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Fans of talk show giant, Oprah Winfrey, have a limited amount of time to enjoy her popular show.

Tim Bennett, president of Harpo, Inc. announced Thursday that “The Oprah Winfrey Show” will air its final episode on Sept. 9, 2011, marking her 25th season.

Winfrey will make the official announcement Friday on her show at 4 p.m. on WCCO.

The early announcement went out to partners of Harpo, Inc.

Bennett said the decision comes after several weeks of conversations to decide the fate of “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” but in the end Oprah made the final call.

If fans enjoyed the last 24 years of the talk show host, staff of “The Oprah Winfrey Show” say that’s just the beginning. History will be made as the show begins its countdown to the finale.

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