OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada) Remembers Prince with Special Re-Airing of Iconic 1996 Interview from The Oprah Winfrey Show Saturday, April 23 at 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. ET


Photo caption: Oprah with Prince inside his recording studio at Paisley Park in Minneapolis 
Photo Credit: Harpo Inc./George Burns

Toronto, Canada – In memory of Prince, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada) will present a special re-airing with one of the music legend’s rare television interviews from The Oprah Winfrey Show in 1996 to air this Saturday, April 23 at 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. ET on OWN (Canada).

In what was the first interview following his iconic name change, Oprah chats with the artist about his musical genius, lifestyle, soul mate and future in music. Oprah visits Prince’s personal recording studio at Paisley Park in Minneapolis, where Prince played a few bars of ‘Purple Rain’ for her on his purple piano.

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