OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network continues its celebration of Black fatherhood with “OWN Spotlight: They Call Me Dad,” a one-hour special premiering on Tuesday, September 14 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Actors Derek Luke (The Purge, 13 Reasons Why) and Tristan Mack Wilds (The Wire, 90210), Gospel singer-songwriter and senior pastor Marvin Sapp and music mogul Master P are featured and talk about what it means to be a supportive father, the sacrifices it takes to be a good father, how to take accountability for your actions and how to inspire your children. The special will also be available to stream the same day on discovery+.
“OWN Spotlight: They Call Me Dad” is an inspirational one-hour special that celebrates Black fatherhood and the special bond dads have with their children, giving viewers exclusive access to a group of famous Black fathers away from the spotlight and doing the most admirable thing imaginable – being a loving dad. Through a series of deeply personal profiles, the special follows four celebrity Black fathers from diverse backgrounds, in their homes and unguarded, as they showcase the joys, fears, and fulfillment that being a dad brings while also shifting the narratives for a more accurate representation of Black fatherhood. The special is presented with limited commercial interruption courtesy of Toyota.
“OWN Spotlight: They Call Me Dad” is executive produced by Oji Singletary and Critical Content.
Source: Gospel Music Association