Los Angeles – OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced more celebrity names added to the new all-female Saturday night virtual reality show “Girlfriends Check In.” In each episode of the series, viewers will be invited into the homes of different groups of celebrity friends who will come together virtually for an uplifting and light-hearted conversation focusing on love, friendship and wellness – spilling tea about past and present relationships along the way. The new series will premiere Saturday, May 16 at 10 p.m. ET/PT following the series premiere of Iyanla Vanzant’s special “Fear Not with Iyanla Vanzant” (9 p.m. ET/PT).
Joining the series include: actress Tisha Campbell, comedian and actress Kym Whitley, actress Holly Robinson Peete, fitness trainer and life coach AJ Johnson, celebrity chef Carla Hall, actress Anika Noni Rose (“Power”, “Dreamgirls”), actress Kim Fields and transformational coach Lisa Silvera, Tika Sumpter (“Mixed-ish”, “The Haves and The Have Nots”) and her business partner Thai Randolph, actress Ryan Michelle Bathe (“All Rise”, “This Is Us”), Susan Kelechi Watson (“This Is Us”, “A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood”), and gospel music legends Yolanda Adams, Tamela Mann, Erica Campbell and Tasha Cobbs Leonard.
These stars join a previously announced list of actors and television personalities, including Meagan Good with her sister La’Myia Good Bellinger, and actresses Tasha Smith and Grace Byers from “Empire.” “The Real” host Loni Love along with comedian and internet star B. Simone, actress and television personality Tami Roman, and celebrity hair stylist Robbi Rogers.
Check out a first-look of “Girlfriends Check In” below.