H.E.R. Takes the Stage to Open This Year’s “Urban One Honors”





Oscar & Grammy Award-Winning Singer H.E.R. Takes the Stage to Open This Year’s “Urban One Honors” Presented by T-Mobile
H.E.R joins the previously announced lineup of performances by Inspiration honoree Tasha Cobbs-Leonard, Kelly Price, Tyrese, Tank, Johnny Gill and Ralph Tresvant with a special set by D-Nice.
[via press release from TV One]
OSCAR & GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING SINGER H.E.R. TAKES THE STAGE TO OPEN THIS YEAR’S “URBAN ONE HONORS” PRESENTED BY T-MOBILE

ICON RECIPIENTS INCLUDE JENNIFER HUDSON, TIMBALAND, JIMMY JAM AND TERRY LEWIS, GAMBLE AND HUFF & TASHA COBBS LEONARD

MARLON WAYANS, KELLY PRICE, TANK, JERMAINE DUPRI, VASHAWN MITCHELL AND MORE APPEAR ALONGSIDE HOST NE-YO & BACKSTAGE HOST EVA MARCILLE

PREMIERES MONDAY, JANUARY 17, 2022, MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY, ON TV ONE & CLEO TV


(SILVER SPRING, MD) – January 10, 2022 – Today, Urban One announced Oscar and Grammy Award-winning singer H.E.R. will open this year’s URBAN ONE HONORS with an explosive performance. Hosted by Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and producer Ne-Yo, the two-hour telecast premieres Monday, January 17, 2022, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, at 8:00 PM ET/7:00 PM CT on TV One and Cleo TV, a division of Urban One.

H.E.R joins the previously announced lineup of performances by Inspiration honoree Tasha Cobbs-Leonard, Kelly Price, Tyrese, Tank, Johnny Gill and Ralph Tresvant with a special set by D-Nice. Jermaine Dupri, Marlon Wayans and Vashawn Mitchell are tapped to present. Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, Lifetime Achievement; Timbaland, Music Innovation; Gamble and Huff, Living Legends; Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Inspiration Impact; and Oscar, Grammy and Emmy Award-winning Jennifer Hudson, Entertainment Icon round out the superstar group of honorees for the annual showcase. Wireless provider T-Mobile, America’s 5G leader with the largest, fastest and most reliable 5G network, serves as Presenting Sponsor of the celebration.

“At T-Mobile, we champion diversity by supporting Black innovators and elevating Black history year-round,” said Clint Odom, T-Mobile VP of Strategic Alliances and External Affairs. “We’re thrilled to celebrate Dr. King with Urban One Honors by honoring the music, the magic and the soundtrack of Black America.”

TV & Radio Personality Eva Marcille will host a special backstage pass segment, featuring exclusive interviews with the show’s honorees, performers and presenters.

URBAN ONE HONORS is presented by TV One and Radio One’s Washington D.C. market’s cluster of radio stations: Majic 102.3 and 92.7, WKYS 93.9, Praise 104.1, WOL 1450, Spirit 1340, and The Team 980 and 95.9. The televised event heralds the accomplishments of individuals who have made extraordinary contributions in entertainment, media, music, education, and the community.

URBAN ONE HONORS is Executive Produced by Eric Tomosunas and Robert A. Boyd, II of Swirl Films. Marilyn Gill is the show’s Executive Producer. Kim Burse serves as Musical Director. Kashon Powell is the Vice President of Programming for Radio One and Susan Henry is the Executive Producer in Charge of Production for TV One.

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ABOUT TV ONE

Launched in January 2004, TV One serves 43 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, Uncensored, ATL Homicide, Fatal Attraction and Urban One Honors. In addition, TV One is the cable home of original blockbuster films including When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story, Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story, Bobbi Kristina and The Bobby DeBarge Story. 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.

ABOUT SWIRL FILMS

Swirl Films is America’s “number one urban film production company,” a full-service film & television production company with over 60 original productions in the past six years, focusing on urban content and programming, independent features and multi-camera productions. Swirl Films is a major content provider for TV One including the original productions: Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story (2016), which was TV One’s first ever biopic, starring LisaRaye McCoy, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Darius McCrary, Indirah Khan and Teyonah Parris as Howard. According to the network, the film broke record ratings, undeniably becoming the top original film in the network’s history drawing in 2 million views, resulting in the networks highest ratings week ever. Quickly surpassing those numbers is TV One’s #1 original premiere of all time, When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story (2017), starring Lance Gross, Niatia Kirkland and Tami Roman, directed by actress Tasha Smith. Swirl Films previous production credits for TV One include Born Again Virgin, starring Danielle Nicolet, Meagan Holder and Eva Marcille; Here We Go Again, starring LeToya Luckett, Wendy Raquel Robinson and Kyndall Ferguson; Russ Parr’s award-winning film, The Under shepherd, Hear No Evil and 35 & Ticking (Kevin Hart).



