Oprah Winfrey will speak exclusively with Lance Armstrong in his first no-holds-barred interview, ‘Oprah Winfrey and Lance Armstrong: A Worldwide Exclusive’. Armstrong will address the alleged doping scandal, years of accusations of cheating and charges of lying about the use of performance-enhancing drugs throughout his storied cycling career.
The special 90-minute show will premiere on Friday, January 18, 2013 at 1PM and 9PM on Discovery Channel and will repeat on Sunday, January 20 at 9PM.
In the interview, Winfrey speaks with Armstrong at his home in Austin, Texas in the only interview since the seven-time Tour de France winner was stripped of his titles and dropped from millions of dollars in endorsement deals after the US Anti-Doping Agency released an extensive report accusing the renowned cyclist of doping throughout his career.
Armstrong was given a lifetime ban on competing professionally. Late last year, Armstrong resigned as chairman of the foundation he created, Livestrong, which has raised hundreds of millions of dollars in the fight against cancer.