'Sincerely, Camille': OWN Launches First Ever Animated Series
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'Sincerely, Camille': OWN Launches First Ever Animated Series

OWN has launched a short-form animated comedy series, Sincerely, Camille, which is the network’s first-ever animated show. The first two episodes have debuted on OWN’s Twitter account and will be on all of OWN’s digital platforms.

Created by Munirah Safiyah Jones, the series is a “key component to the network’s OWN YOUR VOTE nonpartisan get-out-the-vote initiative, the six-part original series offers a humorous, irreverent, and informative take on politics and the issues impacting Black women in the lead-up to the 2020 November election.”

Here’s the description: Sincerely, Camille follows a trio of women – Camille, Staci, and Sara – navigating life, work and relationships in the throes of the 2020 presidential election cycle. Three friends, three different viewpoints, three varying approaches to evoking civic participation. The series follows the women’s efforts to get their communities informed, engaged, and inspired to act in one of the most important elections in American history. The satirical series provides powerful insight and edgy social commentary on the current political climate and the choices Black women face this fall. 

“We are always looking for unique voices and innovative ways to tell stories that matter to our audience and we’re excited that, for the first time, OWN is creating animated comedy shorts with the talented storyteller, Munirah Safiyah Jones. The series not only entertains and engages, but communicates a critical message about the importance of voting,” said Tina Perry, president, OWN. “Our viewers will instantly relate to these characters as they deal with the real-world issues and concerns impacting Black women.”

“It’s an honor to work for Ms. Winfrey and OWN and to help serve the Black community as we approach these historic 2020 elections,” said Munirah Safiyah Jones, creator/executive producer. “My hope is that we have created a fresh, engaging way to encourage people to register to vote and cast their ballot this fall.”

The series stars  Jones, Kent King, Kiana Thompson, Havon Baraka, Jon Bridell, Jay Devon Johnson, Harlen Ernest, JS Tate, Donna Rusch, Michelle Murphy, Ifeoluwa Adenyi and Thando Dlomo.

The first two episodes debut on Twitter and will be available OWN’s digital platforms and the network’s Watch OWN App on Wednesday, September 30. Later episodes will drop twice a week.

Watch the first two episodes below:

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