Singer, author and actress Patti LaBelle has been cast in the third season of OWN’s Greenleaf.
The American Horror Story alum will recur as Maxine Patterson, a Christian motivational speaker and one of Mae’s (Lynn Whitfield) college friends when the series returns this summer.
LaBelle’s previous TV credits also include Daytime Divas, Empire and A Different World.
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* Comedy Central’s Corporate has been renewed for a second season. The scripted comedy about the chaos of working for a corporation will air its Season 1 finale on Wednesday, March 14 at 10/9c.
* Betty Gabriel (Westworld) is set to recur in the second season of Starz’s Counterpart, which is already filming in Berlin, per Deadline.
* Lore, Amazon’s supernatural series based off of Aaron Mahnke’s podcast of the same name, has been renewed for a second season.
* Season 2 of Fauda will begin streaming on Netflix on Thursday, May 24.
* Nickelodeon has announced the nominees for the 2018 Kids’ Choice Awards, airing Saturday, March 24 at 8/7c. For the full list (and voting information), click here.
* Watch a promo for Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story, an unscripted docuseries from Jay-Z, slated to air on Paramount Network in July:
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