Netflix Secures SVOD Rights To ‘Greenleaf’

OTT service to stream first season of OWN series in March
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Netflix has acquired the streaming rights to OWN drama series Greenleaf, the OTT service said Thursday.

Netflix will stream the first season of the series, which featured Oprah Winfrey in a recurring role, beginning March 3 as part of an agreement between Netflix and series producer Lionsgate.

OWN will launch the sophomore season of the series, which follows the exploits of a family-owned megachurch, on March 15.  The show’s June 21 premiere drew a OWN record 3.0 million viewers.Greenleaf also stars Lynn Whitfield, Merle Dandridge and Keith David. 

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