Called “America’s Treasure” by Oprah Winfrey, he is a welcomed guest on OWN’s Oprah’ s Next Chapter, Life Class and Super Soul Sunday. He is a trusted advisor to Dr. Phil and serves on the advisory boards for the Soledad O’Brien + Brad Raymond Foundation and for prolific producers Mark Burnett and Roma Downey.
T.D. Jakes participates in op-ed articles for Time Magazine, CNN.com, The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, Inc. and Bloomberg/BusinessWEEK, and pens his own columns for ESSENCE Magazine and others.
Jakes is a prominent, prolific and highly respected Dallas-based pastor, entrepreneur, author, film and music producer and visionary, whose multi-platform reach extends far beyond the pulpit of his 30,000-member church and humanitarian organization, The Potter’s House.
Jakes ranks among the 25 most influential African Americans and was named “ America’ s Best Preacher” by Time Magazine.
T.D. Jakes’ online presence includes over 11 million social media followers through his Facebook page (4.7M followers), Instagram Account (916K followers), YouTube Channel and Twitter feed (2.1M followers). Over the past year @bishopjakes has generated 4.1B impressions.
Syndicated on more than 75 radio stations nationally, Jakes’ “ Empowering Moments” reach millions of listeners weekly. Jakes is a New York Times bestselling author of more than 40 titles in five languages. T.D. Jakes is a true elder statesman, leading multiple humanitarian efforts and giving guidance to Heads of State and the three most recent Presidents of the United States.
A veteran of many media and business arenas, Jakes makes his biggest debut yet as host of his own television talk show.
The T.D. Jakes Show is purpose-driven. Just like the man himself, it celebrates the human spirit. He has a unique voice and viewpoint, and through that lens, T.D. Jakes will lead compelling, relatable and honest conversations.
The new hour long daily talk show will be hosted by T.D. Jakes in front of a live studio audience in Los Angeles. This innovative series can be summed up in one word, inspiring. One moment can change the rest. We promise to entertain and empower viewers with every show.
Guests will range from celebrities to athletes to real people whose stories will touch and inspire you. The T.D. Jakes Show experience isn’t limited to television. T.D. JAKES will be a “Digital First” multi-platform experience and we are connecting with audiences daily via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram on @TDJakesShow. Topics will include relationships, conflict-resolution, real stories of personal struggle and triumph, and compelling topics in the news and pop culture that capture our nation’ s attention.