OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network) will air Essence’s 11th annual Black Women in Hollywood Awards as a primetime special event on Saturday, March 3 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.  For over a decade, the star-studded celebration has been at the forefront of honoring Hollywood’s most creative and accomplished African-American female visionaries, both in front of the camera and behind the scenes.

The annual Oscar-week awards celebration, which will air for the fourth year in a row on OWN, will honor four Hollywood Game-Changers: actress/award-winning playwright Danai Gurira (Black Panther); comedian/award-winning actress Tiffany Haddish (Girls Trip), actress/activist Tessa Thompson (Westworld) and Emmy award-winning writer/actress Lena Waithe (Master of None).

The Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon is a chance for the entertainment industry to pay homage to the biggest and brightest African-American women who are who are pushing boundaries, breaking through barriers, and making history in film and television. Be sure to tune in to Essence via Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for highlights and behind the scenes access to the Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards, and be sure to tune into OWN on March 3 @ 10pm!

 

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