SAVE THE DATE!
"LOVE & HIP HOP LIVE: THE WEDDING" AIRS ON VH1 MEMORIAL DAY, MONDAY, MAY 25 AT 8:00 PM ET/PT*
"LOVE & HIP HOP: NEW YORK" STARS YANDY SMITH AND MENDEECEES HARRIS
FINALLY TIE THE KNOT - LIVE ON VH1!
NEW YORK, NY (April 14, 2015) - You've just snagged an invitation to the wedding of the year as VH1 debuts the network's first-ever LIVE wedding special with "Love & Hip Hop LIVE: The Wedding," airing Memorial Day, Monday, May 25th, 2015 at 8:00 PM ET/PT* as a two-hour special episode.
The lucky bride and groom are "Love & Hip Hop: New York" veterans and fan favorites Yandy Smith and Mendeecees Harris. Viewers have been privy to every part of the couple's relationship over the years as they became parents, handled family drama and overcame Mendeecees' incarceration, the challenges of their subsequent separation, and eventually, his conditional release. Now, VH1 invites fans to be present for the happiest day of Yandy and Mendeecees' lives as they finally join hands in holy matrimony when "Love & Hip Hop LIVE: The Wedding" debuts on VH1, Monday, May 25th at 8:00 PM ET/PT*.
"Love & Hip Hop LIVE: The Wedding" will no doubt be an over-the-top celebration, but pulling off such a high-profile event takes months of intense planning and anxiety. VH1's cameras will be on hand to capture every instant on the tumultuous road to the altar - from the occasional 'bridezilla' outbursts to heartwarming moments of emotion and anticipation. Every step of Yandy and Mendeecees' journey will be incorporated into the "Love & Hip Hop LIVE: The Wedding" special.
VH1's "Love & Hip Hop" franchise is a recognized social media powerhouse, and "Love & Hip Hop LIVE: The Wedding" will be no different. Yandy has even agreed to allow the fans to choose the wedding dress! Viewers will be given VIP access to the proceedings both before and during the wedding via VH1's social and digital platforms.
A lucky fan plus 1 guest can enter for a chance to attend the wedding by tweeting #LHHWeddingRSVP. Follow @LoveHipHopVH1 for more information. (Subject to official rules on.vh1.com/LHHRules. Must be 21 years of age or older to enter. Void in Alaska, Hawaii and where prohibited by law).
Beginning on May 12th, super fans of the franchise can visit LHHWedding.VH1.Com to catch 6 exclusive episodes following Yandy and her wedding planning adventures, meet the family, and catch up with some famous friends and Love & Hip Hop co-stars. The digital series will launch three episodes per week leading up to the big day!
Mark your calendars - VH1 is saving a front row seat for you for "Love & Hip Hop LIVE: The Wedding," airing Memorial Day, Monday, May 25th at 8:00 PM* as a two-hour special episode exclusively on VH1.
Be sure to 'like" "Love & Hip Hop" on Facebook, follow @LoveHipHopVH1 on Twitter and use #LHHWedding to join in on the conversation.
"Love & Hip Hop LIVE: The Wedding" is executive produced by Mona Scott-Young and Stephanie R. Gayle for Monami Entertainment and Toby Barraud, Stefan Springman, Mala Chapple and Robyn Nish for Eastern TV. Susan Levison, Nina L. Diaz, Ken Martinez, Daniel Blau Rogge and Vivian Gomez are executive producers for VH1. Yandy Smith-Harris also serves as executive producer.
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