Oprah to host Olympians next week

Oprah Winfrey will start her 23rd season with more than 150 Olympic athletes at Chicago's Millennium Park.

The show tapes on Wednesday, September 3, at Jay Pritzker Pavilion at 10 a.m. and is intended to show support for Chicago's push to host the 2016 summer games.

The show will include Team USA members Michael Phelps, Nastia Liukin, Dara Torres, Kobe Bryant, Lisa Leslie, Misty May-Treanor, Kerri Walsh, Carmelo Anthony and Dwyane Wade.

It will air on Monday, September 8, 2008 as the season premiere.

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