TV viewers can now get a peek inside the 2015 ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Awards, thanks to Oprah Winfrey.
OWN will air a primetime special on Saturday, February 21, at 10 p.m. ET, featuring highlights and exclusive interviews from ESSENCE’s Oscar-week event celebrating the achievements of Black women in front of and behind the camera.
Hosted by Tracey Edmonds and Shemar Moore, the OWN special will share special moments from the emotional awards show, this year honoring cast members of Orange Is the New Black, Regina King, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and legendary costume designer Ruth Carter. Presenters include Oprah Winfrey, Lupita Nyong’o, Ava DuVernay, David Oyelowo, Mara Brock Akil and Gina Prince Bythewood. John Legend and Common are slated to perform.
In advance of the OWN show, make sure you catch the red carpet action on ESSENCE.com’s live stream, beginning Thursday, February 19, at 2:30 pm ET. Plus, see photos and full coverage right here, and follow all the action on social using #BlackWomenInHollywood.