Episodes: Ongoing (hour).
TV show dates: June 19, 2018 — present.
Series status: Has not been cancelled.
Performers include: Michele Weaver, Will Catlett, Idara Victor, Tyrone Brown, Kadeem Hardison, Yootha Wong-Loi-Sing, and Lana Young.
TV show description:
A dramedy from showrunner Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil, the Love Is ___ TV show is inspired by the real lives of its executive producers. The story explores how a modern “power couple” balances their professional, personal, and family lives.
As movers and shakers in “Black Hollywood,” Nuri (Weaver) and Yasir (Catlett) must conduct quite the balancing act and have mastered some tricky social mores along the way. The series delves into the good, the bad, and even the 1990s, where it all began for them (nb. in the 2027 storyline Nuri is played by Young).
An exuberant dreamer, Nuri is toiling as a sitcom staff writer, but she aspires to really make something of herself. Her personal life has not been slow, but it hasn’t been all that fulfilling either, until she meets Yasir. Even though he’s ready to give up on all his big plans, Yasir may just be perfect for Nuri.
He’s an aspiring writer and director, and his unemployment is about to run out. He’s been staying with his ex, Ruby (Wong-Loi-Sing), but after meeting Nuri, Yasir feels the need to change his life and reach his potential. Read More…