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NEW YORK, NY – July 18, 2019 – WE tv’s hit docuseries, “Love After Lockup” returns with all new, drama-filled episodes on Friday, August 16th at 9pm ET/8pm CT. This season, we follow seven couples on their journeys from prison to the altar– hopefully. Viewers will meet each couple just prior to the jailed partner’s release, and follow them down their unique path to love.
New couples include:
Glorietta & Alex: Glorietta is a hopeless romantic who met Alex through her cousin serving time at the same prison. In their eight months together, Glorietta and Alex have never spent time together without a glass partition between them. Can Glorietta get playboy Alex to settle down and give her the wedding of her dreams, or will he be tempted by his ex to fall back into the lifestyle he once lived?
Lizzy & Daniel: Lizzy and Daniel met at the drive thru BBQ joint when Daniel took Lizzy’s order. The two spent about a week together before Daniel was arrested. In the two and a half years Daniel spent behind bars, Lizzy never once visited. While Lizzy dreams about her wedding and having a baby with Daniel, she has some secrets of her own. How will Daniel feel when he finds out what happened when he was behind bars? Even worse, how will Daniel’s overbearing mother deal with Lizzy?
Andrea & Lamondre: Daytona Beach is a small town, Andrea and Lamondre knew about one another but never met until Andrea received Lamondre’s letter from prison. Then they quickly went from pen pals to fiancées. Andrea’s big family knows Lamondre because he is infamous in their hometown, but only one of her six outspoken sisters knows about their relationship. Can Lamondre win over and survive Andrea’s tight-knit, all-female family while staying out of trouble on the outside, or will the temptation of the past be too much for him to resist?
Lacey & John: Lacey and John were high school sweethearts that reconnected just before John went to prison, and they became engaged while he was incarcerated. John’s release is around the corner and he plans to spend parole at Lacey’s home, but Lacey has a secret that could change everything.
Cheryl & Josh: Mother of three Cheryl has a secret obsession with serial killers, but she met Josh, the bank robber of her dreams, on Meet-an-Inmate. Cheryl immediately found him attractive and reached out, and they hit it off right away. Unsupportive family members, like Cheryl’s correctional officer sister, are convinced the relationship will never work and believes Josh will be no different from the men she sees behind bars every day.
Vincent & Amber: Military man Vincent decided to write to 10 inmates from Write-A-Prisoner, and Amber stood out from the start, though they have never met in person. Amber was arrested and convicted alongside her mother who is still serving time, so she’ll be forced to parole to her ex-cellmate’s mother’s house, as felons aren’t allowed to stay on the base. Vincent is eager to introduce Amber to his mother, but will his strait-laced family clash with the mother-daughter crime duo?
Angela & Tony: Angela fell for Tony because he was “hot and young.” In Season One, Angela was left waiting at the bus depot when Tony was not released as expected. Angela is ready to marry Tony and is moving forward with wedding plans. Will he be able to stay out of trouble long enough to see his bride walk down the aisle? Angela doesn’t know that a secret admirer has his own plans for her future.
Relationships will be tested, boundaries will be pushed and secrets will explode. There will be more drama, love, doubt, mystery and firsts than ever before. See how these stories unfold Friday, August 16th at 9pm ET/8pm CT only on WE tv.
Earlier episodes of season two of “Love After Lockup” shattered ratings in the first quarter of 2019 across every demo – up 12% among women 25-54 and 18-49, and 10% among adults 18-49 and 25-54 in Nielsen Live +3 ratings.
“Love After Lockup” is produced by Sharp Entertainment. Executive Producers are Matt Sharp and Dan Adler, Alan Madison and Sophie Mallam. Lauren P. Gellert, 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.