for afternoon tapings is between 11:00 and 11:30 am
Avoid wearing beige or white colors
There will be absolutely no standbys or walk-ins
You must be 18 years or older to attend a taping of The Oprah Winfrey Show
All audience members must have a valid photo ID to enter the studio

General Info

When Oprah came to Chicago in 1984, she took the city and the world by storm. Her highly acclaimed, award winning talk show has entertained and educated millions around the world for over two decades. Oprah has a special talent for making each show unique, witty, insightful and unlike any previous show. Her warm personality, intelligence and commitment to excellence sets her far above the competition - and you can be a part of her audience.