She's off the small screen, but might Oprah Winfrey play a role in big screen affairs next year?

Motion Picture Academy sources tell The Chicago Sun-Times that the former talk show host is in contention to host the 2012 Academy Awards. The event will be broadcast on ABC, which has a close relationship with Oprah, and a deal could even be finagled that would give OWN exclusive rights to some kind of post-Oscars telecast.

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Oprah Winfrey concludes 25 years of her talk show tomorrow.

But a slew of huge names gathered in Chicago last week to tape a farewell to this television goddess. For a special that aired yesterday afternoon, Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes, Madonna, Halle Berry and Will Smith, among others, saluted Oprah inside the United Center.

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Amid the shocking revelation that her husband cheated on her with - and impregnated - Mildred Patricia Baena, Maria Shriver made a surprise appearance Tuesday at the taping of the penultimate episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show.

Her visit came less than 24 hours after Arnold Schwarzenegger publicly admitted he had fathered a child with the couple's former household staff member, and just a week after Shriver and Schwarzenegger announced their separation.

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Author James Frey is returning to the scene of his public evisceration by Oprah Winfrey five years ago. The rematch will be one of O's final episodes.

Frey was simply CRUSHED by Oprah in 2006 when she found out he made up a ton of details in his hugely popular memoir, A Million Little Pieces.

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Michael Vick, who fell from grace as an NFL star and landed in a federal prison for dogfighting, only to reemerge as a star years later, is coming to Oprah.

The talk show queen's interview with Philadelphia Eagles quarterback is set to air on Thursday. Oprah Winfrey will also do an extensive feature on Vick.

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Oprah Winfrey Biography

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Oprah Winfrey Quotes

I like money. It's good for buying things. What you want is money with meaning. Meaning is what brings real richness to your life.

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Anyone that tells you that having your own private jet isn't great is lying to you.