Blair Meyers, Amber Grimes, Drekia, Rian Parrish, Big Tigger - Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

Blair Meyers, Amber Grimes, Drekia Glen, Rian Parrish, Big Tigger (Photo credit: Jonell Media PR for Steed Media)

The Oxygen Network seems to be widening programming and bringing a fresh new storyline to television by looking into what it takes to be an assistant in their premiere of “Like a Boss.” Nick Cannon, Big Tigger, Blair Meyers and Bu Thiam are the bosses who are are giving viewers an inside look at what it’s like to be their personal assistant.

Nick Nelson, Drekia Glen, Ryan McCormick (Oxygen Publicist) - Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

Nick Nelson, Drekia Glen, Ryan McCormick (Oxygen publicist) (Photo credit: Jonell Media PR for Steed Media)

This week the Oxygen and Liquid Soul Media invited Atlanta’s elite media press, journalists and bloggers together for a special mixer and sneak peek of the show. Attendees participated in an intimate Q-and-A with cast members Big Tigger andBlair Meyers and met assistants Amber Grimes (assistant to Nick Cannon), Rian Parish (assistant to Big Tigger) and Drekia Glenn (assistant to Bu Thiam).

Ryan Mcormick and Amber Grimes- Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

Ryan McCormick and Amber Grimes (Photo credit: Jonell Media PR for Steed Media)

One of the questions posed to Amber Grimes was what her initial response was when she was asked to be on the show. Being the boss lady Amber Grimes is and (former assistant to Bu Thiam) she admitted she had to give it consideration, especially since this would be her second go-round at being an assistant. For a minute she thought it would to be a step backward with all her successes in life. However, after mulling it over she considered the pros really outweighed the cons as 1) she would be appearing on national television expanding her brand; 2) she could probably learn a thing or two from Nick Cannon; and 3) she viewed it as a challenge to broaden her learning experience in the industry. With no regrets Grimes admitted it has been one of the most rewarding experiences of her life and it was definitely a learning experience. She thanked Oxygen and Nick Cannon for the opportunity.

Vaughn Alvarez and Drekia- Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

Vaughn Alvarez and Drekia (Photo credit: Jonell Media PR for Steed Media)

Afterward, VIP guests were invited to join the cast and media for complimentary specialty cocktails and passed hors d’oeuvres. Of course a party isn’t a party without the OMG photo booth. VIPs in attendance included Brian and Domonique Scott, “The Sisterhood” (TLC Network); Nick Nelson (Liquid Soul Media); Ryan McCormick (NBC Universal); and pianist-conductor Jason Ikeem Rodgers of Orchestra Noir.

Tune in to “Like a Boss” premiering Tuesday, March 29 at 9 p.m. EST. Check out the photo gallery after the break.

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Blair Meyers, Amber Grimes, Drekia Glen, Rian Parrish, Big Tigger - Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Blair Meyers and Amber Grimes, Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Amber Grimes - Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Blair Meyers, Amber Grimes, Drekia, Rian Parrish, Big Tigger Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Big Tigger - Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Big TIgger & Rian Parrish Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Rian Parrish, Big Tigger - Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Blair Meyers - Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Big Tigger Pullin Up - Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Big Tigger pullin up - Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Domonique Scott and Brian Scott- Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Nick Nelson & Ryan McCormick - Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Sytonnia and Domonique - Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Sytonnia and Domonique - Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Drekia & her mom- Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Big Tigger and his asst's daughter - Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Vaughn Alvarez and Drekia - Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Vaughn Alvarez and Drekia- Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Tylibah and Hyan McCormick- Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Tylibah Inman & Jason Ikeem Rodgers- Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Nick Nelson and Ryan McCormick, Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Drekia Glen, Mom , Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Brian and Domonique Scott- Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Guests- Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Tylibah Inman - Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Georgia State University Bloggers - Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Jason Rodgers - Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Jason Rodgers - Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Georgia State Student Bloggers/ Jason Rodgers- Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Brian and Domonique Scott - Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Clive and Tylibah Inman - Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Rita Parrish and Husband- Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Artists/Guests - Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Amber Grimes and Tylibah Inman Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Kelsey and Brian Scott - Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Blair Meyers, Domonique Scott - Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Blair Meyers, Amber Grimes, Drekia Glen, Rian Parrish, Big Tigger - Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Amber Grimes, Blair Meyers and Rita Parrish - Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Nick Nelson, Big Tigger & Tirrell Whitley - Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Nick Nelson, Big Tigger & Tirrell Whitley

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Nick Nelson, Big Tigger & Tirrell Whitley - Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Ryan Mcormick and Amber Grimes- Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Tirrell Whitley and Big Tigger- Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Big TIgger & Rian Parrish -his assistant - Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Big Tigger - Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Big Tigger's Asst & Big Tigger - Photo Credit - Jonell Media PR

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Big TIgger & his assistant-

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