|[03/31/05 - 12:00 AM]
BET Debuts New Reality Series Blowin' Up!: Fatty Koo Premiering April 21 at 9:30 P.M. ET/PT
|[via press release from BET]
BET Debuts New Reality Series Blowin' Up!: Fatty Koo Premiering April 21 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT
LOS ANGELES, March 31 --
WHAT: BLOWIN' UP!: FATTY KOO is BET's explosive new reality series
debuting on Thursday, April 21 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT. This
half-hour unscripted drama follows the lives of five talented
kids aiming for a career in the record business -- Eddie B.,
Gabrielle, Marya, Ron and Valure. For 13 episodes, BET
viewers will experience the ups and downs of one group's
struggle to break into the biz, and their journey from the
midwest to the bright lights of the Big Apple.
And what, exactly, IS Fatty Koo? Fatty Koo is a musical
group created the old-fashioned way -- no Svengali calling
the shots, no mega studio, no penthouse, no bling-bling. They
are real people doing it themselves and making gut-wrenching
decisions while waving away the trappings of show business to
concentrate on what's most important to them, the music. The
multicultural collective which makes up Fatty Koo met on the
John Lennon Educational Tour Bus and came together to create
a blend of R&B, hip-hop, Latin and pop for a sound that has
already scored them movie soundtrack placement on
"Fat Albert." Their Sony Urban/DAS/Columbia Records debut
album, House Of Fatty Koo, is slated for release on Tuesday,
PREMIERE: Thursday, April 21 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT
ON THE WEB: http://www.fattykoo.com; http://www.columbiarecords.com; http://www.bet.com
ABOUT BET: BET, a subsidiary of Viacom, Inc. (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B), is
the nation's leading television network providing quality entertainment,
music, news and public affairs programming for the African-American audience.
The BET Network reaches more than 80 million households according to Nielsen
media research, and can be seen in the United States, Canada and the
Caribbean. BET is a dominant consumer brand in the urban marketplace with a
diverse group of branded businesses: BET.com, the Number 1 Internet portal
for African Americans; BET Digital Networks -- BET Jazz, BET Gospel and BET
Hip Hop, attractive alternatives for cutting-edge entertainment tastes; BET
Event Productions, specializing in a full range of event production services,
including event management, venue selection, talent recruitment, sound,
lighting and stage production; and BET Books, the nation's leading publisher
of African-American themed romance novels under the Arabesque imprint which
also publishes compelling fiction under the Sepia imprint and inspirational
fiction and nonfiction under the New Spirit imprint.
SOURCE BET (Black Entertainment Television)
Web Site: http://www.fattykoo.com
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