TV ONE'S JUNE 14 EPISODE OF DOCU-SERIES "RICKEY SMILEY FOR REAL" IS MOST WATCHED EPISODE OF THE SERIES AMONG KEY DEMOS AND POSTED A COMBINED REACH OF 1.2 MILLION TOTAL UNIQUE VIEWERS 2+
New Episode Premiering Tuesday, June 28 at 8 p.m. ET
Features Comedians Mike Epps, Coco Brown and Tony Rock
SILVER SPRING, MD - JUNE 27, 2016 - TV One's June 14 episode of docu-series Rickey Smiley For Real featuring nationally syndicated radio personality, host and stand-up comedian Rickey Smiley's emotional reunion with his former morning show co-host Ebony Steele, is the series' most watched episode among P25-54, W25-54, P18-49 and P2+. In addition, the episode which also captured Smiley and his nephews' visit to their father's tomb posted a combined reach of 1.2 million total unique viewers 2+ and delivered the following: 0.60 HHLDs, 0.76 W25-54, 0.61 W18-49, 0.51 P25-54, 0.43 P18-49, and 0.34 P2+.
In this week's episode, premiering Tuesday, June 28 at 8 p.m. ET, Smiley hosts a stand-up comedy show with his comedian friends Mike Epps, Coco Brown and Tony Rock. In addition, Gary With Da Tea enlists the help of a psychic for his failing love life. On the personal front, Smiley's children visit their brother Malik at his military academy, but things take a turn with a surprise visit from Craig.
Rickey Smiley For Real is an hour-long series that takes a humorous look at his life as he manages his career, single fatherhood and personal life. The second season, which finds Smiley concentrating more on the three F's - Fun, Family, and Focus, premieres new episodes every Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET.
For more information on TV One's Rickey Smiley For Real, visit the network's companion website at www.tvone.tv. TV One viewers can also join the conversation by connecting via social media on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Periscope (@tvonetv) using the hash tag #RickeySmileyForReal and catch clips and promos on TV One's YouTube Channel.
Rickey Smiley For Real is produced by Bobbcat Films for TV One with Rickey Smiley and Roger M. Bobb as executive producers and Angi Bones as co-executive producer. For TV One, Lamar Chase is executive-in-charge of production, Robyn Greene Arrington is vice president of original programming and production, and D'Angela Proctor is head of original programming and production.
ABOUT RICKEY SMILEY
As a much-loved comedian, television host of Dish Nation, and top-rated nationally syndicated radio personality of The Rickey Smiley Morning Show, Rickey Smiley rose to superstardom after igniting his 25-year career serving as opening act for industry titans such as Steve Harvey, George Wallace and Carl Strong. Throughout his career trajectory, Smiley has been one of the industry's most towering forces in building an impressive empire that has landed him preeminent roles on radio, television, film and on-stage performances. For more information on Smiley's personal and professional background, please visit: http://therealrickeysmiley.com/ and http://rickeysmileymorningshow.com/.
ABOUT TV ONE:
Launched in January 2004, TV One (www.tvone.tv) serves 57 million households, offering a broad range of real-life and entertainment-focused original programming, classic series, movies and music designed to entertain and inform a diverse audience of adult Black viewers. The network is the exclusive home of News One Now, the only live daily news program targeting Black viewers. In December 2008, the company launched TV One High Def, which now serves 14 million households. TV One is solely owned by Radio One [NASDAQ: ROIA and ROIAK, www.radio-one.com], the largest radio company that primarily targets Black and urban listeners.
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Ratings Source: Nielsen TV Toolbox (L+3).