[05/09/12 - 08:03 AM]
WE tv Orders a Second Season of Popular Original Series, "Mary Mary"
The second season begins production this month with 10 one-hour episodes premiering in early 2013.

[via press release from WE tv]


10 One-Hour Episodes to Debut in Early 2013

NEW YORK, NY - May 9, 2012 - WE tv has ordered a second season of its original series MARY MARY just six weeks into the debut season's successful run. The series stars Erica and Tina Campbell, sisters and musicians in the three-time Grammy(R) award winning Gospel duo, "Mary Mary." The second season begins production this month; 10 one-hour episodes will premiere on WE tv in early 2013.

The second season will follow the sisters through the birth of Tina's fifth child, their latest album release - "Go Get It" - a family wedding, a cross-country album tour and countless appearances and events, all while balancing their busy, growing families.

Commented Lauren Gellert, WE tv's senior vice president of original production & development: "The success of 'Mary Mary' is both a testament to the engaging personalities of Erica and Tina and to WE tv's programming strategy of catering to an underserved audience of African American women. Coupled with 'Braxton Family Values' and the upcoming series 'LA Hair' and 'Tamar & Vince,' 'Mary Mary' is yet another opportunity for WE tv to serve this valuable audience and provide opportunities to our advertising and distribution partners to engage with them as well."

Added Erica and Tina: "We're super excited about season 2 -- more music, more mommying, more husbands, more Goo Goo, Mitchell and Ms. Honey, and definitely more fun and chaos!"

To date, MARY MARY has been viewed by 11.1 million total viewers since its premiere on March 29, and is delivering three times WE tv's prime time female viewership average. The season one finale airs on Thursday, May 31 at 9 pm, ET/PT.

MARY MARY is produced for WE tv by eOne Televison with executive producers Tara Long, Eric Hoberman and John Morayniss. The show is also executive produced by Erica and Tina Campbell and Mitchell Solarek. Kate Farrell serves as the executive producer for WE tv.

Source: Nielsen, Live+SD. Mary Mary all TCs in Total Day (3/29/12-5/3/12), prog reach, P2+ (000), 1 min qualifer. MM S1 td (3/29/12-5/3/12, Th 9p/10p, new eps only) W18-49/W25-54 avg delivery vs. WE tv Prime M-Su 8p-11p, 2Q12 QTD (thru 5/6/12). Subject to quals upon request.

About WE tv

WE tv (www.wetv.com) is the women's network that showcases an unfiltered, modern view of family life. The original programming presents stories from a woman's perspective and features celebrities and personalities audiences can relate to and embrace. The network's slate of original series, including the hit shows Braxton Family Values, Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best?, Bridezillas and My Fair Wedding with David Tutera, underscore WE tv's brand position and tagline, Life As WE Know It, which signifies the connection women share based on similar life experiences during life's defining moments - like getting married, raising a family, dealing with sibling rivalry, and making ends meet. Owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc., WE tv is available in over 78 million homes and is available in HD and on demand.

About AMC Networks Inc.

Dedicated to producing quality programming and movie content for more than 30 years, AMC Networks Inc. owns and operates several of the most popular and award-winning brands in cable television. AMC, IFC, Sundance Channel, WE tv, and IFC Films produce and deliver distinctive, compelling and culturally relevant content that engages audiences across multiple platforms. The company also operates AMC/Sundance Channel Global, an international programming business, and AMC Networks Broadcasting & Technology, a full-service network programming origination and distribution company.

  [may 2012]  


[10/06/15 - 03:31 PM]
E!'s Hit Series "Total Divas" Begins Production on Season Five
The Bella Twins (Nikki and Brie Bella), Natalya (Nattie), Eva Marie, Paige, Rosa Mendes and Alicia Fox are all due back in early 2016.

[10/06/15 - 03:30 PM]
Sanaa Lathan ("The Perfect Guy") to Star in New Event Series Being Developed by FOX
The project examines the dangerous aftermath of a police shooting when an African-American cop kills a white teen in Tennessee.

[10/06/15 - 01:44 PM]
National Geographic Channel and Mental Floss Celebrate the Intersection of Science and Medicine, Taking Viewers into a Cutting-Edge Operating Room to Perform "Brain Surgery Live"
The live two-hour special premieres in the U.S. on Sunday, October 25 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/06/15 - 01:08 PM]
Thinkfactory Media Partners with Hip Hop Legend, Michel'le to Reveal Her Untold Story from the Streets of Compton
In addition to the scripted project, Thinkfactory Media and Michel'le are collaborating on a documentary detailing her life.

[10/06/15 - 11:53 AM]
Esquire Network Dives in Head First with the New Season of "Going Deep with David Rees" Beginning Wednesday November 11th
To promote the series, David will embark on an "analog" social media tour - where he drives cross-country from NYC to LA.

[10/06/15 - 11:14 AM]
Hulu and Viacom Expand Content Partnership In Robust, New Multi-Year Agreement
"Inside Amy Schumer," "Broad City," "Finding Carter," "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" and "Sanjay and Craig" are among the featured titles.

[10/06/15 - 11:00 AM]
truTV Greenlights "Super Into" Hosted by Kevin Pereira
Each half-hour asks our favorite celebrities to take us inside their private passions - from Rob Corddry and astronomy, including a ride on a zero gravity plane, to Diablo Cody and rollercoasters.

[10/06/15 - 10:33 AM]
New Art of Speedy from The CW's "Arrow"
The new season kicks off this Wednesday, October 7 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/06/15 - 10:00 AM]
Timely Documentary "3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets," Exploring the Deadly Impact of Racial Prejudice, Debuts Nov. 23, Exclusively on HBO
The documentary made its world premiere at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, where it won a Special Jury Award for Social Impact.

[10/06/15 - 10:00 AM]
ABC Family Becomes Freeform in January 2016
"Pretty Little Liars," "The Fosters," "Young and Hungry" and "Baby Daddy" will all return in early 2016 for their winter premieres alongside the world premieres of new original series "Shadowhunters" and "Recovery Road."

[10/06/15 - 09:32 AM]
MTV Announces Full Lineup for New York Comic Con - Releases Key Art for "The Shannara Chronicles"
Each can't-miss panel will feature cast and producers from the shows and the debut of exclusive New York Comic Con trailers.

[10/06/15 - 09:30 AM]
"Scorpion" Grows in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, October 5.

[10/06/15 - 09:07 AM]
ABC Is Set to Celebrate the Milestone 20th Anniversary of "Toy Story" - The Film That Started the Computer Generated Animation Revolution - In the Original Special, "Toy Story 20th Anniversary," To Air in December
The special will air along with a showing of "Toy Story" that same evening.

[10/06/15 - 09:03 AM]
"48 Hours: The Doctor's Daughter" Is Saturday's #1 Non-Sports Broadcast with Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, October 3.

[10/06/15 - 09:01 AM]
New "Rocky Horror Show" Premieres Midnight Saturday, October 18 on BBC America
"I'm still in awe at the popularity of the show," said Richard O'Brien, creator and narrator.