OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network’s newest primetime series, “It’s Not You, It’s Men,” will feature Tyrese Gibson and Rev Run, bringing viewers their insight on everything from men and love to relationships and marriage.
Per the press release…
Friends for over seven years, Tyrese and Rev Run pride themselves on their varying points of view when it comes to relationships and marriage. Tyrese is a single father in search of his dream woman and Rev Run has been happily married for more than 20 years and is a father of six. Their ideas and opinions on love and commitment often clash, demonstrating the unique chemistry the longtime friends share, and resulting in passionate conversation and humorous banter.
Each week, the series will feature celebrity guests offering unique points of view on topics such as monogamy, modern romance, sex, marriage and dating. Featured celebrity guests include Vin Diesel, Rev Run’s wife and reality star Justine Simmons, recording artist Jordin Sparks, Marlon Wayans, Iyanla Vanzant, comedienne and talk show host Loni Love (“The Real”) and comedienne Jessimae Peluso (“Girl Code”).
Additionally, the series will feature relationship experts to offer guidance and understanding as it relates to the weekly show topics. Experts include Tracy McMillian, author of the popular Huffington Post article “Why You’re Not Married,” Sean Rad, Creator and CEO of Tinder, and Dr. Helen Fischer, a biological anthropologist with a background in human sex, love, marriage and gender differences.
“It’s Not You, It’s Men” premieres January 23 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
It is produced for OWN by CBS Television Distribution in association with Voltron Pictures and Simmons/Lehman Productions. Eric Pankowski created the show in collaboration with Tyrese and Rev Run. Pankowski is the showrunner/executive producer. Joining him as executive producers are Tyrese Gibson, Joseph Simmons, Jerome Martin, Isabella Castro and Michael Lehman.
OWN has released 2 previews of the upcoming show – a promo and a fan Q&A with the 2 hosts – both embedded below:
And here’s the Q&A with both hosts: