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Old Aug 25th, 2004, 12:59 AM
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Oprah Tickets

How do I obtain Oprah Tickets to Taping While in Chicago
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Old Aug 25th, 2004, 02:39 AM
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Um, try oprah.com! All the info you need is there.
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Old Sep 2nd, 2004, 08:30 PM
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You must try to get through when the phone lines are open. It can take a while depending on the volume and how patient you are with redial. If you get through, they will give you your options for the dates available. If you are staying in a hotel, ask your concierge, sometimes they are able to help.
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Old Sep 3rd, 2004, 02:05 AM
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Take a look at http://www.oprah.com and/or http://www.newyorkshow.com/TV_Shows/...y_tickets.html

"The Oprah Winfrey Show generally tapes on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 9:00am and at 12:00 noon CST. Audience reservations 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 our Audience Department members. Periodically, you may be able to request last minute reservations via e-mail. "

1-312-591-9222 9 am - 5 pm Central time

Main show number is 1-312-633-0808
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Old Sep 13th, 2004, 03:13 AM
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Also, check with the concierge at your hotel, if staying at a hotel. The concierge at Peninsula was able to get me last minute tickets to see Oprah. Unfortunately, I was unable to go because I had already booked a flight that would not get there on time for the morning taping.
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Old Sep 13th, 2004, 08:10 AM
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If you were lucky enough to be in the audience today you got a free car. Everyone.
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Old Sep 13th, 2004, 08:13 AM
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Was that her BIG surprise?
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Old Sep 13th, 2004, 08:30 AM
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Yup. Heard on the news update.
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Old Sep 13th, 2004, 01:09 PM
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Get out of here! Is this for real? I would love to get on her favorite things show. Maybe I need to start calling.
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Old Sep 13th, 2004, 01:14 PM
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It's for real. Check out cnn.
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Old Sep 13th, 2004, 01:17 PM
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Very cool! I did read the audience was hand picked because they did NEED a car.
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Old Sep 13th, 2004, 01:17 PM
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BTW apparently the audience was not randomly selected but chosen on the basis of a recommendation of a family member or friend who submitted their name to producers because the person needed a car.
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Old Sep 13th, 2004, 01:49 PM
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:-? Hmmmmm...Mrs Kal and her sisters are planning a Fall run to Mall o' America...maybe I can have them go to Chicago and see The Oprah Show when Bill Gates, Richard Branson or Mark Cuban are on instead???
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Old Sep 14th, 2004, 08:03 AM
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Excellent idea Kal.
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Old Sep 14th, 2004, 08:13 AM
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I don't know how badly all the audience members needed a car. There was a local woman featured on our news out here who received a car and is planning on selling the car and donating the money to charity.
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Old Sep 14th, 2004, 08:59 AM
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Maybe the person's situation had changed since they were recommended for the show?
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Old Sep 14th, 2004, 10:32 AM
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This was a well planned publicity stunt between Pontiac and the show. All the cars were donated by Pontiac and the audience was very carefully screened so that they met the right demographics and "looked good".

To sum it up, it was really phony!! Just about what you might expect.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/art

icles/A19203-2004Sep13.html

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Old Sep 14th, 2004, 12:03 PM
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Curious, I'm curious as to what made you so cynical. Do you have another name that you use for your less cynical posts?
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Old Sep 14th, 2004, 12:07 PM
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Just let me in on her annual Holiday Show. They received some really cool loot last year to the tune of $10,000 per audience member.
 
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I read the article that Curious provides a link to. The hostility and jealousy in that article was toxic. Why so angry? Why so cynical? What's wrong with having fun at some advertisers expense? If you dislike Oprah, or anyone for that matter, you will find no good in anything they do and will be suspicious of every motive. I thought the show was a lot of fun and the benefit to many of those people was great. Who cares about product placement and advertising. If the companies want to pay to play then let the games begin.
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