Part of Harlem style is about looking and being fabulous, and last night, TLC hosted an exclusive screening of their first-ever scripted series, “Tyler Perry’s Too Close to Home” at the Paley Center for Media in Los Angeles – in true Harlem style. Show creator/director/writer Tyler Perry and TLC president and general manager Nancy Daniels were on hand to present the first episode and participate in a post-screening Q&A with cast members Heather Locklear, Danielle Savre (Bring It On: All or Nothing), Brock O’Hurn (Tyler Perry’s Boo! A Madea Halloween), Kelly Sullivan (“The Young and the Restless”), Matt Battaglia, Brooke Anne Smith (“Awkward”) and Brad Benedict (“NCIS”).
Additional “Too Close to Home” cast in attendance were Ashley Love-Mills (“Nashville”), Annie Thrash, Alpha Trivette (“Drop Dead Diva”), Nick Ballard, Charles Justo, Trisha Rae Stahl (“Glee”), Christian Ochoa, Curran Walters, Robert Craighead and Justin Gabriel.
Also in attendance were Tyler Perry Studios president Ozzie Areu and producer Mark E. Swinton, tv personality Claudia Jordan, Renee Lawless (“The Haves and the Have Nots”), Flex Alexander and Shanice Wilson (“Flex & Shanice”), Michael Jai and Gillian White, Golden Brooks(“Hollywood Divas”), Edwina Findley-Dickerson (OWN “If Loving You is Wrong”), Kym Whitley, Patrice Lovely (“Love Thy Neighbor”), Timon Durrett (“Queen Sugar”), Allen Maldonado (“Ringside”), Milan Christopher (“Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood”), Miles Brock (“Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood”), AD Dolphin (DHerbs.com) and many more.
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Check out “Tyler Perry’s Too Close to Home” it debuts Monday, August 22, 2016 at 9PM ET/PT for a two-hour premiere.
Photo credit: 1) Tyler Perry. 2) Zulay Heano. 3) Angell Conwell 4) Ashley Love-Mills 5) Brock OHurn 6) Claudia Jordan 7) Danielle Savre 8) Edwina Findley-Dickerson 9) Eltony Williams 10) Flex and Shanice 11) Heather Locklear 12) Jonathan Chase 13) Judge Mablean 14) Kelly Sullivan 15) Michael Jai White and Gillian White 16) Milan Christopher 17) Miles Brock 18) Patrice Lovely 19) Paula Jai Parker with guest 20) Renee Lawless 21) Ruba Wilson 22) Timon Kyle 23) Tonya Banks 24) AD Dolphin 25-26) group shot. Photos Courtesy of TLC