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[11/13/18 - 10:01 AM]
OWN's New Family Saga "Ambitions," From Will Packer, Jamey Giddens, Lionsgate and Debmar-Mercury, Starts Production in Atlanta
Robin Givens, Essence Atkins, Brian White, Kendrick Cross, Brely Evans and Erica Page will star in the project, due on 2019.

[04/17/18 - 10:02 AM]
OWN Announces Two New Series from Prolific Producer Will Packer
"Ambitions" (working title) is a multigenerational family saga centered around one woman who, having recently relocated and intent on revitalizing her marriage, finds herself going head to head with some of the most powerful and deceitful players in the city.







AMBITIONS (OWN)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
4/17/18 - 11/13/18
STATUS:
currently in development (2019-2020 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
DESCRIPTION:
(from OWN's press release, November 2018) OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today the start of production in Atlanta of the new multigenerational family saga "Ambitions," produced by Will Packer Media in association with Lionsgate and Lionsgate-owned distributor Debmar-Mercury, and starring Robin Givens ("Riverdale," "The Fix," "The Bold and the Beautiful"), Essence Atkins ("Marlon," "Half and Half"), Brian White ("Ray Donovan," "Scandal"), Kendrick Cross ("Acrimony,") Brely Evans ("Being Mary Jane") and Erica Page ("Ozark," "Bad Dad Rehab"). Multiple award-winning writer/EP Kevin Arkadie ("The Quad," "New York Undercover") has joined as showrunner. Created by executive producer/writer Jamey Giddens ("The Rich and The Ruthless") from an original idea by Packer, "Ambitions" will debut on OWN in 2019, with the pilot episode directed by Benny Boom ("All Eyez on Me," "Black Lightning"). "Ambitions" is a multigenerational family saga centered around one woman who, having recently relocated and intent on revitalizing her marriage, finds herself going head to head with some of the most powerful and deceitful players in the city.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Brely Evans as Rondell
· Brian White as Evan Lancaster
· Erica Page as Bella
· Essence Atkins as Amara
· Kendrick Cross as Titus
· Robin Givens as Stephanie Carlisle
CREW INFORMATION:
· Benny Boom as DIR (Pilot)
· Jamey Giddens as CRTR/EP
· Kevin Arkadie as EP
· Sheila Ducksworth as EP
· Will Packer as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Debmar-Mercury
· Lionsgate Television
· Will Packer Media