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OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK TO AIR “QUEEN SUGAR” FINALE AFTER-SHOW SPECIAL HOSTED BY OPRAH WINFREY

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OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK TO AIR “QUEEN SUGAR” FINALE AFTER-SHOW SPECIAL HOSTED BY OPRAH WINFREY WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15 rfocus.org Special Will Follow a 90-Minute Extended Season Finale Episode Written by Acclaimed Creator and Executive Producer Ava DuVernay LOS ANGELES – OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today that it will air a “Queen Sugar” finale after-show special, “Queen Sugar Season Finale Special, Oprah & The Cast,” on Wednesday, November 15 at 10:30p ET/PT, immediately following a 90-minute extended season finale episode of the acclaimed series at 9 p.m. ET/PT written by creator and executive producer Ava DuVernay. Hosted by Oprah Winfrey, who is also an executive producer on the popular drama, the after-show special will feature exclusive interviews with DuVernay, the ensemble cast and an audience of fans. Rutina Wesley, Dawn-Lyen Gardner, Kofi Siriboe, Tina Lifford and other cast members will give fans a chance to ask burning questions as the juicy details and behind-the-scenes moments from season two are revealed. The “Queen Sugar” midseason premiere (10/3) garnered 2.4 million viewers (L+3) and ranked as the week’s #1 cable telecast for African American women and the #1 scripted cable telecast for African American total viewers.  The episode also ranked as the night’s #2 cable telecast in women 25-54 and for the week ranked as a Top 4 scripted series on cable “Queen Sugar Season Finale Special, Oprah & The Cast” is produced by OWN Studios and sponsored by Procter & Gamble’s My Black is Beautiful and Toyota.

Queen Sugar Show Updates from OWN

QUEEN SUGAR Wednesdays (10 p.m. – 11 p.m. ET/PT)queen sugar, own, radiofacts From Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay (“13th,” “Selma”) and executive producer Oprah Winfrey, “Queen Sugar” tells the contemporary story of the Bordelon siblings who struggle to move forward with their lives as they strive to honor the legacy of their father following his unexpected passing. Charley (Dawn-Lyen Gardner, “Unforgettable”) relocates to Saint Josephine, Louisiana to help run the family business. As the only black female sugarcane mill owner, she must fight to regain her independence while rebuilding her relationships with her estranged siblings: Ralph Angel (Kofi Siriboe, “Girls Trip”) whoattempts to transform from a formerly incarcerated single father to a land owner while he’s working to restore his relationship with his son’s mother; and Nova (Rutina Wesley, “True Blood”) who finds herself torn between her activism and her desire to be loved. Together, they must learn to rely on one another as they navigate their tenuous bonds as family. (P) Wednesday, November 1 (10 p.m. ­- 11 p.m. ET/PT) Episode: On These I Stand Ralph Angel (Kofi Siriboe) is left devastated by Darla's (Bianca Lawson) news, Charley's (Dawn-Lyen Gardner) business is threatened, and Micah (Nicholas L. Ashe) has an issue with his school. Plus, Nova (Rutina Wesley) receives a new opportunity and Violet (Tina Lifford) reveals her diagnosis to Hollywood (Omar J. Dorsey). (P) Wednesday, November 8 (10 p.m. ­- 11 p.m. ET/PT) Episode: Copper Sun Charley (Dawn-Lyen Gardner) fires Darla (Bianca Lawson) after learning that she’s lied to her family, Micah (Nicholas L. Ashe) gets suspended from school, and Hollywood (Omar J. Dorsey) promises to fulfill Violet’s (Tina Lifford) wish list. Later, Jacob Boudreaux (Guest Star Lea Coco) suggests he and Charley form a partnership.  (P) Wednesday, November 15 (9 p.m. ­- 10:30 p.m. ET/PT) Episode:  Dream Variations Charley’s (Dawn-Lyen Gardner) shocking plan to save her business puts her relationship with Remy (Dondré Whitfield) in jeopardy. Ralph Angel (Kofi Siriboe) decides if he can forgive Darla (Bianca Lawson). Special 90-minute season finale. (P) Wednesday, November 15 (10:30 p.m. ­- 11 p.m. ET/PT) Episode:  Queen Sugar Season Finale Special, Oprah & The Cast The “Queen Sugar” after-show special hosted by Oprah Winfrey will feature exclusive interviews with series creator and executive producer Ava DuVernay and the ensemble cast. Rutina Wesley, Dawn-Lyen Gardner, Kofi Siriboe, Tina Lifford and other cast members will give fans a chance to ask burning questions as the juicy details and behind-the-scenes moments from season two are revealed.

