It is the one-year anniversary of the talk show Where’s The Love?, hosted by married relationship experts and doctors Sebastian (Lamman Rucker) and Ryan Reid (Denise Boutte).They are in their mid-30s, great looking and have a successful counseling practice complete with best-selling books and an Emmy-nominated TV show. Ryan and Sebastian seem to have it all, but secretly their relationship is falling apart. They’ve been keeping up appearances to Sebastian’s sister Kai (Terri J. Vaughn) and her husband Rod (Darian “Big Tigger” Morgan), Ryan’s best friend Sidney (David Banner), their producer Paige (Nicole Eggert), Ryan’s editor Dale (Karon Joseph Riley), their patients, their fans and the public to save their lucrative careers – until one day when it all comes out. Now, Ryan and Sebastian have to decide whether their own marriage can be saved.
Where’s The Love? (#WheresTheLove), a romantic drama filmed in Atlanta, will premiere on UP TV on May 3 at 7 p.m.
The ensemble cast includes Terri J. Vaughn (UP’s In the Meantime, Meet the Browns), Karon Joseph Riley (UP’s Marry Me For Christmas, Necessary Roughness), David Banner (Lee Daniel’s The Butler, Ride Along), V103 host Darian “Big Tigger” Morgan (106 & Park, Rap City), Ahmed Lucan (Khazana, Homeland), Shirley Strawberry (co-host of The Steve Harvey Show, Madea Goes to Jail), Nicole Eggert (Baywatch, Charles in Charge), and LeToya Luckett (Single Ladies, Treme). Kandi Burruss (The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Let’s Stay Together), Tommy Ford (Martin, Basketball Wife) and singer-songwriter/record producer/actress Angie Stone (Ride Along, Scary Movie 5) guest star.
“We are very excited to present the UP Original Movie Where’s The Love?, a timely, dramatic, behind-the-scenes look at a TV marriage in trouble,” said Leslie Glenn Chesloff, executive vice president of programming, UP. “Led by Lamman Rucker, Denise Boutte, Terri J. Vaughn and Karon Joseph Riley, this film features 13 stars and guest stars from film, TV and music, making it one of the biggest, most sensational ensemble casts this network has ever seen.”