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This episode, officially titled “Your Distant Destiny” begins with Micah (Nicholas Ashe) preparing to go to public school for the first time. It’s Keke’s (Tanyell Waivers) school too, so it’s a really plus, along with the fact that young Mr. West no longer has to wear a uniform and can choose from the nice designer […]


As a lyrical icon, Jay Z has seen the evolution of hip-hop firsthand. So much so that he believes the culture can be labeled as a genre with a far reaching positive impact that rivals the influence of past leaders. “It’s a strong one,” Jay Z said in an interview for the Oprah Winfrey Network […]

  Actress Tika Sumpter stars as villainess Candace Young in Tyler Perry’s hit television drama The Haves and The Have Nots which debut its new season Tuesday night, January 6, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on OWN.  Sumpter’s Candace is a shady character but New York-born Sumpter is a sweetheart. And she’s Tom’s Woman Crush Everyday. […]


Oprah and Tyler Perry have settled a lawsuit against the entertianment duo — accusing them of stealing the idea for one of their OWN shows from another writer. The Jasmine BRAND got the exclusive and revealed the writer — who claimed they ripped off “The Have and Have Nots” — dismissed the case. Initially, Parables […]

More clips have leaked from the Brandy interview for Oprah’s Where Are They Now? series which airs Sundays at 9 p.m. In 2006, Brandy was involved in a car accident on a Los Angeles highway. Right before the New Year, Brandy was driving her 2007 Range Rover on the 405 Freeway when she failed to […]

Russ Parr Interviews

Life coach and relationship expert Iyanla Vanzant is the star of the award-winning reality series “Iyanla: Fix My Life” on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN). Listen to the audio player as Vanzant and Russ Parr talk about the show’s 2014 NAACP Image Award win, her show’s upcoming fourth season, working with Love & Hip Hop’s […]

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OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network delivered the most-watched month in network history in primetime for the month of February (538,000 total viewers), the cable channel announced Tuesday. OWN’s prime average in the key W25-54 demo marked a six-month high, up +11% versus January and up a whopping +86% versus one year ago. This makes OWN the […]

For iPhone users: Tyler Perry has had a run of hit movies so when Oprah Winfrey tapped him to help save her struggling network, he responded. His soapy The Haves and the Have Nots is just one of the shows (Another Perry show Love Thy Neighbor is also part of the OWN lineup) that has […]

While Candace is on hiatus from her dirty dealings on “The Have and the Have Nots” until the show returns to OWN on January 7th, the actress that plays her, Tika Sumpter, has some other projects in the works. She’s starring with Tyler Perry in A Madea Christmas which comes to theaters this Friday. Listen […]

Forgiveness is not always easily granted. In fact, most times it’s not. But author/TV personality Iyanla Vanzant says that in fact, forgiveness is essential if you want to be happy.  The star of the popular OWN show Iyanla, Fix My Life, her new book Forgiveness encourages everyone to forgive no matter what the transgression. Vanzant […]


Oprah sits down with Reverend Al Sharpton for an open and revealing conversation about race in America, how his role as a civil rights activist has shifted and the moment that changed his life. They also discuss his new book, “The Rejected Stone,” what drives him to stand up for causes he believes in and […]