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[07/18/17 - 11:05 AM]
Award-Winning Producers Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil Partner with Oprah Winfrey for New OWN Original Series "Love Is ___"
Drawing inspiration from their real-life relationship, the humorous drama tells the love story between a modern-day power couple.







LOVE IS ___ (OWN)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
7/18/17
STATUS:
currently in development (2018-2019 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
DESCRIPTION:
(from OWN's press release, July 2017) Oprah Winfrey and Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil, the award-winning producers behind such hits as "Being Mary Jane," "The Game" and "Girlfriends," have partnered together to create "Love Is ___" a new original one-hour series for OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. The Akils will create and executive produce the series through their Akil Productions banner with Mara Brock Akil also serving as showrunner. Drawing inspiration from their real-life relationship, the humorous drama tells the love story between a modern-day power couple. Produced in association with Warner Horizon Scripted Television, the series will premiere on OWN in 2018.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Mara Brock Akil as CRTR/EP
· Salim Akil as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Akil Productions
· Warner Horizon Television