VH1 EXPANDS MONDAY'S #1 CABLE FRANCHISE TO TWO NIGHTS A WEEK KICKING OFF WITH "LOVE & HIP HOP: MIAMI" PREMIERING WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2 AT 8PM ET/PT
(NEW YORK, NEW YORK) - November 19, 2018 - VH1 today announced Monday's #1 cable franchise (P18-49) "Love & Hip Hop" will expand to two nights a week kicking off with "Love & Hip Hop: Miami," premiering Wednesday, January 2 at 8PM ET/PT. For the first time, the network will air two different "Love & Hip Hop" installments on two nights a week with "Love & Hip Hop: New York" airing Mondays, beginning November 26 at 8PM ET/PT.
VH1's "Love & Hip Hop" franchise holds four of the top five unscripted spots in cable with P18-49. Additionally, owned social accounts for the franchise combine for nearly 9.1 million fans.
"Love & Hip Hop: Miami" marks VH1's highest rated reality launch since 2014 and features fan favorites and newcomers alike heating up the 305 this season.
Returning cast members include:
· Amara La Negra
· Trick Daddy
· Bobby Lytes
· Keyara Stone
· Veronica Vega
· Miami Tip
· Shay Johnson
· Young Hollywood
· Pleasure P
· Pretty Ricky
· Joy Young
· Michelle Pooch
· Chinese Nicky
· Chinese Kitty
· Liz Fuentes
This season's newest additions ready to make their mark on Miami's music scene include comedian and viral sensation Jessie Woo and underground rapper/song-writer Khaotic.
Be sure to 'LIKE' "Love & Hip Hop" on Facebook & follow @LoveAndHipHop on Twitter and Instagram. Use #LHHMIA to join the conversation.
"Love & Hip Hop: Miami" is executive produced by Mona Scott-Young and Stephanie R. Gayle and co-executive produced by Maricarmen Lopez for Monami Entertainment. Toby Barraud, Stefan Springman, David DiGangi, Dave Patry, Rich Allen, and Thomas Jaeger are executive producers for Eastern TV. Nina L. Diaz, Liz Fine, Vivian Gomez and Jihoon Zun are executive producers for VH1.
VH1 is the dominant pop culture brand for adults 18-34. The network is available in 86 million U.S. households and has an array of digital channels and services including the VH1 App, VH1.com and @VH1. VH1 is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB).
Source: 4 of the top 5 unscripted cable spots: P18-49, Live+SD, ranked on average impressions for premieres in Prime, Monday-Sunday, 8pm-11pm, 3+ telecasts, excluding sports, news, talk, and specials, 09/25/17-09/30/18; Best new VH1 series since Love and Hip Hop Hollywood (09/15/14-12/09/14), ranked on P18-49 Live+SD Coverage Ratings; Monday's #1 cable franchise: P18-49, Live+SD, cable original premieres in Prime, Monday 8pm-11pm, 3+ telecasts, ranked on average impressions, 09/25/17-09/30/18