Ambitions

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  • TV-14
  • 2019
  • 1 Season
  • 5.7  (814)

Ambitions is a provocative drama series that revolves around the lives of two powerful women, Stephanie Lancaster (Robin Givens) and Amara Hughes (Essence Atkins), who are at the top of their game in the city of Atlanta. Stephanie Lancaster is a wealthy and successful lawyer who has built her career from scratch. She is a hard-nosed and ambitious woman who plays the game well in both her personal and professional life. Stephanie has a loving husband and a son, but her ambition often gets in the way of her relationships. Despite her success, she is always on the lookout for more power and influence.

On the other hand, we have Amara Hughes, a beautiful and intelligent woman who is also a successful lawyer. She is also the wife of a prominent Atlanta mayor, Titus Hughes (Kendrick Cross). Amara moved to Atlanta after marrying Titus and has since become a key player in the city's political and social scene. She is often at odds with Stephanie, partly due to their shared ambition and the fact that they are both lawyers with different approaches to law.

The show also features some key supporting characters, including Stephanie's husband, Greg Peters (Gino Anthony Pesi), who is a successful attorney in his own right, and Evan Lancaster (Brian White), Stephanie's wayward son who is struggling to find his footing in life. There's also Bella (Erica Page), a young and ambitious woman who is trying to make it big in the music industry, and Rondell Lancaster (Brely Evans), Stephanie's sister who is running her own restaurant and is always at odds with Stephanie over their family's legacy.

Throughout the show, viewers get to see a lot of drama, intrigue, and betrayal as these characters all try to achieve their ambitions at any cost. There are power struggles between Stephanie and Amara, as well as between Stephanie and Greg. There are also secrets and scandals that threaten to tear families and marriages apart, and characters who are forced to make tough choices in order to get ahead.

What sets this show apart is its focus on strong, complex characters who are not afraid to go after what they want, even if it means taking risks or crossing lines. Stephanie and Amara in particular are fascinating to watch, as they both represent different sides of the legal profession and are both willing to fight tooth and nail to get ahead.

One of the things that is also great about the show is the Atlanta setting, which is always buzzing with activity and provides a great backdrop for the characters' struggles. The show also tackles some important social issues, such as racism, sexism, and homophobia, which adds another layer of depth to the storylines.

Overall, Ambitions is a great drama series that offers a lot of twists and turns, as well as strong performances from its lead actors. Fans of shows like Scandal and Empire are sure to enjoy the show's mix of politics, ambition, and high stakes drama.

Ambitions is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (26 episodes). The series first aired on June 18, 2019.

