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[09/20/18 - 10:01 AM]
Love Is in the Air on OWN as Network Announces New Unscripted Series Focusing on Love, Relationships and Marriage
Highlights include the previously announced "Ready to Love," premiering Tuesday, October 23.

[via press release from OWN]

LOVE IS IN THE AIR ON OWN AS NETWORK ANNOUNCES NEW UNSCRIPTED SERIES FOCUSING ON LOVE, RELATIONSHIPS AND MARRIAGE

Order Includes "Chad Loves Michelle" Premiering November 3 Featuring Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child and Pastor Chad Johnson as They Navigate the Road from Engagement to Marriage

New Dating Series "Ready to Love" From Prolific Producer Will Packer Set for Two-night Premiere October 23 and 27

Los Angeles - OWN announced today new unscripted series that will join the network's successful Saturday night lineup: "Chad Loves Michelle," "Family or Fiancé" and "Rocket City Revival" (working title). "Chad Loves Michelle" featuring Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child and Pastor Chad Johnson navigating the road from engagement to marriage will premiere Saturday, November 3 (9-10 p.m. ET/PT).

Additionally, box office hitmaker Will Packer's previously announced new dating series "Ready to Love" hosted by Thomas "Nephew Tommy" Miles ("The Steve Harvey Morning Show") is set for a two-night premiere on OWN Tuesday, October 23 (10-11 p.m. ET/PT) and Saturday, October 27 (10-11 p.m. ET/PT) and will air Saturdays at 10 p.m. for the remainder of its series run.

"OWN viewers are looking for real and honest stories that are relatable to their own lives," said Erik Logan, president of OWN. "These new shows all feature passionate relationships and the desire to keep love alive and will captivate viewers from the very beginning. I'm excited about our growing roster of unscripted programs joining our Saturday night lineup."

About the new series:

CHAD LOVES MICHELLE (premieres Saturday, November 3 at 9 p.m. ET/PT)

"Chad Loves Michelle," from Relevé Entertainment and InventTV, will feature an honest inside look at the path to marriage between Grammy award-winning singer Michelle Williams, one-third of chart-topping Destiny's Child, and Chad Johnson, sports chaplain to professional sports organizations. Having been together for a year and never in the same city for more than seven days, the newly engaged couple is turning to intensive pre-marital counseling to help prepare them for life together as husband and wife. Both are relocating to Los Angeles from different cities in the months leading up to their wedding, but not to the same bedroom. Guided by their faith and unwavering values, the couple has vowed to consummate the relationship only after they are wed. Each episode will feature real issues the couple is tackling in their everyday lives, including Michelle's high-profile battle with mental health issues, and the lessons they learn from the pre-marital counseling sessions that bond them stronger together. Sergio Alfaro, Michaline Babich, Holly Carter, Michelle Williams and Chad Johnson are executive producers.

READY TO LOVE (two-night premiere Tuesday, October 23 at 10 p.m. ET/PT and Saturday, October 27 at 10 p.m. ET/PT)

"Ready to Love," a dating series from Will Packer Media and Lighthearted Entertainment, explores the real-life dating interactions of sexy, successful and grown Black men and women in their 30s and 40s who are each looking for lasting love and an authentic relationship. A unique twist on a typical dating show, "Ready to Love," highlights the men's observations and experiences in the search for true love in Atlanta. The series is hosted by Thomas "Nephew Tommy" Miles of "The Steve Harvey Morning Show" and joins OWN's popular Saturday night unscripted programming lineup. "Ready to Love" is produced by Will Packer Media and Lighthearted Entertainment. Will Packer is executive producer. Will Packer Media's Kelly Smith, Lighthearted's Rob LaPlante and Jeff Spangler also executive produce along with Anthony Sylvester.

FAMILY OR FIANCÉ (premieres in 2019)

In "Family or Fiancé," from Bunim/Murray Productions, newly engaged couples whose families have voiced paralyzing concerns (both real and imagined) over their proposed marriage, will bring their families to live together under the same roof. The stakes have never been higher as they take on activities designed to strengthen their bond, unpack their differences, and show the betrothed couple in a whole new light. Will the week of experimental "family time" confirm their families' concerns and lead to a breakup? Will the families discover enough common ground to give their blessings? If all else fails, how will the couple face the future knowing that their families may never accept their partner? Executive producers are Gil Goldschein, Julie Pizzi, Jonathan Murray and co-executive producer Erica Ross.

ROCKET CITY REVIVAL (working title - premieres in 2019)

"Rocket City Revival," from Kingdom Reign Entertainment, brings together three high-powered African-American couples who have returned to Huntsville, Alabama (nicknamed "The Rocket City" for its close association with NASA and U.S. space missions) to help revitalize the region through their joint real estate venture. The couples are long-time friends and avid socialites who all have their own personalities, strong points of view, and individual strategies for wanting to make this huge undertaking a success. We'll see if they can succeed at mixing business with pleasure for all the right reasons, or if the cutthroat industry makes foes of the longtime friends. Rocket City Revival is produced by Kingdom Reign Entertainment for ITV America. Carlos King, Gil Lopez and Andrew Hoagland are executive producers.

About OWN's Saturday Night

OWN is Saturday night's #1 cable network for African-American women. The network features popular unscripted series including "Iyanla: Fix My Life" starring spiritual life coach and bestselling author Iyanla Vanzant, "The Book of John Gray" featuring Pastor John Gray and his wife Aventer, docuseries "Black Love" from filmmakers Codie and Tommy Oliver and "Mind Your Business with Mahisha" starring Mahisha Dellinger who helps female business owners take their companies to the next level. This fall will also see the debut of box office hitmaker Will Packer's first unscripted series, the dating show "Ready to Love," and the premiere of new docuseries "Chad Loves Michelle" featuring the path to marriage between Grammy award-winning singer Michelle Williams, one-third of chart-topping Destiny's Child, and her fiancé Pastor Chad Johnson.

About OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network is the first and only network named for, and inspired by, a single iconic leader. Oprah Winfrey's heart and creative instincts inform the brand and the magnetism of the channel. OWN is a leading destination for premium scripted and unscripted programming from today's most innovative storytellers. OWN's original scripted series include popular dramas "Queen Sugar," "Greenleaf," "Love Is __," "The Have and Have Nots, "If Loving You is Wrong," hit sitcom "The Paynes," and upcoming drama series "David Makes Man" from Academy Award-winner Tarell Alvin McCraney and "Ambitions" from box office hit-maker Will Packer. OWN's Saturday night unscripted programming lineup includes "Iyanla: Fix My Life," "Book of John Gray," "Black Love," "Mind Your Business with Mahisha" and the recently announced dating series "Ready to Love." OWN connects with its audience wherever they are, inspiring conversation among a global community of like-minded viewers on social media and beyond. Launched on January 1, 2011, OWN is a joint venture between Harpo, Inc. and Discovery, Inc. The venture also includes the award-winning digital platform Oprah.com. Access OWN anytime, anywhere on WatchOWN.tv or across mobile devices and connected TVs. For more information, please visit www.oprah.com/own.





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· CHAD LOVES MICHELLE (OWN)
· FAMILY OR FIANCE (OWN)
· LOVE & MARRIAGE: HUNTSVILLE (OWN)
· READY TO LOVE (OWN)





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