Thursday, December 19, 2019

OWN Renews 'David Makes Man' for Season 2

OWN has today renewed its original drama series David Makes Man for a second season. An episode count and premiere date window were not immediately announced.

The drama stars Akili McDowell, Alana Arenas, Nathaniel Logan McIntyre, Isaiah Johnson, Ade Chike Torbert, Jordan Bolger, Cayden K. Williams, Travis Coles and Phylicia Rashad.

Tarell Alvin McCraney created the drama. He executive produces with Oprah Winfrey, Michael B. Jordan, Mike Kelley, Melissa Loy and Dee Harris-Lawrence. Warner Horizon Scripted Television, Harpo Films, Page Fright and Outlier Society Productions produce.

Harris-Lawrence will return as showrunner for the second season. She recently joined the CBS drama All Rise as co-showrunner. She is expecting to juggle both series for Warner Bros. 

"Tarell McCraney has brought us a gift with this series and masterfully added a beautiful new hue to our palette of dramatic storytelling on OWN," said Tina Perry, President, OWN. "Viewers and television critics alike have embraced David Makes Man and connected to its powerful message. We are honored to partner with the incredible producers and cast as well as our friends at Warner Horizon Scripted Television on a second season."