or


[07/14/11 - 03:01 AM]
VH1 Premieres New Series "Ton Of Cash" With Host Dhani Jones Wednesday, August 17th at 9/8c
Dhani Jones hosts the series, in which contestants must carry one ton of cash from Los Angeles to Las Vegas without losing a single dollar.

[via press release from VH1]

VH1 Premieres New Series "Ton Of Cash" With Host Dhani Jones Wednesday, August 17th at 9/8c

New Travel Game Show Offers Hope to Contestants in Financial Crisis

Hosted by NFL Linebacker Dhani Jones

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 14, 2011 -- VH1's newest, reality-competition series, "Ton of Cash," offers 14 contestants an immediate solution to their financial hardships - one million dollars in cash. The challenge? The contestants must carry one ton of cash from Los Angeles to Las Vegas without losing a single dollar. Watch as these contestants understand the true weight of financial woes with "Ton of Cash" premiering Wednesday, August 17th at 9/8c on VH1.

Dhani Jones, NFL linebacker, travel expert and author, hosts this game show-meets-travel expedition. Watch as Jones provides newer and more difficult challenges for this team across all terrains ranging from mountains, rivers to the Mojave Desert. In order to keep the full one million dollar prize, all contestants must work together and keep their clashing personalities in check across this 300 mile journey. Will the contestants see this prize as their burden and regret what they wished for?

Contestants from all financial backgrounds ranging from unemployed to excessive spending rediscover their inner-strength after years of financial instability. As the journey progresses some will change for the better; others will be consumed by greed. As they rush to the finish line, only one contestant will possess the strength, wit and perseverance to change their life of financial burden to financial freedom and earn the winning title.

To learn more about "Ton of Cash," go to www.vh1.com or follow the latest news on Twitter @VH1 and Facebook www.facebook.com/vh1.

VH1's "Ton of Cash" is created and executive produced by Cris Abrego and Mark Cronin (for 51 Minds Entertainment, LLC. an Endemol Company). Ben Samek, Matt Odgers, and Scott Teti also executive produce for the series and for 51 Minds. Jeff Olde, Jill Holmes, and Kristen Kelly oversee the series for VH1.

VH1 connects viewers to the music, artists and pop culture that matter to them most with series, specials, live events, exclusive online content and public affairs initiatives. VH1 is available in over 99 million households in the U.S. VH1 also has an array of digital services including VH1 Classic and VH1 Soul. Connect with VH1 at www.VH1.com.





  [july 2011]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· TON OF CASH (VH1)





[04/23/18 - 02:02 PM]
Hulu's "Harlots" Will Be Heating Up the Summer
The critically acclaimed, salacious series returns with a bang on Wednesday, July 11 with two episodes, with subsequent installments releasing weekly.

[04/23/18 - 02:01 PM]
The Academy and ABC Announce Key Dates for 91st Oscars(R) - "The Oscars" Airs Live, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, on ABC
Nominations will be announced on Tuesday, January 22.

[04/23/18 - 01:38 PM]
Award-Winning Journalist Gretchen Carlson Returns to Television with Overall Deal at A+E Networks
First up: "The Brave with Gretchen Carlson," which will focus on how Gretchen's courageous actions to confront the scourge of sexual harassment in the workplace has served as a catalyst for so many other women to say #MeToo.

[04/23/18 - 01:08 PM]
Martha Stewart Joins Food Network as Newest "Chopped" Judge
Joining host Ted Allen, and series regulars Maneet Chauhan, Scott Conant, Amanda Freitag, Alex Guarnaschelli, Marc Murphy, Marcus Samuelsson, Chris Santos and Geoffrey Zakarian, Martha will bring her culinary expertise to the judges' table.

[04/23/18 - 11:31 AM]
Logo to Exclusively Air Eurovision Song Contest Grand Finale in the U.S. for Third Consecutive Year
"Logo is thankful to once again partner with the EBU as the exclusive U.S. broadcaster for the global phenomenon that is the Eurovision Song Contest," said Pamela Post.

[04/23/18 - 11:08 AM]
Couples Still Fighting for a Fairy Tale Ending on a New Season of TLC's "90 Day Fiance: Happily Ever After?"
Nine two-hour episodes will end with a two-part Tell All where we'll hear from the couples on everything that went down this season.

[04/23/18 - 11:08 AM]
Oxygen Media Renews "Cold Justice" and "Criminal Confessions" from Executive Producer Dick Wolf
Both series are in pre-production and are set to return in 2018.

[04/23/18 - 11:01 AM]
"Fast & Furious" Races Onto Netflix as Part of Expanded Relationship with DreamWorks Animation Television
In the series, teenager Tony Toretto follows in the footsteps of his cousin Dom when he and his friends are recruited by a government agency to infiltrate an elite racing league serving as a front for a nefarious crime organization bent on world domination.

[04/23/18 - 09:31 AM]
Viola Davis and Julius Tennon's Documentary Series, "The Last Defense," to Premiere Tuesday, June 12, on ABC
The seven-episode docu-series explores and exposes flaws in the American justice system through emotional, in-depth examinations of the death row cases of Darlie Routier and Julius Jones.

[04/23/18 - 09:01 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts Trailer for "The Rain"
In Netflix's post-apocalyptic YA thriller, two Danish siblings emerge from the safety of their bunker six years after a brutal virus carried by the rain wipes out almost all humans in Scandinavia.

[04/23/18 - 09:00 AM]
CBS All Access Launches in Canada
CBS All Access is available beginning today in Canada at cbsallaccess.ca, on iOS and Android mobile and tablet devices, and on Apple TV and Chromecast.

[04/23/18 - 08:48 AM]
TBS Renews Ratings Juggernaut "The Last O.G." for a Second Season and Critically Acclaimed "Search Party" for a Third Season
Plus: "Search Party" executive producers Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers, who created the series with executive producer Michael Showalter, have inked an overall deal with TBS.

[04/23/18 - 08:18 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "American Idol" Reclaim Demo Crown
The Alphabet tops the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[04/23/18 - 08:15 AM]
Start Your Engines for an All-New Season of Discovery Channel's "Street Outlaws"
Look for a special two-hour premiere on Monday, May 28 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/23/18 - 07:31 AM]
Video: A Boy and His... Robot? Netflix's "Lost in Space" Reimagines the Classic Friendship
Will Robinson and the Robot form an unexpected, unbreakable bond that could mean the difference between life and death for the Robinsons.