On an all-new season of Life After Lockup, WE are checking in with some fan-favorite couples! (And, ex-couples?!) Angela hasn’t spoken to Tony since the wedding and is ready to move on, while Michael tries to squeeze his way back into Sarah and their kids’ lives. When Lamar moves his family to Los Angeles, Andrea makes it clear she’s worried about the life they’re giving their children. Elsewhere, Lacey tries to reconcile with Shane after receiving some stunning news. Plus, Brittany and Marcelino get a precious new gift. Try “The O.G. Apple-tini” and get ready to kick back with the returning cast!
Recipe: The O.G. Apple-tini
- 1 1/2 oz. vodka
- 1 oz. green apple schnapps
- 1/4 oz. lemon juice
- Apple slice, for garnish
In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, pour all the ingredients and shake well. Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with an apple slice.
Sip on this “The O.G. Apple-tini” cocktail while watching the season premiere of Life After Lockup! And, make sure to follow #LifeAfterLockup on Instagram and Snapchat!
Betting on expectations can be a gamble, and on the mid-season finale of Love After Lockup, our couples will get a ruthless awakening. When John and Kristianna try to mix business with pleasure, she jeopardizes her newfound freedom. At Shavel’s release party for Quaylon, their families butt heads. And when Shawn’s secret comes out, Destinie takes a stand. Can’t get enough of the drama? Then you’re in luck! Try this “Lockup Elixir” cocktail and tune in to TWO HOURS of Love After Lockup!
Recipe: Lockup Elixir
- 3 oz. Prosecco
- 1 ½ oz. St-Germain liqueur
- 3 oz. soda water
- Ice cubes
- Lime and mint leaves, for garnish
Fill a tall glass with ice. Pour Prosecco over the ice, and then pour the St-Germain liqueur. Top with soda water. Garnish with lime and mint leaves.
Enjoy a “Lockup Elixir” cocktail while watching the mid-season finale of Love After Lockup (9|8c)! Don’t forget to follow #LoveAfterLockup on Instagram and Snapchat.
On the season finale of Marriage Boot Camp: Hip Hop Edition, no one’s ring is guaranteed! Everyone in the house wakes up unsure of their futures with their partners, causing some to act out. When the results of the lie detector tests are revealed, Hazel-E cannot believe De’Von’s results, while Medina’s place with Phaedra gets even more confusing! And when it comes time for Tahiry to face Vado at the ring ceremony, she stands tall. Who will leave Boot Camp together? And who will part ways? Sip on a “FALL-in’ For Ya” cocktail and tune in to find out!
Recipe: FALL-in’ For Ya
- 8 oz. bourbon
- 9 oz. apple cider
- 2 ½ oz. lemon juice
- 12 oz. pumpkin ale
- Cinnamon sticks, for garnish
Combine bourbon, apple cider, ice, and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker and shake. Pour into four glasses over ice. Top evenly with beer. Garnish with cinnamon sticks and serve immediately.
Enjoy a “FALL-in’ For Ya” cocktail while watching the season finale of Marriage Boot Camp: Hip Hop Edition (9|8c)! Don’t forget to follow #HipHopBootCamp on Instagram and Snapchat!
This week’s episode of Love After Lockup is all about how far you’re willing to go to get what you want. Last seen near the Nevada border, Jessica and Maurice must choose between staying in Compton or violating parole. Quaylon and Shavel face pushback from both sides of their families about their relationship and their true intentions. It seems Destinie might be using Shawn as an ATM, but when she meets someone else, will she go behind his back, as well? And WE finally get to meet Heather, who is the definition of crazy in love! These wild love stories can only escalate from here, so sit back and relax with a “Coco-nuts For You” cocktail while you enjoy!
Recipe: Coco-nuts For You
- 1 oz. coconut rum
- 2 oz. vodka
- 5 oz. lychee syrup
- Toasted coconut flakes
Dip rim of glass in honey, then in coconut flakes to coat. In cocktail shaker, combine rum, vodka, lychee syrup, and ice. Shake well. Pour into glass and garnish with a lychee.
Enjoy a “Coco-nuts For You” cocktail while watching an all-new episode of Love After Lockup (9|8c)! Don’t forget to follow #LoveAfterLockup on Instagram and Snapchat.
On this week’s episode of Marriage Boot Camp: Hip Hop Edition, the couples have finally made it to the biggest test of their relationships: Lie Detector Day! But in preparation for the intense drill, De’Von and Hazel-E have an explosive fallout. And, when the group gets a “Hall Pass” for the night, Willie and Shanda are at the mercy of temptation. Until the truth spills out, sip on a “Liquid Lies” cocktail and tune in!
Recipe: Liquid Lies
- 4 oz. vodka
- 2 oz. cranberry juice
- 1 oz. grapefruit juice
- 1 oz. orange juice
- A splash of grenadine
- 4 strawberry hearts, to garnish
In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, add vodka, juices, and grenadine. Shake and strain into martini glasses. Garnish with strawberries.
Enjoy a “Liquid Lies” cocktail while watching an all-new episode of Marriage Boot Camp: Hip Hop Edition (9|8c)! Don’t forget to follow #HipHopBootCamp on Instagram and Snapchat!
