Oprah Brings Back Tom Cruise, Books More Biggies for Sweeps

by | April 23, 2010 at 3:29 PM | TV News

Oprah Winfrey, Tom Cruise and Kristen Stewart (Kevin Winter/Frazer Harrison/Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)

Oprah Winfrey, Tom Cruise and Kristen Stewart (Kevin Winter/Frazer Harrison/Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)

The Oprah Winfrey Show‘ is bringing in the big guns – including one Top Gun – when it comes to booking guests for the May sweeps ratings period, which  kicks off Thursday, April 29.

The most noteworthy get is Tom Cruise, who very famously during his last visit leaped and bounded on Oprah’s couch as he celebrated his newfound romance with Katie Holmes. This time, Cruise will stop by with Cameron Diaz to thump for their new action flick ‘Knight & Day.’

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Among the big O’s other big bookings, as reported by the Orlando Sentinel:

April 29: Rielle Hunter aka the onetime lover and baby mama of former Sen. John Edwards

May 3: Former First Lady Laura Bush, with daughters Jenna and Barbara

May 7: Christina Aguilera, serving up a performance from Radio City Music Hall

May 11: Hide your Twitter – it’s Justin Bieber!

May 13: Hide that cut on your ankle – it’s ‘The Twilight Saga: Eclipse’s Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner and Dakota Fanning!

May 18: ‘Oprah’ correspondent Lisa Ling and her sister Laura talk about the latter’s captivity in North Korea

May 24: Pretty woman Julia Roberts promotes the movie ‘Eat, Pray, Love’

May 25: Will Smith, wife Jada Pinkett Smith (‘HawthoRNe’) and their two kids talk up son Jaden’s ‘The Karate Kid’