TV One Is Ready for the Holidays with a Programming Sure to Spread Holiday Cheer





TV One Is Ready for the Holidays with a Programming Sure to Spread Holiday Cheer
TV One is getting viewers ready for the holiday season with its original programming starting this Sunday, December 12 with the TV One original film, Someday at Christmas.”
[via press release from TV One]
TV ONE IS READY FOR THE HOLIDAYS WITH A PROGRAMMING SURE TO SPREAD HOLIDAY CHEER

SILVER SPRING, MD – December 10, 2021 – TV One is getting viewers ready for the holiday season with its original programming starting this Sunday, December 12th with the TV One original film, SOMEDAY AT CHRISTMAS airing at 7pm ET/6C. After being stuck in a train station on Christmas Eve, two strangers meet at a bar, only to lose complete contact with each other hours later. They reconnect after an unexpected series of events, but on much more complicated terms.

On Sunday, December 19th 7pm ET/6C, viewers can join legendary R&B icon Patti LaBelle along with R&B sensation Tamar Braxton, as they officially usher in the holiday with PATTI LABELLE’S HOLIDAY PARTY. The night will be full of heartfelt dishes and soulful singing that is sure to lift your spirits!

ABOUT TV ONE NETWORKS

TV One Networks is the hub of black culture and entertainment with a broad offering of original programming and classic series serving both diverse audiences for TV One and CLEO TV. Launched in January 2004, TV One currently serves 43 million households and CLEO TV being launched in January 2019 is the newest sister network with a 34.9 million household reach. Each network has a unique audience that serves our viewers with fan favorites from TV One such as, Unsung, Uncensored, ATL Homicide, Urban One Honors, The Beat Don’t Stop, When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story and The Bobby DeBarge Story. While CLEO TV, a lifestyle and entertainment network targeting Millennial and Gen X women of color delivers content that uplifts and inspires today’s modern day woman. Viewers of CLEO TV can expect award-winning content both original and acquired series, including New Soul Kitchen, Cleo Speaks, Just Eats with Chef JJ, Living By Design with Jake and Jazz, Giants and Tough Love. Both networks are 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.



Ne-Yo Set to Host 2022 Urban One Honors on MLK Day – January 17th, 2022





Ne-Yo Set to Host 2022 Urban One Honors on MLK Day – January 17th, 2022
The honorees include Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, Lifetime Achievement; Timbaland, Music Innovation; Gamble and Huff, Living Legends; Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Inspirational Impact; and Oscar, Grammy and Emmy Award-winning Jennifer Hudson, Entertainment Icon.
[via press release from TV One]
URBAN ONE HONORS PRESENTED BY T-MOBILE ANNOUNCES ICON RECIPIENTS OF THIS YEAR’S SHOWCASE INCLUDING JENNIFER HUDSON, TIMBALAND, JIMMY JAM AND TERRY LEWIS, GAMBLE AND HUFF & TASHA COBBS LEONARD

GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING RECORDING ARTIST & SONGWRITER NE-YO SET TO HOST

THE ANNUAL SHOWCASE CONTINUES WITH THE THEME “THE SOUNDTRACK OF BLACK AMERICA”

SET TO PREMIERE, MONDAY, JANUARY 17, 2022, MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY, ON TV ONE & CLEO TV

(SILVER SPRING, MD) – December 9, 2021 – Today, Urban One announced the superstar group of honorees for the upcoming URBAN ONE HONORS including Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, Lifetime Achievement; Timbaland, Music Innovation; Gamble and Huff, Living Legends; Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Inspirational Impact; and Oscar, Grammy and Emmy Award-winning Jennifer Hudson, Entertainment Icon. Hosted by Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and producer Ne-Yo, the two-hour telecast premieres Monday, January 17, 2022, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, on TV One and Cleo TV, a division of Urban One.

Wireless provider T-Mobile, America’s 5G leader with the largest, fastest and most reliable 5G network, serves as Presenting Sponsor of the celebration. Previously announced presenters included Jermaine Dupri, Marlon Wayans and Vashawn Mitchell, alongside performances by Inspirational Impact honoree Tasha Cobbs-Leonard, Kelly Price and Tank. Additionally, TV & Radio Personality Eva Marcille will host a special backstage pass segment, featuring exclusive interviews with the show’s honorees, performers and presenters. Tony McCuin serves as Director with Kim Burse on board as Musical Director.

URBAN ONE HONORS is presented by TV One and Radio One’s Washington D.C. market’s cluster of radio stations: Majic 102.3 and 92.7, WKYS 93.9, Praise 104.1, WOL 1450 & 95.9, and Spirit 1340. The televised event heralds the accomplishments of individuals who have made extraordinary contributions in entertainment, media, music, education, and the community.

URBAN ONE HONORS is Executive Produced by Eric Tomosunas and Robert A. Boyd, II of Swirl Films. Marilyn Gill is the show’s Executive Producer. Kashon Powell is the Vice President of Programming for Radio One and Susan Henry is the Executive Producer in Charge of Production for TV One.

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ABOUT TV ONE

Launched in January 2004, TV One serves 43 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, Uncensored, ATL Homicide, Fatal Attraction and Urban One Honors. In addition, TV One is the cable home of original blockbuster films including When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story, Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story, Bobbi Kristina and The Bobby DeBarge Story. 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.

