OWN and discovery+ announced today an all-new “Super Soul” line-up of guests to premiere Saturday, March 6 exclusively on discovery+, featuring Oprah Winfrey as she hosts thought-provoking, in-depth interviews with Golden Globe award-winning and Grammy-nominated actress and singer Andra Day (3/6); home and lifestyle brand leaders Chip and Joanna Gaines (3/13); actress and philanthropist Priyanka Chopra Jonas (3/20); Golden Globe-winning actress and activist Sharon Stone (3/27); American historian and Pulitzer prize-winner Jon Meacham (4/17); psychiatrist and childhood trauma-expert Dr. Bruce Perry (4/24); and Emmy award-winning actress Julianna Margulies (5/1). Each episode will then be available as a “Super Soul” podcast the following Wednesday wherever podcasts are available.
OWN will simultaneously feature the in-depth interview with Andra Day as an “OWN Spotlight: Andra Day” to air Saturday, March 6 at 10 pm ET/PT on OWN. Continuing conversations surrounding issues impacting Black lives, Oprah talks to singer-songwriter Andra Day about her first acting role as Billie Holiday in Lee Daniel’s, “The United States Vs. Billie Holiday.” They discuss how she transformed her voice, body and entire essence to play the legendary singer. “OWN Spotlight: Andra Day” is produced by OWN. The executive producers are Oprah Winfrey and Tara Montgomery.
Below are “Super Soul” episode descriptions:
Andra Day: “United States vs. Billie Holiday”
Air dates: Saturday, March 6 on discovery+
“OWN Spotlight: Andra Day” Saturday March 6 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on OWN
“Super Soul” podcast date: March 10th
Oprah talks to singer-songwriter Andra Day about her first acting role as Billie Holiday in Lee Daniel’s, The United States Vs. Billie Holiday. They discuss how Andra transformed her voice, her body and her entire essence to play the legendary singer.
Chip and Joanna Gaines: Magnolia
Air dates: Saturday, March 13 on discovery+
“Super Soul” podcast date: March 17th
America’s favorite home design couple, Chip and Joanna Gaines, sit down with Oprah to talk about the launch of The Magnolia Network on Discovery+. The couple discusses their marriage, life on the farm and raising five children.
Priyanka Chopra Jonas: “Unfinished”
Air dates: Saturday, March 20 on discovery+
“Super Soul” podcast date: March 24th
Actress, writer and humanitarian Priyanka Chopra Jonas is one of the most recognizable faces in the world. She discusses her journey of self-discovery, her marriage to Nick Jonas and her New York Times bestselling memoir, Unfinished.
Sharon Stone: “The Beauty of Living Twice”
Air dates: Saturday, March 27 on discovery+
“Super Soul” podcast date: March 31st
World-renowned actress and activist Sharon Stone reveals for the first time the trauma and abuse she suffered as a child. She discusses her near-death experience and recovery after suffering a near fatal stroke. She joins Oprah in her flower garden to talk about her revealing new memoir, The Beauty of Living Twice.
Jon Meacham: “The Soul of America”
Air dates: Saturday, April 17 on discovery+
“Super Soul” podcast date: April 21st
Oprah is joined by Pulitzer-Prize winning author and historian Jon Meacham to discuss his book, The Soul of America. By examining America’s past, Meacham offers insights into our current political climate and provides a hopeful outlook for the future.
Dr. Bruce Perry: “What Happened To You”
Air dates: Saturday, April 24 on discovery+
“Super Soul” podcast date: April 28th
Oprah and Dr. Bruce Perry discuss their new book What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing. Dr. Perry explains how childhood trauma impacts our adult lives, health and behavior. He also offers a path toward healing.
Julianna Margulies: “Sunshine Girl”
Air dates: Saturday, May 1 on discovery+
“Super Soul” podcast date: May 5th
Award-winning actress Julianna Margulies joins Oprah to discuss her new memoir, Sunshine Girl: An Unexpected Life. She shares candid reflections on her unconventional childhood, her marriage and the most memorable moments from her career.
About “Super Soul”
“Super Soul” is based on OWN’s three-time Emmy Award-winning television series “SuperSoul Sunday.” The critically acclaimed series delivers timely, thought-provoking, eye-opening and inspiring programming designed to help viewers awaken to their best selves and discover a deeper connection to the world around them. The series features conversations between Oprah Winfrey and top thinkers, authors, visionaries and spiritual leaders exploring themes and issues including happiness, personal fulfillment, spirituality, conscious living and what it means to be alive in today’s world. The interviews are also available in audio form, with the podcast debuting at #1 in August 2017, achieving more than 350 million downloads by listeners in over 190 countries worldwide since launch. OWN Podcasts are available on all major podcast platforms, including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Pandora and Stitcher. “Super Soul” is produced by OWN. The executive producers are Oprah Winfrey and Tara Montgomery.