The new season of The Oprah Winfrey Show kicked off with The Black Eyed Peas performing their hit "I Got a Feeling" while thousands of fans performed a FlashMob with choreographed dance steps. It was amazing to see such a massive crowd performing these steps. The show was staged along Chicago’s Magnificent Mile on Michigan Avenue. It was quite a spectacle.
It is Oprah's 24th season on air, and though I envision her coming on stage with the assistance of a cane, she still books current acts. If anyone, regardless of demographic group, tunes into the show you'll still find something of interest. The show is still an American institution of interest. Wednesday’s premier included acts as diverse as the aforementioned Black Eyed Peas, magician/illusionist Criss Angel and musical icon James Taylor.
If the show can take the entire summer and most of the spring off, and still be relevant ratings and culture wise, then expect to see Oprah for a long time to come.