The special follows five celebrity fathers as they discuss the joys, fears, and fulfillment that being a dad brings, while also shifting the narratives for a more accurate representation of Black fatherhood.
Among those featured are spiritual leader and author Bishop T.D. Jakes; two-time Super Bowl champion Malcolm Jenkins, DJ and social media influencer D-Nice, Grammy Award-winning recording artist Anthony Hamilton; and Grammy Award-winning gospel artist Kirk Franklin. The men will discuss their unique parenting styles and explore the different roles that a father plays in children’s lives as they grow up. Additional guests include Meagan Good, Laila Ali and Sarah Jakes Roberts.
OWN Spotlight: They Call Me Dad premieres on Tuesday, Sept. 15 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.