Most people know 90s pop sensation Shanice for her Grammy-nominated hit song, “I Love Your Smile” and comedian and actor Flex Alexander from his hit TV show, “One to One,” but few people know this fairytale couple both faced career stumbling block. A docu-series on OWN, “Flex & Shanice,” will follow the couple and their […]

Gabrielle Union Talks About How She Stopped Being A ‘Mean Girl’

I know there are a few people in Hollywood who is known for being a bit of a hothead.  And at one time actress Gabrielle Union was one of those people.  On the upcoming episode of Oprah’s Next Chapter, Oprah chats with some of Black Hollywood elite actresses, including Phylicia Rashad, Alfre Woodard,Viola Davis and Gabrielle Union. In this short clip from the show, which […]

Berry Gordy Talks ‘Walking Out On’ Diana Ross

Was Diana Ross difficult to work with? Did Berry Gordy give up at one point, throwing in the towel? Appearing on “Oprah’s Master Class” Sunday night, Gordy said he did just that. He actually walked away from Diana Ross after she refused to take part in his “master plan” by performing “You’re Nobody Till Somebody Loves You.” “I could not […]

Tika Sumpter Steps Into A New Role On Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network

Former Gossip Girl regular Tika Sumpter remembers well a chat she had with both director Tyler Perry and iconic talk show host Oprah Winfrey in which each insisted that people needed to see more young women with her look on television. Sumpter’s sky-high cheekbones, penetrating smile, and deep ebony skin tone make hers a unique face among […]

Tyler Perry Signs Exclusive Deal with OWN

Tyler Perry, the prolific television producer behind sitcoms like “House of Payne,” will soon start to produce shows exclusively for OWN, Oprah Winfrey’s cable network. The partnership between Mr. Perry and Ms. Winfrey, announced Monday, amounts to the biggest programming bet made by OWN since its premiere in January 2011. The network has struggled to […]

Evelyn Lozada Appears On Iyanla Vanzant’s ‘Fix My Life’

‘Basketball Wives’ star (and soon to be ex-wife of Chad Johnson) Evelyn Lozada appeared on the premiere episode of Iyanla Vanzant’s ‘Fix My Life’ which aired last night on the OWN Network. During the 40 minute segment (that was filmed before she filed for divorce], Evelyn explained her anger issues by telling Iyanla that she’s […]

Oprah Commissions La Toya Jackson Reality Show

Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network has commissioned a new reality TV series featuring Michael Jackson’s sister, La Toya. OWN’s cameras will follow La Toya, 56, as she focuses on her relationship with her famous brothers and sisters in a show titled, Life With La Toya. This news comes on the heels of a very public war between […]