UNLOCK THE CUFFS TO TIE THE KNOT!
Groundbreaking Docuseries Follows Real Life Couples Who Found Love Despite the Odds & Prison Walls Between Them…
Are These Couples Prepared to Live with a Real Ball and Chain?
People find the love of their life in many ways: set-ups, matchmakers, swiping right, and sometimes…through letters with incarcerated convicts! WE tv’s all-new docuseries, “LOVE AFTER LOCKUP” premiering Friday, January 12 at 10PM ET/PT, follows six couples who share the emotional journey of being united for the first time after years of supervised visits, recorded phone calls, and handwritten letters, as they transition from love behind bars to the marriage altar.
From the producers of the hit show 90 Day Fiancé, this new series will introduce the couples as they prepare for the big release day – and an even bigger wedding day. As most of these couples have never had unsupervised contact with one another, we will watch as they experience several “firsts” including dates, meeting the family and other nerve-wracking, intimate moments. The newly free ex-cons are lucky enough to walk into the open arms of their loved one, but will also deal with the difficulties of reentry; including temptations in the outside world, rules and regulations due to parole, difficulties of job hunting with a rap sheet, and of course judgement from family and friends. Each is a tale of love and redemption, full of surprises and shocking moments, begging the question “Is love enough to create a bright future when one partner has a checkered past?”
“LOVE AFTER LOCKUP” is produced by Sharp Entertainment. Executive Producers are Matt Sharp and Dan Adler. Lauren P. Gellert, Kate Farrell and David Stefanou 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.