ABOUT SWIRL FILMS

Swirl Films is America’s “number one urban film production company,” a full-service film & television production company with over 60 original productions in the past six years, focusing on urban content and programming, independent features and multi-camera productions. Swirl Films is a major content provider for TV One including the original productions: Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story (2016), which was TV One’s first ever biopic, starring LisaRaye McCoy, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Darius McCrary, Indirah Khan and Teyonah Parris as Howard. According to the network, the film broke record ratings, undeniably becoming the top original film in the network’s history drawing in 2 million views, resulting in the networks highest ratings week ever. Quickly surpassing those numbers is TV One’s #1 original premiere of all time, When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story (2017), starring Lance Gross, Niatia Kirkland and Tami Roman, directed by actress Tasha Smith. Swirl Films previous production credits for TV One include Born Again Virgin, starring Danielle Nicolet, Meagan Holder and Eva Marcille; Here We Go Again, starring LeToya Luckett, Wendy Raquel Robinson and Kyndall Ferguson; Russ Parr’s award-winning film, The Under shepherd, Hear No Evil and 35 & Ticking (Kevin Hart).



TV One Announces Premiere of the Original Docuseries “One Stage to the Next”





TV One Announces Premiere of the Original Docuseries “One Stage to the Next” Starring Grammy-Nominated Syleena Johnson on Tuesday, December 14th at 10 P.M. EST
The series will follow award-winning singer Syleena Johnson as she continues to navigate through life and the entertainment industry.
[via press release from TV One]
TV ONE ANNOUNCES PREMIERE OF THE ORIGINAL DOCUSERIES “ONE STAGE TO THE NEXT” STARRING GRAMMY-NOMINATED SYLEENA JOHNSON ON TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14TH AT 10 P.M. EST

(SILVER SPRING, MD) – December 1, 2021 – Today, TV One, announces the premiere date for the new original docuseries One Stage To The Next, starring R&B singer, actress and TV host, Syleena Johnson. The series will follow award-winning singer Syleena Johnson as she continues to navigate through life and the entertainment industry. One Stage To The Next is set to premiere on Tuesday, December 14th with back-to-back episodes at 10/9C.

In One Stage To The Next, the Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter, talk show host and author embarks on a powerful journey of self-discovery. Her journey will reveal her pain, passion and perseverance. For over 20 years, Syleena has sung on stages across the world, recorded 11 albums and has been featured on some of the biggest hip-hop records. Now, the R&B diva is connecting the divergent paths of music and becoming a fitness competitor as she fights to lose 60 lbs. Syleena shows the struggles of performing as a fitness competitor, while simultaneously maintaining her nonstop music career.

“I wanted to challenge myself to conquer the unknown. I wanted to change not just my body, but my mind, my heart, and my life,” Syleena says. “I have always felt like TV One is family, but words can’t express how grateful and excited I am to be the creator and executive producer of my own story. Partnering with familiar faces and brilliant minds that I trust have allowed me to tell my story on this amazing platform. I’m truly thankful for Michelle Rice, Jason Ryan, Alison Threadgill, and Donyell Kennedy-McCullough for believing in and seeing this vision.”

One Stage To The Next was created and narrated by Syleena Johnson for TV One. Shari’ Nycole and Syleena Johnson serve as executive producers, Kevin Wilson is the producer and Dr. Syleecia Thompson is the supervising producer and Music Supervisor. The docuseries was edited by Victor V. Hogan II of SACRI MONTI FILMS. For TV One, Jason Ryan is the Executive Producer in Charge of Production, Donyell Kennedy-McCullough is Senior Director of Talent & Casting.

For more information on One Stage To The Next, visit TV One’s YouTube Channel and check out exclusive, behind-the-scenes content on www.tvone.tv. Download the TV One app! Watch your favorite shows & movies Anytime. Anywhere. Available in the Apple, Google Play, and ROKU app stores. Viewers can also join the conversation by connecting via social media on TV One’s Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook (@tvonetv) and using the hashtag #ONESTAGETOTHENEXT.

ABOUT TV ONE NETWORKS

Launched in January 2004, TV One serves 43million 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 favorites including Unsung, Uncensored, Fatal Attraction, For My Man and Urban One Honors. Additionally, TV One is the cable home of original blockbuster films including When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story, Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story, The Bobby DeBarge Story and Don’t Waste Your Pretty. 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.



“Urban One Honors” Set to Premiere on MLK Day 2022





“Urban One Honors” Set to Premiere on MLK Day 2022
Jermaine Dupri, Marlon Wayans, and Tony McCuin will appear as presenters alongside performances by Tasha Cobbs-Leonard, Kelly Price, Tank, Vashawn Mitchell and Kim Burse with additional names to be announced.
[via press release from TV One]
URBAN ONE HONORS PRESENTED BY T-MOBILE FEATURES JERMAINE DUPRI, MARLON WAYANS, KELLY PRICE, TANK, TASHA COBBS-LEONARD, VASHAWN MITCHELL, KIM BURSE AND TONY MCCUIN TO THE STAR-STUDDED LINEUP OF PERFORMERS AND PRESENTERS

TV & RADIO PERSONALITY EVA MARCILLE IS THE EXCLUSIVE BACKSTAGE HOST

THE ANNUAL SHOWCASE CONTINUES WITH THE THEME “THE SOUNDTRACK OF BLACK AMERICA”

SET TO PREMIERE, MONDAY, JANUARY 17, 2022, MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY, ON TV ONE & CLEO TV

(SILVER SPRING, MD) – November 27, 2021 – Today, Urban One announced the return of the annual URBAN ONE HONORS taping in Atlanta, GA on Friday, December 3, 2021. Themed, “the Soundtrack of Black America,” the two-hour telecast premieres Monday, January 17, 2022, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, on TV One and Cleo TV, a division of Urban One.

