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.
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
) while his mother, Lady Mae Greenleaf
), 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
” is produced by Lionsgate.