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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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    OWN Renews ‘David Makes Man’ for Season Two

    OWN has greenlit drama “David Makes Man” from Academy Award winner Tarell Alvin McCraney (“Moonlight”) for a second season. Set in South Florida, this lyrical coming-of-age story centers on a teenage prodigy named David who lives in the projects but attends a magnet school for academically gifted youngsters. David, played by Akili McDowell, straddles two […]

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    OWN Orders Celebrity Relationship Series ‘#LoveGoals’

    OWN has greenlit an unscripted relationship series titled “#LoveGoals,” which is scheduled to premiere in March 2020. In the series, family and relationship therapist Spirit, counsels five celebrity couples: Benzino and Althea Heart (“Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta”); former NFL wide receiver and rapper Dwayne Bowe and wife Theresa Bowe; Sundy Carter (“Basketball Wives”) and […]

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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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    OWN Orders Coming-Of-Age Drama Series from ‘Moonlight’s Tarell Alvin McCraney

    OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network has greenlit a one-hour coming-of-age drama, still-to-be titled, from “Moonlight” co-writer and executive producer Tarell Alvin McCraney and Warner Horizon Scripted Television, the studio behind the network’s “Queen Sugar. Set in South Florida at the end of Barack Obama’s presidency, the series will follow a 14-year-old prodigy who is grieving the […]

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    OWN Picks Up Docuseries ‘Released’ and ‘Checking Inn’

    OWN has ordered two new series – “Released,” produced by Lucky 8 TV, and “Checking Inn” from Trooper Entertainment in association with Lionsgate Television, which is a working title and follows former Essence Magazine editor-in-chief Monique Greenwood as she pursues her lifelong dream of running her own bed and breakfast. “Released” will feature first-person narratives […]

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