OWN’S HIT REALITY SERIES “LOVE & MARRIAGE: HUNTSVILLE” RETURNS WITH ITS THIRD SEASON
Photo Caption (top l-to-r): Latisha Scott, Destiny Payton-Williams, Melody Holt, Kimmi Scott, Tiffany Whitlow
Photo Caption (bottom l-to-r): Marsau Scott, Martell Holt, Maurice Scott, Louis Whitlow Photos Courtesy of OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
Los Angeles – OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today that the third season of its highly anticipated hit reality series “Love & Marriage: Huntsville” will premiere with brand new one-hour episodes starting Saturday, July 17 at 9 p.m. ET/PT followed by the second season premiere of "Family or Fiancé" at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The series, produced by Carlos King’s Kingdom Reign Entertainment and ITV America, follows the lives of successful power couples in the city of Huntsville, Alabama as they navigate balancing friendship, marriage, and business.
Season three exposes a whole new dynamic between the longtime friends as Melody and Martell Holt are officially divorced and working on co-parenting peacefully, while also pursuing their separate business endeavors. For Latisha and Marsau Scott, business is booming as they have successfully opened their Huntsville cigar bar, Blaque Cigar Lounge, and are thinking of expanding to a second location in Houston, Texas while Tisha fights hard to keep the romance alive in her marriage. Kimmi and Maurice Scott are navigating parenting a teenager as Maurice’s son, Maurice Jr. (a.k.a. Monster) prepares to enter high school. Meanwhile, Kimmi’s son, Jaylin, who’s still the general manager at Blaque Cigar Lounge, struggles to find his footing. Destiny Payton-Williams returns this season and has a shocking announcement for the group. Plus, Melody introduces a new entrepreneurial couple to the circle, Tiffany and Louis Whitlow, who keep the group on their toes with a challenge for greater transparency among friends
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“Love & Marriage: Huntsville's” most-recent cycle was its most-watched to date, averaging 689,000 total viewers (up +15% over its previous cycle). In 2021 to date, the series emerged as Saturday night's #1 original series across broadcast and cable with African-American W25-54, W18-49 and W18+, and the night's #1 non-sports series on all of TV with African-American Households and total viewers. Catch up on season one and two exclusively on discovery+ and the Watch OWN app.
“Love & Marriage: Huntsville” is produced by Kingdom Reign Entertainment and ITV America with Carlos King, Bernie Schaeffer, Angela Dugan, Brent Nisbett and Andrew Hoagland serving as executive producers.
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About Carlos King and Kingdom Reign Entertainment
Carlos King has established himself as a leading creator and producer of reality television. Over the past decade King produced such high-profile programs as “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” “Season 25: Oprah Behind the Scenes” and “The Four.” Through his production company Kingdom Reign Entertainment, King has created numerous shows, including “Styling Hollywood,” “Love & Marriage: Huntsville” and “Hollywood Divas.” King executive produced “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” including its highest-rated season (its sixth) which was also the highest-rated season for the network on which it airs. “Love and Marriage: Huntsville” debuted in 2019 and immediately became a breakout hit on OWN. King’s newest series, “Behind Every Man,” premiered on OWN on November 7, and shines the spotlight on the women behind famous men we look up to and admire, focusing on the passions, struggles and sacrifices they have made to support the men they love.