OWN debuted the trailer and key art for its steamy new family saga, Ambitions, starring Robin Givens as the cutthroat lawyer, Stephanie Carlisle.
Set in Atlanta, Ga., the series “explores the sexy, deceitful machinations of love, power and politics,” centering on the intense rivalry between Stephanie and her former best friend from college, Amara Hughes (Essence Atkins). Meanwhile, Stephanie’s husband Evan (Brian White) will spark his own share of controversy as he embarks on a scandalous journey to become the first African-American governor of Georgia.
The series intertwines a number of other characters with overlapping stories, portrayed by Kendrick Cross, Brely Evans and Erica Page. Brian Bosworth, Matt Cedeño, Deena Dill, Gino Anthony Pesi and Kayla Smith will also appear in recurring roles.
Ambitions is created by executive producer/writer Jamey Giddens. It’s produced by Will Packer Media (Girls Trip) in association with Lionsgate and Lionsgate-owned distributor Debmar-Mercury.
The drama unfolds June 18 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on OWN.