OWN’s Ambitions: Subverts Expectations At Every Turn

Ambitions Review: Summer’s new daring, sexy bodacious escape is a show that subverts expectations at every turn, ushering in a new mark for TV and becoming the appointment soap opera. 11 episodes of high stake adrenaline packed with a cliffhanger. With a first-rate cast starring: Robin Givens, Brian J. White, Essence Atkins, Kendrick Cross, Brely Evans and Erica Page. 

Pearson (S01E01) “The Alderman”

Jessica (Torres) starts her job at the Mayor's office (Spector) and stumbles upon multiple challenges. Her significant other's disapproval of her work (Woodside), the city attorney's dismay with her presence (Lenz) and the mayor's reasoning for hiring her. Pearson figures out soon enough that trying to help her estranged family won't come without compromise.

Jett (S01E01) “Daisy”

Jett kicked off it’s series premiere in classic Cinemax style. From tough guys making wisecracks to a full on penis shot ending in a bullet to the head it checked all the Cinemax boxes.