For Your Love (TV series)

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For Your Love
Created by Yvette Lee Bowser
Starring Holly Robinson Peete
James Lesure
Tamala Jones
Edafe Blackmon
Dedee Pfeiffer
D. W. Moffett
Opening theme Performed by:
Chaka Khan &
Michael McDonald
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 5
No. of episodes 87
Production
Running time 22 minutes
Production company(s) SisterLee Productions
Warner Bros. Television
Distributor Warner Bros. Television Distribution
Release
Original network NBC (1998)
The WB (1998–2002)
Original release March 17, 1998 (1998-03-17) – August 11, 2002 (2002-08-11)

For Your Love is an American sitcom that premiered on March 17, 1998 on NBC. The series starred Holly Robinson Peete and James Lesure. It was canceled after six episodes, but was picked up by The WB. It ran for four-and-a-half seasons, with its last episode airing on August 11, 2002.

Synopsis

For Your Love focused on three couples who try to counsel each other on how to deal with the opposite sex. At the start of the series, Sheri & Dean were the relationship "veterans", having been together for 15 years, married for the last four. Malena (Sheri's best friend) & Mel were newlyweds, moving next door to Sheri & Dean in the pilot. Bobbi & Reggie (Mel's younger brother) were dating, two "commitment-phobes" who were more devoted to each other than either would readily admit.

Early in their relationship, Bobbi and Reggie adopted a mutt together. Bobbi chose to name him "Chi-Chi". Reggie insisted that the name was too feminine for a male dog, and instead called him "Thor". They were both too stubborn to give in, and consequently the dog was referred to by both names throughout the series (Others called the dog "Chi-Chi/Thor" or "Thor/Chi-Chi").

The theme song was performed by Chaka Khan and Michael McDonald.

Cast

Main

Recurring

Episodes

Season 1 (1998)

No.
overall
No. in
season
Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1 1 "Pilot" TBA TBA March 17, 1998 (1998-03-17)
2 2 "The Games People Play" TBA TBA March 24, 1998 (1998-03-24)
3 3 "The Mother of All Visits" TBA TBA March 31, 1998 (1998-03-31)
4 4 "The Donor" TBA TBA April 7, 1998 (1998-04-07)
5 5 "The Gift That Keeps on Giving" TBA TBA April 14, 1998 (1998-04-14)
6 6 "The Good Doctor" TBA TBA April 21, 1998 (1998-04-21)
7 7 "The Vows" TBA TBA April 28, 1998 (1998-04-28)
8 8 "The Brother's Day" TBA TBA May 5, 1998 (1998-05-05)
9 9 "The Cookie Monster" TBA TBA Unaired
10 10 "The Drought" TBA TBA Unaired
11 11 "The Last One of the Season" TBA TBA Unaired

Season 2 (1998–99)

No.
overall
No. in
season
Title Directed by Written by Original air date
12 1 "The Art of War" TBA TBA September 17, 1998 (1998-09-17)
13 2 "The Divorce-i-versary" TBA TBA September 24, 1998 (1998-09-24)
14 3 "The Hair Club for Men" TBA TBA October 1, 1998 (1998-10-01)
15 4 "The Big Sleep" TBA TBA October 8, 1998 (1998-10-08)
16 5 "The Most Valuable Player" TBA TBA October 15, 1998 (1998-10-15)
17 6 "The Sister Act" TBA TBA October 29, 1998 (1998-10-29)

Broadcast

In July 2006, TV One began airing the series in syndicated reruns.

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Recipient Result
1999 NAACP Image Award Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Holly Robinson Peete Nominated
2000 NAACP Image Award Outstanding Comedy Series For Your Love Nominated
Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series Holly Robinson Peete Nominated
2001 NAACP Image Award Outstanding Comedy Series For Your Love Nominated
Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series Holly Robinson Peete Nominated
2002 NAACP Image Award Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series Holly Robinson Peete Nominated

External links


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