HomePop ConfidentialTVOprah Winfrey to Create Family Drama at HBO Jillian Bowe October 24, 2012 TV 4 Comments Oprah Winfrey's media dominance continues to grow. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Mighty O's Harpo Films has partnered with HBO to create a new television drama. Winfrey's untitled drama will center around the wealthy first black president of a prestigious liberal arts college, who's family gains media attention. The family puts on a united front, while dealing with infighting and dark obsessions behind the scenes. Playright Thomas Bradshaw has signed on to the project as co-executive producer and writer. Harpo's Kate Forte will serve as showrunner for the hour-long drama. 4 Responses missmuffett41 October 25, 2012 She need to be trying to get scripted programs on the OWN Network instead of HBO. Log in to Reply Soap_Stud October 25, 2012 Casting suggestions: Victoria Rowell, Tamara Tunie, Renee Jones, Sherri Saum, Shennell Edmonds, Peter Parros, Cassandra Creech, Debbi Morgan, & Michael Beach Log in to Reply glowery October 25, 2012 I heard Tyler Perry will be partnering with the O on some projects for her network. I am thinking this will help her out since she alone can no longer draw an audience. Perry said this was a win-win for him. He mentioned he was interested in starting his own network also at some time in the future. Log in to Reply bobbyew October 26, 2012 I cant wait!!! A black Dynasty about educated negro’s. Spectacular!!! Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply You must be logged in to post a comment.