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Oprah Is Squaring Off With Kevin Hart

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By Lechette Walker Oprah interviewed the hilarious actor, Kevin Hart highlighting his career momentum over the last few years. The interview that has sparked the interest of Hart’s fans will premiere on Oprah Prime formerly known as Oprah’s Next Chapter. Oprah personally visited Kevin Hart’s house to interview him, and to capture the essence of his inspiring personality that has led him to the public eye. He has recently starred in…

Oprah’s OWN Network Ratings Reach All Time High in February

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III When Oprah Winfrey stepped out and created OWN, there were many naysayers. Let’s face it – to create your own network is difficult, no matter who you are. With all of her accomplishments and money at her disposal, the question many people probably asked Oprah is why do this? However, anyone who knows Oprah and follows her will conclude that she is a pioneer and…

Tyler Perry’s New Show On OWN Still Dominates The Ratings

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By Stephanie Allen-Gobert .84 million Viewers! That’s a way to set a record. Indiewire.com reports the Tyler Perry drama; The Haves and the Have Nots set a record this past Tuesday night (1/21/14) by drawing a record 2.84 million total viewers on the latest episode. ‘The Haves and the Have Nots, has seen a +2% increase in total viewers over the season premiere (01/07/14), and posted double digit growth compared…

Oprah’s Network Buys More Episodes of Tyler Perry’s New Shows

Oprah’s Network Buys More Episodes of Tyler Perry’s New Shows

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The Oprah Winfrey-Tyler Perry combo comes packing a major punch on ratings. The two are able to draw massive audiences together and are loved more than nearly any other entertainment duo on the planet.  Now, Oprah is going to double down on Tyler’s shows, which are filmed at his amazing studio down in Atlanta.  Both Tyler and Oprah are making more than nearly anyone else in Hollywood.  The neat thing…

The Oprah Winfrey Network Gives Lindsay Lohan A Reality Show

The Oprah Winfrey Network Gives Lindsay Lohan A Reality Show

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By Madam Prezident Who would have ever guessed Oprah Winfrey and Lindsay Lohan would  have some form of collaboration? Well, it’s true. The Oprah Winfrey Network has given Lindsay Lohan her own reality TV show. Also, Oprah will interview Lindsay Lohan when she is released from rehab at the end of July. Is this new adventure between OWN & Lindsay a good rating opportunity for the Oprah Winfrey Network? I’m not sure…

The Oprah Winfrey Network Has Made History With Its Best Quarter Ever

The Oprah Winfrey Network Has Made History With Its Best Quarter Ever

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By: Madam Prezident Oprah Winfrey is a global icon. A friend and I had a conversation about Oprah’s move transition to the Oprah Winfrey Network.  He said, “Oprah’s rich, but this Network is coming out of her money, not anyone elses-so this network needs to be a hit for her.” I didn’t agree or disagree with him. However, I know that this Network for Oprah is just as important as…

Tyler Perry Is Way Too Busy With Oprah To Play With Madea Anymore

Tyler Perry Is Way Too Busy With Oprah To Play With Madea Anymore

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Former Mad TV star Orlando Jones, seen below, is starring in Tyler Perry‘s Madea Christmas because Tyler is too busy with his new projects on Oprah’s OWN Network. Tyler had this to say to fans… “It is with mixed emotion that I announce that I will be unable to portray Madea in the next chapter in her journey. The character has been such a gift and it was my hope…

Tyler Perry and Oprah Team Up To Promote OWN

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So most of us are familiar with Tyler Perry’s character Madea, and the foolishness she is always getting into. Well now are looking into a unique way to promote the OWN network, which is now the new home to two new Tyler Perry projects. Beginning in May two shows “The Haves ans the Have Nots” and “Love Thy Neighbor” will be playing on Oprah Winfrey’s network. Atlanta Blackstar reports: The…

Rapper DMX and Iyanla Vanzant Go At It On Season Premier of “Iyanla, Fix My Life”

Rapper DMX and Iyanla Vanzant Go At It On Season Premier of “Iyanla, Fix My Life”

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Rapper DMX and Iyanla Vanzant come face to face in an unexpected way on the season premiere of “Iyanla, Fix My Life.” During taping this week, the “Lose My Mind” rapper yells, telling Iyanla that she shouldn’t speak to him. “Shut the f*** up man. You ain’t got to be intimidated man. Just stop running your mouth,” DMX tells Iyanla in video released Tuesday…you can watch it below. According to…

The Drama Unfolds:  DMX Goes Nutts on Iyanla Vanzant

The Drama Unfolds: DMX Goes Nutts on Iyanla Vanzant

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It looks like the Oprah Winfrey Network is getting the kind of drama it’s looking for.  In an upcoming episode of “Fix My Life,” hosted by Iyanla Vanzant, the stuff hits the fan as DMX goes off on her in the studio.   The situation comes to a head when Iyanla looks at him and asks “Are you high?” Frozen by her question, it appears that DMX gets irate over…

Tyler Perry and Oprah Winfrey Partner on ‘For Better or Worse’ Sitcom

Tyler Perry and Oprah Winfrey Partner on ‘For Better or Worse’ Sitcom

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Oprah Winfrey Network is quickly becoming the Oprah Winfrey & Tyler Perry Network. OWN has picked up Perry’s sitcom For Better Or Worse, ordering a third season of originals and acquiring the show’s existing 45 episodes. For Better Or Worse, which previously aired on TBS, is OWN’s third scripted series from Perry, who last October signed an exclusive deal with the network for scripted fare. The first two series under the pact, sitcom Love Thy Neighbor and drama The Haves And The…

Tyler Perry & Oprah Winfrey Announces Two New Series For OWN

Tyler Perry & Oprah Winfrey Announces Two New Series For OWN

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Looks like Tyler Perry and Oprah Winfrey are already off to a good start with their partnership for her television network OWN. Two months after striking a deal to collaborate on scripted content for the channel, Perry has announced two series that will launch on OWN in mid-2013—one a sitcom and the other a drama. The comedy, “Love Thy Neighbor” is set in Love’s Diner, where every day the menu…

Oprah Partners With HuffPost’s Arianna Huffington to Launch New OWN Section

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Oprah Winfrey isn’t wasting any time where mega media mergers are concerned. Just last week, it was reported that Winfrey’s merger with HBO would be the platform for a new drama about a black professor at a prestigious college. Now, Oprah is partnering up with Arianna Huffington to launch her OWN channel at  The Huffington Post. Thursday the two women launched “HuffPost OWN,” a new section onthe Huffington Post website that…

Oprah Partnering With HBO to Produce Drama Series About an Elite Black Professor

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Oprah has her hands full at OWN, but that doesn’t mean her production studio, Harpo Films, can’t take on new projects. Winfrey’s studio is joining forces with HBO to produce a drama about the first black president of a prestigious college. The film deals with the mask the family is forced to wear in public, all the while dealing with drama behind closed doors. Playwright Thomas Bradshaw has signed on to co-executive produce the drama….

Next For Tyler Perry: Movie About Single Mothers, “Single Mom’s Club”

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There is a lot of talk about Tyler Perry’s first leap into action- movie-hero territory. Reviews are mixed, but Perry is not sitting around waiting to see what happens. Instead, he has moved full stream ahead into more ventures. The 43-year-old multi-talented actor, director, screen writer and playwright is working on his next project — a “dramedy”– called “Single Mom’s Club”. Perry is expected to partner with Lionsgate for the…