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Oprah's Harpo Studios Is Closing

AP | Posted 03.03.2015 | Media

CHICAGO (AP) -- Oprah Winfrey will close Harpo Studios in Chicago, where she filmed "The Oprah Winfrey Show" for more than 20 years, this December, an...

Moody's Downgrades Chicago in a Financial Version of the Polar Plunge

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 05.03.2015 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Mayor Rahm Emanuel didn't do the Polar Plunge this year, but Chicago's credit rating took an icy dive. That's bad news for everyone in Illinois, not just Chicagoans.

PREVIEW: 'The Rosie Show' Debuts Monday

Posted 12.10.2011 | Chicago

Rosie O'Donnell's much-anticipated return to television -- "The Rosie Show" -- is set to debut Monday evening at 6 p.m. CT, 7 p.m. ET on the Oprah Win...

Naughty But Nice Rob

Winfrey To O'Donnell: 'This Is My Nightmare'

HuffingtonPost.com | Naughty But Nice Rob | Posted 12.03.2011 | Media

Rosie O'Donnell is making Oprah Winfrey's old headquarters her OWN. And although O'Donnell has inherited one of the finest production teams, she is d...

Oprah Officially Hands Over Harpo Studios To Rosie

Posted 11.15.2011 | Chicago

With the Thursday afternoon unveiling of a sign welcoming Rosie O'Donnell's new talk show outside the Near West Side's Harpo Studios, daytime diva Opr...

Oprah Becomes CEO Of OWN

Posted 09.12.2011 | Media

Oprah is taking complete control of her struggling OWN network by becoming its new CEO. The move was announced on Wednesday. Sheri Salata and Erik ...

Harpo Studios Plans Layoffs Following Oprah's Last Show

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 08.09.2011 | Chicago

Just two weeks after the final "Oprah" show aired, Harpo Studios announced plans to lay off an unspecified amount of workers. Under state law, the ...

Oprah's Final Episode Focuses On Fans, Memories

AP | CARYN ROUSSEAU | Posted 07.24.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — In the end, it was just Oprah. For the final episode of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" taped Tuesday, the talk show queen appeared alone on...

Chicago Prepares For Life Without Oprah

AP | CARYN ROUSSEAU | Posted 07.12.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Before Oprah Winfrey looks west to Los Angeles and her new cable station the talk show queen finds herself saying goodbye to her belov...

'Oprah Winfrey Way': Mayor Daley Names Chicago Street For Talk Show Legend

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 07.11.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — What do you get the woman who has everything and has given away just about everything? On Wednesday, outgoing Chicago Mayor Richard D...

This Woman Won A Car And Built A Dream

Black Voices | Trymaine Lee | Posted 07.03.2011 | Business

On a day that assistant principle Kiley Russell should have been attending the first day of school, she was sitting in the audience of 'The Oprah Winf...

Rosie O'Donnell's New Talk Show Will Tape At Oprah's Chicago Studio

Posted 05.29.2011 | Chicago

Oprah Winfrey may be leaving town, but her Harpo Studio One will not be vacant. Harpo executives announced Tuesday that Rosie O'Donnell will begin...

Rosie Moving Into Oprah's Studios

Posted 05.29.2011 | Media

Rosie O'Donnell is taking over Oprah's Chicago studios when her new show for the Oprah Winfrey Network begins, it was announced Tuesday. The move k...

Oprah Starring As Brothel Madam In HBO Movie

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Oprah will star as the madam of a Congolese brothel in an HBO adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Ruined." The film will be produced by Opr...

PHOTOS: The Many Times Oprah's Been Sued

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Oprah Winfrey was sued last week--this time by a woman who claimed she was wrongfully terminated. But it is far from the first time that someone has b...

Talking to Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Andrew Ordon of The Doctors

Jeff Rivera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jeff Rivera

Dr. Andrew Ordon is one of the members of the Emmy nominated hit show, The Doctors. He is a Beverly Hills plastic and reconstructive surgeon who do...

Oprah Winfrey Lawsuit: Harpo Studios Sued For Breach Of Contract After Not Paying Fitness Duo

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Two fitness trainers filed a lawsuit against Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Studios Wednesday after they allegedly were hired to create a "customized fitness p...

Oprah Leaving Chicago, But Harpo Productions Will Stay

chicagotribune.com | Phil Rosenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

For all the changes that Oprah Winfrey set in motion with her announcement last month that she will be ending her syndicated daytime talk show in 21 m...

What Will It Mean To Lose Oprah?

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Step outside Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Studios and into the near west side neighborhood that's been home to her television talk show for t...

Suspicious Package Outside Oprah's Harpo Studios

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Bomb and arson detectives say a suspicious package discovered outside Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Studios in Chicago is harmless. Chicago P...