Oprah Winfrey ‘Would Love’ to Bring Back Her Daytime Talk Show

Oprah Winfrey at the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Arrivals, Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, CA 01-18-14 (Credit: S. Bukley/Deposit Photos)

Nearly a decade after the last episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show aired, Oprah Winfrey admits she still thinks about bringing it back.

“I would love to make that happen, let me tell you,” the talk show titan said in an interview with Entertainment Tonight. “But maybe not every day. For 25 years, it was perfect.”

Winfrey said she misses the series when big stories break and during election cycles.

“I think, ‘Oh gee, I wish I had a show,’ ” she revealed.

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The syndicated strip premiered in 1986 and ended in 2011, after airing more than 700 episodes.

The Emmy-winning program was known for its celebrity interviews, self-help segments and extravagant giveaways. It became one of the longest-running daytime shows in television history, and helped launch the TV careers of Phil McGraw and Iyanla Vanzant, just to name a few.

Winfrey now runs the OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, produces films and is currently promoting her new book, The Path Made Clear: Discovering Your Life’s Direction and Purpose.

OWN is a multinational cable television network that launched in January 2011, and by February was available to approximately 81.9 million homes. The network is a joint venture between Warner Bros. Discovery and Harpo Studios, and replaced the Discovery Health Channel.