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This docuseries puts a positive spin on African-American relationships by taking a close look at some of the most successful pairings among high-profile black couples. The series aired on the Oprah Winfrey Network. Black Love is a Documentary & Biography series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (21 episodes). The series first aired on August 29, 2017. It has moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.8.

Black Love is available for streaming on the OWN website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Black Love on demand at Apple TV+, Amazon Prime, Amazon, OWN, The Roku Channel, FuboTV, Sling, iTunes online.

Tuesday 10:00 PM et/pt on OWN
3 Seasons, 21 Episodes
August 29, 2017
Documentary & Biography
5.8/10
Cast: D.L. Hughley, Ladonna Hughley, Kevin Fredericks, Melissa Fredericks
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Black Love Full Episode Guide

  • In the Season 3 finale, Black Love couples share the tips and lessons that have helped them throughout their marriages. Many couples, including William and Katherine who have been married for 73 years, share what has helped them get through moments when they don't agree or don't even like each other as well as the monumental value of being accountable in your marriage.

  • Black Love couples discuss the intersection of their work lives, love lives, and each spouse's role at home.

  • Marriage is two people coming together with different personalities, often from different backgrounds, made up of a series of moments and experiences. Many people underestimate the weight one's upbringing and influences have on who we become - and the role that plays in our marriage.

  • Marriage itself already requires a learning curve for most couples but with the addition of children, it may sometimes seem impossible.

  • Couples explain how they manage when personalities and pet peeves get in the way; they share the importance of working hard at one's marriage, sticking to the issue at hand when fighting and leaving gas in the car.

  • Couples share the experiences that tested their marriages, including drug abuse, a pornography addiction, depression from a miscarriage, and more.

  • Whether it's a forbidden workplace romance or a long-distance relationship conducted on the phone, couples share the stories that marked the beginnings of their lifelong loves.

  • Grant had an ankle injury and missed four seasons. Tamia was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. Jamie was airlifted to the hospital and told that he was paralyzed, and should expect to regain only 30% mobility in his legs. Wynette was diagnosed with a rare Auto Immune Disease that affects mobility and flexibility. Styles P and Adjua expereinced tragedy, their daughter committed suicide.

  • Couples share the unexpected, hard-earned and sometimes decades-long journey back to the altar. Featured couples include Niecy Nash and Jay Tucker; Tina Knowles Lawson and Richard Lawson.

  • DL and LaDonna Hughley pregnant soon after wedding, had three kids total back-to-back. Shaun and Rai started daydreaming about one day getting married and having babies. They got pregnant by accident, and everything changed. The moment Tamia and Grant were alone at home with their first baby was terrifying. Neither really knew what they were doing, and hoped the other one would figure it all out.

  • DL Hughley admits that he has done many things in his marriage that make him unworthy of his wife, LaDonna. Todd feels that society has taught men that women don't ever cheat; But when his wife, Alicia cheated, they want to keep it secret. Bart's cheating came as a shock to his wife, Danesha. Julie's husband, Mark, a minister, but she believed the cheating husband was more of a myth than reality.

  • Sterling K. Brown was stunned when Ryan Michelle Bathe ditched him after things finally started to heat up. DeWanda Wise wrote down a list of qualities in her partner and her husband, Alano Miller, checked off every box. Tony Ingram knew early into dating that he wanted to marry Brittany. Grant Hill knew Tamia was the one when she surprised him by cooking him the most delicious French toast.

  • Sterling K. Brown and Ryan Michelle Bathe met as undergrad theater majors at Stanford. Khadeen and Devale Ellis were teenagers when they first met. Tammy Franklin met her husband Kirk Franklin young at an amusement park. Tamia and Grant Hill remember the details of their first meeting quite differently. Grant recalls being approached at an NBA event by world-renown singer, Anita Baker.

  • The Season 2 premiere focuses on the start of relationships. Guests include actor Sterling K. Brown and wife Ryan Michelle Bath; gospel singer Kirk Franklin and wife Tammy; and actors Alano Miller and Dewanda Wise.

  • In honor of Mother's Day, the creators of Black Love present a one-hour special showcasing heartwarming conversations between moms and their families. MOTHERLY LOVE shines a light on the family unit to celebrate connection like we've never seen before. In the on-the-sofa style of Black Love, familie