03/28/2011 at 07:00 AM EDT
Twenty-five years of shows – and now, a date to wrap it all up
Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Productions confirmed Friday that the talk-show queen will air the final episode of her iconic daytime TV program, The Oprah Winfrey Show
, on May 25.
The show has been in reruns lately, but Winfrey, 57, Tweeted last week
that she is hard at work on the final six weeks of episodes, with all-new shows returning April 7.
"Hard at work planning the final shows – can't wait to share w/ u all!" she wrote.
There'll be no rest for the weary after May 25, though. Winfrey, of course, now has her own cable station, the Oprah Winfrey Network
, to run.