Exclusive Clips: It’s a Nate Berkus/Jeremiah Brent Weekend at OWN!

We know all about Nate Berkus’s long history with Oprah Winfrey from his time on her daytime talk show where he not only fixed homes and helped improve people’s lives but also shared much about his personal life. Then there’s Jeremiah Brent, who happens to be Nate’s husband and host of “Home Made Simple,” also […]

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Iyanla Vanzant Helps Two Gay Pastors Remove Their Masks On ‘Fix My Life’

This Saturday is the second part of a powerful edition of OWN’s “Iyanla: Fix My Life” where Iyanla Vanzant talks with two pastors who have been leading secret lives as homosexual men. But, as Vanzant told me recently during an interview held at the OWN offices in Los Angeles, she felt the story of both Pastor Derek […]

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"Selma" director Ava DuVernay. (Photo: Ava DuVernay)

#MakingHistoryToday: Ava DuVernay Is a Hollywood ‘It’ Girl

For Black History Month, XFINITY CelebrateBlackTV.com will highlight the accomplishments of three female innovators–“Selma” director Ava DuVernay, “The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl” Issa Rae and digital strategist Luvvie Ajayi, whose blogs “Awesomely Luvvie” and “Awesomely Techie” are very popular.

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 Nate Berkus (L), Oprah Winfrey (Center) and Iyanla Vanzant (R) on the deck of Iyanla’s newly-decorated home. (Photo: Bjorn Wallander)

Weekly Watchlist: Oprah Fixes Iyanla’s House

A few shows are on winter break but there’s still plenty to watch including “Hello Beautiful Interludes Live: Ledisi” and “The Walking Dead’s” midseason finale. Plus, there’s what’s hot (Jessye Norman on “Late Show with David Letterman”) and not (the Ferguson grand jury’s decision).

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Shonda Rhimes and Kerry Washington (Photo: Christopher Polk / Getty Images)

‘Scandal’s’ Kerry Washington and Shonda Rhimes Speak Their Minds, Ruby Dee Dies at 91 & More

I’ve got some inspiring as well as sad news to share: Kerry Washington gets very candid about “Scandal” and the show’s creator, Shonda Rhimes, offers some straight forward advice of her own. And Hollywood legend Ruby Dee passed away today. There’s also my watchlist and what’s hot (Oprah hanging out with the cast of “A […]

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Oprah Winfrey and Maya Angelou (Photo: OWN)

Oprah Talks to ‘ET’ About Maya Angelou’s Death While Her Ex-Stepmom Chats with ‘Inside Edition,’ Lupita Cast in ‘Star Wars’ & More

Greetings and salutations! Lots to report today including Oprah Winfrey exclusively sharing her thoughts on Dr. Maya Angelou’s death with “Entertainment Tonight” while her ex-stepmom shared how she was evicted from her home and Lupita Nyong’o is cast in “Star Wars Episode VII.” Plus, there’s my watchlist and what’s hot (Whoopi Goldberg’s late mother, Emma […]

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