Shadow and Act has exclusively learned that the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) has an easter special coming up!
On March 30 at 9:00 p.m. after Queen Sugar, the network will premiere its one-hour gospel special, Our OWN Easter.
Hosted by Grammy Award winner BeBe Winans and Deborah Joy Winans, Our OWN Easter will feature performances by CeCe Winans, Kirk Franklin, Anthony Hamilton and The Hamiltones, Ledisi, Travis Greene, Osby Berry, Jonathan McReynolds and Fantasia. There will also be appearances by Cedric the Entertainer, Michelle Williams and others. Spoken word from Bishop J. Drew Sheard, Pastor William Murphy and Priscilla Shirer will also be featured.
Executive produced by Dr. Holly Carter, Rikki Hughes and Relevé Entertainment, the special will feature some of the most iconic Gospel and R&B artists of today’s time as they celebrate the Resurrection by weaving “sunrise service traditions and modern performance.”
Our OWN Easter will be the second special for OWN produced by Dr. Holly Carter’s Relevé Entertainment, The first special, Our OWN Christmas was hosted by Meagan Good and husband, DeVon Franklin. Our OWN Christmas premiered in December as “the #1 non-news cable telecast in the time period among African-American W18+, households and total viewers.”
Check out the trailer below: