Robin Williams tribute to air on Oprah's OWN
Robin Williams tributes continue this weekend with Oprah Winfrey’s OWN airing two specials to honor the late actor-comedian.
Williams appeared on the syndicated Oprah show 14 times. OWN will air two of those episodes. The first is his in-studio debut on the show from 1988. In the hour, “a candid Williams … shares deeply personal stories about filming Good Morning, Vietnam, his early childhood and more.”
The second episode is from 1991: “Ranging from silly to sentimental, the … actor opens up to Oprah about everything from drug abuse, what being married to him is like, fatherhood, working on the feature films The Fisher King and Dead Poet’s Society, his creative inspiration and his thoughts on aging and turning 40.”
The episodes will air Sunday, Aug. 17 at 7 and 8 p.m., respectively. In addition, Disney plans to air its 1992 animated film Aladdin, which co-starred Williams, across several networks this week.