SocietEye: OWN's 'Ready to Love' Premieres in Atlanta

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OWN hosted a premiere watch party for its first-ever dating show, Ready to Love, which is produced by Will Packer.

On Oct. 23rd, OWN hosted a lively premiere watch party for its new dating series Ready to Love, which is produced by Will Packer and hosted by Thomas "Nephew Tommy" Miles. The cast along with friends, family, and VIPs gathered at Suite Lounge in downtown Atlanta to celebrate the network's first-ever dating show.

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Moments before the live broadcast, guests enjoyed cocktails and music by DJ Traci Steele. OWN's EVP of programming and development, Jonathan Sinclair, greeted the crowd before handing the mic over to Packer, who thanked Atlanta for its continuous support of his films. Nephew Tommy echoed Packer's sentiments and encouraged guests to spread the word and tune in to OWN every Saturday night for the rest of the season.

Attending from the cast were Christina Granville, Melinda Ruff, Dr. Alexcius "Lexy" Branch, Stormy Monroe, Rita Davis, Courtney Thompson, Shanta Duncan, Shatava Lindsey, Shea Pegues, Ashlee Akins, Tiffany Kirk, Angel Frank, Kebba N'Jie, Aaron Cotteral, Alexx Blanks, Michael Gould, Chris "Paco" Cunningham, Darnell King, Pastor Chris Evans, and Devan Dmarcus.

#ReadytoLove airs Saturdays at 10/9c on OWN.

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