WeTV Bringing Black Bachelor To TV With "Match Made In Heaven"

Reality TV Finally Gets A Black Bachelor! Is “Match Made In Heaven” The Answer To Our Prayers?

- By Bossip Staff

WeTV Brings First African-American Bachelor To Television

We’ve questioned time and time again why ABC has yet to cast an African-American man as their object of desire on the hit show “The Bachelor,” but we no longer have to wait because WeTV has answered the demand for a black bachelor with their new show “Match Made In Heaven.” The show stars a real estate developer named Shawn Bullard who is looking for a wife from amongst a group of very diverse beauties. Along to help him in his quest are his mother Maggie and NFL Spiritual Advisor for the Indianapolis Colts, Pastor Ken Johnson. Watch the teaser:

So what do you think?

Thursday WE tv hosted a screening in Atlanta of the new series “Match Made in Heaven,” starring millionaire bachelor Shawn Bullard. A number of press, VIPs and WE tv talent gathered at TWELVE Hotel Atlantic Station to shake hands with television’s first African-American “Bachelor” and get a glimpse of the show that chronicles Shawn’s quest to find true love. Attendees included Claudia Jordan (“Real Housewives of Atlanta”/BRAVO), Cynthia Bailey (“Real Housewives of Atlanta”/BRAVO), Maggie Bullard (“Match Made in Heaven”/WE tv), LeLee Lyons (“SWV Reunited”/WE tv), Ben and Jewell Tankard (“Thicker Than Water”/Bravo), Priyanka Banks (“Sorority Girls”/VH1), April McRae (“Sorority Girls”/VH1), Palmer Williams (“Love Thy Neighbor”/OWN), Judge Glenda Hatchett, Nicci Gilbert, Maja Sly (“Cutting It”/WE tv), Beautii Joseph (“Cutting It”/WE tv), Lou and Mushiya Tshikuka (“Cutting It”/WE tv), LaKenya Morris (“Cutting It”/WE tv), Dedra Allen (“Cutting It”/WE tv), Stacii Jae (“From the Bottom Up”/CENTRIC), Yvonne Capehart (“Sex Box”/WE tv), Stevie Baggs, Jr (athlete/actor), Melissa Knowles (HLN) and many more!

Guests enjoyed a lively cocktail reception followed by the premiere episode screening and a Q&A moderated by Claudia Jordan. The evening ended on a sweet note with branded white chocolate-covered Oreos for all.

“Match Made in Heaven” premieres Wednesday, February 4 at 8pm ET/PT on WE tv. Join the conversation at @WEtv, @MMIH_WEtv and @Shawn_Bullard and use hashtag #MatchMadeinHeaven. Visit the show online at http://www.wetv.com/shows/match-made-in-heaven

Photo Credit: Prince Williams/ATLPics

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