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The Oprah Winfrey Network is gearing up for the premiere its own version of “Sex In The City,” titled “Love In The City.” The new docu-series, which premieres on April 12th, follows four women of color as they balance their love lives and careers in New York City.
According to OWN, “Kiyah, Bershan, Chenoa and Tiffany have known each other for more than ten years, and are constant sources of inspiration, support, competition and companionship to one another. Kiyah, an ambitious and successful celebrity hair stylist, is the link who brought the four friends together, and New York City’s legendary Harlem neighborhood is where the quartet come together on a regular basis…over drinks, lunches, dinners, you name it.”
“Two are married, two are single, and all are strong and fiercely independent women who believe in living out their dreams and not letting anyone or anything get in their way,” the description adds. “Through the group’s adventures, misadventures, romances, successes and life-altering struggles, they may not always see eye-to-eye, but when push comes to shove, they are there for each other with solid and unwavering support as they each face their own unique challenges and triumphs.”
Check out this must-see sneak peek here and tell us if you plan to tune in!