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    OWN Renews ‘Greenleaf’ for Season 4

    OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network has greenlit a fourth season of drama series “Greenleaf” from Lionsgate, writer/executive producer Craig Wright, and executive producers Clement Virgo, Kriss Turner Towner, and Oprah Winfrey. The series stars Merle Dandridge as Grace Greenleaf, Lynn Whitfield as Lady Mae Greenleaf, and Keith David as Bishop Greenleaf. Season three guest stars include Patti […]

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    OWN Renews ‘Queen Sugar’ for Season 4

    Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) has renewed scripted drama for a fourth season ahead of the extended 90-minute season three finale (airing Wednesday, August 22 from 10-11:30 p.m. ET). In addition, “Queen Sugar” co-executive producer Anthony Sparks will take the reigns as showrunner/executive producer for season four, continuing DuVernay’s intention of providing showrunner opportunities to those […]

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    ‘The Jerry Springer Show’ Ends Production

    Veteran NBCUniversal talker “The Jerry Springer Show,” staple in syndication since 1991 (and the one talk show to out-rate the then dominant “Oprah Winfrey Show” for one season – in 1997-98) has stopped production on new episodes. Encore telecast will begin airing on The CW in daytime this fall. While not officially canceled, at least […]

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    Oprah Winfrey Receives Cecil B. de Mille Award at 2018 Golden Globe Awards

    Media icon Oprah Winfrey accepted the Cecil B. de Mille Award for lifetime achievement at the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 7. Winfrey is the first African-American female to receive the honor. In her acceptance speech that delivered a standing ovation from the celebrity crowd, she referred to legendary actor Sidney Poitier, producer […]

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    HBO’s ‘Big Little Lies’ Tops TV Winners in the ‘2018 Golden Globes’

    The 2018 “Golden Globe Awards,” hosted by Seth Meyers, featured several strong statements in support of the #MeToo movement. Oprah Winfrey, who received the Cecil B. DeMille award for lifetime achievement, praised the legions of women who have come forward with their #MeToo stories. “Speaking your truth is the most powerful tool you all have,” […]

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    Oprah Winfrey Becomes a Special Contributor to ’60 Minutes’

    Oprah Winfrey will become a special contributor to veteran CBS newsmagazine “60 Minutes,” with her first appearance on the Sunday night broadcast next fall. “There is only one Oprah Winfrey,” said “60 Minutes” executive producer Jeff Fager. “She has achieved excellence in everything she has touched. Her body of work is extraordinary, including thousands of […]

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    Saturday Final Nationals: NFL Network Wins Christmas Eve with Bengals-Texans

    NFL Network won its second consecutive Saturday night among total viewers (approx. 5.9 million), adults 18-49 (approx. 1.8 rating), adults 18-34 (approx. 1.6 rating) and adults 25-54 (approx. 2.1 rating) with another Saturday edition of “Thursday Night Football.” On this night, the game featured was the Cincinnati Bengals at the Houston Texans. As noted at […]

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