Fans of WGN America’s cancelled series “Underground,” who just knew Oprah Winfrey would swoop in with her cape and pick up the show for OWN, must now face the cold, harsh reality that it’s not gonna happen. “I can’t afford Underground,” Winfrey told journalists at a L.A. press event for “Queen Sugar.” “It cost twice […]

Since the OWN cable network debuted in 2011, its popularity has skyrocketed among African-American women, particularly in the last two years. Oprah reveals first look at megachuch drama ‘Greenleaf’  At a time when many cable networks have been experiencing declines in their viewership, OWN’s average prime-time viewership has grown roughly 30%, climbing to 537,000 in the past […]

Oprah Winfrey is returning to TV as an actress for the first time in two decades in her network’s new original scripted series Greenleaf. The 13-episode megachurch drama from Emmy nominated writer/producer Craig Wright (Lost, Six Feet Under) and Lionsgate Television and will debut with a two-night premiere June 21 on OWN. Winfrey blessed her […]

Last month we reported that Evelyn Lozada wasn’t interested in returning to the Basketball Wivesfranchise. She shared with fans via Twitter that the series was no longer a good fit for her life and that she was moving on to bigger and better things. Today we’ve learned what one of those bigger and better things is: […]

In case you missed it, comedian and actress Kym Whitley‘s new reality show, “Raising Whitley” came back on January 3rd, 2015 for a second season. You need to watch this docuseries, seriously. The hilarious woman turned mother took in three-year-old Joshua and took to OWN to show us what her new life is all about. […]

  Macy Gray, born and raised in Canton, Ohio , admits she’s grown up a lot in the 15 years since she rocketed to fame on the strength of her breakout hit “I Try.” And from the sounds of it, she had to because the rush of celebrity–and the money that came along with it–almost […]

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today six-time Grammy-winning artist and actress Toni Braxton is set to star as Darlene Love in the network’s first scripted TV film “My Name is Love: The Darlene Love Story.”  In addition, superstar Justin Timberlake will kick off a star-studded new season of “Oprah’s Master Class” on May 11, and […]

Tyler Perry’s latest movie The Single Moms Club marks the Hollywood writer/director/producer powerhouse’s 17th film in 10 years. It also marks his final film under his partnership with Lionsgate. And it marks the end of an era as a filmmaker for them under this agreement. One of Hollywood’s most bankable talents plans to take a […]

*Prior to meeting Deion Sanders, love for Tracey Edmonds was something meant for those who enjoy quality time on their own. Nowadays, she can thank God and Sanders for restoring her faith in the feel-good emotion. “I always kind of hoped and pray[ed] and I’m always optimistic about love. I did go through those ups […]

On today’s “Super Soul Sunday” on OWN, Iyanla Vanzant sat down with her mentor, Oprah Winfrey, to talk about everything from her suicide attempt to…

*Things continue to look up for ‘The Haves and the Have Nots.’ reports the Tyler Perry drama set a series record this past Tuesday night (1/21/13) by drawing in 2.84 million total viewers with its latest episode. The ratings achievement is the latest in an ongoing surge for ‘The Haves and the Have Nots,” […]

  *Raising a child God dropped in her lap suddenly has changed the way Kym Whitley looks at life, love, and family forever. The comedienne is the star of new OWN docu-series, “Raising Whitley,” where she and her menagerie of friends band together to raise a baby. When Kym signed up to mentor a troubled […]