OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network) has announced the fourth season of its popular megachurch drama Greenleaf. The Lionsgate series from writer/executive producer Craig Wright and executive producers Clement Virgo, Kriss Turner Towner and Oprah Winfrey has steadily become more popular with each season. The show stars Lynn Whitfield as Lady Mae Greenleaf, Keith David as Bishop Greenleaf and Merle Dandridge as Grace Greenleaf. Season three guest stars include Patti LaBelle as Maxine Patterson, Iyanla Vanzant as herself and Beau Bridges as Bob Whitmore.
The season renewal announcement comes after an increase in its viewership on September 12th with more than 2.3 million people watching the show which is an 8 percent increase from a year ago.
Erik Logan, president of OWN, said,
“We are very proud of this show, the incredible cast, producers, and crew, and can’t wait for more twists and turns from the Greenleaf family in season four.”