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OWN Announces ‘Time of Essence’: A 5-part Docuseries

OWN set to premiere Essence magazine Series 'Time of Essence' a Five-Part Documentary Series Celebrating the Evolution of A Trailblazing Publication And One of America's Most Iconic Brands featuring Halle Berry, Whoopi Goldberg, Regina Hall, Beverly Johnson And More

*OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announces the imaginative new original docuseries, “Time of Essence,” a celebration of the trailblazing magazine that reaches a global community of over 20 million Black women and has revealed some of the most captivating and influential covers of the past half-century. The five-part, one-hour documentary series premieres this summer on OWN. […]

Barrels of Drama: OWN Drops First Full-Length Trailer for ‘The Kings of Napa’ (Watch)

The Kings of Napa

*The first full trailer for OWN’s juicy new drama, “The Kings of Napa,” has been uncorked. From acclaimed writer and executive producer Janine Sherman Barrois (“Claws,” “Self-Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker”) and Warner Bros. Television, the Napa Valley-set series follows an aspirational African American family whose wealth and status land them […]

‘Eggs Over Easy’: Keshia Knight Pulliam, Andra Day in OWN Doc About Infertility in Black Community (Trailer)

Andra Day

*Keshia Knight Pulliam is not walking on eggshells when it comes to conversations about the reproductive health of Black women. The one-time Cosby kid was supposed to just executive produce and narrate “Eggs Over Easy,” a documentary under the network’s first-ever health initiative, OWN Your Health, exploring women’s reproductive choices, options, and barriers. Little did […]

NEW TRAILER: See What Drama Awaits the Bordelons in ‘Queen Sugar’ Season 6

Bordelons

*Prosper suddenly has a daughter, Ralph Angel flirts unsuccessfully with the streets to feed his growing family, and Nova literally has a bulls-eye on her head in the new Season 6 trailer for “Queen Sugar,” returning this fall. Oprah Winfrey Network announced Wednesday that its popular drama series, created and executive produced by filmmaker Ava […]

OWN to Air Director Oge Egbuonu’s Powerful Ode to Black Women ‘(In)Visible Portraits’ (Trailer)

*OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network has picked up the evocative documentary film “OWN Spotlight: (In)Visible Portraits” from thought leader, storyteller and filmmaker, Oge Egbuonu, as her directorial debut to air in 2021. Nearly three years in the making, (In)Visible Portraits is a powerful celebration of Black women sharing their stories of struggle, resilience and beyond. Described by Egbuonu as a “love […]

OWN to Premiere First Ever Food Programming Block in November (Video)

*OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today its first ever food programming block with four all-new original cooking shows premiering on Saturday, Nov. 14 featuring celebrated African American chefs. The programming starts at 12 p.m. ET/PT with “Lovely Bites” starring Chef Connie “Lovely” Jackson, followed by “Tregaye’s Way” at 12:30 p.m. ET/PT starring Chef Tregaye Fraser, […]

OWN Announces Two New Fall Series, Expands Popular Unscripted Programming

*LOS ANGELES – OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today that beginning in October the network will expand its successful unscripted programming block to two nights, on Fridays and Saturdays, and will debut two new series along with new seasons of its popular hits. Friday nights will begin October 23 with two series from record-breaking filmmaker […]

Black Fatherhood Celebrated in OWN Special ‘They Call Me Dad’ (Trailer)

*OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced Wednesday the one-hour special “OWN Spotlight: They Call Me Dad,” a celebration of Black fatherhood that’s set to premiere on Tuesday, September 15 at 9 p.m. ET/PT (immediately after OWN’s hit drama series “Tyler Perry’s The Haves and the Have Nots”). The special gives viewers exclusive access to a group of famous black […]

Oprah Launches 1st Ever ‘OWN Your Vote’ Initiative For and With Black Women (Watch)

*Armed with a spirited, Beyonce-sountracked launch video featuring nearly every major Black female politician, activist and “Mothers of the Movement” member,  OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network on Friday launched its first ever OWN Your Vote initiative, a bipartisan registration and get-out-the-vote campaign partnering with national and local grassroots and voting rights organizations to provide tools and […]

Watch First Promo for OWN’s ‘Fear Not with Iyanla Vanzant’

Oprah Winfrey and Iyanla Vanzant

*OWN’s new series “Fear Not with Iyanla Vanzant” is premiering this Saturday (May 16 at 9 p.m. ET/PT) and we’ve got your first look. Executive produced and hosted by life coach and star of OWN’s hit series “Iyanla: Fix My Life,” Iyanla Vanzant offers guidance on how to live beyond fear, one step at a time. The […]

First Look: See Who’s Doing the “Girlfriends Check In” on OWN (Video)

Girlfriend's Check In

*Oprah Winfrey Network announced more celebrity names added to the new all-female Saturday night virtual reality show “Girlfriends Check In.” In each episode of the series, viewers will be invited into the homes of different groups of celebrity friends who will come together virtually for an uplifting and light-hearted conversation focusing on love, friendship and wellness – […]

‘Queen Sugar’ Cast Talks Most Explosive Season Yet and Healing (EUR Exclusive!)

“Queen Sugar” begins its most explosive season yet on June 12th when Nova (Rutina Wesley) exposes family secrets in her memoir. The popular and heralded show on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) looks inside the tumultuous lives of the Bordelon siblings Nova, Charley (Dawn-Lyen Gardner), and Ralph Angel (Kofi Siriboe). At the OWN offices in […]