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This Was The Very First Celebrity Guest On 'Piers Morgan Tonight'

Piers Morgan's very first guest on Piers Morgan Tonight is actually one of our favourite stars...
April 25, 2020 - 08:40 / Laura Pérez

CNN's Piers Morgan Tonight premiered on January 17, 2011. During the show's run, the British television personality interviewed numerous celebrities, including actors, politicians, and public figures. Who was Piers Morgan's very first guest? Find out below...

From 2011 to 2014, Piers Morgan hosted Piers Morgan Live (formerly known as Piers Morgan Tonight.) Throughout the show's run, the British journalist interviewed many celebrities, including actors, public figures, and politicians.

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Piers Morgan's American television talk show filled in the former Larry King Show time slot, changing from an interview format to a breaking news program. Do you know who his first celebrity guest was? Find out below...

Piers Morgan arriving at the Chain Of Hope Gala Ball held at Grosvenor House, on November 17, 2017 in London, England

This was the very first celebrity guest on Piers Morgan Tonight

The first celebrity Piers Morgan interviewed on his talk show was the one and only Oprah Winfrey! Back in the day, he said his first guest had to be perfect, and we all have to agree Oprah was most definitely the right choice!

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Oprah appeared on Piers Morgan Tonight on January 17, 2011. "Everyone has interviewed Oprah over the years. Is my interview as good as the ones that have been done before? She thought so. I guarantee you’ll enjoy this one," Piers added.

Oprah speaks onstage during 'Oprah's 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus Tour', Inglewood, California, 2020

Oprah Winfrey, considered to be one of the most powerful female celebrities, revealed she had been told Piers Morgan was a great interviewer, "I can't wait to see how good he is," she said before appearing on the show's debut. During the interview, she talked about how iconic civil rights campaigner Martin Luther King, would have been proud to see Barack Obama as the President of the United States.