WMGC (105.1 The Bounce)/Detroit Adds Foolish To Morning Show

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BEASLEY Classic Hip-Hop & R&B WMGC (105.1 THE BOUNCE)/Detroit has added FOOLISH (aka F. RAW)to its morning show. FOOLISH joins BIGG IN THE MORNING beginning today (7/5). 

WMGC PD AL PAYNE commented, "It’s our honor to add one of DETROIT’s brightest stars to the line-up of BOUNCE Ambassadors and welcome FOOLISH into the studio every morning, alongside BIGG, SHAY SHAY and the rest of the cast of the all new BIGG AND FOOLISH IN THE MORNING."

Morning show host BIGG added, "FOOLISH is going to be so fun to have in the studio with us all in the morning. I'm a big fan of his personally, and I know Detroit loves him as well. This is going to make coming to work even more fun, which I didn't think was even possible! Watch out DETROIT, BIGG AND FOOLISH IN THE MORNING is now a thing!”

‘Girls Trip’ VIP Screening Brings Out the Stars

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Last Night, Hello Beautiful, in partnership with Nissan and Universal Pictures, hosted a VIP red carpet screening for the new film GIRLS TRIP. Attending from the cast was Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah, Regina Hall, Tiffany Haddish, Larenz Tate and Kofi Siriboe; director Malcolm Lee and producer Will Packer introduced the film. Hello Beautiful editors Allison McGevna, Shamika Sanders and Keyaira Kelly were also on hand to welcome guests.

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Special guests included Ava Duvernay (filmmaker), Bevy Smith (radio/tv host), Big Freedia (FUSE TV), Issa Rae (HBO's "Insecure"), singer/songwriter Tank, RonReaco Lee (Starz' "Survivor's Remorse"), Ari Lennox (Interscope Recording Artist), Karen Civil (social media maven), actress/singer Letoya Luckett, Shyann Roberts (June's Diary); Fox's "Star" cast members Jude Demorest, Ryan Destiny, Brittany O'Grady and Miss Lawrence; actress/model Nomzano Mbatha, actress Essence Atkins, actress Bresha Webb, RCA recording artist Elle Varner, tv personality Tai Beauchamp; "Queen Sugar" co-stars Omar Dorsey and Timon Kyle Durrett; tv host Alesha Renee, rapper/tv personality Romeo, Mona Scott Young (Monami Entertainment), Yandy Smith ("Love & Hip Hop"), celebrity stylist Ty Hunter, radio personality Wild Wayne (WQUE) and more.

Photos: J. Wiggins for iOne

Angela Yee to Serve as Special Guest Co-Host on Popular Talk Show

Angela Yee to Serve as Special Guest Co-Host on Popular Talk Show

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rfocus.orgIt's about to get real on "The Real." This Friday, April 21, Angela Yee will bring her Breakfast Club flavor to "The Real" as she joins the cast as a special co-host. The ladies and special guest co-host Angela Yee start the show with a candid Girl Chat, and in the words of Loni Love, it’s juicccyyyy!

On another note, The Breakfast Club Radio Show hosts as a whole are really cashing in on the success of their radio careers.  Charlamagne has his book tour going on right now, Envy was signed to a label, and Angela Yee is obviously doing her thing.  They all have several other ventures as well but it is good to see them using their platform to branch off. 

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