LitIsh Facebook Follow LitIsh on Google Follow LitIsh on Instagram Follow LitIsh on Twitter Subscribe to Litish on YouTube Follow LitIsh Live on Periscope

Posts Tagged ‘own’

OWN Orders Relationship Dramedy Series From Mara Brock Akil & Salim Akil

Oprah Winfrey has recruited The Game and Being Mary Jane creator Mara Brock Akil and her husband, writer-director Salim Akil, for a new series on OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network. Created and executive produced by the Akils, the hourlong dramedy, titled Love Is ___, is set to debut in 2018. Drawing inspiration from their real-life relationship, the project tells the love story between…

Read More

The Cast of “Greenleaf” Celebrate Season 2 Premiere in Atlanta

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network celebrated the second season of the hit series “Greenleaf” with a screening and after-party in Atlanta. Over 200 local influencers previewed the premiere episode at SCADShow and were then treated to a lively post-screening reception at the W Atlanta Midtown. Attending from the cast were Lynn Whitfield, Keith David, Merle Dandridge,…

Read More

“ESSENCE BLACK WOMEN IN HOLLYWOOD AWARDS & GALA” PRIMETIME SPECIAL TO AIR ON OWN SUNDAY, MARCH 5

Star-Studded 10TH Anniversary Event Celebrates Hollywood’s “Next Generation,” Janelle Monáe, Issa Rae, Aja Naomi King and Yara Shahidi  Issa Rae, Gabrielle Union, Janelle Monáe and Yara Shahidi arrive at the Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo Credit: Getty Images) Los Angeles – The 10th anniversary of Time Inc.’s Essence “Black Women in…

Read More

OWN Unveils Season Two Trailer of “GREENLEAF”

  Oprah Winfrey Network debuted today the season two trailer for its acclaimed original drama series “Greenleaf” from Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), Emmy-nominated creator/executive producer Craig Wright (“Lost,” “Six Feet Under”) and executive producers Clement Virgo (“The Book of Negroes”) and Oprah Winfrey. The first eight episodes of the new season will debut on Wednesday, March…

Read More

OWN Gives ‘Queen Sugar’ an Early Season 2 Renewal

The network adds more episodes to the order, while also adding another three episodes to the sophomore run of ‘Greenleaf.’   The Oprah Winfrey Network has given a second-season order to Queen Sugar.  Ahead of the drama’s September premiere, OWN has reupped the Ava DuVernay co-created series and added an additional three episodes onto the…

Read More

OWN: UNVEILS EXTENDED TRAILER OF NEW ORIGINAL DRAMA SERIES ‘QUEEN SUGAR’

Series from Award-Winning Filmmaker Ava DuVernay, Executive Producer Oprah Winfrey and Warner Horizon Television to Debut with Two-Night Premiere on September 6 and September 7 at 10 PM ET/PT   The contemporary drama “Queen Sugar” chronicles the lives and loves of the estranged Bordelon siblings in Saint Josephine, Louisiana: Nova (Rutina Wesley, “True Blood”), a…

Read More

Meshell Ndegeocello Is Scoring ‘Queen Sugar’

Sharing a secret I’ve held for 4 months. So proud to announce that this genius is our composer for #QUEENSUGAR! #joypic.twitter.com/mbi0eq2uzs — Ava DuVernay (@AVAETC) July 11, 2016 I have been a HUGE fan of Meshell Ndegeocello for years. And when Ava DuVernay announced that she would be singing the score to “Queen Sugar” I…

Read More

Tune into #Greenleaf tonight on OWN TV

The new original drama series “Greenleaf” from award-winning writer/producer Craig Wright (“Lost,” “Six Feet Under,” “Brothers and Sisters”) takes viewers into the unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch, where scandalous secrets and lies are as numerous as the faithful.  Born of the church, the Greenleaf family love and care for…

Read More

Sign up to stay in touch!

Thanks for your interest in joining the Lit Ish mailing List. Send us your information to stay informed on events, savings, book selections, current events and much more!!! Sign Up.