Oprah Sits Down With Michael Sam
Oprah Winfrey speaks exclusively with Michael Sam in his first television interview since being cut from the NFL on a special episode of “Oprah Prime” airing Saturday, December 27 at 10:30-11:30 p.m. ET/PT on OWN.
Oprah Winfrey Network. The interview follows the 90-minute documentary that follows the life of Michael Sam, who made history when he became the first openly gay football player drafted into the NFL (9-10:30 p.m. ET/PT).
About “Oprah Prime: Michael Sam:”
Oprah Winfrey exclusively speaks with Michael Sam on “Oprah Prime,” discussing the worldwide reaction following his public announcement. Michael talks about his historic decision to come out as a gay man in the world of pro sports and his triumphs and tears as he pursues a career in professional football. Following his release from the St. Louis Rams, Michael was signed to the Dallas Cowboys practice squad, though was waived after seven weeks and is now a free agent. Oprah and Michael also talk about his difficult childhood, his boyfriend Vito, and how he hopes sharing his story will further the conversation around equality. “Oprah Prime” is produced by Harpo Studios, and is executive produced by Andrea Wishom and Tara Montgomery. #OprahPrime