Los Angeles – OWN’s new series “Fear Not with Iyanla Vanzant,” is premiering this Saturday, May 16 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. This week’s premiere episode will feature Oprah Winfrey and Bebe Winans.

Executive Produced and hosted by popular inspirational life coach and star of OWN’s hit series “Iyanla: Fix My Life,” Iyanla Vanzant offers guidance on how to live beyond fear, one step at a time.

This weekly series includes heart-to-heart conversations with experts and notable guests that explore the basis of human fear, offering guidance and tools that will support guests and viewers in living beyond the stress and anxieties they are now attributing to the Coronavirus pandemic. Guests will include Oprah WinfreyBebe WinansNiecy NashKirk Franklin and financial educator Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche. The series is produced by Bunim/Murray.

About the Episode – “Deconstructing Fear: Oprah Calls, Iyanla Answers

Oprah asks Iyanla to explore the root of fear that is infecting the nation during the Covid-19 pandemic. For her first guest, Iyanla calls on someone who has been affected firsthand: Grammy Award winning artist and Covid-19 survivor, BeBe Winans.

About OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network is the first and only network named for, and inspired by, a single iconic leader. Oprah Winfrey’s heart and creative instincts inform the brand and the magnetism of the channel. OWN is a leading destination for a premium scripted and unscripted programming from today’s most innovative storytellers. OWN’s original scripted series include popular dramas “Queen Sugar,” “Greenleaf,” “The Haves and the Have Nots,” “If Loving You is Wrong,” “David Makes Man” and “Cherish the Day.” OWN’s unscripted primetime programming lineup includes “Iyanla: Fix My Life,” “Ready to Love,” “Love & Marriage: Huntsville,” “Family or Fiancé,” “Love Goals,” “Black Women OWN the Conversation” and “Black Love.” OWN connects with its audience wherever they are, inspiring conversation among a global community of like-minded viewers on social media and beyond. Launched on January 1, 2011, OWN is a joint venture between Harpo, Inc. and Discovery, Inc. The venture also includes award-winning digital platform Oprah.com. Access OWN anytime on WatchOWN.tv or across mobile devices and connected TVs.



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