Bestselling author, producer and philanthropist T. D. Jakes is teaming up with BET Networks to empower, enlighten and uplift viewers in his new talk show – T.D. Jakes Presents: Mind, Body & Soul. The hour long, weekly chat fest combines an entertaining mix of celebrity interviews, impassioned discussion and expert advice while shining a spotlight on ordinary people with extraordinary stories. T.D. Jakes Presents: Mind, Body & Soul premieres Sunday, October 6th at 12:00 P.M. ET/PT.
Over the course of 11 episodes, T.D. Jakes Presents: Mind, Body & Soul seeks to equip viewers with life skills and information as told through Jakes’ trademark teaching. Each show takes a topical approach to relevant issues that audiences face including family, fitness, finance, living without limits, body image, relationships, healthy living, violence in our communities and more.
As a testament to Jakes’ far reaching appeal, celebrity guests and performers include fellow talk show host and author Steve Harvey (“The Steve Harvey Show”), hip hop legend and actorLL Cool J (“NCIS”), superstar gospel recording artist Marvin Sapp, Film Studio Executive DeVon Franklin (“Jumping The Broom”), Laz Alonso (“Jumping The Broom”), Jennifer Williams (“Basketball Wives”) and Beverly Bond (“Black Girls Rock!”). Rising R&B star Luke James and soul diva Angie Stone are also slated to perform during the season. Watch the show trailer below.
Below you will find the show topics for the season. Please note that this is not the order in which the show will air.
MBS 101 – EMPOWERMENT
T.D. and Mrs. Serita Jakes discuss their daughter’s teen pregnancy and the impact it had on their lives. Guests include Educator Steve Perry and a pregnant teen.
MBS 102 – MAN TALK
Money, sex, and spirituality, are the topics of a man talk session with actors Lamman Rucker, Laz Alonzo, and singers Luke James and Keith Sweat. Luke James performs.
MBS 103 – LET IT GO
T.D. Jakes discusses letting go of life’s disappointments with former NFL player Chris Draft, singer Angie Stone, and two estranged brothers. Angie Stone performs.
MBS 104 – FAMILY, FITNESS & FINANCE
T.D. Jakes discusses how to get physically and financially fit with health, fitness and finance experts Latham Thomas, Shannon Nash and Valorie Burton.
MBS 105 – STEVE HARVEY – LIVING WITHOUT LIMITS From his early days, to the present, Comedian, Actor, Bestselling Author, Actor, Radio and Television personality, sits down for a one-on-one with T.D. Jakes and shares his life story. Steve talks about his faith to his willingness to adapt to changing times.
MBS 106 – POWER OF LOVE
T.D. Jakes discusses the many facets of love with guests Marvin Sapp, film producer Devon Franklin, and counsels a couple struggling in their marriage.
MBS 107 – IMAGE IS EVERYTHING
The impact media images have on our culture is discussed with former “Basketball Wives” star Jennifer Williams, Activist Sabrina Lamb, Spelman College Professor Tarshia Stanley and “Black Girls Rock” Founder, Beverly Bond.
MBS 108 – VIOLENCE IN OUR COMMUNITIES
In a town hall setting, T.D. Jakes discusses violence in our communities and offers solutions. Guests include Pastor Corey Brooks, former gang member, Arthur “Silky Slim” Reed, Atlanta City Councilman Kwanza Hall and Emory Professor Greg Ellison.
MBS 109 – WHY AM I STILL SINGLE
T.D. Jakes talks to smart, successful, single women in search of Mr. Right.
MBS 110 – HEALTHIER YOU (OBESITY)
T.D. Jakes challenges viewers to re-train their brains about health and fitness. Guests include a woman struggling with obesity, a man who lost more than a hundred pounds and fitness expert “Dr. Ro”.
MBS 111Hi – LIVING WITHOUT LIMITS
Hip Hop star turned actor LL Cool J shares how fame, family, and God play a role in his life.
T.D. Jakes Presents: Mind, Body & Soul is executive produced by T.D. Jakes(“Sparkle”, “Jumping the Broom”) and Marilyn Gill (“The Montell Williams Show”, “The Mo’nique Show”).
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