Oprah Snags Tracy Morgan, Mega Pastor Joel Osteen For ‘Super Soul Sunday’

Tracy Morgan, Oprah Winfrey

Tracy Morgan, Oprah Winfrey


The all-new season of two-time Emmy award-winning series “Super Soul Sunday” premieres Sunday, March 13 at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. “Super Soul Sunday” features Oprah Winfrey’s inspirational interviews designed to help viewers awaken to their best selves and discover a deeper connection to the world around them.

Joel Osteen

Joel Osteen

On March 27th, Oprah will speak with Pastor Joel Osteen, one of America’s most influential religious and spiritual leaders, about his most recent bestselling book “The Power of I Am: Two Words That Will Change Your Life Today” and the meaning behind this core principle. As Senior Pastor of the 16,800 seat Lakewood megachurch in Houston, Texas, the largest congregation in the U.S., Pastor Osteen shares with Oprah that whatever follows “I am” will always come looking for you. In this uplifting conversation, he shares the power behind the words we speak and how joy can manifest into strength.

Tracy Morgan shows off his huge gold chains as he leaves the 'Tonight Show' with his family

On April 3rd, acclaimed actor/comedian Tracy Morgan will also sit down for a rare and intimate conversation as he begins to step back into the spotlight following a devastating multi-car crash in 2014 where a tractor-trailer struck his tour bus on the New Jersey Turnpike. Tracy sustained a life-threatening brain injury and suffered the loss of his close friend and fellow comic, James “Jimmy Mack” McNair, who was tragically killed in the accident. Oprah and Tracy discuss the spiritual encounter he had with God while in a medically induced coma, as well as the details of his personal transformation and how his outlook on life has changed through the recovery process.

They also discuss the outpouring of love and support he received following the accident and how the medicine of humor and laughter helped in his remarkable recovery. Tracy is best known for his seven years as a cast member on “Saturday Night Live,” starring on the hit comedy “30 Rock” as was most recently named one of Barbara Walters’ 10 Most Fascinating People of 2015.

“Super Soul Sunday” will also feature thought-provoking, in-depth interviews with criminal justice activist Shaka Senghor (3/13); psychologist Daniel Goleman (3/20);  New York Times bestselling author Cheryl Strayed (4/10) and religious scholar Reza Aslan (4/17). Pastor Osteen March 27th and actor/comedian Tracy Morgan on April 3rd.

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Authored by: Kellie Williams