Wireless provider T-Mobile, America’s 5G leader with the largest, fastest and most reliable 5G network, serves as Presenting Sponsor of the celebration with this year’s honoree class recognizing an esteemed group of individuals that have left an indelible mark in the categories of Lifetime Achievement, Music Innovation, Entertainment Icon, Living Legend and Inspirational Impact. Jermaine Dupri, Marlon Wayans, and Tony McCuin will appear as presenters alongside performances by Tasha Cobbs-Leonard, Kelly Price, Tank, Vashawn Mitchell and Kim Burse with additional names to be announced. Additionally, TV & Radio Personality Eva Marcille will host a special backstage pass segment, featuring exclusive interviews with the show’s honorees, performers and presenters.

“Every year Urban One Honors continues to raise the bar as a showcase to uplift and inspire our audience,” stated Cathy Hughes, founder of Urban One. “We are excited to acknowledge the undeniable impact this crop of superstar talent has made across the globe by breaking barriers and continuously moving culture forward.”

URBAN ONE HONORS is presented by TV One and Radio One’s Washington D.C. market’s cluster of radio stations: Majic 102.3 and 92.7, WKYS 93.9, Praise 104.1, WOL 1450, Spirit 1340, and The Team 980 and 95.9. The televised event heralds the accomplishments of individuals who have made extraordinary contributions in entertainment, media, music, education, and the community.

URBAN ONE HONORS is produced for TV One by Eric Tomosunas, Robert Boyd and Keith Neal of Swirl Films. Marilyn Gill is the Executive Producer. Kashon Powell is the Vice President of Programming for Radio One and Susan Henry is the Executive Producer in Charge of Production for TV One.

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ABOUT TV ONE

Launched in January 2004, TV One serves 43million 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 favorites including Unsung, Uncensored, Fatal Attraction, For My Man and Urban One Honors. Additionally, TV One is the cable home of original blockbuster films including When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story, Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story, The Bobby DeBarge Story and Don’t Waste Your Pretty. 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.

ABOUT SWIRL FILMS

Swirl Films is America’s “number one urban film production company,” a full-service film & television production company with over 60 original productions in the past six years, focusing on urban content and programming, independent features and multi-camera productions. Swirl Films is a major content provider for TV One including the original productions: Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story (2016), which was TV One’s first ever biopic, starring LisaRaye McCoy, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Darius McCrary, Indirah Khan and Teyonah Parris as Howard. According to the network, the film broke record ratings, undeniably becoming the top original film in the network’s history drawing in 2 million views, resulting in the networks highest ratings week ever. Quickly surpassing those numbers is TV One’s #1 original premiere of all time, When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story (2017), starring Lance Gross, Niatia Kirkland and Tami Roman, directed by actress Tasha Smith. Swirl Films previous production credits for TV One include Born Again Virgin, starring Danielle Nicolet, Meagan Holder and Eva Marcille; Here We Go Again, starring LeToya Luckett, Wendy Raquel Robinson and Kyndall Ferguson; Russ Parr’s award-winning film, The Under shepherd, Hear No Evil and 35 & Ticking (Kevin Hart).



Stephen Bishop and Demetria McKinney Star in the Trilogy of TV One’s Original Film “Coins Forever”





Golden Brooks, Essence Atkins, Stephen Bishop and Demetria McKinney Star in the Trilogy of TV One’s Original Film “Coins Forever” Airing This Sunday, November 14th at 7:00 PM ET
“If I had to describe this move in three words, I would say happily ever beginning,” said movie star Essence Atkins.
[via press release from TV One]
ESSENCE ATKINS, STEPHEN BISHOP, GOLDEN BROOKS, AND DEMETRIA MCKINNEY STAR IN THE TRILOGY OF TV ONE’S ORIGINAL FILM COINS FOREVER AIRING THIS SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 14TH AT 7:00 PM ET

The Closing Chapter to the Coins Franchise

(SILVER SPRING, MD) – November 12, 2021 – The final chapter to TV One’s popular Coins trilogy COINS FOREVER, is slated to air this Sunday, November 14th at 7:00 P.M. Returning to the Coins franchise includes Essence Atkins (“Ambitions,” “Marlon”), Stephen Bishop (“Imposters,” “Being Mary Jane”), TC Carson (“Living Single”), Kendrick Cross (“Ambitions”) with newly added cast members Golden Brooks (“Girlfriends,” “Hollywood Divas”) and Demetria McKinney (“Saints & Sinners,” “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne”).

Airing this Sunday, COINS FOREVER follows after Coins For Christmas and Coins For Love which follows the complicated relationship of Madison (Atkins) and Alec (Bishop). In this third installment of the “Coins” franchise, Madison and Alec are flourishing in their dream jobs and have grown their budding romance but new challenges open old wounds and threaten to derail their relationship and their friendship.

“If I had to describe this move in three words, I would say happily ever beginning,” said movie star Essence Atkins. “This movie is one of the reasons I love doing television. To look at where my character Madison was in the first movie to now, seeing her full evolution is just amazing.”

