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R&b Star Ray J Is Back to Try His Hand at Love a Second Time Around
"For The Love of Ray J" returns to VH1 on Monday, November 2 at 9:00/8:00c.

[via press release from VH1]

R&B Star Ray J is Back to Try His Hand at Love a Second Time Around

VH1's Highly Rated Series Returns with "For The Love of Ray J 2" on Monday, November 2 at 9:00 PM*

Catch a Sneak Peek of The First Episode on VH1.com Beginning Tuesday, October 27

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 13 -- Last season, Ray J was introduced to 14 beautiful women with hopes of finding his true soul mate. We all had our favorites but in the end Ray J only had eyes for Cocktail. After going through numerous eliminations, tears, and even a couple of fights, viewers across the country tuned in to see Ray J give his last champagne glass to that one special lady. The finale episode was the highest rated telecast on cable for the night and averaged 4.4 million total viewers. At the reunion everything seemed great for the happy couple, but unfortunately the love didn't last. Now Ray J is back and teaming up with VH1 again to find the woman of his dreams. With a new crop of gorgeous females from around the country, Ray J is determined to find love a second time around on "For The Love of Ray J 2" premiering Monday, November 2( )at 9:00 PM*.

"For The Love of Ray J 2" will bring 19 beautiful single ladies to Ray J's luxurious mansion in the Hollywood Hills. With the help of VH1, Ray J will be able to see first-hand who can handle his fast-paced celebrity lifestyle. From hitting the hottest spots in LA to seeing if they can deal with the pressures of being Ray J's girl, these women will be put to the test. Every week the ladies will get a chance to convince Ray J that they can keep up with his life in the spotlight and that they will do anything "For The Love of Ray J 2."

Week by week Ray J will narrow down his entourage of female suitors hoping that he can find that one woman who can handle his iconic life. The ladies will be put through unique challenges, dates and eliminations to prove that they have love for Ray J. In the end, one special lady will win the ultimate prize -Ray J's heart.

Beginning Tuesday, October 27 fans can catch a sneak peek of the season's first episode on VH1.com - six days before the on-air premiere. Subsequent episodes will be available on VH1.com the morning after they air. Additional video content from "For The Love Of Ray J 2" including extras from each episode will be available on VH1.com and on VH1 Mobile throughout the season.

In addition to his huge success as a TV reality star, Ray J is the #1 independent recording artist in music today, having scored two hit projects with total sales of 4 million copies released under his own label Knockout Entertainment. Established in 2005, Ray J flexed his entrepreneurial muscle by producing Raydiation featuring the hit single, "One Wish" which collectively sold over 1 million copies without a major record label. In 2008, Ray J released the hit single "Sexy Can I" which sold over 2 million copies. Fueled by the single's success, Ray J released the CD, All I Feel that debuted at #1 on the Billboard R&B Album Chart.

VH1's "For The Love of Ray J 2" is created and executive produced by Mark Cronin and Cris Abrego for 51 Minds Entertainment, LLC. an Endemol Company, who also produced the record-breaking series "Rock of Love," "Flavor of Love," "Charm School," and "I Love New York." The production teams' programming launched VH1 into their highest ratings ever. Ben Samek and Matt Odgers also executive produce for the series and the company. For VH1, the series is executive produced by Jeff Olde, Jill Holmes and Kristen Kelly.

VH1 connects viewers to the music, artists and pop culture that matter to them most with TV series, specials, live events, exclusive online content and public affairs initiatives. VH1 is available in 95 million households in the U.S. VH1 also has an array of digital channels and services including VH1Classic, VH1 Soul, VH1 Mobile, VH1Games and extensive broadband video on VH1.com. Connect with VH1 at www.VH1.com.

* All times ET/PT

  [october 2009]  


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