[VIDEOS] OWN (@OWNTV) Releases New Trailers for Season 2 of “Queen Sugar! (@QueenSugarOWN)”

Last Fall we were blown away with OWN’s original series. The fledgling cable network scored some major hits with its returning series The Haves & The Have Nots and If Loving You Is Wrong, and new series, Greenleaf and Queen Sugar. 

Greenleaf is currently on hiatus with the second half of its second season set to debut in August, but Queen Sugar is returning this June!

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As you may recall from the first season finale, Charlie is moving forward with opening Louisiana’s first Black-owned mill so she and her family can grind their sugar cane without interference all while dealing with her divorce and feeling for Remy. Her son, Micah continues to deal with the fallout from his parents’ divorce, meanwhile Hollywood takes a job far away for months needing time away from Aunt Vi. Elsewhere, Nova reels from the repercussions of her public and fledgling relationship with her White cop boyfriend, and Ralph-Angel discovered a later will left for him that gives him sole ownership of their land.

Check out the trailers OWN has released for Season 2 below:

This new season looks intense! We definitely see the Bordelons are coming up in the world. Still, the strides they have made may be threatened by their own family drama and infighting. We can definitely see a storm brewing with this will. Charlie may be making some moves, but Ralph-Angel can stop her cold if he takes things to court. Nova seems to be playing peacemaker between her two younger siblings, but we are sure she has her fair share of drama too. Especially when we see Aunt Vi having to remind them they are family.

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Either way we cannot wait for Season 2 to premiere on June 20th and 21st as a two night event! Queen Sugar is back and we could not be happier!  Happy viewing!

Written By: Michael “Hey Mikey” Fanning

[EVENT RECAP] “Greenleaf” Season 2 Premiere Party!

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ATLANTA, GA - MARCH 13: Actress Merle Dandridge attends "Greenleaf" Season 2 Premiere Party at W Atlanta Midtown on March 13, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network)

Last night, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network celebrated the second season of the hit series “Greenleaf” with a screening and after-party in Atlanta.

Over 200 local influencers previewed the premiere episode at SCADShow and were then treated to a lively post-screening reception at the W Atlanta Midtown.
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ATLANTA, GA – MARCH 13: A general view of “Greenleaf” Season 2 Premiere Party at W Atlanta Midtown on March 13, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network)

Attending from the cast were Lynn Whitfield, Keith David, Merle Dandridge, Deborah Joy Winans, Lamman Rucker, Kim Hawthorne, GregAlan Williams, Desiree Ross, Lovie Simone, T.C. Carson, Parnell Damone Marcano, Jason Dirden, Julian Brittano and “Greenleaf” executive producer Clement Virgo.

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#CelebrityCrush- Tye White (@WeWantTyeWhite)

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Good Morning my loves! I know, I know you’re all wondering where have I been but trust me, my absence was for good reason but I’m back now and not only am I back but I’m back with a scorching hot celebrity for your Monday morning pleasure! You’ve seen him portray LL Cool J’s son Adam Hanna in NCIS: Los Angeles, you’ve seen him “Drumline: A New Beat” and these days you can catch him on the OWN original series “Greenleaf” starring as Kevin Satterlee.

That’s right people, actor Tye White is our #CelebrityCrush for today!

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Tye White’s acting career began in 2009 when he starred as a male dancer in the film “The People I’ve Slept With”. While it was an uncredited role, it was the start of a dream come true for him. Tye’s major big break came in 2014 when he starred in the sequel to Nick Cannon’s “Drumline” as Armondi Mason alongside Alexandra Shipp and Rome Flynn.

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Duian Richmond, Rome Flynn and Tye White at the premiere of “Drumline: A New Beat”

These days, Tye White stars as Kevin Satterlee on the OWN original series “Greenleaf“. Greenleaf is a series about the sometimes unethical and dishonest world of the Greenleaf family and their Memphis megachurch. Tye’s character Kevin is the son in law of the Bishop of Greenleaf World Ministries.

Outside of Greenleaf you can catch Tye White as a part of the cast of “American Crime Story: The People vs. OJ Simpson” where he stars as OJ Simpson’s son Jason. The series centered around the highly publicized OJ trial and received rave reviews for it’s depiction of real life events and court proceedings. Tye White has proven time and time again that he is a force to be reckoned with in the Entertainment industry. Since 2009 we have seen him play an array of characters, each portrayal better than the last. Tye White, you are our Bae for the Day!

Written By: Monique C. Tillman

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Season 2 of “For Peete’s Sake” Returns Tackling Police Shootings

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The Peete family has returned to TV screens and this season you witness a family transition as well as the family being active in the various tragedies involving young black men and police.