In Coins For Christmas, viewers watched as single mom Madison finds herself scraping pennies two weeks before Christmas after the IRS freezes her bank account and her boss fires her. While searching for sideline gigs, she’s hired by pro-athlete Alec Darby who challenges the patience of Madison, but is swept away by her strength and tenacity which soon forges a friendship. The sequel, Coins For Love shows a glimpse of hope for the two friends as they begin to follow the path of their dream jobs. As Madison and Alec reconnect and reunite to spark a potential future, both of their exes remerge creating a challenge for them to pursue a budding relationship.

COINS FOREVER cast includes:

· Essence Atkins as Madison Morris

· Stephen Bishop as Alec Darby

· TC Carson as Hank

· Golden Brooks as Veronica

· Demetria McKinney as Althea

· Kendrick Cross as Demarco

COINS FOREVER is executive produced by Urban One Founder and Chairwoman Cathy Hughes, written by Susan Banks and directed by Tamara Bass, with casting by George Pierre. The film is produced for TV One by Swirl Films, with Eric F. Tomosunas serving as Executive Producer. James Seppelfrick, Ron Robinson and Keith Neal serve as producers. For TV One, Jason Ryan is the Executive Producer in Charge of Production, Donyell Kennedy-McCullough is Senior Director of Talent & Casting.

For more information about TV One’s upcoming programming, including original movies, 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 and Facebook (@tvonetv) using the hashtag #COINSFOREVER.

About TV One Networks

TV One Networks is the hub of black culture and entertainment with a broad offering of original programming and classic series serving both diverse audiences for TV One and CLEO TV. Launched in January 2004, TV One currently serves 43 million households and CLEO TV being launched in January 2019 is the newest sister network with a 34.9 million household reach. Each network has a unique audience that serves our viewers with fan favorites from TV One such as, Unsung, Uncensored, ATL Homicide, Urban One Honors, The Beat Don’t Stop, When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story and The Bobby DeBarge Story. While CLEO TV, a lifestyle and entertainment network targeting Millennial and Gen X women of color delivers content that uplifts and inspires today’s modern day woman. Viewers of CLEO TV can expect award-winning content both original and acquired series, including New Soul Kitchen, Cleo Speaks, Just Eats with Chef JJ, Living By Design with Jake and Jazz, Giants andTough Love. Both networks are 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.

About Swirl Films

Swirl Films is America’s “number one urban film production company,” a full-service film & television production company with over 60 original productions in the past six years, focusing on urban content and programming, independent features and multi-camera productions. Swirl Films is a major content provider for TV One including the original productions: Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story (2016), which was TV One’s first ever biopic, starring LisaRaye McCoy, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Darius McCrary, Indirah Khan and Teyonah Parris as Howard. According to the network, the film broke record ratings, undeniably becoming the top original film in the network’s history drawing in 2 million views, resulting in the networks highest ratings week ever. Quickly surpassing those numbers is TV One’s #1 original premiere of all time, When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story (2017), starring Lance Gross, Niatia Kirkland and Tami Roman, directed by actress Tasha Smith. Swirl Films previous production credits for TV One include Born Again Virgin, starring Danielle Nicolet, Meagan Holder and Eva Marcille; Here We Go Again, starring LeToya Luckett, Wendy Raquel Robinson and Kyndall Ferguson; Russ Parr’s award-winning film, The Undershepherd, Hear No Evil and 35 & Ticking (Kevin Hart).



TV One Announces Production of Original Movie “Stalker”





TV One Announces Production of Original Movie “Stalker” Starring Christian Keyes, Meta Golding and Tationna Bosier Set to Premiere 1st Quarter 2022
The movie tells the story of an actress that is stalked by a mysterious figure who hides out in her hometown, where she becomes involved with two men, and tries to determine if one is behind what is happening.
[via press release from TV One]
TV ONE ANNOUNCES PRODUCTION OF ORIGINAL MOVIE “STALKER” STARRING CHRISTIAN KEYES, META GOLDING AND TATIONNA BOSIER SET TO PREMIERE 1ST QUARTER 2022

SILVER SPRING, MD – October 6, 2021 – TV One has announced that production is underway in Atlanta for its new original movie STALKER, slated to premiere in March 2022. The movie tells the story of an actress that is stalked by a mysterious figure who hides out in her hometown, where she becomes involved with two men, and tries to determine if one is behind what is happening. The film’s stars include Meta Golding (Behind the Movement, Empire), Christian Keyes (Saints & Sinners) and Tationna Bosier (Law & Order: Special Victims Unit).

The movie explores the glamourous life of well-known Hollywood actress Tanya Moore (Meta Golding), who is suddenly tormented by a stalker. The stalker calls her one night, telling her to search her soul and fix her past. The unexpected call causes Tanya to go to the house she grew up in, where her estranged younger sister Shelly (Tationna Boiser) is living. Visiting his parents’ empty house next door is Tanya’s high school boyfriend Damon (Christian Keyes). Tanya, Shelly, and Damon try to figure out who is tormenting her. There is a slew of suspects. From menacing cop Marcus, Tanya’s tumultuous exes Adam and Steven, to the married teacher Tanya was involved with in high school. Steven is unaware Tanya gave birth to their now nine-year-old son Kai, who is being raised by Tanya’s aunt. The thriller is expected to shock viewers with an unexpected plot twist!

