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[11/13/18 - 01:35 PM]
TV One's Holiday Season Offers Everything from Original Movie Premieres to Cooking and Lifestyle Specials
Tamela Mann, David Mann, Kim Fields, Essence Atkins, Stephen Bishop, Towanda Braxton, TC Carson, Kelly Price and Karlie Redd are among the featured talent.

[10/22/18 - 12:43 PM]
TV One's "Rickey Smiley for Real" Returns for a Fifth Season, Premiering on Tuesday, October 30 at 8 P.M. ET/7C
This season the show captures Rickey Smiley navigating the ups and downs of his professional demands while adapting to new additions in his household, and juggling the growing pains of his young adult children.

[08/21/17 - 11:44 AM]
TV One's "Rickey Smiley for Real" Garners Second Consecutive Week of Growth Among Women 18-49 and 25-54
TV One further spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 15.

[07/24/17 - 12:32 PM]
TV One's "Rickey Smiley for Real" Garners Third Consecutive Week of Growth Among Women 18-49
TV One further spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 18.

[06/06/17 - 01:11 PM]
TV One's "Rickey Smiley for Real" Returns for a Fourth Season, Tuesday, June 13 at 8 P.M. ET
This season the show covers the changing dynamics as Rickey Smiley works to balance a family of growing, opinionated young adults while expanding his entertainment empire by directing a sitcom and creating/hosting a game show.

[04/21/17 - 10:11 AM]
TV One Represents with Expanded Morning News, Current Affairs and Lifestyle Line-Up, Plus Increased Commitment to Family Reality and True Crime & Justice Shows During 2017 Upfront Presentation
"Our goal is to provide our discerning audience of information-conscious influencers with more of what they are looking for in original films, family reality, true crime and justice content," said Brad Siegel.

[02/06/17 - 07:36 AM]
TV One's "Rickey Smiley for Real" Garners Growth Among Male Viewership
TV One further spins the numbers for season to date.

[10/27/16 - 08:52 AM]
TV One's "Rickey Smiley for Real" Returns for a Third Season, Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 8 P.M. ET
While Rickey Smiley continues to struggle to maintain his sanity by juggling his hectic business, family and personal schedules, the show will also follow the hilarity and hi-jinx of his family and co-workers.

[07/19/16 - 01:52 PM]
TV One's Hit Series "Rickey Smiley for Real" Gets Third Season Pick-Up
The third season will return with even stronger bonds and bigger laughs, as comic and radio personality Rickey Smiley continues to strive to achieve his quest for domination of the entertainment industry.

[07/07/16 - 07:46 AM]
TV One Scores #1 June Primetime Performance Among Key Demos in Network History
TV One spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2016.

[06/27/16 - 12:48 PM]
TV One's June 14 Episode of Docu-Series "Rickey Smiley for Real" Is Most Watched Episode of the Series Among Key Demos
TV One further spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 14.

[06/07/16 - 01:39 PM]
TV One's Docu-Series "Rickey Smiley for Real" Reached 1.8 Million Total Unique Viewers 2+
TV One further spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 31.

[04/14/16 - 08:06 AM]
TV One Represents Black Culture by Defying Expectations with 26 Original Movies, 14 New and Returning Series and First Scripted Drama in 2017
"By expanding our programming genres and archetypes that represent the black community, we offer advertisers the opportunity to be seen in an environment that is both positive and unique," said Brad Siegel.

[04/11/16 - 08:18 AM]
TV One Renews Docu-Series "Rickey Smiley for Real" Following First Season's Rank as #2 Program on Cable in Its Time Slot Among Black P25-54
The second season, which finds Smiley concentrating more on the three F's - Fun, Family, and Focus - is slated to premiere Tuesday, May 10 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/16/15 - 01:47 PM]
TV One's "For My Man," "Rickey Smiley for Real" & "Unsung" All #1 Among Black P25-54 on Respective Nights
TV One spins the numbers for the week of November 9-15.

[10/28/15 - 05:32 AM]
TV One's "Rickey Smiley for Real" Set to Premiere Tuesday, Nov. 10 at 8/7c
The hour-long series takes a humorous look at Smiley's hectic life as he manages his career, single fatherhood and personal life.

[09/15/15 - 07:48 AM]
TV One Begins Production on "Rickey Smiley for Real"
Premiering in November, the series, produced by Bobbcat Films, will capture Smiley as he navigates the "ups" and "downs" of professional demands, single fatherhood, and intimate relationships.







RICKEY SMILEY FOR REAL (TV ONE)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
11/10/15 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
5 (8 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its fifth season on 12/18/18; has yet to be renewed for a sixth season
DESCRIPTION:
(from TV One's press release, October 2018) Season five of the hit franchise RICKEY SMILEY FOR REAL returns to TV One with more fun, family drama and life challenges on Tuesday, October 30 at 8 p.m./7C. This season the show captures Rickey Smiley navigating the ups and downs of his professional demands while adapting to new additions in his household, and juggling the growing pains of his young adult children. Various health topics and relationship matters will also be revealed throughout the season. A hit with critics and viewers alike, RICKEY SMILEY FOR REAL Season 4 reached 7.3MM unique viewers 2+ during its premiere run. Additionally, TV One ranked as a top Ad-Supported Cable network in that Tuesday 8p-10p timeslot among AA P25-54 (#4).*
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Rickey Smiley
CREW INFORMATION:
· Angi Bones as CO-EP
· Rickey Smiley as EP
· Roger M. Bobb as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Bobbcat Films