Tom Cruise, Oprah Winfrey Together Again

CBS’ The Oprah Winfrey Show will spend not one but two days focusing on the 25-year career of Tom Cruise Friday, May 2 and Monday, May 5, according to AP.

The movie star last appeared on Oprah in May 2005, and his couch-jumping -- accompanied by proclamations of love for then-new girlfriend Katie Holmes -- have remained fodder for YouTube parodies ever since.

Three years later, Cruise and Holmes are married and have a daughter, Suri, 2.

The two-episode arc will first feature Cruise escorting Winfrey through his home in Telluride, Colo. Cruise returns to Winfrey’s couch May 5.

Paige Albiniak

Contributing editor Paige Albiniak has been covering the business of television for nearly 25 years. She is a longtime contributor to Next TV, Broadcasting + Cable and Multichannel News. She concurrently serves as editorial director for entertainment marketing association Promax. She has written for such publications as TVNewsCheck, The New York Post, Variety, CBS Watch and more. Albiniak was B+C’s Los Angeles bureau chief from September 2002 to 2004, and an associate editor covering Congress and lobbying for the magazine in Washington, D.C., from January 1997-September 2002.