TV ONE SETS PREMIERE DATE FOR "R&B DIVAS LA" SECOND SEASON ON WEDNESDAY, JULY 16 AT 10 PM ET
Silver Spring, MD - June 3, 2014 - TV One's summer original series premieres continue with the return of its hit music series R&B Divas LA on Wednesday, July 16 at 10 PM ET. The 10 episode, one-hour show reunites original cast members Chanté Moore, Lil' Mo, Claudette Ortiz and Michel'le, joined by new Divas Chrisette Michele and Leela James. Each episode will follow these six exceptional women as they balance a series of personal issues, such as divorce and struggles with suicide, while fighting to rise and stay on top of the R&B charts. Additionally, the group collaborates in writing a song for the Puerto Rico tourism board with the goal of performing it live at Carnaval de Poncé. The season will conclude with a two-part reunion special.
"TV One is excited to welcome back R&B Divas LA for a second season," said D'Angela Proctor, SVP of Programming and Production for TV One. "The stakes are higher and the drama more intense for our ladies this time around as the realities of balancing music careers and personal demons prove even more of a challenge. Infused with exciting musical performances and moments of intense highs and lows, we know this season will continue to deliver exciting and buzzy episodes for our viewers."
R&B Divas LA is produced for TV One by Thinkfactory Media. Executive Producers are Leslie Greif, Adam Reed, Adam Freeman, Phil Thornton, Paul Coy Allen, Aaron Fishman, Tim Laurie, Faith Evans and Nicci Gilbert. Lamar Chase is producer for TV One and Executive in charge of production for TV One is Jubba Seyyid.
About TV One
Launched in January 2004, TV One (www.tvone.tv) serves more than 57.3 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.
About Thinkfactory Media
Thinkfactory Media is a full-service production company that creates high-quality entertainment content. Renowned for award-winning productions, the company was the driving force behind the Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R)-nominated hit mini-series Hatfields & McCoys (History), starring Kevin Costner. They are currently in production on numerous projects including the highly-anticipated television event, Texas Rising (History) and an unscripted series that focus' on the arena football team, LA KISS (AMC) and it's owners Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons (KISS). Their hit series Marriage Boot Camp (We tv) just wrapped season 2 and Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars starring infamous reality stars, premieres on May 30. Other recent credits include: Preachers' Daughters(Lifetime), The Hook Up (MTV), Spell-Mageddon (ABC Family), Prank My Mom (Lifetime), Gene Simmons: Family Jewels (A&E) and Tony Danza: Teach (A&E), among others. Find out more about Thinkfactory Media and its projects at www.ThinkfactoryMedia.com and follow them on Twitter at @TFactoryMedia.