TV ONE'S "RICKEY SMILEY FOR REAL" GARNERS SECOND CONSECUTIVE WEEK OF GROWTH AMONG WOMEN 18-49 AND 25-54
The Series Ranks as a Top 5 Rated Cable Program on Tuesdays in its time-slot among AAP25-54
SILVER SPRING, MD - August 21, 2017 - TV One's original series Rickey Smiley For Real experienced its third consecutive week of ranking among Cable's Top 3 Rated Telecasts in its time-slot among African American P25-54, and its second consecutive week of growth among Total Households, W25-54 , W18-49 & P2+.
So far this season, Rickey Smiley For Real Season 4 is a Top 5 Rated Cable Program on Tuesdays in its time-slot among African American P25-54. The August 8th episode experienced a 27% increase among Total Households and 38% increase among P25-54, and is the Most-Watched telecast of the season among P2+, P25-54, P18-49, and W18-49.
The show's latest episode airs Tuesday, August 22 at 8 p.m. ET.
Rickey Smiley For Real provides a realistic presentation of a single father who works very hard to love and care for his family, and teach them the right and wrong, while giving them valuable life experiences. It also captures how he balances his real life family with his work family and all the demands he experiences as a businessman, a single father and an entertainer.
For more information on TV One's Rickey Smiley For Real, visit the network's YouTube Channel and website at www.tvone.tv. Viewers can also join the conversation by connecting via social media on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook (@tvonetv) using the hash tag #RICKEYSMILEYFORREAL. For more information on Smiley's personal and professional background, please visit: http://therealrickeysmiley.com/ and http://rickeysmileymorningshow.com/.
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 and Shante Paige as co-executive producers. For TV One, Robyn Greene Arrington is vice president of original programming and production, and D'Angela Proctor is head of original programming and production.
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Source: Nielsen; L+3; Ad Supported Cable; Other qualifications provided upon request.
ABOUT TV ONE:
Launched in January 2004, TV One serves 59 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 represents the best in black culture and entertainment with fan favorite shows Unsung, Rickey Smiley For Real, Fatal Attraction, The Manns and The NAACP Image Awards. In addition, TV One is the cable home of blockbuster drama Empire, and News One Now, the only live daily news program dedicated to black viewers. In December 2008, the company launched TV One High Def, which now serves 14 million households. TV One is solely owned by Urban One, Inc., formerly known as Radio One, Inc. [NASDAQ: UONE and UONEK, www.urban1.com], the largest African-American owned multi-media company primarily targeting Black and urban audiences.