Posted by | Ray Cornelius
Saturday nights are about to heat up on OWN with the premiere of it’s new series, It’s Not You, It’s Men starring R&B superstar Tyrese Gibson and hip-hop legend Rev Run. The one-hour program will bring viewers insight on everything from men and love to relationships and marriage and debuts on January 23 at 9 p.m. EST.
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 Tyrese’s Fast and Furious co-star Vin Diesel, Rev Run’s wife and reality star Justine Simmons, recording artist Jordin Sparks, comedian Marlon Wayans, spiritual life coach and award-winning host Iyanla Vanzant, The Real’s Loni Love (“The Real”) and comedienne Jessimae Peluso.
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 is loosely based on the duos best selling book, Man-o-logy!