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OWN previews Tyler Perry’s new shows in Atlanta

As fans eagerly await the premiere of two new shows on Oprah Winfrey’s OWN network, a preview party for the series was held in Atlanta.

On Tuesday OWN hosted a preview party at Bar One Atlanta for their two new Tyler Perry scripted series, “The Haves & Have Nots” and “Love Thy Neighbor.” Fans, friends and family packed the venue to get a sneak peek of the much-anticipated shows and hobnob with the cast that includes Tika Sumpter, John Schneider, Crystal Fox and Renee Lawless of “The Haves & Have Nots,” and Patrice Lovely, Palmer Williams and Kendra C. Johnson of “Love Thy Neighbor.”

“We are so excited to be a part of this journey with OWN and Tyler Perry,” said Patrice Lovely at the event.

“This experience — from filming to meeting Oprah — has been amazing!” added Crystal Fox.

Additional attendees included Big Tigger of V-103 Atlanta,  Syleena Johnson of “R&B Divas,” Derek J and Derek Blanks.

“The Haves & Have Nots” premieres Tuesday, May 28 at 9 p.m. EST. “Love Thy Neighbor premieres Wednesday, May 29 at 9 p.m. EST on OWN.

Check out photos from the preview party below. –danielle canada