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Robyn Lattaker-Johnson Joins Own as Head Of Unscripted Development, Programming & Specials
January 16, 2020
Lattaker-Johnson takes the reins of OWN’s unscripted programming and development from Jon Sinclair ... read more »
OWN’s ‘David Makes Man’ Drama from Oscar Winner Tarell Alvin McCraney
September 12, 2019
“David Makes Man” explores the complex growth process of Black boyhood. ... read more »
Essence Atkins Brings the Drama to OWN’s ‘AMBITIONS’
August 2, 2019
It might be premature to state this but I think OWN’S "AMBITION" will be a very successful and long-running series for the network. One of the reasons I offer this opinion so boldly is because the series deals with love, money, ambition, and betrayal all being played out by characters that we all know or dare I offer this, characters that we might ourselves become if faced with the same circumstances. Money and power are always alluring and when combined are intoxicating and addictive. ... read more »
A Sold-Out Crowd Gathered to Honor African Americans In The LGBTQ+ Community
May 7, 2019
The black-tie affair honored African American, trailblazing men and women whose personal and professional accomplishments have positively impacted the perception and image of the Black LGBTQ+ community. The Truth Awards embodies the belief that members of the Black LGBTQ+ community and its allies who embrace and live their truth should be recognized and honored.  In addition, BBLA awarded $13,000 in scholarships to college-bound students Julian Roberson, Algernon Jackson, and Moses Hinton. ... read more »
Tina Perry Named General Manager, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network 
October 18, 2018
Oprah Winfrey Network announced today that Tina Perry, executive vice president, business and legal affairs, and board member of OWN, has been named general manager of the network effective January 2019 overseeing all business and creative areas of OWN. ... read more »
Award-Winning Actress Angela Bassett Received the “Icon Award” at  Hollywood Confidential
October 15, 2018
Brand Maverick Entertainment (BME) president and event series creator, Steve Jones (Producer of OWN’s “Black Love,” “Motherly Love”) moderated a conversation with award-winning actress Angela Bassett (“911,” “Black Panther,” “Waiting to Exhale,” “What’s Love Got to Do With It”) who received the “Icon Award” at the 10th installment of Hollywood Confidential on Monday, October 8, 2018 at the The Saban Theater in Beverly Hills, CA in partnership with Essence Magazine. ... read more »
“Men-O-Pause-Ages of the Colors of Love” Choreopoem/Stageplay
August 16, 2018
Founder of Meek Ent. & PR has decided to host another live event bringing awareness to social causes. Meek Entertainment & PR is excited to bring you a community event which brings awareness to Menopause over a three day weekend on September 14-16, 2018, at the Inglewood “Willie Agee” Playhouse. The play “Men-O-Pause-Ages of the Colors of Love,” features 9 ladies on stage sharing their different experiences of Menopause and how it has affected their relationships with the Men in their life, their mental, physical and emotional health and their life overall. ... read more »
Mahisha Dellinger’s New Show Empowers Black Female Entrepreneurs
August 16, 2018
Mahisha Dellinger, creator of the multi-million-dollar hair company Curls, spoke to the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper about her new show Mind Your Business with Mahisha. The series, which premieres on the OWN Network, centers on Black female entrepreneurship. ... read more »
Pastor, Writer Sue Winfrey Over ‘Greenleaf’ Series
July 26, 2018
A pastor and a screenwriter are suing Oprah Winfrey, alleging they gave her the idea for the ``Greenleaf'' megachurch drama series for the Oprah Winfrey Network, but were not compensated.  ... read more »
‘Greenleaf’ Actor Goes From Athlete to Performer
July 12, 2018
When we think of superheros the images of fictional entities like Superman, Iron Man and Wonder Woman come to mind. Usually regular, everyday people do not instantly appear as heros. Oprah Winfrey Network’s (OWN) “Greenleaf” actor, William H. Bryant Jr. hopes to be a hero to kids all over the world.   ... read more »
You Can Have it All: Angela Robinson Talks Acting, Business & Staying True in Hollywood
February 1, 2018
Affectionately known as “The Ice Queen” for her villainous antics on Tyler Perry’s “The Haves and the Have Nots”, actress Angela Robinson proves to be quite the angel in real life. ... read more »
“CHECKED INN” Check Inn And Learn How To Be A Boss  
November 30, 2017
Premieres Tuesday, November 21, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on OWN ... read more »
New Movie the Star Delivers the Birth of Jesus From the Animal Prospective
November 23, 2017
New Movie the Star Delivers the Birth of Jesus From the Animal Prospective ... read more »
REEL TALK (Movie & TV Briefs): 9.28.17 – 10.4.17
September 28, 2017
Author to up-in-coming cookbook “Food For Life,” a lifestyle brand creator of “Laila Ali Lifestyle” (podcast) will help families achieve their dream homes, living and work spaces accompanied with appetizing dishes on the DIY series.  ... read more / view gallery »
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