TV One announced its programming slate of new and returning series and specials at its upfront presentation on Thursday. The presentation, led by TV One and Cleo TV President Michelle Rice and other executives, revealed that Cleo Speaks, Jazz Smollett and Jake Smollett’s Living by Design, Just Eats with Chef JJ and Jernard Wells’ New Soul Kitchen will return this year.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NAACP Image Awards will be televised live for the first time from the Dolby Theatre. NAACP and TV One officials announced Thursday that the 50th awards ceremony will be televised on the cable network at the venue in Hollywood, California, on March 30. The event will spotlight the contributions of […]
Sister Circle will be Tegna’s second original program to launch this fall. It will also air live on TV One.
Empire reruns are coming to TV One this year. The cable network has cut an off-network licensing deal for the top-rated drama series with Fox’s Twentieth TV arm.
TV One introduced an ambitious slate of new programs and original movies Tuesday. “We’re growing big, and we’re growing fast,” said a confident Brad Siegel, president of the 11-year-old, black-focused network available in about 57 million pay TV households. “And that’s not going to change.” TV One was up 26% in primetime during the first quarter of 2015, according to Nielsen Live +3 data. By contrast, competitors BET, Lifetime and Oxygen were all down — 13%, 6% and 28%, respectively.
TV One announced today a multi-year distribution agreement with Charter Communications that includes broad carriage of the network which offers a wide range of real-life and entertainment focused original programming, news, classic series, movies and music designed for a diverse audience of black adult viewers. Financial terms were not disclosed. “TV One delivers a high-quality […]
The NAACP, the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization and home of the NAACP Image Awards, has partnered with the TV One network in a new multi-media five year agreement. Under the new pact, TV One becomes the television home for the association’s awards show, beginning with the live airing of the 45th NAACP […]
D’Angela Proctor has been tapped to lead TV One’s original production team as SVP of programming and production. Reporting to Alfred Liggins, TV One president-CEO, Proctor will provide strategic direction of all original programming and oversee all development and current production for the network. Proctor joins TV One from Strange Fruit Media, where she was a co-owner and co-president. In the […]
Cable network TV One, will debut News One Now, a live one-hour, weekday morning news program, in September. Journalist Roland S. Martin, will be host and managing editor of the program that will be a multi-platform experience on television, radio and online. News One Now, culled from the third hour of a three-hour radio program […]
Alfred Liggins succeeds president-CEO Wonya Lucas who’s out at the end of October.
NBC News is partnering with TV One, the network aimed at adult African-American viewers, to provide them coverage of the 2012 election. Their coverage will include the final night of the Republication National Convention and the Democratic National Convention, as well as election night.
TV One has bought the award-winning, three-part documentary series The Black List from Freemind Ventures. The series tells the story of a group of 50 black American notables who “share candid stories and revealing insights into the struggles, triumphs and joys of the black experience in America.” The documentaries are a collaboration between portrait photographer […]
The former EVP-COO of Discovery Channel and Science Channel and EVP/GM of The Weather Channel Networks will start her new job Aug. 8, succeeding Johnathan Rodgers.
Broadway Systems, a provider of advertising management software for cable networks, announced today that TV One is using Broadway’s end-to-end software platform to manage program scheduling, advertising sales and traffic and billing. The cable network, which is available in more than 50.4 million households and targets African American adult viewers, went live with the system […]