Video: Oprah Films Her 'Farewell Spectacular' Episode
By Jack Swiker
On May 17, 2011 Oprah Winfrey filmed two episodes of her show at Chicago's United Center for a two-day special titled "Surprise Oprah! A Farewell Spectacular."
The episodes feature guest appearances from some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry. Each of these special guests were surprises for Oprah from the producers of "The Oprah Winfrey Show."
Tom Hanks served as host for the first hour of the show and was eventually joined in celebrating Oprah's career with stars like Madonna, Beyonce Knowles, Will Smith, Jerry Seinfeld, and many more.
These two special episode of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" will air on Monday, May 23 and Tuesday, May 24.
Watch the video to see Tom Hanks and Tom Cruise surprise Oprah during her show.