Apple TV+ and Oprah Winfrey announce The Oprah Conversation
Apple TV+ and Oprah Winfrey have announced a new series that will continue to explore impactful and relevant topics with fascinating thought leaders from all over the world entitled The Oprah Conversation, which will debut on the streaming platform this week.
Filmed remotely and incorporating audience engagement, Oprah will lead timely and intimate discussions with today’s foremost newsmakers, thought leaders, and masters of their craft. Bringing truth and perspective to a range of topics shaping our world, they reveal gripping stories of human connection.
In the debut episode, “How to Be an Antiracist,” Oprah and bestselling author Professor Ibram X. Kendi will speak with white readers who confront their own racist beliefs and will be available to stream for free exclusively on Apple TV+ beginning Thursday, July 30 at 4:00 p.m. PST.
“The Oprah Conversation” will continue with a special two-part interview with athlete, commentator, activist and creator and host of “Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man,” Emmanuel Acho on Friday, August 7. In Part 1, Acho will speak to Oprah about his web series and take questions from white viewers. Part 2 of the interview will see Acho and Oprah dive deeper into their raw, unfiltered discussions about race in response to bold questions from white and LatinX guests.
The series will also offer poignant conversations between Oprah and change makers such as Equal Justice Initiative founder and bestselling author Bryan Stevenson, a pivotal voice on racism in America whose story and memoir inspired the acclaimed film Just Mercy.
The Oprah Conversation will premiere alongside Oprah Talks COVID-19 and Oprah’s Book Club, both of which are now streaming in more than 100 countries on Apple TV+.