On an all-new episode of Love After Lockup, Shawn wants to start building a future with Destinie, but it seems she has other plans. Meanwhile, Maurice is fed up with being stuck in Compton and is ready to violate his parole. Can Jessica talk her hubby out of taking such a huge risk? Elsewhere, John and Quaylon meet their ladies’ moms and Tyrice patiently waits for Chanda’s release. (Will the blue suit have been all for nothing?) While some of this drama is unbelievable, this “Marg My Words” cocktail will help you see what WE are really here for: a good time!
Recipe: Marg My Words
- 2 oz. cinnamon whisky
- 2 oz. orange liqueur
- 2 oz. tequila
- 4 oz. fresh margarita mix
Add whisky, orange liqueur, tequila, and margarita mix to a glass filled with ice. Shake and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with pineapple or lime.
Enjoy a “Marg My Words” cocktail while watching an all-new episode of Love After Lockup (9|8c)! Don’t forget to follow #LoveAfterLockup on Instagram and Snapchat.
On this week’s episode of Marriage Boot Camp: Hip Hop Edition, the hardest day of the experience has finally arrived. While our couples might not be fighting each other, they will be confronting the battles from their childhoods. When it comes time to move on from his past behavior, De’Von can’t seem to recognize his own faults. Meanwhile, Vado rejoins the group and attempts to make amends with Tahiry. And, Kurupt was last seen trying to break out of Boot Camp — will he and Toni leave the house for good? Hold this “Main Squeeze” cocktail tight as the drama unfolds!
Recipe: Main Squeeze
- 2 tbsp. honey whiskey
- 2 lemons
- Club soda
- Honey simple syrup
- Lime juice
- Lemon wheel, to garnish
In a medium-size glass, combine the whiskey, juice of two lemons, and ice. Top with club soda. Add honey simple syrup to taste. (If you’re not a big fan of honey, use regular simple syrup.) Add a splash of lime juice and garnish with a lemon wheel.
Enjoy a “Main Squeeze” cocktail while watching an all-new episode of Marriage Boot Camp: Hip Hop Edition (9|8c)! Don’t forget to follow #HipHopBootCamp on Instagram and Snapchat!
While most of the convicts have been released, not everyone is feeling at home on this week’s episode of Love After Lockup. When Maurice is reunited with his daughter and family in Compton, Jessica is forced to recognize that they are not from the same world. Shawn might have been caught in come lies, but it seems Destinie has secrets of her own. And, Quaylon is out to prove to Shavel and his mom that he’s not the same young man that got locked up years ago. This episode hits some sour notes, but WE’ve got you covered. This “Honey, I’m Home” cocktail hits all of the sweet spots!
Recipe: Honey, I’m Home
- 1 1/2 oz. gin
- 1 oz. fresh lemon juice
- Pale ale
- Lemon wheel, for garnish
Dip half the glass rim in honey and then in sugar; set aside. In a cocktail shaker, add gin and lemon juice. Shake and strain into honey-rimmed glass filled with ice. Top with pale ale and garnish with lemon wheel.
Enjoy a “Honey, I’m Home” cocktail while watching an all-new episode of Love After Lockup (9|8c)! Don’t forget to follow #LoveAfterLockup on Instagram and Snapchat.
This week’s episode of Marriage Boot Camp: Hip Hop Edition is all about sex! While Dr. Ish leaves Vado with an assignment for self-reflection, the Boot Campers take part in a sensual game of truth or dare. However, when Toni confirms her suspicions about Kurupt, tensions boil over. Has she reached her breaking point? This love story is a bumpy ride, so hold on tight to your “Gin-uinely In Love” cocktail as you tune in to find out!
Recipe: Gin-uinely In Love
- 4 oz. gin
- 1 ½ oz. honey syrup
- 1 oz. freshly squeezed lemon juice
- Lemon twists, for garnish
- Honey syrup
- 1/4 cup honey
- 1/2 cup water
For honey syrup: in a small saucepan, dissolve honey into water over low heat. Place syrup in the refrigerator until chilled. For cocktails: In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, add gin, honey syrup, and lemon juice. Shake well and strain into glasses filled with ice. Garnish with lemon twists.
Enjoy a “Gin-uinely In Love” cocktail while watching an all-new episode of Marriage Boot Camp: Hip Hop Edition (9|8c)! Don’t forget to follow #HipHopBootCamp on Instagram and Snapchat!
Last week’s episode of Love After Lockup left us hanging off of many cliffs, and WE’re dying to get all of our questions answered! Will Kristianna go through with the wedding, or is John moving too fast? Did Lindsey make her flight, or will she leave Scott hanging? And now that Quaylon is released from prison, which love of his life will he choose: Shavel or his mother? Meanwhile, as more information about Shawn comes out, it becomes clear that Destinie isn’t the real catfish after all. Love can make us do some crazy things, but by the time you finish this “Drunk in Love” cocktail, it will all make sense!
Recipe: Drunk in Love
- 2 oz. vodka
- 1-2 oz. ginger beer
- 2 tsp. organic sugar
- 15 fresh blueberries
- 1 lemon wedge
- Blueberries & lemon slices, for garnish (optional)
In a cocktail shaker, muddle lemon and sugar. Add blueberries and muddle until all of the blueberries are crushed. Pour in the vodka, cover and shake vigorously. Fill a rocks glass with ice. Strain cocktail over ice. Top with ginger beer and garnish if desired.