Mo'Nique Sends the Flavor of Love Girls to Charm School
VH1's New Series 'Charm School' Hosted by Comedian Mo'Nique Puts Thirteen
of Flav's Most Memorable Ladies Through Etiquette Boot Camp
NEW YORK, Nov. 2 -- They're baaaaack!!! Thirteen of the
"Flavor of Love" ladies from seasons one and two are competing again. This
time the prize is cash and the title of "Charm School Queen." Mo'Nique
lends her comedic talents to host this hilarious new series, "Charm School"
"These girls are outspoken and outrageous, but they need some focus and
direction. I'm just the woman to give it to them. You will see a
metamorphosis in these girls, I promise!" proclaimed Mo'Nique.
Season one favorites as well as season two break-out stars will be
trained in proper etiquette and have their social skills put to the test.
Each will compete in challenges testing poise and grace and will be judged
on their ability to handle pressure in difficult situations. In this real
life "My Fair Lady," these women will be given the opportunity to transform
from a flavor of the month to the ultimate standard in class and
Mo'Nique has been a star of the long time hit series "The Parkers" and
is the first female comedian to host the music television series "Showtime
at the Apollo." She now brings her judging skills from "Mo'Nique's Fat
Chance," a beauty pageant for plus-size women, to VH1's "Charm School."
VH1's "Charm School" is executive produced by Mark Cronin, Cris Abrego
and Ben Samek for Mindless Entertainment and 51 Pictures, who also produce
the record breaking "Flavor of Love" and the ongoing successful series
"Surreal Life" and "My Fair Brady." Jeff Olde, Jill Holmes, Stella Stolper
and Michael Hirschorn oversee the series for VH1.
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51 Minds Entertainment is a dynamic reality television production
company established by Executive Producer Cris Abrego of 51 Pictures and
Executive Producer Mark Cronin of Mindless Entertainment. Mark and Cris
came together to create the pop culture hit The Surreal Life, which has
wrapped its sixth season. Because of the success of this show and their
previous track records, VH1 offered them an unprecedented output deal for
creating original programming for the channel. Fueled by the success of the
shows provided by 51 Minds, VH1 created "Celebreality" - a themed night
which consists of celeb- based reality programs. The "Celebreality" 51
Minds programming launched VH1 into their highest ratings ever.
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