TV ONE'S "RICKEY SMILEY FOR REAL" GARNERS THIRD CONSECUTIVE WEEK OF GROWTH AMONG WOMEN 18-49
Show Garners Three Consecutive Weeks of Gains Among AA25-54;
TV One ranks as a Top 5 Ad Supported Cable Network among AA P25-54
SILVER SPRING, MD - July 24, 2017 - TV One's original series Rickey Smiley For Real experienced its third consecutive week of growth among W18-49 and second consecutive week of growth among P25-54, W25-54 and overall viewers P2+.
Among African American P25-54, the show is posting 3 consecutive weeks of gains. Since Rickey Smiley For Real Season 4 has been in premieres, TV One ranks as a Top 5 Ad Supported Cable Network among AA P25-54 and AA W25-54 (#4 for both) in the Tuesday 8-9 pm time slot.
Season 4 continues with an all new episode premiering Tuesday, July 25 at 8 pm ET.
Rickey Smiley For Real provides a realistic presentation of a single father who works very hard to love and care for his family, and teach them the right and wrong, while giving them valuable life experiences. It also captures how he balances his real life family with his work family and all the demands he experiences as a businessman, a single father and an entertainer.
For more information on TV One's Rickey Smiley For Real, visit the network's YouTube Channel and website at www.tvone.tv. Viewers can also join the conversation by connecting via social media on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook (@tvonetv) using the hash tag #RICKEYSMILEYFORREAL. For more information on Smiley's personal and professional background, please visit: http://therealrickeysmiley.com/ and http://rickeysmileymorningshow.com/.
Rickey Smiley For Real is produced by Bobbcat Films for TV One with Rickey Smiley and Roger M. Bobb as executive producers and Angi Bones and Shante Paige as co-executive producers. For TV One, Lamar Chase is executive-in-charge of production, Robyn Greene Arrington is vice president of original programming and production, and D'Angela Proctor is head of original programming and production.
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Source: Nielsen; L+3; Ad Supported Cable; Other qualifications provided upon request.
ABOUT TV ONE:
Launched in January 2004, TV One serves 59 million households, offering a broad range of real-life and entertainment-focused original programming, classic series, movies and music designed to entertain and inform a diverse audience of adult black viewers. The network represents the best in black culture and entertainment with fan favorite shows Unsung, Rickey Smiley For Real, Fatal Attraction, The Manns and The NAACP Image Awards. In addition, TV One is the cable home of blockbuster drama Empire, and NewsOne Now, the only live daily news program dedicated to black viewers. In December 2008, the company launched TV One High Def, which now serves 14 million households. TV One is solely owned by Urban One, Inc., formerly known as Radio One, Inc. [NASDAQ: UONE and UONEK, www.urban1.com], the largest African-American owned multi-media company primarily targeting Black and urban audiences.