Tag: OWN

#RelationshipGoals: Codie and Tommy Oliver Discuss Black Love in an ‘Instagram Society’

Whenever I visit my mama in Chicago, we partake in our recent habit of watching marathons of Black Love, a docuseries on OWN. From Tina Knowles Lawson’s sassy quips with Richard Lawson to Sterling K. Brown and Ryan Michelle Bathe’s love origin story, the laughs never stop. Behind the relationship tea are real-life examples of black […]

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OWN Just Announced 3 New Holiday Movies. I Am Totally Watching These With My Mama

One Fine Christmas; left, Carole’s Christmas; Baking ChristmasPhoto: Courtesy of OWN Hi! It’s not even Halloween yet and we’re talking about Christmas! Happens every year. Fight us. So, OWN recently announced a trifecta of tinsel-decorated films with its 2019 holiday season lineup. Each movie will premiere during the month of November as a perfect pre-game for […]

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OWN’s Greenleaf Is Back for a 4th Season and We Can All Rest Assured That the Drama Cometh

Photo: Paras Griffin (Getty Images for OWN: Oprah Winfey Network) When Greenleaf premiered June 21, 2016, it signaled a new direction for OWN beyond reality TV and Tyler Perry shows. As it embarks on its fourth season, the Memphis-set megachurch family drama, led by seasoned actors Keith David as Bishop James Greenleaf and Lynn Whitfield […]

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Black Women OWN the Conversation Puts Black Women in the Center

Black Women OWN the Conversation, a collaboration between OZY Media, co-owned by Carlos Watson, a former CNN and MSNBC analyst, and the Oprah Winfrey-branded network OWN, is a historic first for television. Launched August 24, the series features panels of such well-known women as Stacey Abrams, singer Monica, comedic actress Kym Whitley, Pose star Angelica […]

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Oprah, Tarell Alvin McCraney Discuss Their Quest to Validate Black Boys With New Series David Makes Man

Michael B. Jordan, left, Tarell Alvin McCraney, Oprah Winfrey and Akili McDowell attend the premiere of OWN’s David Makes Man at NeueHouse Hollywood on Aug. 6, 2019, in Los Angeles.Photo: Rachel Luna (Getty Images) For all of her otherworldly grace and wisdom, Oprah admits to one glaring blind spot. “I think most of the stories […]

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Robin Givens, Brian White and Essence Atkins Serve Up Ambitions for OWN

Photo: Guy D’Alema (OWN) Are you ready for some Ambitions? That’s the question super-producer Will Packer (Girls Trip, Ride Along, Think Like a Man and OWN reality dating show Ready to Love) and Oprah Winfrey’s OWN ask with their brand-new primetime soap starring Robin Givens, Brian White and Essence Atkins. With a lead-in from Tyler […]

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Queen Sugar’s Season 4 Premiered Last Night and Fam—It’s Crazy! Let’s Recap! In GIFs!

Photo: Skip Bolen (OWN) Queen Sugar’s fourth season debuted last night on OWN, and bruuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuh, they came out swinging. The episode, titled “Pleasure Is Back,” takes us back to St. Josephine, La., where our favorite cast of characters are all out here with their eyes on prizes and basking in the glow of love. It […]

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’30 Years Later and Not Much Has Changed’: Oprah’s Interview with The Exonerated Five to Air on Netflix and OWN

Oprah Interviews The Exonerated Five | When They See Us / Netflix (YouTube) Antron McCray, Korey Wise, Kevin Richardson, Raymond Santana and Yusef Salaam—once known as “The Central Park Five” are now “The Exonerated Five.” The five men, whose lives were tragically altered when they were unjustly convicted in two separate trials in connection with […]

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Queen Sugar Continues Its Matriarchy, Adds 4 New Directors. Cree Summer and Bryan Terrell Clark to Guest Star

(L-R): Cree Summer on May 10, 2019 in North Hollywood, Ca.; Bryan Terrell Clark on April 30, 2018 in New York City. Photo: Amanda Edwards (Getty Images), Ilya S. Savenok (Getty Images for inDEFINED) Less than a week ‘til we’re back with the Bordelons! Queen Sugar has been living up to its titular name, having […]

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