For the first week of 2021, NBC 5 will focus on a series of “Dream Chasers,” people who are making their dreams come true in major ways while helping communities heal a grow.
Texas native, Jamey Giddens was the creator and executive producer for the wildly popular “Ambitions.” It was a television drama that aired on the Oprah Winfrey Network and primarily featured people of color.
The show is the ultimate product of a dream birthed in a Texas small town that has ignited inspiration across the country.
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Giddens is proud to have the opportunity to showcase Black and brown characters in glamorous and ambitious roles. Growing up on classic soap operas and primetime dramas, he saw a need for more representation and gave life to Black characters and their stories – identifiable by families in living rooms around the world.
Even though “Ambitions” has concluded its run, it is gaining a strong following in Africa where it has found a new and faithful audience.
Giddens is working on several new projects he hopes to have in production in the near future.