Oprah Winfrey Network: OWN

Acclaimed director Ava DuVernay's short-form film entitled "August 28th: A Day in the Life of a People" will make its national television debut on Tuesday, August 28 at 7 p.m. ET/PT on OWN. Starring Lupita Nyong'o, Angela Bassett, Don Cheadle, Regina King, David Oyelowo, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, André Holland, Michael Ealy and Glynn Turman, DuVernay's 22-minute scripted film uses a robust combination of both documentary and narrative techniques to transport viewers through six stunning historical moments that all actually occurred on the same day in various years.

 

The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) will present a “Queen Sugar Red Carpet Season Finale Special" this Wednesday, November 15 at 10:30 p.m. following the 90-minute extended season two finale episode.

 

TONIGHT the Oprah Winfrey Network: OWN will premiere the eight-episode docu-series, "Released," which features intimate, first-person narratives of formerly incarcerated men and women as they walk out of the prison doors for the first time to restart their lives. The one-hour program airs at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

 

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Check out this morning's edition of #UPFRONT Inside Atlanta's Entertainment Industry.

This week's show featured "Saints & Sinners" actress Lisa Arrindell. She stopped by the studios to chat about her sinister character on the Bounce TV show and her appearance in the film adaptation of the book, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks." The original movie starring Oprah Winfrey airs this month (April 22) on HBO.