In a candid interview with Oprah Winfrey, Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil open up about creating a show inspired by their real-life love story. Plus, get a peek at behind-the-scenes footage during the production of “Love Is___” and hear directly from the Akils about hopes for the show when it has its debut on OWN this summer.
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What does love really look like?
Here, the cast members of OWN's new summer series, Love Is___, wade through on the show. Get to know series leads Nuri (Michele Weaver) and Yasir (Will Catlett), and find out why Will says, "We haven't seen love like this on TV in a very long time." Premiere: Tuesday, June 19, at 10/9c on OWN. Find OWN on TV at http://www.oprah.com/FindOWN #OWNTV #LoveIs #MicheleWeaver SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/1vqD1PN Download the Watch OWN App: http://bit.ly/2hr1nX2 Download the OWN Bold Moves App: http://bit.ly/2hglOIa About Love Is: Love Is_ is an upcoming American drama television series created and produced by Mara Brock Akiland Salim Akil. Based on Akils’ real-life relationship, the series follows a modern-day power couple in Black Hollywood balancing successful careers and family during many years.