Greenleaf particularly covers a family drama series with its debut episode airing back on June 21, 2016. Since then, the makers of the show have produced four more subsequent seasons. All the episodes from the five seasons are available on Netflix for streaming and have had an enormous response from its viewers. Now, will there be Greenleaf season 6? Or the farewell of the Greenleaf family has concluded already.
The story flashes light on the Greenleaf family, constituting of African-American members in the family. The show forecasts the various family mysteries and their struggle of preserving their hideous truths and scandalous secrets from getting out in the open. The Greenleaf family symbolizes a pleasant family with various controversies that go along inside the four walls. However, despite the indifferences of individual members in the family, the Greenleaf family holds on to each other when the situation is tight.
Earlier, season 5 was meant to be the final season of the iconic Greenleaf family stories that were released last year. However, following the massive success of the Oprah Winfrey Network through its No1 series, we are skeptical about the conclusion of the series. Thus there might be a spinoff series that will roll on our screens.
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In this article, we are about to speculate on every prospect regarding the spinoff season. So, stay with the article till the end.
When Will Greenleaf Season 6 Air?
After a massive success of OWN series of back-to-back five seasons of probing into the Greenleaf family. The makers of Greenleaf gave a prominent storyline to the 5th season to finally announce the end of the series. However, previously following the extraordinary response of the number of viewers on the OTT platform, it was apparent that there will be Greenleaf Season 6.
Reports claim that the makers of Greenleaf have always look towards season 5 as the finale of Greenleaf. But OWN can’t possibly look away from a series whose most recent episode earned around 2.1 million viewers. Greenleaf season 5 was the number 1 inventive cable series due to an African-American woman, who has grabbed almost 3 million viewers in each of its seasons. The series was able to break all records in its final season accumulating around 1.9 million viewers for OWN.
Also, the series earned praises worldwide since it gave the “Black Lives Matter” quotation a subsequently bigger picture. It showed that even black lives from the LGBTQ community are regular worshippers in the church. Thus, Greenleaf, to some extend, upheld the outlook of the black community in modern-day society.
Although earlier, it was already announced that season 5 would be the end. Even the casts from the show took to social media, bidding farewell to the wonderful series. But now Craig and Oprah might be thinking of reviving the show with a spinoff series. Also, how can OWN look away from such overwhelming support of the show? Hence, Greenleaf’s official Twitter handle checked in with a teaser video post mentioning ‘Hallelujah’ on May 19, 2020.
Thus, fans now can have faith that they will get to see their favorite characters of the show again on OTT. Stay Tuned!
What Will Be the Story of Greenleaf Season 6?
Since the TV series had already announced its end once, it is hard to predict how the story would turn in the spinoff series season 6. So far, we don’t know anything about how the show’s characters will indulge in further controversies. Since season 5, the show didn’t leave any loose ends and tried to give the series a deserving ending sequence.
Season 5 ended with Grace Greenleaf, daughter of Bishop James, trying to prove to the family the ugly truths and sins of her uncle. Although, the family is ignorant towards her view on the matter. The other members did not support Grace’s attempt of proving his pedophile uncle inappropriate. Instead, they were all disappointed with Grace’s opinion after her unanticipated return to family 20 years later.
Following the official declaration of the show’s end, we cannot give a firm assurance about the sequel’s storyline. Also, there is no reveal about the plot and casting of new actors. Therefore, the forthcoming season has a vacant idea regarding further pitching of the enigmatic theme of Greenleaf.
Crew Members of The Greenleaf Season 6: Latest Updates
According to reliable sources, Oprah Winfrey Network has long ago planned the spinoff series. The immense popularity of the show led to the confirmation of it.
Thus, we can expect familiar faces in the spinoff series too. The main characters will be the same with the same reliable and renowned artists giving the characters their deserving blue. However, to provide the spinoff series with an ascending climax, we can expect an addition to the crew.
So far, Keith David plays the character of Bishop James Greenleaf. Moreover, James is the leading protagonist and intensely charismatic leader of Calvary Fellowship World Ministries. Keith has put in his flawless effort in making the character lively. We are familiar with Keith and his outstanding acting abilities in famous movies. Also, the actor gave a promising role finish to Community, Gargoyles, and Spawn. Lynn Whitfield acts in the character of the First Lady, Daisy Mae Greenleaf. Both the actors hold a significant position in their acting careers. Some of her famous works are in the movie Solace and the Josephine Baker Story.
The couple has three children, namely Grace Greenleaf, Jacob Greenleaf, and Charity Greenleaf. Merle Dandridge, Lamman Rucker, and Deborah Joy Winans play their character, respectively. Grace is the oldest child among them, who unexpectedly returns to the family after 20 years. Jacob, the son, is the second child to the couple; he works as a pastor in their Memphis Church. The youngest among them is Charity; he is featured playing the character of Ministry of Music. All significant casts of the series have worked earlier in other movies and have proved their excellence.
Moreover, Oprah Winfrey, the show’s executive producer, also appeared in Season 1 and Season 2, playing the role of Aunt Mavis McCready.
The Storyline of The Greenleaf Series, So Far
The entire plot of OWN’s Greenleaf series revolves around the Greenleaf Family. The couple Bishop James Greenleaf and Lady Mae Greenleaf are the influential administrators of the Memphis Megachurch. Following the death of the couple’s middle daughter Faith, their estranged daughter Grace made a return back to their family after 20 years. However, she quickly understands that her family isn’t in transparent water, and they somehow manage to put up a pleasant show in front of the virtuous world.
The family’s roots also weaken when Jacob, the son of the Greenleaf couple, decides to join the long-time rival church triumph ministries. Thus, he is looked at as a traitor to the family and her mother struggles with the decision.
Meanwhile, Grace attempts to expose Uncle Mac’s crimes and fallacy, but she cannot bring him to justice without the family’s support.
Thus, the OWN family drama series portrays the unscrupulous affairs of the Greenleaf family. The story features a haze of scandalous truths, sins, adultery and secrets that the family embodies. Contrary to that, the family tries to portray a pleasant picture in front of the Memphis Church followers.
Number of Episodes
|1||13||June 21, 2016||August 31, 2016|
|2||16||March 15, 2017||September 27, 2017|
|3||13||August 28, 2018||November 21, 2018|
|4||10||September 3, 2019||November 5, 2019|
|5||8||June 23, 2020||August 11, 2020|
The run time of each episode is 42 minutes.
Popularity of Greenleaf
The series got 3 million views in its first season. It is also ranked #1 in the list of OWN’s debut series. OWN, the American television, provides this series the platform and Netflix feature the family drama worldwide outside of the United States. Even critics have a good review of the series, and all the seasons are worthy of praises. Moreover, the show is extraordinarily well-scripted, starring excellent acting artists. The fifth season draws a whopping number of 1.9 million viewers in live+3. The last season managed to up the viewer’s rating by 5%.
The series also has a 7.4 rating from IMDB and an 8.3 rating from TV.COM.
Therefore the show is top-rated and admired worldwide, which called in for a spinoff series.
Due to the immense support of the fans, Craig Wright and Oprah Winfrey had already decided on launching a spinoff series. Therefore, Greenleaf season 6 is in the process to premiere with Lionsgate, declared back in May.
Therefore it won’t be long enough before fans get to see their favorite characters from Greenleaf on their screen. Till then, fans can always binge-watch the previous season’s episodes. However, if you have still not watched the epic series, you are definitely missing an enthralling list of engaging stories.
Any further updates regarding the spinoff series will be updated in this article in due time.