ADDITIONAL NOTES: a show on hiatus for longer than 12 months - without any news about its future - is assumed to be canceled
DESCRIPTION: (from BET's press release, July 2010) GREY GOOSE ENTERTAINMENT(R) proudly presents the second season of the acclaimed RISING ICONS, a television series recognizing eight of the most influential artists currently taking the music scene by storm. Premiering this August on BET and Centric Networks, each episode takes viewers behind the scenes with modern day pop stars, musical revolutionaries, sexy soulful singers and emerging hip hop artists. RISING ICONS chronicles the artists' lives both on and off the stage, at home and on the road, giving an inside glimpse into their roads to stardom. Talent for this season includes: B.o.B, ELEW, Estelle, J. Cole, Jay Sean, Jeremih, Laura Izibor, and Melanie Fiona. The presentation of this series on BET and Centric Networks also completes a multi-platform execution with further visibility on BET.com. Created by GREY GOOSE ENTERTAINMENT, the show highlights some of the world's best and brightest performers. RISING ICONS allows viewers to join the artists on their personal journeys featuring candid commentary on their passions, motivation and inspiration.