Shadow and Act

When Sofia From 'The Color Purple' And Madea Decided To Get Together One Afternoon...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • April 3, 2013 4:09 PM
  • |
  • 16 Comments
Oprah Winfrey has previously voiced her interest in starring in a Tyler Perry movie, but, thankfully, this isn't it! Or is it?

Why Hollywood Needs More (Black) Leading Ladies

  • By Abdul Ali
  • |
  • February 24, 2013 5:21 PM
  • |
  • 38 Comments
Nothing makes you shift in your seat at the cinema more than a brilliantly-acted scene by a leading lady. However, African American actresses with star power are too often relegated to supporting roles. For your viewing pleasure, we’d like to honor the many hard-working, Black leading ladies in the industry with this gallery of short clips featuring powerful Oscar-nominated Black actresses.

In Addition To 2 New Series, OWN Picks Up Tyler Perry's 'For Better Or Worse,' Orders 3rd Season

  • By Courtney
  • |
  • February 20, 2013 4:48 PM
  • |
  • 8 Comments
This makes it 3 original series from Tyler Perry that will air on the OWN network.

Watch: Oprah Winfrey Teases 2 New Tyler Perry Series - What We Know & What We Still Don't...

  • By Courtney
  • |
  • February 17, 2013 6:06 PM
  • |
  • 3 Comments
As Tambay reported last month, OWN's first scripted series from Tyler Perry are: a one-hour drama titled The Haves and the Have Nots; and a half-hour comedy series called Love Thy Neighbor, both shows set to debut on May 29, on OWN.

New Original Docu-Series 'Blackboard Wars' Premieres March 2 on OWN (Watch Preview)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • January 30, 2013 5:28 PM
  • |
  • 4 Comments
More new original series from OWN... this time a 6-episode series that follows the dramatic transformation of New Orleans' John McDonogh High School.

Tyler Perry's New OWN Series Loading Up On Casts (John Schneider, Patrice Lovely, Others)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • January 29, 2013 11:27 PM
  • |
  • 4 Comments
As you should recall, OWN's first scripted series from Tyler Perry are: a one-hour drama titled The Haves and the Have Nots; and a half-hour comedy series called Love Thy Neighbor, both shows set to debut on May 29, on OWN.

Oprah's Interview With Lance Armstrong OWN's Biggest Ratings Champ (Maybe...)

  • By Sergio
  • |
  • January 20, 2013 8:53 PM
  • |
  • 0 Comments
Oprah Winfrey's much publicized and talked about two-part interview with disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong was the all time ratings hit that OWN expected it to be.

Oprah Winfrey Intros New Groundbreaking OWN Docu-Series 'Married To The Army' (Preview)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • November 15, 2012 10:04 AM
  • |
  • 0 Comments
Might this be another title to add to the network's fledgling list of hit new shows? Will you be watching? Details below from OWN...

Oprah Winfrey, HBO Developing Drama Series On Wealthy Black Academic At Liberal Arts College

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • October 24, 2012 1:12 PM
  • |
  • 1 Comment
HBO and Oprah Winfrey are teaming up to produce an original drama series that will center on "a wealthy academic who has become the first black president of a prestigious liberal arts college. He and his family are thrust into national headlines, forcing them to present an idyllic public façade, all while engaging in agonizing personal battles and struggling with dark obsessions," says THR.

Things Are Looking Better And Better For OWN

  • By Sergio
  • |
  • October 10, 2012 10:19 AM
  • |
  • 4 Comments
As I've said a few times before, it's tough to start a TV network. It takes time, patience and money; Lots and lots and lots of money, before you start seeing any results.