The STALKER cast features:

· Christian Keyes as Damon

· Meta Golding as Tanya Moore

· Tationna Bosier as Shelly

STALKER was produced in accordance with COVID-19 health and wellness guidelines. To ensure the safety of cast and crew, all staff and crew members were tested and screened for symptoms prior to start of production and throughout shooting. A COVID-19 Supervisor was charged with the responsibility of ensuring compliance with safety protocols established for duration of the production process.

STALKER is produced for TV One by Swirl Films, with Eric Tomosunas and COO Robert A. Boyd II, serving as Executive Producers. James Seppelfrick, Ron Robinson and Keith Neal serve as producers for Swirl Films. For TV One, Susan Henry is the Executive Producer in Charge of Production, Donyell Kennedy-McCullough is Senior Director of Talent & Casting, Bobby Yan serves as director and Robyn Greene Arrington is Vice President of Original Programming and Production.

For more information about TV One’s upcoming programming, including original movies, 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 and Facebook (@tvonetv) using the hash tags #STALKERONTVONE and #REPRESENT.

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ABOUT TV ONE NETWORKS

TV One Networks is the hub of black culture and entertainment with a broad offering of original programming and classic series serving both diverse audiences for TV One and CLEO TV. Launched in January 2004, TV One currently serves 43 million households and CLEO TV being launched in January 2019 is the newest sister network with a 34.9 million household reach. Each network has a unique audience that serves our viewers with fan favorites from TV One such as, Unsung, Uncensored, ATL Homicide, Urban One Honors, The Beat Don’t Stop, When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story and The Bobby DeBarge Story. While CLEO TV, a lifestyle and entertainment network targeting Millennial and Gen X women of color delivers content that uplifts and inspires today’s modern-day woman. Viewers of CLEO TV can expect award-winning content both original and acquired series, including New Soul Kitchen, Cleo Speaks, Just Eats with Chef JJ, Living By Design with Jake and Jazz, Giants and Tough Love. Both networks are solely owned by Urban One, Inc., formerly known as Radio One, Inc. [NASDAQ: UONE and UONEK, www.urban1.com], the largest African-American owned and operated multi-media company.

ABOUT SWIRL FILMS

Swirl Films is America’s “number one urban film production company,” a full-service film & television production company with over 60 original productions in the past six years, focusing on urban content and programming, independent features and multi-camera productions. Swirl Films is a major content provider for TV One including the original productions: Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story (2016), which was TV One’s first ever biopic, starring LisaRaye McCoy, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Darius McCrary, Indirah Khan and Teyonah Parris as Howard. According to the network, the film broke record ratings, undeniably becoming the top original film in the network’s history drawing in 2 million views, resulting in the networks highest ratings week ever. Quickly surpassing those numbers is TV One’s #1 original premiere of all time, When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story (2017), starring Lance Gross, Niatia Kirkland and Tami Roman, directed by actress Tasha Smith. Swirl Films previous production credits for TV One include Born Again Virgin, starring Danielle Nicolet, Meagan Holder and Eva Marcille; Here We Go Again, starring LeToya Luckett, Wendy Raquel Robinson and Kyndall Ferguson; Russ Parr’s award-winning film, The Undershepherd, Hear No Evil and 35 & Ticking (Kevin Hart).



TV One Renews a New Season of the Raw and Uncut Stories Shared by Your Favorite Celebrities





TV One Renews a New Season of the Raw and Uncut Stories Shared by Your Favorite Celebrities in the Hit Series “Uncensored” Beginning Sunday, August 29 at 10 PM ET/9C
Season four will feature Swizz Beatz, Loretta Devine, BeBe Winans, Tommy Davidson and Kym Whitley, among others.
[via press release from TV One]
TV ONE RENEWS A NEW SEASON OF THE RAW AND UNCUT STORIES SHARED BY YOUR FAVORITE CELEBRITIES IN THE HIT SERIES “UNCENSORED” BEGINNING SUNDAY, AUGUST 29 AT 10 PM ET/9C

Season 4 Features Swizz Beatz, Loretta Devine, BeBe Winans, Tommy Davidson, Kym Whitley and More!

Season 4 of TV One’s UNCENSORED Coming Soon!

(SILVER SPRING, MD) – August 10, 2021 – TV One’s original, autobiographical series UNCENSORED returns for a star-studded, new season premiering on Sunday, August 29 at 10 PM ET/9C. The edgy, docu-series explores the private lives of some of today’s most notable personalities including super producer Swizz Beatz, classically trained actress-singer Loretta Devine, standup comedian-actor Tommy Davidson, Grammy Award-Winning vocalist BeBe Winans, comedian-actress Kym Whitley and more!

“The enduring power of Uncensored continues to be one of the network’s top-rated and most inspirational series. This season promises another dynamic line up of talent,” said Executive Producer in Charge of Production Jason Ryan. “We can’t wait for viewers to hear the unfiltered stories told by their favorite celebrities.”

UNCENSORED delves into the lives of luminaries as they reveal secrets to their success, obstacles they faced and how they’ve navigated the perils of social media that helped but sometimes haunted their careers. The series gives viewers a glimpse to the reality of celebrities as they personally unveil their own stories, dispel rumors and candidly open up about family, relationships and their career. Previous seasons featured sit-down interviews with the late DMX days before his untimely passing, along with Nia Long, Tiffany Haddish, Lamar Odom, Debbie Allen, Snoop Dogg, Jennifer Lewis, Larenz Tate, Nick Cannon, just to name a few.

