Watch ESSENCE's 2016 Black Women in Hollywood luncheon on the Oprah Winfrey Network tonight. Go behind-the-scenes, get emotional and get ready to hold back the tears as we honor Debbie Allen, Tracee Ellis Ross and entertainment attorney Nina Shaw.
For the second year in a row, TV viewers will get a look inside the ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood event, courtesy of Oprah Winfrey.
OWN will air a primetime special at 10 p.m. with a look inside the 9th annual pre-Oscar event celebration, featuring highlights from the big night and exclusive celebrity interviews.
Honorees for this year’s Black Women in Hollywood include Black-ish actress Tracee Ellis-Ross, who received the Fierce & Fearless award, director and choreographer Debbie Allen will be bestowed with the Legend award, and entertainment attorney Nina Shaw will take home the Lincoln Power Award.
Oprah Winfrey, Shonda Rhimes, Nick Cannon, Kelly Rowland, Angela Bassett and Zendaya are just a few of the names that filled the room for an inspiring celebration of Black women working in Hollywood.
Follow all the action gearing up to the event on social media using the hashtag, #BlackWomenInHollywood and be sure to tune in to OWN on Saturday February 27 at 10 p.m.
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