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    OWN Renews ‘Queen Sugar’ For Season Six

    Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) has ordered a sixth season of drama “Queen Sugar” one month prior to its fifth season premiere. Set in rural Louisiana and the fictional community of St. Josephine, the Anthony Sparks-showrun “Queen Sugar” focuses on the trio of Bordelon siblings, played by Dawn-Lyen Gardner, Rutina Wesley and Kofi Siriboe, and their extended family. “What […]

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    OWN Renews Drama Anthology ‘Cherish the Day’ for Season 2

    Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) has announced today the season two renewal of its anthology drama “Cherish the Day,” from Ava DuVernay, ARRAY Filmworks and Warner Bros. Television. The announcement marks DuVernay’s second series renewed at OWN after the filmmaker’s long-running drama “Queen Sugar” was previously picked up for a fifth season and is currently in […]

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    OWN Greenlights Drama ‘Delilah’

    Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) has given a straight-to-series order to “Delilah” for 2021 from “Greenleaf” creator Craig Wright. The series is produced by Warner Bros. Television and Harpo Films. The logline: “Delilah” will star Maahra Hill as Delilah Connolly, a headstrong, highly principled lawyer living in Charlotte, North Carolina. Delilah’s doing her best to raise two kids alone […]

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    HBO Max Acquires Drama ‘David Makes Man”

    Season one of OWN and Warner Horizon Scripted Television’s Peabody Award-winning series “David Makes Man,” a one-hour lyrical drama created by playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney (“Moonlight”), will be available to stream on HBO Max starting July 16. “David Makes Man” centers on David (Akili McDowell) , a 14-year-old prodigy from the projects who is haunted […]

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    Oprah Winfrey’s Two Night Town Hall on Racism Draws Just Under 11 Million Viewers

    “OWN Spotlight: Where Do We Go From Here,” the two night telecast discussing racism hosted by Oprah Winfrey and airing across the 19 cable networks under the Discovery umbrella, drew a combined just under 11 million viewers on Tuesday, June 9 and Wednesday, June 10, according to Nielsen. That tally includes encore telecasts, and the […]

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    ‘Greenleaf’ Spinoff in the Works at OWN

    Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) and producer Lionsgate TV are developing a spinoff from church drama “Greenleaf,” which concludes its five season run on Tuesday, June 23. “Greenleaf” centers on a Memphis family that runs a sprawling megachurch in Memphis chock full of scandalous secrets and lies. The series stars Merle Dandridge, Keith David, Lynn Whitfield, […]

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    OWN Drama ‘Greenleaf’ to End With Season Five

    Tennessee-set church drama “Greenleaf,” while will open season five at a undisclosed date in June, will be concluding at season end. Debuting on June 21, 2016, “Greenleaf” follows the unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family with scandalous secrets and lies, their palatial family mansion compound, and their sprawling Memphis megachurch with predominantly African-American members. The […]

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    OWN Cancels Drama ‘Ambitions’

    OWN has opted against a second season of drama “Ambitions.” Debuting on June 18, 2019, “Ambitions” was described as “a multigenerational family saga centered around one woman who, having recently relocated and intent on revitalizing her marriage, finds herself going head to head with some of the most powerful and deceitful players in the city.” […]

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