Live from New Orleans: The Women of The Real Take Essence Fest!
1:17 p.m.: Hello, New Orleans! The Real co-host Tamera Mowry-Housley checks out the convention center floor below on the way to her cast's Ford booth announcement.
1:35 p.m.: The ladies – from left, Jeannie Mai, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Adrienne Bailon and Loni Love – pose prettily on stage at the Ford booth.
1:58 p.m.: Love snaps a selfie with a fan just after her time in the Ford booth. "We really love our fans and this is for them," Love says of the crew's visit to New Orleans.
2:09 p.m.: Now it's time to get ready for The Real's first live show – but first, Bailon and Mai take a selfie of their own.
2:26 p.m.: On a tight schedule, the ladies still take a moment to have a little fun for the camera!
2:55 p.m.: Mai, Mowry-Housley, Love and Bailon perform for Buzzfeed's Snapchat, getting down to a little RampB music in honor of the Essence Festival.
4:02 p.m.: No nerves here! Mai, Bailon and Mowry-Housley head downstairs for their first-ever live episode of The Real.
4:32 p.m.: Picture perfect Mai gets a quick hair fix while checking her last-minute messages before show time.
4:44 p.m.: Nice shot! Love has to capture the final walk to stage on her cell phone.
5:13 p.m.: Love, Bailon and Mai keep the audience entertained between segments.
5:32 p.m.: Mowry-Housley waves to one of The Real's many happy fans following the show. That's a wrap!