'Family Empire: Houston' a new unscripted series is slated to premiere on OWN this June.

OWN is bringing some serious Southern sass to your screens with the new series, “Family Empire: Houston,” premiering Friday, June 28 at 8 pm ET/PT.

This 8-episode unscripted series delves deep into the lives of the multi-generational Braden family of Houston, Texas, showcasing their journey of building and preserving a legacy of Black excellence.

From real estate ventures to family drama, this series promises a wild ride through the heart of Houston’s booming housing market.

Meet the Magnificent Matriarch

Oscarene Braden - Family Empire: Houston
Oscarene Braden (Courtesy of OWN)

Oscarene Braden is the cornerstone of the Braden family empire.

Born in 1937 in Natchitoches Parish, LA, and raised in Houston, TX, Oscarene is the epitome of entrepreneurial spirit and resilience.

She and her late husband, Frank Braden, built a diverse portfolio of businesses, ranging from a lawn care service to a fish market, and even rental properties.

This dynamic duo created a legacy that Oscarene is now contemplating dissolving to secure the financial futures of her five children: Frank Jr., Charlotte, Cheryl, Nikki, and Jackie.

Oscarene’s story is one of grit, determination, and the kind of tenacity that turns dreams into reality.

The Braden Sister Cousins: Real Estate Royalty

Nicole Braden Handy (Courtesy of OWN)

Nicole Braden Handy is the face of the Braden Real Estate Group. With her sharp business acumen and a flair for sealing deals, Nicole is leading the charge to further develop a valuable plot of commercial land that has been in the family for decades.

But her professional prowess is matched by personal challenges. Nicole juggles her demanding career with a less-than-enthusiastic husband, Larry, and the emotional strain of making peace with her half-sister, Lakeshia.

Jeremeshia Goudeau (Courtesy of OWN)

Jermeshia Goudeau, Nicole’s right-hand woman and co-founder, is a broker with a lot on her plate. A mother of three and a workaholic, Jermeshia is the definition of spreading oneself too thin.

She’s determined to make everything work, from the boardroom to bedtime, all while grappling with postpartum depression and the pressures of being a supermom to her husband, Justin, and their kids.

JaQuita Martin (Courtesy of OWN)

JaQuita Martin, the youngest sister cousin, is a trained pharmacist who’s swapped prescriptions for property listings. Her husband, Chris, is in the midst of a career change, and the financial pressure is weighing heavily on JaQuita.

She’s not only dealing with the family business but also trying to keep the peace between Chris and the rest of the Braden clan. JaQuita’s journey is a balancing act of ambition, love, and familial obligations.

Why Watch ‘Family Empire: Houston’?

Family Empire: Houston” isn’t just about real estate; it’s about the rich tapestry of family dynamics, cultural heritage, and the pursuit of generational wealth.

Tina Perry, President of OWN, sums it up perfectly: “Family Empire: Houston promises all of this and more – a dynamic family, vibrant culture and high-stakes scenarios we know our audience will respond to.”

So, get ready for a series that blends Southern charm with high-stakes real estate drama, all while spotlighting a family that’s as complex and captivating as the city they call home.

Watch The ‘Family Empire: Houston’ Trailer

Check out the trailer and prepare to dive into the lives of the Braden family.

You won’t want to miss a single moment of this thrilling new series produced by Carlos King‘s Kingdom Reign Entertainment for OWN.

Grab your popcorn, mark your calendars, and get ready to witness the rise (and occasional fall) of Houston’s finest real estate dynasty. It’s going to be a wild ride, y’all!

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