Along with more than 15 million other people, Oprah's Big Give judge Malaak Compton-Rock watched the first episode—and she invited some friends along for the big event! Malaak hosted a viewing party at the home of music mogul L.A. Reid and his wife, Erica.
Malaak and Erica invited some of their best friends, including celebrity pals like actress Holly Robinson Peete, fashion model Emme and network news couple Deborah Roberts and Al Roker.
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To get everyone in the Big Give spirit, Malaak and Erica asked their guests to bring shoes to donate to New York's Henry Street Settlement for the homeless.