OWN Adds to ‘Love and Marriage: D.C.’ Cast Ahead of Season 2 Premiere

Love & Marriage: D.C. season 2. (Credit: OWN)

Love & Marriage: D.C. returns to OWN for a second season on Jan. 21.

OWN announced Thursday, the second season will introduce new a couple, musician Joi Carter and entrepreneur Clifton Pettie, who became engaged after appearing on the network’s dating series Ready to Love in 2021.

They join Love & Marriage: D.C. after TV personality Monique Samuels confirmed she and husband Chris Samuels would not return for season 2 of the series.

“The main reason we didn’t start filming was because of contract issues. So, God works in mysterious ways,” Monique said on her radio show, per  Reality Rundown. “I think we’re done with reality TV, honestly. I’m just at a place in my life where I will never allow myself to be devalued. The contract has to make sense for me.”

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Love & Marriage: D.C. will continue to follow Erana and Jamie Tyler, and Ashley Silva and her husband DJ Quicksilva.

Season 2 will show Joi and Clifton planning their wedding. Joi wants to go to the courthouse, but Clifton wants a big wedding.

With the launch of her self-discovery book “Do that Sh*t,” Ashley is balancing being an author, mom, and entrepreneur, and Quick’s busier than ever.

As nearly empty nesters, the Tylers are looking toward to the future with Erana’s luxury wig line ready to launch, and a newly retired Jamie figuring out his next chapter.

Fighting her way back from friendship isolation, Winter tried to find her place. Followimg her divorce, she is creating music and looking for love, while raising her four children.

Love & Marriage: D.C. is produced for OWN by Kingdom Reign Entertainment with Carlos King, Angela Dugan, Brent Nisbett, and Tarin Laughlin serving as executive producers.

The show premieres Saturday, Jan. 21 at 8pm ET/PT, on the heels of a three-part reunion of the current season of OWN’s smash hit Love & Marriage: Huntsville, hosted by executive producer Carlos King.