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[11/01/21 - 09:00 AM]
Season Two of Peabody Award-Winning Drama "David Makes Man" Now Available on HBO Max
Additionally, a new lineup of Warner Bros. acquisitions are now available on the platform, including the sitcoms "Hangin' with Mr. Cooper," "In the House," "The Jamie Foxx Show," "Martin" and "The Parent 'Hood."

[04/21/21 - 01:00 PM]
OWN's Peabody Award-Winning Drama "David Makes Man" Set to Premiere Tuesday, June 22nd at 9p ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
Season two finds David in his 30s (played by Kwame Patterson), a rising businessman facing an opportunity that will change him and his community forever.

[12/08/20 - 10:16 AM]
OWN's Peabody Award-Winning Drama "David Makes Man" Announces Recurring Cast and Directors for Second Season
The second season will premiere on OWN early summer 2021.

[11/23/20 - 11:00 AM]
Warner Bros. Television Group Signs Overall Deal with "All Rise" and "David Makes Man" Executive Producer and Writer Dee Harris-Lawrence
This is WBTVG's first overall pact with Harris-Lawrence and her first with any studio.

[08/06/20 - 03:10 PM]
Kwame Patterson and Arlen Escarpeta Join the Cast of OWN's Peabody Award-Winning Drama "David Makes Man," From Academy Award Winner Tarell Alvin McCraney
Patterson and Escarpeta join returning series regulars Akili McDowell, Alana Arenas, Travis Coles and Cayden K. Williams for season two.

[06/29/20 - 11:59 AM]
HBO Max Acquires Exclusive Streaming Rights to Peabody Award-Winning Drama "David Makes Man"
The series, from Academy Award(R)-winning screenwriter and Tony Award-nominated playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney, will be available to stream on HBO Max starting July 16.

[12/19/19 - 10:17 AM]
OWN Announces Second Season Renewal of Critically Acclaimed Drama Series "David Makes Man"
The series centers on a 14-year-old prodigy from the projects and stars an ensemble cast featuring Emmy nominated actress Phylicia Rashad and newcomer Akili McDowell who plays the lead role of David.

[06/19/19 - 10:06 AM]
Video: OWN Announces August 14 Series Premiere and Unveils Official Trailer for Its Highly Touted Drama "David Makes Man" from Oscar Winner Tarell Alvin McCraney
"David Makes Man" centers on a 14-year-old prodigy from the projects who is haunted by the death of his closest friend and relied on by his hardworking mother to find a way out of poverty.

[04/10/19 - 11:25 AM]
Discovery Touts Premium Ad Solutions, Top Portfolio in TV at New York Upfront
Discovery will announce its 2019-20 content slate across its market-leading portfolio of quality brands highlighted by Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, Animal Planet, MotorTrend, Travel Channel and Science Channel.

[01/26/19 - 10:06 AM]
Video: OWN Unveils Teaser Trailer at Sundance for Its Highly Anticipated New Drama "David Makes Man," From Oscar Winner Tarell Alvin McCraney
The series is set for a summer 2019 premiere on OWN.

[10/25/18 - 11:49 AM]
OWN's New Lyrical Drama "David Makes Man" from Academy Award Winner Tarell Alvin McCraney Reveals New Recurring and Guest Star Cast Members
The series centers on a 14-year-old prodigy from the projects who is haunted by the death of his closest friend and relied on by his hardworking mother to find a way out of poverty.

[08/27/18 - 10:01 AM]
Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Alana Arenas, Gillian Williams, Elvis Nolasco and Randy Gonzalez Join OWN's New Lyrical Drama "David Makes Man" from Tarell Alvin McCraney
Additionally, four directors have been tapped to helm episodes of the premiere season of the series which is produced by Warner Horizon Scripted Television.

[06/26/18 - 10:47 AM]
Academy Award Winner Tarell Alvin McCraney (Moonlight) Unveils Ensemble Cast for OWN's New Original Drama "David Makes Man," Including Emmy Nominee Phylicia Rashad
Production will begin on the drama this summer in Orlando, Florida, for a 2019 premiere.

[08/16/17 - 12:11 PM]
OWN Announces New Drama Series from Academy Award-Winning "Moonlight" Writer/Producer Tarell Alvin McCraney
Haunted by the death of his closest friend, and relied on by his hardworking mother to find a way out of poverty, a 14-year-old prodigy from the projects must choose between the streets that raised him or the higher education that may offer him a way out.







DAVID MAKES MAN (OWN)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
8/14/19 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (10 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its second season on 8/24/21; has yet to be renewed for a third season
DESCRIPTION:
(from OWN's press release, April 2021) Season two finds David in his 30s (played by Kwame Patterson, "Snowfall," "The Wire"), a rising businessman facing an opportunity that will change him and his community forever. The mounting pressure forces David to choose between the instincts that helped him survive or finding a new way to truly live. Production returned to Orlando, Florida and commenced filming in October 2020.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Ade Chike Torbert as Raynan
· Akili McDowell as David
· Alana Arenas as Gloria
· Arlen Escarpeta as Adult JG
· Cayden K. Williams as JG (Jonathan Greg)
· Isaiah Johnson as Sky
· Jordan Bolger as Shinobi
· Kwame Patterson as Adult David
· Nathaniel Logan McIntyre as Seren
· Phylicia Rashad as Dr. Woods-Trap
· Travis Coles as Mx. Elijah
CREW INFORMATION:
· Dee Harris-Lawrence as EP
· John J. Strauss as EP
· Melissa Loy as EP
· Michael B. Jordan as EP
· Michael Francis Williams as DIR (Pilot)
· Mike Kelley as EP
· Oprah Winfrey as EP
· Tarell Alvin McCraney as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Harpo Films
· Outlier Society Productions
· Page Fright
· Warner Horizon Television