‘Greenleaf’ Megachurch Series to Launch Spring 2016 on OWN

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The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) and Lionsgate have teamed up to premiere a new, scripted TV drama called Greenleaf. 

Centered around foul play at a Memphis megachurch, the original series opens up with the return of a preacher’s kid who travels home after hearing about the death of her sister.

Merle Dandridge, Lynn Whitfield and Keith David star in the 13-episode season scheduled to debut on OWN in a two-night premiere May 24-25 at 10 p.m. ET. Expect appearances by Oprah Winfrey! Her role as Aunt Mavis in Greenleaf will be her first recurring scripted television role in 2o years.