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Greenleaf: Is the Own TV Show Cancelled or Renewed for Season Three?

Vulture WatchWill the congregation receive a benediction? Has the Greenleaf TV show been cancelled or renewed for a third season on Own? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Greenleaf season three. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you? What's This TV Show About?Airing on the Own cable channel, Greenleaf stars Keith David, Lynn Whitfield, Lamman Rucker, Kim Hawthorne, Lovie Simone, Merle Dandridge, Desiree Ross, Deborah Joy Winans, Tye White, GregAlan Williams, Benjamin Patterson, Anna Diop, and Terri J. Vaughn. Oprah Winfrey recurs. The drama explores the unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch. Scandalous secrets and lies are as numerous as the faithful. Read More…
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Greenleaf: Season Two Ratings

Own renewed its Greenleaf TV show for a second season, prior to the series' June 2016 premiere. The cable network's faith in the church family mystery proved justified. Although relatively low-rated compared to broadcast fare, Greenleaf season one was one of Own's top scripted series, in terms of both its demo numbers and total audience size. How will season two perform? Will Greenleaf be cancelled or renewed for season three? Stay tuned.Greenleaf stars Keith David, Lynn Whitfield, Lamman Rucker, Kim Hawthorne, Lovie Simone, Merle Dandridge, Desiree Ross, Deborah Joy Winans, Tye White, GregAlan Williams, Benjamin Patterson, Anna Diop, Terri J. Vaughn, and Oprah Winfrey. The Own drama explores the unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch. Scandalous secrets and lies are as numerous as the faithful.Read More…
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Greenleaf: Is the Own TV Show Cancelled or Renewed for Season Three?

Vulture WatchWill the congregation receive a benediction? Has the Greenleaf TV show been cancelled or renewed for a third season on Own? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Greenleaf season three. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you? What's This TV Show About?Airing on the Own cable channel, Greenleaf stars Keith David, Lynn Whitfield, Lamman Rucker, Kim Hawthorne, Lovie Simone, Merle Dandridge, Desiree Ross, Deborah Joy Winans, Tye White, GregAlan Williams, Benjamin Patterson, Anna Diop, and Terri J. Vaughn. Oprah Winfrey recurs. The drama explores the unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch. Scandalous secrets and lies are as numerous as the faithful. Read More…
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Greenleaf: Season Two Ratings

Own renewed its Greenleaf TV show for a second season, prior to the series' June 2016 premiere. The cable network's faith in the church family mystery proved justified. Although relatively low-rated compared to broadcast fare, Greenleaf season one was one of Own's top scripted series, in terms of both its demo numbers and total audience size. How will season two perform? Will Greenleaf be cancelled or renewed for season three? Stay tuned.Greenleaf stars Keith David, Lynn Whitfield, Lamman Rucker, Kim Hawthorne, Lovie Simone, Merle Dandridge, Desiree Ross, Deborah Joy Winans, Tye White, GregAlan Williams, Benjamin Patterson, Anna Diop, Terri J. Vaughn, and Oprah Winfrey. The Own drama explores the unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch. Scandalous secrets and lies are as numerous as the faithful.Read More…
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Greenleaf: Season Three Renewal; Rick Fox Promoted to Series Regular on Own TV Show

Like an answer to prayer, Own has renewed its Greenleaf TV show for a third season. And in more good news, Rick Fox, who plays Darius Nash, will be a series regular in Greenleaf, season three. The second half of season two premieres on Tuesday, August 15th, Wednesday, August 16th at 10:00pm, each evening, before settling into its usual Wednesday night schedule. A mega-church family drama, Greenleaf stars Keith David, Lynn Whitfield, Lamman Rucker, Kim Hawthorne, Lovie Simone, Merle Dandridge, Desiree Ross, Deborah Joy Winans, Tye White, GregAlan Williams, Benjamin Patterson, Anna Diop, and Terri J. Vaughn, with Oprah Winfrey recurring. The Own series centers on the Greenleaf family and their large Memphis church. Read More…
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‘Greenleaf’ Renewed for Season 3 at Own

‘Greenleaf’ Renewed for Season 3 at Own
The Oprah Winfrey Network (Own) has renewed its original drama “Greenleaf” for Season 3, the network announced Monday.

The Lionsgate-produced series follows the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch, which is rife with scandal, secrets, and lies. It centers on the journey of estranged daughter and disillusioned preacher Grace Greenleaf (Merle Dandridge), who has returned home after 20 years on the occasion of the mysterious death of her sister, Faith. As she reenters the world of Calvary Fellowship World Ministries, the Memphis megachurch run by her powerful parents Bishop James Greenleaf (Keith David) and Lady Mae Greenleaf (Lynn Whitfield), it becomes evident that things are not as virtuous as they seem and that the family’s outward display of faith hides sin and misdeeds.