UNCENSORED is produced for TV One by Eric Tomosunas, Keith Neal, James Seppelfrick and Paul Hall (Executive Producers), Jay Allen (Co-Executive Producer), and Nikki Byles (Producer) of Swirl Films. For TV One, Jason Ryan is Executive in Charge of Production; Donyell Kennedy-McCullough is Senior Director of Talent & Casting; and Robyn Greene Arrington is Vice President of Original Programming and Production.

For more information on UNCENSORED, visit TV One’s YouTube Channel and check out exclusive, behind-the-scenes content on www.tvone.tv. Viewers can also join the conversation by connecting via social media on TV One’s Twitter, Instagram and Facebook (@tvonetv) and the UNCENSORED Facebook and Instagram (@UncensoredTVOne) using the hashtag #UNCENSORED.
ABOUT SWIRL FILMS

Swirl Films is America’s “number one urban film production company,” a full-service film & television production company with over 60 original productions in the past six years, focusing on urban content and programming, independent features and multi-camera productions. Swirl Films is a major content provider for TV One including the original productions: Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story (2016), which was TV One’s first ever biopic, starring LisaRaye McCoy, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Darius McCrary, Indirah Khan and Teyonah Parris as Howard. According to the network, the film broke record ratings, undeniably becoming the top original film in the network’s history drawing in 2 million views, resulting in the networks highest ratings week ever. Quickly surpassing those numbers is TV One’s #1 original premiere of all time, When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story (2017), starring Lance Gross, Niatia Kirkland and Tami Roman, directed by actress Tasha Smith. Swirl Films previous production credits for TV One include Born Again Virgin, starring Danielle Nicolet, Meagan Holder and Eva Marcille; Here We Go Again, starring LeToya Luckett, Wendy Raquel Robinson and Kyndall Ferguson; Russ Parr’s award-winning film, The Under shepherd, Hear No Evil and 35 & Ticking (Kevin Hart).

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, Uncensored, ATL Homicide, Fatal Attraction and Urban One Honors. In addition, TV One is the cable home of original blockbuster films including When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story, Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story, Bobbi Kristina and The Bobby DeBarge Story. 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.



Golden Brooks and Demetria McKinney Casted to Join the Triology of TV One’s Original Film





Golden Brooks and Demetria McKinney Casted to Join the Triology of TV One’s Original Film “Coins Forever” with Returning Cast Members Essence Atkins, Stephen Bishop and TC Carson
Coming this Fall, “Coins Forever” follows after “Coins for Christmas” and “Coins for Love” which follows the complicated relationship of Madison (Atkins) and Alec (Bishop).
[via press release from TV One]
GOLDEN BROOKS AND DEMETRIA MCKINNEY CASTED TO JOIN THE TRIOLOGY OF TV ONE’S ORIGINAL FILM “COINS FOREVER” WITH RETURNING CAST MEMBERS ESSENCE ATKINS, STEPHEN BISHOP AND TC CARSON

The Closing Chapter to the Coins Franchise
(SILVER SPRING, MD) – August 3, 2021 – TV One today announces the final chapter to the Coins trilogy with production underway in Atlanta, GA for its new original film COINS FOREVER. Returning to the Coins franchise includes Essence Atkins (“Ambitions,” “Marlon”), Stephen Bishop (“Imposters,” “Being Mary Jane”), TC Carson (“Living Single”), Kendrick Cross (“Ambitions”) with newly added cast members Golden Brooks (“Girlfriends,” “Hollywood Divas”) and Demetria McKinney (“Saints & Sinners,” “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne”).

Coming this Fall, COINS FOREVER follows after Coins For Christmas and Coins For Love which follows the complicated relationship of Madison (Atkins) and Alec (Bishop).

“Over the years we’ve been happy to have the Coins franchise blossom,” said TV One’s Executive Producer Jason Ryan. “To bring this trilogy to a close is bitter sweet, but we love that viewers have been invested in the development of Alec and Madison’s relationship.”

In Coins For Christmas, viewers watched as single mom Madison finds herself scraping pennies two weeks before Christmas after the IRS freezes her bank account and her boss fires her. While searching for sideline gigs, she’s hired by pro-athlete Alec Darby who challenges the patience of Madison, but is swept away by her strength and tenacity which soon forges a friendship. The sequel, Coins For Love shows a glimpse of hope for the two friends as they begin to follow the path of their dream jobs. As Madison and Alec reconnect and reunite to spark a potential future, both of their exes remerge creating a challenge for them to pursue a budding relationship.

COINS FOREVER, Madison and Alec are flourishing in their careers and begin to explore their romance. However, reality strikes as the two face new distractions and obstacles that threaten to derail the fate of their relationship.

COINS FOREVER cast announced today:

· Essence Atkins as Madison Morris

· Stephen Bishop as Alec Darby

· TC Carson as Hank

· Golden Brooks as Veronica

· Demetria McKinney as Althea

· Kendrick Cross as Demarco

COINS FOREVER is executive produced by Urban One Founder and Chairwoman Cathy Hughes, written by Susan Banks and directed by Tamara Bass, with casting by George Pierre. The film is produced for TV One by Swirl Films, with Eric F. Tomosunas serving as Executive Producer. James Seppelfrick, Ron Robinson and Keith Neal serve as producers. For TV One, Jason Ryan is the Executive Producer in Charge of Production, Donyell Kennedy-McCullough is Senior Director of Talent & Casting.

