TV ONE TO AIR "HELLOBEAUTIFUL INTERLUDES LIVE!" with TONI BRAXTON & BABYFACE ON SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8 AT 10PM ET
The GRAMMY Award-Winning Performers Serenade Fans with Solo and Duet Performances of Classic Hits and New Favorites
SILVER SPRING, MD - January 27, 2014 - TV One viewers will gain access to an exclusive private performance with GRAMMY award-winning artists Toni Braxton and Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds when HelloBeautiful Interludes Live! with Toni Braxton & Babyface airs on Saturday, February 8 at 10pm ET. The performance was filmed in front of a live audience at New York City's Highline Ballroom.
HelloBeautiful Interludes Live! with Toni Braxton & Babyface features songs from their upcoming duet album "Love, Marriage & Divorce," including their current single "Hurt You." The show also features solo sets from each of the two performers. Braxton performed hits such as "You Mean The World To Me" and "Breathe Again" from her 1993 self-titled debut album. Among the solo songs performed by Babyface were hits "Never Keeping Secrets" and "When Can I See You," as well as a number of tracks that he has written for other artists.
This special builds on the collaboration between TV One and Interactive One that was initiated when TV One offered a new platform and wider reach for the established Interludes online series by airing HelloBeautiful Interludes Live! with John Legend in September 2013.
"Toni Braxton and Babyface are iconic performers and we are pleased to showcase this intimate performance with our viewers," said D'Angela Proctor, SVP Programming and Production, TV One. "TV One has a reputation for being the go-to destination for storytelling illuminating African American music artists and we are pleased to be able to deliver with such a fantastic performance."
"Since its launch in September 2012, the Interludes series has quickly become not only our most successful music performance and interview show for our HelloBeautiful.com audience, but has also become a signature expression of the type of high-quality programming we want to bring to viewers across our entire digital network," remarked Smokey D. Fontaine, Chief Content Officer, Interactive One. "Our successful collaboration with TV One brings the Interludes series to an even broader audience by enabling us to share this exclusive performance on multiple platforms and has become a highly-desired show for music's most talented performers."
Hello Beautiful Interludes Live with Toni Braxton and Babyface is hosted and executive produced by Smokey D. Fontaine for Interactive One. Leigh Davenport is the Editorial Director for HelloBeautiful.com and Robyn Greene Arrington is Executive in Charge of Production for TV One.
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Interactive One was launched by Radio One, Inc. in 2008 to complement Radio One's existing portfolio of media companies targeting Black Americans. Since its launch, Interactive One has quickly become the #1 online platform for the African American and New Urban community.
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Launched in January 2004, TV One (www.tvone.tv) serves more than 57.4 million households, offering a broad range of real-life and entertainment-focused original programming, classic series, movies, and music designed to entertain, inform and inspire a diverse audience of adult Black viewers. In December 2008, the company launched TV One High Def, which now serves 14 million households. TV One is owned by Radio One [NASDAQ: ROIA and ROIAK; www.radio-one.com], the largest radio company that primarily targets Black and urban listeners; and Comcast Corporation [NASDAQ: CMCSA, CMCSK); www.comcast.com], one of the nation's leading providers of entertainment, information and communications products and services.