Watch 45-Minute SAG-AFTRA 'Conversations With 'Greenleaf'' (Featuring Merle Dandridge, Keith David, Lynn Whitfield and Oprah Winfrey)
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Watch 45-Minute SAG-AFTRA 'Conversations With 'Greenleaf'' (Featuring Merle Dandridge, Keith David, Lynn Whitfield and Oprah Winfrey)


OWN’s hit drama series “Greenleaf” was the most watched new cable show of the summer, according to the network, and the #1 original cable series on Wednesday nights for women during the season. The series delivered record numbers with its season finale (on 8/31) with 2.4 million viewers and a 1.84 women 25-54 rating, making it the network’s most watched and highest rated Wednesday telecast in network history.

“Greenleaf” (Wednesdays at 10 p.m.) takes viewers into the unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch, where scandalous secrets and lies are as numerous as the faithful. Born of the church, the Greenleaf family love and care for each other, but beneath the surface lies a den of iniquity — greed, adultery, sibling rivalry and conflicting values — that threatens to tear apart the very core of their faith that holds them together.

“Greenleaf” stars Merle Dandridge as Grace Greenleaf; Keith David as Bishop James Greenleaf; 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 in a recurring role as Mavis McCready.

The series is executive produced by Craig Wright (“Lost,” “Six Feet Under”), Oprah Winfrey (“Selma”) and Clement Virgo (“The Book of Negroes”).

“Greenleaf” is produced for OWN by Lionsgate in association with Harpo Films and Pine City.

Key members of the series cast – Merle Dandridge, Keith David, Lynn Whitfield and Oprah Winfrey – took part in an edition of SAG-AFTRA’s ongoing “Conversations” series, in which cast and crew of selected TV series and films participate in live conversations that are videotaped. The “Conversations with ‘Greenleaf’ episode, which took place a month ago, was moderated by Jim Halterman of TV Guide Magazine, and is now available online, so check out the enlightening chat in full (45 minutes) below:

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