The N Acquires The Hit Family Comedy One On One, Starring Kyla Pratt, Premiering Friday, October 27
New Series Makes Its Cable Debut as Part of The N's 'Fresh One Weekend'
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NEW YORK, Oct. 11 -- The N, the nighttime network for
teens, has acquired the hit sitcom One on One from CBS Television
Distribution Group, it was announced today by Sarah Tomassi Lindman, Vice
President, Production and Programming, The N. Hot off the heels of its
successful five-year run on UPN (2001-2006), The N has acquired the entire
113 episode library of the series that launched the career of Kyla Pratt
(The Proud Family, Love & Basketball). Other guest stars on the series
include: Brandy, Eve, Jenny McCarthy, Romeo, Ruben Studdard, Haylie Duff,
Chris Brown, Emmanuel Lewis, Smokey Robinson, Omarion, and Charlie Murphy,
The series will make its debut on cable during The N's "Fresh One
Weekend," a marathon of the best episodes of One on One and The Fresh
Prince of Bel-Air. The marathon will kick off with an evening of 12,
back-to back One on One premiere episodes beginning Friday, October 27 at
6:00 p.m. (ET). The "Fresh One Weekend" marathon will run from Friday,
October 27 through Sunday, October 29.
One on One will air regularly on The N Monday through Thursday with
back- to-back episodes at 7:00 and 11:00 p.m. (ET) beginning Monday,
"We are sure our teen viewers will love Kyla Pratt and One on One,
which was nominated for two NAACP Image Awards" said Lindman. "One on One
is a fresh family comedy and will be a great addition to our current
One on One, the hit comedy from UPN (September 1, 2001 - May 15, 2006),
revolves around the intelligent and outspoken Breanna Barnes played by Kyla
Pratt. Wherever there is a crowd, Breanna is at the center of the action.
After her parents get divorced, Breanna moves in with her sportscaster dad
Flex (played by Snakes on a Plane's Flex Alexander), a fun-loving ladies'
man who wants to be both a responsible parent and his daughter's best
friend. He's happy to give his daughter the freedom to make her own
choices, but only if she is willing to accept the consequences. The series
follows Breanna from high school in Baltimore to college in Los Angeles
where she moves in with her boyfriend and four strangers.
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