New York, NY – February 3, 2022 – WE tv announced today that “Love After Lockup,” the original installment of the criminally popular franchise is back on WE tv Friday, March 4 at 9 PM ET/8 PM CT with 10 new juicy episodes that will now be 90 minutes each! New episodes become available on popular AMC streaming service ALLBLK, every Tuesday, following their premiere on WE tv.
Five new couples and a fan favorite couple from Love During Lockup take the drama to the next level with deeper love, bigger doubts, and even more mystery, as viewers once again debate if it’s true love or just another convincing con. Although every journey begins with a long-awaited prison release, each of our lovebirds and jailbirds have their own winding path to the altar.
Kevin & Tiffany (Arlington, TX)
Kevin, a self-proclaimed player, had many women sliding into his DMs, but Tiffany stood out from the crowd. Soon after they connected on the outside, Tiffany got in trouble and was sent to prison before Kevin closed the deal. They have kept in contact and plan to pick up where they left off once Tiffany is released, but will secrets blowup their romance?
Indie & Harry (Beltsville, MD)
In “Love During Lockup,” Indie waits for her “spiritual husband,” Harry, to get out of prison. Now Indie’s dreams might come true, as Harry’s release date is fast approaching. Indie’s psychic told her to move to Ohio to be with Harry in “Love During Lockup,” but the move was a bust. Will her second attempt be a success? Indie’s ready to give it another try, but her bounty-hunter mom won’t stop until she proves Harry is up to no good.
Rick & Raydean (Cedar Park, TX)
Rick (49 years old) and Raydean (29 years old) first met over 10 years ago but have only recently fallen in love. Back then, Raydean was dating a man who was in Rick’s motorcycle club. When they broke up, Rick kept an eye on Raydean, until one day she vanished– then Raydean reached out to Rick from prison, and the rest is history. Rick has grand plans for a beautiful future with his love, but will Raydean’s family and prison ties thwart Rick’s dreams?
Kaylah & Martel (Atlanta, GA)
Kaylah and Martel met by chance at a party 14 years ago. They had an instant connection and dated briefly before Martel was arrested and handed a hefty prison sentence. Kaylah and Martel continued their relationship through prison walls. After a 13-year prison stay, will secrets and lies get in between the love they’ve shared for all those years?
Tayler & Chance (Elsberry, MO)
Tayler, a devoted mother who’s been less than lucky in love, and Chance appropriately met by “chance” when he called expecting to speak with Tayler’s ex-boyfriend, who he had been incarcerated with– but the recently single Tayler decided to keep him on the line. He started calling once a week, then every day, and eventually the two fell in love. Chance knew Tayler was the one for him, but neither of their families are thrilled with the idea of the two being together. Tayler expects a proposal once he’s released, but will Chance be able to keep all his promises?
Lacey & Antoine (Sonomish, WA)
Lacey (38 years old) and Antoine (26 years old) met through Lacey’s friend, who just happens to be Antoine’s mom. Lacey, who’s marriage was on the rocks, was immediately infatuated with the young, hot, bad boy. Unfortunately, they spent little time together before Antoine called it off because Lacey was married. Though Lacey was married for almost 20 years, she was tired of her stale and loveless marriage. A year later, Antoine called her again, this time from prison. Now the two have been together for 2 years and Lacey has left her old life in the past. Now, because of that decision, Lacey has strained the relationship with her family and with Antoine’s mom. Will Lacey still feel it was all worth it? And how will Antoine handle the pressures of being with a woman a decade older than him?
WE tv has experienced significant growth on Friday nights on the strength of the “Love After Lockup/Life After Lockup” franchise. The network is currently #1 in all of cable during primetime on Friday nights among women 18-49, women 25-54 and #4 among adults 18-49 and #4 among adults 25-54. Over its more than 100-eisode history, the Love/Life franchise has averaged 1.1 million total viewers, nearly 700,000 adults 25-54 and more than 500,000 women 25-54 in Nielsen Live +3 ratings.
“Love After Lockup” is produced by Sharp Entertainment. Executive Producers are Matt Sharp, Dan Adler, Alan Madison, Sara Hayworth and Sophie Mallam. Lauren P. Gellert and Kate Farrell are Executive Producers for WE tv.
About SHARP Entertainment
SHARP Entertainment is a New York-based television production house with a record of creating and producing groundbreaking unscripted television. Founded by producer Matt Sharp in 2003, Sharp has flourished to become one of the industry’s leading production enterprises, delivering thousands of hours of programming and achieving an unmatched track record of ratings success across multiple networks.
About WE tv
With compelling, can’t miss unscripted shows, WE tv’s programming is fueled by personalities and relationships filled with purpose and passion. WE tv welcomes everyone and creates an inclusive experience across all platforms: on TV, online, on demand, and social media, embracing how today’s digitally savvy, socially engaged audiences connect through content, using it as a catalyst to drive conversation and build community. WE tv is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc., and its sister channels include AMC, BBC America, IFC and SundanceTV.