Posted by | Ray Cornelius 

Congrats to the cast of OWN’s original megachurch drama series “Greenleaf.” It is being renewed for a third season.

According to the press release, “Greenleaf” is among the top five original scripted series on ad supported cable for women ages 25-54. The show is also Wednesday night’s #2 original series for the ladies and a top favorite among African-American viewing audiences.

“We can’t wait to see what another season of ‘Greenleaf’ will bring,” said Erik Logan, President, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.  “This series was instrumental in evolving OWN’s scripted programming and it continues to pull in viewers each week with its unique storytelling and characters.”

In addition, Rick Fox‘s character Darius Nash, has been upgraded to a series regular and will have more screen time in the new season.

The second half of season two returns in a two-night premiere beginning Tuesday, August 15 and Wednesday, August 16 at 10 p.m. EST.

Watch a sneak peek below and tell us what you think: