OWN TV has ordered more episodes of its new docu-series ‘Black Love’ after record premiere ratings.
The network made the announcement today. The exact number of additional episodes for the current four-episode series is still being finalized, according to a network spokesperson.
The Tuesday premiere episode drew 1.2 million total viewers, making it OWN’s most-watched unscripted series debut in network history and its highest-rated unscripted series debut in more than four years in the demo.
Black Love, from filmmakers Codie Elaine Oliver and Tommy Oliver and Confluential Films, highlights love stories from the black community and seeks to answer the burning question, “What does it take to make a marriage work?
The premiere episode on OWN featured Tia Mowry and husband Cory Hardrict, Viola Davis and husband Julius Tennon, Warryn and Erica Campbell, DeVon Franklin and actress wife Meagan Good.
The new episodes for 2018 will feature Emmy-nominated actor Sterling K. Brown and wife Ryan Michelle Bathe, Tina Knowles-Lawson and husband Richard Lawson, among others.