OWN series 'Greenleaf' has gathered a huge number of fans from all over the world and more than three million viewers in each of its three seasons, here is everything you need to know about season 4.
The original drama series by OWN series delves into the unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch, but that is often shrouded by lies, secret, and scandals. The series was also Wednesday Night's No. 1 original cable series for African-American women and has garnered a viewership of more than three million viewers in each of its three seasons? The story of the series revolves around the Greenleaf family who loves and cares for one another but beneath the vices like greed, adultery, sibling rivalry, and conflicting values and these things are a threat to the family from its core.
The fourth season is coming back Tuesday, September 3, at 10|9c on OWN TV.
The official synopsis of the series reads, "Season four finds the Greenleafs attempting to maintain a united front in the face of losing Calvary to Bob Whitmore (Beau Bridges) and Harmony & Hope Ministries, but secrets past and present create what could be fatal fractures in the family’s fragile foundation. Lady Mae (Lynn Whitfield) and Grace (Merle Dandridge) form an uneasy alliance as they endeavor to reclaim their church from Harmony & Hope — Grace from within the church where she's operating as interim head pastor and Lady Mae using her persuasive ways from the outside. However, Grace's mission becomes complicated when a mysterious phone call sets in motion a chain of events that threatens to reveal her biggest secret yet. The Bishop (Keith David) continues working to mend his rift with his wife Lady Mae, while day by day Harmony & Hope’s grip on Calvary tightens."
The cast of the series includes Merle Dandridge, and she plays the role of race Greenleaf in the show and is widely known for her role in 'Half-Life 2', she also starred in television series like 'Sons of Anarchy' and 'The Night Shift'. She is also a singer who performed in a number of stage productions, including Broadway musicals Jesus Christ Superstar, Spamalot, and Rent. The other cast members include Keith David, Lynn Whitfield as Lady Mae Greenleaf, Kim Hawthorne as Kerissa Greenleaf, Lamman Rucker as Jacob Greenleaf, Tye White as Kevin Satterlee, Deborah Joy Winans as Charity Greenleaf-Satterlee, Desiree Ross as Sophia, and Oprah Winfrey (Selma) in a recurring role as Mavis McCready.
The writer and director of the show is Craig Wright and the writer/producer is known for his other works like 'Six Feet Under', 'Lost' and the television series 'Dirty Sexy Money'. Wright is also serving as an executive producer with Clement Virgo, Kriss Turner Towner, and Oprah Winfrey. 'Greenleaf' is produced for OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network by Lionsgate in association with Harpo Films and Pine City.
A thirty-second teaser is available and you can watch it right here.
The first three seasons of the series are available on Netflix and you can go on a binge marathon before you watch the fourth season premieres.