For more information about TV One’s upcoming programming, including original movies, 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 and Facebook (@tvonetv) using the hashtag #COINSFOREVER.

About Swirl Films

Swirl Films is America’s “number one urban film production company,” a full-service film & television production company with over 60 original productions in the past six years, focusing on urban content and programming, independent features and multi-camera productions. Swirl Films is a major content provider for TV One including the original productions: Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story (2016), which was TV One’s first ever biopic, starring LisaRaye McCoy, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Darius McCrary, Indirah Khan and Teyonah Parris as Howard. According to the network, the film broke record ratings, undeniably becoming the top original film in the network’s history drawing in 2 million views, resulting in the networks highest ratings week ever. Quickly surpassing those numbers is TV One’s #1 original premiere of all time, When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story (2017), starring Lance Gross, Niatia Kirkland and Tami Roman, directed by actress Tasha Smith. Swirl Films previous production credits for TV One include Born Again Virgin, starring Danielle Nicolet, Meagan Holder and Eva Marcille; Here We Go Again, starring LeToya Luckett, Wendy Raquel Robinson and Kyndall Ferguson; Russ Parr’s award-winning film, The Undershepherd, Hear No Evil and 35 & Ticking (Kevin Hart).

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, Uncensored, ATL Homicide, Fatal Attraction and Urban One Honors. In addition, TV One is the cable home of original blockbuster films including When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story, Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story, Bobbi Kristina and The Bobby DeBarge Story. 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.



TV One’s Original Film “Bad Dad Rehab 2: The Next Session” Premieres Sunday, June 20





TV One’s Original Film “Bad Dad Rehab 2: The Next Session” Premieres Sunday, June 20 (Father’s Day) at 8 P.M. ET/7C
The film follows the new class of Bad Dads hailing from Jersey City, New Jersey who must confront their personal demons in order to get their act together and become better dads.
[via press release from TV One]
TV ONE’S ORIGINAL FILM “BAD DAD REHAB 2: THE NEXT SESSION” PREMIERES SUNDAY, JUNE 20 (FATHER’S DAY) AT 8 P.M. ET/7C

The brand-new cast for the BAD DAD REHAB franchise includes Big Daddy Kane, Lamman Rucker, Blue Kimble, Onyekwere Eme-Akwari, Carlo Mendez and Chrystale Wilson

(SILVER SPRING, MD) – May 20, 2021 – Following the success of its popular film BAD DAD REHAB, TV One today announced the premiere of BAD DAD REHAB: THE NEXT SESSION. The film features a brand-new cast that includes rapper Anthony “Big Daddy Kane” Hardy (Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap, Dead Heist) as Owen, Lamman Rucker (“Greenleaf”, “Why Did I Get Married”) as Mr. Arnold, Blue Kimble (“Monogamy,” “Ruthless”) as Chauncey, Onyekwere Eme-Akwari (“Queen of the South”) as Marshall, Carlo Mendez (“90210,” “Parks and Recreation”) as Hosea, Chrystale Wilson (“The Rich and the Ruthless”) as Marjory. The film will air on Sunday, June 20 at 8 P.M. ET/7C.

“The film is a fun, entertaining and authentic way to address the struggles and varied realities of fatherhood” said Jason Ryan, Executive in Charge of Production for TV One. “I’m excited to help bring this important story to our audience as we celebrate the men who shaped us this Father’s Day.”

BAD DAD REHAB: THE NEXT SESSION follows the new class of Bad Dads hailing from Jersey City, New Jersey who must confront their personal demons in order to get their act together and become better dads. Hosea (Mendez) is more concerned about being his rebellious son’s best friend than disciplining him. Marshall (Eme-Akwari) works pyramid schemes in his mancave instead of helping his frustrated wife and son. Chaucey (Kimble) holds a grudge against his ex-girlfriend oblivious that it’s hurting their young daughter. Owen (Hardy) spent thirty years denying his daughter from an affair but now wants to make amends before her impending wedding.

“Being a dad is a layered, yet rich experience. It was awesome to be part of a film that captures the reality of fatherhood which is not easy, but very gratifying” said Big Daddy Kane.

Bad Dad Rehab: The Next Session is written by Keronda McKnight, directed by Juwan Lee with casting by George Pierre. The film is produced for TV One by Swirl Films with Eric Tomosunas, Keith Neal, Ron Robinson and James Sepplefrick serving as Executive Producers. For TV One, Jason Ryan is the Executive Producer in Charge of Production, Donyell McCullough is Senior Director of Talent & Casting and Robyn Greene Arrington is Vice President of Original Programming and Production.

For more information about TV One’s upcoming programming, including original movies, 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 and Facebook (@tvonetv) using the hashtag #BADDADREHAB.

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ABOUT TV ONE

Launched in January 2004, TV One serves 49 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, Uncensored, ATL Homicide, Fatal Attraction, and Urban One Honors. In addition, TV One is the cable home of original blockbuster films including When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story, Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story, Bobbi Kristina, and The Bobby DeBarge Story. 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.