Last night, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network hosted a preview party at Bar One in Atlanta for their two new scripted series: Tyler Perry’s “The Haves & Have Nots” and “Love Thy Neighbor.” Fans, friends and family packed the chic venue to get a sneak peek of the much-anticipated shows and hobnob with the cast. Tika Sumpter, John Schneider, Crystal Fox and Renee Lawless were on hand to represent “The Haves & Have Nots,” while Patrice Lovely, Palmer Williams and Kendra C. Johnson greeted fans on BEhalf of “Love Thy Neighbor.” After clips from the two shows were screened, the cast answered questions from the crowd. “We are so excited to be a part of this journey with OWN and Tyler Perry,” said Patrice Lovely. “This experience – from filming to meeting Oprah — has BEen amazing!” added Crystal Fox.
Additional attendees included Big Tigger (V103), Syleena Johnson (“R&B Divas”), Derek J (Bravo’s “Fashion Queens”), Victor Jackson (Bravo’s “The Kandi Factory”), Derek Blanks (celeb photographer) and more.
“The Haves & Have Nots” premieres Tues, May 28 at 9pm ET/PT’ “Love Thy Neighbor premieres Wed, May 29 at 9pm ET/PT – both exclusively on OWN! For more information, visit www.oprah.com/havesandhavenots and www.oprah.com/lovethyneighbor