Well, beloveds, here’s an intervention we didn’t see coming: Inspirational speaker, best-selling author, spiritual life coach and New Thought guru Iyanla Vanzant is gearing up to get even more personal with her extensive fan base.
There’s a short clip making the rounds on the interwebs about reality-TV personality Hazel-E getting “schooled” by Iyanla Vanzant, self-proclaimed life fixer, on Vanzant’s television show, Iyanla: Fix My Life.
When Oprah builds it, we all come. She’s got this undeniable Midas touch, which is why we want her to save America by running for president, but we don’t deserve the precious soul that is Oprah as the leader of the free world. In fact, in order for her to keep her limitless effervescence, it’s best that we keep Momma…
Discovery Communications parted with a cool $70 million to buy a majority interest in the Oprah Winfrey Network.
Warning: There will be spoilers. You have been warned. If you haven’t seen it yet, get your life.
A little backstory on how we got to the point where this is even a thing: On Nov. 17, 2016, I wrote a piece called “Queen Sugar Hits This Dad Right in the Feels.” By the end of that day, life was different; anything was possible. The piece published first thing in the morning that day. By 2 p.m., I received a call…
There are spoilers in this piece. Consider yourself warned.
Tarell Alvin McCraney, executive producer and co-writer of Moonlight, is teaming up with Michael B. Jordan for a new drama series based on McCraney’s life, to debut on Oprah Winfrey’s OWN. The drama follows a 14-year-old prodigy from South Florida who must choose between the streets and higher education at the end of…
The first 90 days after being released from incarceration are said to be the hardest. And a new documentary on Oprah Winfrey’s OWN will take a look at the lives of several men and women re-entering the world after being in prison.
Black love is about to get more than hashtaggable attention. Oprah Winfrey’s OWN has decided to make black love into a docuseries of the same name. Winfrey tapped filmmakers Codie Elaine Oliver and Tommy Oliver (The Perfect Guy) and Confluential Films for the new show Black Love.
Last month, Oprah Winfrey told a small group of women attending a Queen Sugar event in Los Angeles that the show isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. And of course, Winfrey kept her word: OWN has renewed the spectacular series for a third season.
When news came that WGN was canceling Underground, fans of the show were in shock, but as the shock wore off, fans and its creator, John Legend, called out to one person to help save the show: Oprah Winfrey. But unfortunately, Winfrey says she can’t bring Underground to OWN.
It looks as though the three Bordelon children in OWN’s Queen Sugar have some major drama brewing in season 2.
I came to actively watch the show Greenleaf on accident. I was tip-toeing in my Jordan's (more like Chuck's but whatevs) through Netflix and saw that the first season was available. I knew it was an OWN show but I kind of thought it was a reality show about a family in a megachurch. I was out on that but boredom beset…
Warning: The following few paragraphs contain words that some may find critical of two-thirds of the most revered institutions in the black community: preachers and Oprah Winfrey. If you have ever experienced heart palpitations or have accused someone of blasphemy for daring to utter words of criticism toward the…
Rick Fox retired from the NBA in 2004, but he’s been keeping busy by honing his acting skills, and on Wednesday night he’s making his debut on OWN’s hit series Greenleaf. Fox, whose foray into acting was a natural progression that started during his childhood, spoke to The Root about his new role.
Last season, OWN premiered the church-family drama Greenleaf. I caught the previews between commercials for Tyler Perry’s soap opera, If Loving You Is Wrong, and made a mental note that it might be worth checking out, if only to see whether it veered left into Perry melodramatic land. Then I promptly forgot about it.
Robbie Montgomery and Tim Norman are a mother-and-son duo from St. Louis, and they cook good food. Need we say more?
How (sur) real is…this?
Iyanla: Fix My Life, the series featuring spiritual teacher and life coach Iyanla Vanzant, has been a fixture on the Oprah Winfrey Network since 2012, and the addition of scripted programming like Queen Sugar to the network has not changed that. For this season, Vanzant, known for her work with Basketball Wives’…