After what feels like 20 years, Oprah Winfrey is making her long-awaited return to television acting, and we’re about to score our first look at her new series.
Audiences will get their first look at OWN’s Greenleaf at this week’s New York Tribeca Film Festival, April 13 to April 24. Get excited!
Starring Winfrey, Lynn Whitfield and Keith David, the series will follow around the Greenleafs, a Memphis family who heads a megachurch.
“Like so many megachurches in America, Greenleaf World Ministries is more than just a house of worship,” OWN said in a statement last year. “It’s a home. But beneath its steeple lies a den of iniquity.”
Greenleaf will premiere over two nights on OWN: Tuesday, June 21 at 10 p.m. ET/PT and Wednesday, June 22 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
Will you be tuning in?
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