Friday, January 22, 2021

OWN’s ‘Girlfriends Check In’ Returns with Female Comedians, Rappers and The Clark Sisters [VIDEO]

*The OWN network’s virtual series “Girlfriends Check In” returns this Saturday with new episodes featuring some of your favorite female comedians, female rappers, and a special episode featuring the legendary Clark Sisters.

According to Urban Hollywood 411, the series centers on female celebrities and their real-life friends dishing about love, life, gossip and more.

The show focuses on women supporting women through virtual check ins, exchanging virtual gifts, showcasing at-home fitness routines, and sharing beauty tips, the report says.

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Here’s more via press release:

In each episode of the series a different group of four female friends spanning from music, sports and entertainment will hold a virtual chat room check in where anything can happen. Viewers will be invited into their favorite celebrities’ home like never before with a chance to listen in on important conversations during a time in our nation when girlfriends are needed the most. The girlfriends sip tea and talk tea, exchange gifts (virtually), showcase at-home fitness routines, beauty and hair tips and even play fun games to debunk past and present hearsays.

Some of the new celebrity friend groups will be: 

  • The Legendary Clark Sisters:
    • Karen Sheard, Kierra Sheard, Dorinda Clark Cole and daughter Nikkia Cole-Beach
  • All-Star Female Rappers and Friends:
    • MC Lyte, Rema Ma, Yo-Yo and financial expert Dr. Lynn Richardson
  • The Power Players:
    • Naturi Naughton, LaLa Anthony, Bresha Webb and her friend on the pandemic frontlines Melissa Folkes
  • Ladies Who Make Us Laugh Out Loud:
    • Kym Whitley, Wendy Robinson, Luenell Campbell, Jess Hilarious
  • OWN’s breakout reality stars from “LOVE & MARRIAGE: HUNTSVILLE”:
    • Melody Holt, LaTisha Scott, Kimmi Scott, Destiny Payton-Williams

More names will be announced in the future.

“Girlfriends Check In” premieres Saturday, July 11 from 10 p.m. – 11 p.m. ET/ on OWN: Oprah Winfrey’s Network. 

Ny MaGee
Ny MaGee is a screenwriter and freelance reporter from Chicago -- currently living in Los Angeles and covering A-list entertainment for various outlets, including Emmys.com. She has worked for: Miramax, MTV & VH1, The Jim Henson Company, Hallmark Channel, Paramount Pictures, and for iconic indie film producer Roger Corman.

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