“We can’t wait to see what another season of ‘Greenleaf’ will bring,” said Erik Logan, president of Own. “This series was instrumental in evolving Own’s scripted programming and it continues to pull
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Greenleaf: Cast Members Tease the Rest of Season Two (Video)

What's next for Greenleaf? Recently, the cast teased the season two return of the Own TV show.The drama revolves around the unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch. The cast includes Keith David, Lynn Whitfield, Lamman Rucker, Kim Hawthorne, Lovie Simone, Merle Dandridge, Desiree Ross, Deborah Joy Winans, and Tye White.Read More…
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Greenleaf: Season Two Returns to Own with a Two-Night Premiere

Greenleaf is back in a big way. This week, Own announced season two will debut with a two-night premiere in August.The drama revolves around the unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch. The cast includes Keith David, Lynn Whitfield, Lamman Rucker, Kim Hawthorne, Lovie Simone, Merle Dandridge, Desiree Ross, Deborah Joy Winans, Tye White, GregAlan Williams, Benjamin Patterson, Anna Diop, Terri J. Vaughn, and Oprah Winfrey.Read More…
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Greenleaf: Oprah May Be Leaving the Own Series

Is Oprah moving on from Greenleaf? Recently, the star and executive producer spoke with TVInsider about season two of the Own TV series.The drama revolves around the unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch. The cast also includes Keith David, Lynn Whitfield, Lamman Rucker, Kim Hawthorne, Lovie Simone, Merle Dandridge, Desiree Ross, and Deborah Joy Winans.Read More…
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Greenleaf: Season Two Trailer Released by Own

"This is what you've been keeping from me all this time?" Own has released a new trailer for season two of Greenleaf.The drama revolves around the unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch. The cast includes Keith David, Lynn Whitfield, Lamman Rucker, Kim Hawthorne, Lovie Simone, Merle Dandridge, Desiree Ross, Deborah Joy Winans, and Oprah Winfrey.Read More…
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‘Greenleaf’ Season 2 Trailer: “Get Ready, The Judgment’s Coming”

“When you feel that resentful spirit rising inside of you, well family that’s when we’re in in serious spiritual trouble.” And so begins the Season 2 trailer for Own’s praised original drama series Greenleaf, from Lionsgate, creator/executive producer Craig Wright and executive producers Clement Virgo and Oprah Winfrey. Season 2 picks up with the Greenleaf family tree splitting at the root as Jacob (Lamman Rucker) ventures off to begin his new career with long-time rival…
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Trailer Premiere: ‘Greenleaf’ Season 2 (The Family Drama Returns to Own on March 15; Season 1 Hits Netflix March 3)

The second season of Own: Oprah Winfrey Network’s freshman drama series “Greenleaf,” premieres on March 15. The drama returns with the Greenleaf family tree now split at the root, as Jacob (Lamman Rucker) ventures off to begin his new career with long-time… Continue Reading →
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TV News Roundup: ‘Greenleaf’ Season 2 Gets a Premiere Date, Sigourney Weaver to Narrate NatGeo Doc

TV News Roundup: ‘Greenleaf’ Season 2 Gets a Premiere Date, Sigourney Weaver to Narrate NatGeo Doc
In today’s TV news roundup, the Oprah Winfrey Network series “Greenleaf” gets premiere date for Season 2, NatGeo sets a Sigourney Weaver-narrated documentary, and more.

Dates

Own has set the Season 2 premiere of original drama “Greenleaf” for Wednesday, March 15. The upcoming 16-episode season will be divided into two, with the first eight episodes airing in March, and the remaining eight episodes airing in summer 2017. In season two, the Greenleaf family tree will split at the root as Jacob (Lamman Rucker) ventures off to begin his new career with long-time rival church Triumph Ministries, breaking faith with his father, Bishop James Greenleaf (Keith David) while his mother, Lady Mae Greenleaf (Lynn Whitfield), struggles with Jacob’s decision to abandon the family. Oprah herself will also return in her guest starring role as Mavis McCready, the sister of Lady Greenleaf and a close confidante to Grace Greenleaf. “Greenleaf” is produced by Lionsgate.

Greenlights
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Greenleaf: Jason Dirden Returning; Other Season Two Casting Announced

Some new and old faces are coming to Greenleaf. Deadline reports Jason Dirden will return for season two of the Own TV series alongside new cast members Sean Dominic and Roshon Fegan.The drama revolves around the Memphis-based Greenleaf family, the megachurch they control, and the many secrets they hold. The cast includes Keith David, Lynn Whitfield, Lamman Rucker, Kim Hawthorne, Lovie Simone, Merle Dandridge, and Desiree Ross.Read More…
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Greenleaf: GregAlan Williams, Lovie Simone Become Regulars for Season Two

Greenleaf is promoting from within. Deadline reports Lovie Simone and GregAlan Williams have been upped to series regulars for season two of the Own TV show.The drama explores the secrets and scandals behind the Memphis-based Greenleaf family and the megachurch they run. The cast also includes Keith David, Lynn Whitfield, Lamman Rucker, Kim Hawthorne, Merle Dandridge, Desiree Ross, and Deborah Joy Winans.Read More…
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‘Greenleaf’ Season 2 Adds Kathleen McGhee-Anderson as Executive Producer

‘Greenleaf’ Season 2 Adds Kathleen McGhee-Anderson as Executive Producer
Lincoln Heights” and “Soul Food” executive producer Kathleen McGhee-Anderson will join Own Network’s “Greenleaf” as an Ep for Season 2, the cabler announced Monday.

