Wednesday, May 22, 2024

MGM+ Reveals Premiere Date for New Drama 'Emperor of Ocean Park' Starring Grantham Coleman

MGM+ has today announced the premiere date for its upcoming original drama series Emperor of Ocean Park starring Grantham Coleman.

The 10-episode first season will launch on Sunday, July 14 at 10/9c.

Set in the worlds of politics, elite academia, and the beaches of Martha's Vineyard, the drama follows Talcott Garland (Coleman), an esteemed law professor whose quiet life is shattered when his father, Judge Oliver Garland, dies of an apparent heart attack. The nature of the judge's death is questioned by Tal's sister, Mariah, a former journalist and inveterate conspiracy theorist, who believes that the judge, a failed Black nominee to the Supreme Court, met with foul play.

In addition to Coleman, the drama stars Tiffany Mack, Paulina Lule and Forest Whitaker.

Recurring guest stars include Henry Simmons, Bryan Greenberg, Torrey Hanson, Ora Jones, Jasmine Batchelor, Keith Powers, Kelli Simpkins, Keith Kupferer and Deanna Reed-Foster.

Sherman Payne developed the drama based on the novel by Stephen L. Carter. He executive produces with John Wells, Erin Jontow and Shukree Tilghman. Warner Bros. Television and John Wells Productions produce.