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Episode 26
26. Episode 26
January 1, 2019
The tide is turning against Twala and Athos. Twala runs from arrest, but it's Khetiwe who holds his fate in her hands. Qhawe discovers Athos's secret but can she hold it together when it connects directly with her mother's death?
Episode 25
25. Episode 25
January 1, 2019
Umbuzo Weekly prints that the clinic land has coal on it. Twala is forced to do damage control. Meanwhile, Daily news prints that Qhawe's mother was a traitor. Qhawe freaks out and finally gets the code to open her mother's diary and get to the truth.
Episode 24
24. Episode 24
January 1, 2019
While Twala prepares to sell the land to Athos, Qhawe races against the clock stop the call. Drawing on all her contacts, Qhawe searches for evidence that will finally put Twala in jail. Meanwhile Twala betrays Charles' trust.
Episode 23
23. Episode 23
January 1, 2019
Qhawe finally cracks Wandile's account and makes a shocking discovery. Twala's on his way to win Premier but as his relationship with Athos deteriorates. With Khetiwe's urging, his plans around the coal take an unexpected turn.
Episode 22
22. Episode 22
January 1, 2019
Qhawe begins to unpack her mother's diary while finally the contents of Wandile's sim card are revealed to her by Boykie. While Supingstad is on the verge of collapse.
Episode 21
21. Episode 21
January 1, 2019
After Sanele blames Qhawe for Vusi's death, Qhawe and Boykie join forces in a bid to link Twala and Thunder to his murder. As they track a mysterious white van, they discover something that might sink Twala's campaign.
Episode 20
20. Episode 20
January 1, 2019
When Vusi disappears, Qhawe, Jo and Sanele begin to fear the worst. Dumo's interest in Athos arouses suspicion, resulting in Dumo taking a risky gamble. Twala realizes his secret has allowed him to be manipulated, and put him in jeopardy.
Episode 19
19. Episode 19
January 1, 2019
Qhawe confronts Vusi about spying for Twala. He denies it. Qhawe, concerned for Thobani's safety, takes him out of Vusi's care and makes arrangements for him to go to a boarding school. Twala announces his candidacy for Premiere.
Save the Best for Last
18. Save the Best for Last
December 17, 2019
Stephanie and Amara keep their friends close and enemies closer.
Through The Wire
17. Through The Wire
December 17, 2019
Bella is overwhelmed; Rondell's puppetmaster is revealed; Stephanie confronts Stephen and Bella; Lori grows suspicious of Titus.
Hit 'em Up
16. Hit 'em Up
December 10, 2019
Rondell and Evan join forces to save Thelma's Place; an unlikely suspect comes forth as Senior's killer; Amara is taken off guard; Stephen and Hunter release their fury; Perla gets revenge.
Blood on the Dance Floor
15. Blood on the Dance Floor
December 3, 2019
Stephanie issues an ultimatum; Evan betrays an ally; Amara baits a witness; Damian takes a stand.
You Owe Me
14. You Owe Me
November 26, 2019
Amara sets a trap; and Stephanie gathers new evidence.
Since I Lost My Baby
13. Since I Lost My Baby
November 19, 2019
Stephanie closes in on Evan, Hunter, and Titus; Evan and Rondell are greeted with an unsavory blast from their past; Evan and Bella endure the worst nightmare of their lives.
The Thrill Is Gone
12. The Thrill Is Gone
November 12, 2019
Evan and Rondell demand justice from Greg; Titus and Amara work to reconcile; Stephanie pushes back against Greg's cousin Natasha.
A Change is Gonna Come
11. A Change is Gonna Come
August 27, 2019
Stephanie plays the ultimate trump card with Amara; Bella takes another chance on love, only to wake up to a nightmare; Rondell and Evan are blindsided.
Ex-Factor
10. Ex-Factor
August 20, 2019
The Barnes have a big surprise for the Carlisles, forcing Stephanie and Evan to fight fire with fire; Amara receives backlash at work for her prior indiscretions.
Giving Up
9. Giving Up
August 13, 2019
Stephanie finds a way to put her enemies at bay. The highly anticipated Anniversary Celebration at Thelma's Place ends sooner than expected.
Backstabbers
8. Backstabbers
August 6, 2019
Stephanie and Irene conspire against Rondell; Titus takes matters into his own hands.
Poison and Wine
7. Poison and Wine
July 30, 2019
Stephanie makes an accusation and vows to get revenge; Bella navigates Rod and Evan; and Amara forms an unlikely partnership that compels Titus to make questionable moves.
What About Your Friends
6. What About Your Friends
July 23, 2019
Stephanie is a force to be reckoned with at a Women's Empowerment Summit; Bella forges an alliance with Rod.
Killing Me Softly
5. Killing Me Softly
July 16, 2019
A newcomer creates a plan. Stephanie makes a deal to get what she wants.
Reap What You Sew
4. Reap What You Sew
July 9, 2019
Stephanie and Evan join forces for their own self-interest while Titus embarks on a mission that could jeopardize his entire career.
Welcome to Birmingham
3. Welcome to Birmingham
July 2, 2019
Stephanie continues her quest to repay Amara; Rondell falls out of favor with Senior; and Bella develops a new strategy.
Woman to Woman
2. Woman to Woman
June 25, 2019
Amara puts Stephanie on notice. Atlanta's First Lady learns a shocking secret from a rival's past. Bella makes a bold play to get what she wants; and Rondell meets an intriguing ally in her fight to save her restaurant.
Friends & Lovers
1. Friends & Lovers
June 18, 2019
Fish-out-of-water attorneys Amara and Titus Hughes adjust to new personal and professional challenges following their move to Atlanta, namely the ruthless Stephanie Carlisle Lancaster.
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Where to Watch Ambitions
Ambitions is available for streaming on the OWN website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Ambitions on demand at Apple TV Channels, Amazon Prime, Philo, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, Starz, FuboTV, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    June 18, 2019
  • IMDB Rating
    5.7  (814)