Own Network’s Breakout Series ‘Greenleaf’ Gets Season 2 Premiere Date

Greenleaf Season 2 Premiere Date Announced

The church family drama that stole our hearts in 2016 is coming back to reclaim our Wednesday nights! This week, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced that Greenleaf season 2 would launch on Wednesday, March 15th, at 10pm ET/PT.  Greenleaf season 2 will feature 16 episodes, broken up in two parts.  the first half will begin in March and then the second half will air in the Summer.


Greenleaf follows the Greenleaf family, led by Bishop James Greenleaf, family patriarch and leader of a a mega-church.  The family is soaked in drama!

Greenleaf premiered last June as the #1 series debut in OWN history and was 2016’s #1 new cable series for women, averaging over three million viewers in Live+3 in its first season.

Here’s the Greenleaf season 2 breakdown:

In the series’ second season, the Greenleaf family tree will split at the root as Jacob (Lamman Rucker, “Why Did I Get Married?”) ventures off to begin his new career with long-time rival church Triumph Ministries, breaking faith with his father, Bishop James Greenleaf (Emmy-winner Keith David, “Community”) while his mother, Lady Mae Greenleaf (Golden Globe nominee and Emmy-winner Lynn Whitfield, “The Josephine Baker Story”), struggles with Jacob’s decision to abandon the family. Meanwhile, after exposing her Uncle Mac’s (GregAlan Williams, “The Accountant”) crimes, but failing to bring him to justice, Grace “Gigi” Greenleaf (Merle Dandridge, “The Night Shift”) finds herself intrigued with someone new, Darius Nash (guest star Rick Fox, “Dope”), a local journalist who’s been closely following the ongoing threats plaguing the Greenleaf empire. Oprah Winfrey (“Selma”) also returns in her guest starring role as Mavis McCready, the sister of Lady Mae Greenleaf and a close confidante to Grace Greenleaf.


Watch the Greenleaf season 2 teaser below:

Greenleaf Season 2 Premieres on March 15th at 10 pm ET/PT

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