McGhee-Anderson will work alongside “Greenleaf” executive producers Craig Wright, Oprah Winfrey and Clement Virgo for the sophomore season, which will begin production in the fall.

The family drama is currently airing Wednesdays at 10 p.m. and has become the summer’s top-rated new cable series among women and total viewers, delivering record ratings for Own. The most recent episode was Own’s most watched Wednesday telecast in network history with 2.3 million viewers.

“We are incredibly proud of the success of ‘Greenleaf’ and excited to bring Kathleen’s talents to the show,” said Erik Logan, President, Own. “Her vast experience and passion for storytelling will be a great complement to an already fantastic team.”

“We’re proud to partner with Own on this critically-acclaimed breakout series and delighted to add a talent of Kathleen
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Greenleaf: Season Two of Own TV Show Gets More Episodes

Can I get an amen? Own has increased the episode order for season two of its Greenleaf TV show. The Oprah Winfrey Network originally ordered 13 episodes for the second season of the megachurch drama series. The news that Own raised the episode order to 16 broke last night, during the channel's Television Critics Association (TCA) presentation.The Greenleaf TV series cast includes: Keith David, Lynn Whitfield, Lamman Rucker, Kim Hawthorne, Lovie Simone, Merle Dandridge, Desiree Ross, Deborah Joy Winans, Tye White, Oprah Winfrey, GregAlan Williams, Benjamin Patterson, Anna Diop, and Terri J. Vaughn.Read More…
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Greenleaf: Season One Ratings

Oprah Winfrey has returned to scripted television with Greenleaf. It's her first recurring role in 20 years. Will this be enough to entice viewers to tune in to watch this Own series? It's already been renewed for a second season but, how will it do in the ratings? If they are bad enough, could it be cancelled? Stay tuned.

A dramatic series, Greenleaf revolves around the unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch. Scandalous secrets and lies are as numerous as the faithful. The cast includes Keith David, Lynn Whitfield, Lamman Rucker, Kim Hawthorne, Lovie Simone, Merle Dandridge, Desiree Ross, Deborah Joy Winans, Tye White, GregAlan Williams, Benjamin Patterson, Anna Diop, Terri J. Vaughn, and Winfrey.

Below are the show's TV ratings, typically the best way to tell if the series will be cancelled or renewed. These figures will be updated
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Greenleaf Season 1 Review

Three episodes were provided prior to broadcast.

The news that you’ve seen Greenleaf before probably won’t come as much of a shock. The show is billed as a dynastic family drama whose deceit and lies bubble to the surface once a prodigal child returns with a baggage of viewpoints directly contradicting with what most in the scrupulous title clan take as gospel. Interchange Greenleaf’s sprawling megachurch in Memphis with a record business, oil company, etc, and you have the set-up of most serialized dramas in the past three decades.

That’s the unfortunate first impression that Own’s new scripted series gives off in its opening three hours: redundancy. The faith-based approach to a bible-thumping, all-black, Southern brood – who would smack me over the head for using the term “bible-thumping” – coalesces into welcomely dense conversations of what it actually means to be Christian, but the show never
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Oprah Winfrey Shares Her Personal Connection to ‘Greenleaf’

Oprah Winfrey Shares Her Personal Connection to ‘Greenleaf’
Oprah Winfrey and the cast of Own’s new original drama, “Greenleaf,” hit the green carpet for the show’s L.A. premiere on Wednesday at The Lot in West Hollywood.

Stars Lynn Whitfield, Keith David, Merle Dandridge and Lamman Rucker met Winfrey and creator Craig Wright to discuss how they brought the show to life.

Greenleaf” follows an African-American family who runs a megachurch and the trials that tear them apart. Winfrey, who in addition to playing Mavis McCready is an executive producer, said a key part in producing the series was ensuring that it was an authentic reflection of the black church.

“The whole scene where Kerissa (Kim Hawthorne) is attacking Grace (Dandridge) at the table about, ‘Are you spiritual, or religious?’… I had that,” Winfrey said. “I’ve also had that moment where Grace is saying out loud, ‘I swear to God.’ I was a little girl once and I said that. And my father said, ‘Not in my house you won’t.'”

Winfrey added, “One of the writers in the room actually is an ‘every-Sunday-morning-church-going-person’ … so it’s pretty authentic.”

But Winfrey said that not everything about the show is pure. “You can’t have a TV show without sin.”

Considering the lack of scripted content showing the church on TV, the cast and creators said they didn’t want the show to be an ironic depiction. “It had to feel like it was truthful,” said Clement Virgo, an executive producer who also directed the pilot.

Guests were treated to BBQ following the screening. The series debuts June 21 on Own.
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