Love Is

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  • 2018
  • 1 Season
  • 8.3  (655)

Love Is is a romantic drama series that premiered on OWN in 2018. The show follows the love story of Nuri (Michele Weaver) and Yasir (Will Catlett), two aspiring creatives living in Los Angeles in the 1990s. Nuri is a television writer who dreams of making meaningful content, while Yasir is a struggling writer who works odd jobs to make ends meet.

Despite their different backgrounds and aspirations, Nuri and Yasir are drawn to each other and embark on a passionate and tumultuous relationship. The show explores how their love evolves over time, as they navigate challenges both within their relationship and in their respective careers.

Love Is is not just a love story, but also an ode to the power of creativity and the importance of pursuing your dreams. The show highlights the struggles and successes of being a Black artist in the 90s, and how love can be both a source of inspiration and a distraction.

The supporting cast of Love Is is also notable, featuring Wendy Davis as Nuri's no-nonsense boss, Idara Victor as Nuri's best friend and confidante, Tyrone Brown as Yasir's troubled best friend, Yootha Wong-Loi-Sing as Yasir's ex-wife, Kadeem Hardison as Yasir's mentor, and Clarke Peters as a seasoned writer who takes Nuri under his wing.

The show's production values are top-notch, with stunning cinematography and a killer soundtrack that transports viewers back to the 90s. The costumes and set design are also impeccably crafted, adding to the show's nostalgic vibe.

Overall, Love Is is a compelling and heartwarming series that explores the complexities of love and life in a beautifully rendered world. Fans of romantic dramas and anyone who loves a good love story will definitely enjoy this show.

Love Is is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (12 episodes). The series first aired on June 19, 2018.

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Rose (Going Home)
8. Rose (Going Home)
June 19, 2018
Yasir and Nuri have a phone conversation with Yasir's mother, where it's brought to light that he has yet to talk to his mother about their relationship.
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100. Love Is ___: Season 1 All Access
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Nuri and Yasir
101. Nuri and Yasir
June 19, 2018
Nuri and Yasir celebrate their 30th anniversary, where they take us back to the time they first met when Nuri's career was on the rise and Yasir was professionally and personally struggling.
First Date
102. First Date
June 26, 2018
Yasir and Nuri confess their love, and Yasir makes an important decision. Later, Nuri is determined to meet Yasir at a concert even if it means jeopardizing her status at work.
(Her) Questions
103. (Her) Questions
July 3, 2018
Nuri and Yasir's time together is interrupted and Yasir faces another setback. Later, Yasir is shocked to find Ruby in pain following a surgery, which causes him to miss his date with Nuri.
(His) Answers
104. (His) Answers
July 10, 2018
Yasir comes clean to Nuri, who is upset and confused; Nuri reconsiders an old flame's potential; Yasir must confront the current reality of his career, finances and feelings for Nuri.
105. Acceptance
July 17, 2018
Nuri leaves for the ski trip with Keith, where he later makes a surprising confession. After she returns to LA, Nuri and Yasir have a fight about her going on the ski trip that explodes into the ultimate connection.
106. Supportive
July 24, 2018
Experiencing friction with Angela at work, Nuri confides in Yasir, who helps her keep things in perspective and keep her friendship with Angela.
Not Valentine's Day
107. Not Valentine's Day
July 31, 2018
Yasir meets Nuri's mother for the first time and Yasir and Nuri disagree over the importance of Valentine's Day.
108. "Rose" (Going Home)
August 7, 2018
Nuri and Yasir visit Yasir's son Deonte, but things quickly turn volatile when Yasir questions how his son is being raised. Plus, Angela receives an unexpected professional opportunity.
A First Script
109. A First Script
August 14, 2018
Nuri (Michelle Weaver) has a big professional moment just as issues in Nuri's relationship with Yasir (Will Catlett) come to light, and Nuri makes a very personal confession.
Love Is Engagement
110. Love Is Engagement
August 21, 2018
An old flame wants to resurrect his romance with Nuri, Yasir finds a place to stay, and Sean reveals something personal to Yasir. Plus, Nuri asks Yasir to marry him before she makes a shocking discovery about his script.
Where to Watch Love Is
Love Is is available for streaming on the OWN website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Love Is on demand at Philo and Apple TV Channels.
  • Premiere Date
    June 19, 2018
  • IMDB Rating
    8.3  (655)