Peete FamilyRecently with police-related shootings at an all-time-high of un-armed African American males for Holly and Rodney, their focus is now on protecting their three sons, one of whom is autistic and is in the process of getting a license.

PeeteIn a revealing new season, Holly and Rodney find themselves balancing it all amongst troubling headlines highlighting escalating police relations, and deep fears of raising sons Robinson, Roman and RJ in the current climate surface. While RJ, navigating life with autism, was once told by doctors that he would never talk, he is now working, trying to get his driver’s permit, and even thinking about moving out some day, prompting the family to explore ways to de-escalate police encounters involving the special needs community with the help of Charles Kinsey, the caretaker of a teenage boy with autism who was shot during an encounter with police.

In addition to helping RJ transition from high school into his first job with the Los Angeles Dodgers, they travel to New York to tearfully send daughter Ryan off to college at New York University. With the help of a very opinionated Dolores, Holly and Rodney also prepare to homeschool their two younger sons Robinson and Roman as they continue to tackle the surprises of raising teens. Whether they’re advocating for autism awareness, Parkinson’s disease or positive social change through the HollyRod Foundation, navigating the trials of raising kids in today’s world, or just trying to keep their marriage sexy and successful, there’s always something dramatic happening behind the scenes at the Peete’s.Peete's

Catch the new season of For Peete’s Sake on OWN on Saturday, February 18 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

The Haves & The Have Nots- “Waiting For Candace”

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Tyler Perry’s The Haves & The Have Nots began with Veronica chasing Katheryn through her house with a knife!

Their fight ends up on the stairs where Veronica manages to wrestle the knife and cuts her on the arm. She then kicks her down the stairs and knocking her unconscious. Meanwhile, Jeffrey tries to keep Wyatt from leaving the hospital, fearing for his health. Wyatt tells him that he is only doing that because he is love with him. Jeffrey tells him he still loves him, but values him as a friend. Wyatt begs him to get him out of the hospital and to the apartment he bought that no one knows about. He also admits he is an addict without prompting. At Benny’s house he finds himself frustrated, but trusting Candace will come through for him. Hanna warns him against getting his hopes up about her, but he admonishes her for never trusting Candace. Hanna tells him the plan she has to keep a roof over their head, but he still has faith in his sister.

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The Haves & The Have Nots- “A Cup Of Tea”

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Tyler Perry’s The Haves & The Have Nots are back and hotter than ever!

The Ice Queen, Veronica, is mortified after witnessing Katheryn murder the District Attorney in front of her and then demands Veronica get her cleared of the charges. Veronica, however, is frozen with fear, and when Katheryn leaves the room tries to leave the house. She soon discovers all of the doors are locked–even in the kitchen! There, Katheryn tells her to have a seat, but she refuses, preferring to stand. She looks on as Katheryn calmly puts on water for tea.

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At Jim and David’s office Candice attacks Brandon with a metal pipe, beating him repeatedly and hitting him in the groin, demanding to know where her money is. He tells her it is gone and reveals he works in asset recovery. He tells her he can help her score a deal where she will get dozens of millions of dollars, but he needs time. She demands he give her two million right away, desperate to save Benny’s business and their homes. He manages to wrestle the pipe from her and tells her he will promises to get her what she needs. Meanwhile Jeffrey reveals to Justin that Quincy’s body is buried in Candice’s backyard!

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[VIDEO/EVENT RECAP] “The Haves and the Have Nots” Cast Dish on New Season at Atlanta Press Lunch!

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(l-r) Tyler Lepley, Renee Lawless, and Angela Robinson at the haves and the have nots atlanta press lunch

Lunch time! We LOVE Tyler Perry’s The Haves and The Have Nots!

Like millions of viewers everywhere, every Tuesday night we find ourselves glued to the television ready to watch the latest antics of a cast that always delivers the drama! Thankfully we were invited to the Atlanta Press Lunch for the latest season where three cast members; Angela Robinson (Veronica Harrington), Renee Lawless (Katheryn Cryer), and Tyler Lepley (Benny Young).

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As we mentioned the press conference began with lunch–and what a lunch! The spread was amazing with everything from fried chicken to decadent cheesecakes and miniature pies. Afterwards,  guests were greeted by welcome remarks from show producer and Tyler Perry Studios, vice president, Mark E. Swinton. Then guests were treated to an advanced screening of the first episode of the new season. Naturally, everyone was excited! As you may recall, the prior season ended with Katheryn Cryer shooting the District Attorney and demanding Veronica Harrington “get her off!” We won’t spoil the details of the episode here, but we will say fire and ice collide! The brutality, viciousness, and sheer outrage throughout this episode will knock you off your feet! Check out a preview of the season by clicking here.

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