Saturday, October 21, 2017

Oprah Winfrey

Tuesday, Jul. 11, 2017

Director Amanda Marsalis--who made her indie feature debut with Echo Park at the L.A. Film Festival in 2014, and is active in commercials via production house Backyard--has made her first foray into TV series with two episodes of Queen Sugar. Marsalis directed episodes 5 and 8...

Monday, Jun. 12, 2017

Oprah Winfrey, Ava DuVernay, Damien Chazelle, Jordan Peele and Ted Sarandos were among the marquee speakers during the Producers Guild of America’s two-day (6/10-11) Produced By Conference held on the 20th Century Fox Studios lot in Los Angeles. All were interviewed by notables in their own...

Thursday, Apr. 20, 2017

Oprah Winfrey doesn't scare easy and she wasn't frightened here.

"But I was unsure and uncertain of myself going into this role," she says. "I did not want to do it. I never truly expected to do it. I had other people in mind to do it."

Instead, it's Winfrey who erupts in the new...

Monday, Mar. 13, 2017

Oprah Winfrey had long been looking for something that would keep OWN viewers from switching to other channels. The answer to her prayers turned out to be a juicy drama series set in a house of worship.

"Greenleaf," which co-stars Winfrey in a recurring role, premiered last year as the...

Tuesday, Jun. 14, 2016

Oprah Winfrey wanted to deliver a story revolving around one of the biggest institutions in the African-American community: The Black Church.

In her new dramatic series "Greenleaf ," Winfrey believes she's accomplished that goal. The show, which premieres June 21 at 10 p.m. EDT on Winfrey...

Tuesday, Apr. 5, 2016

When Tyler Perry began creating shows for the then-struggling OWN Network four years ago, he'd send the scripts he'd written to Oprah Winfrey for approval - and she'd wince.

"I would say, 'I think that's too much! It's over the top! Oh my God, I can't believe this is happening!'" Winfrey...