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Jun / 03

Exclusive: TV One Celebrates Black Music Month and the Sound of D.C. With Go-Go Documentary, The Beat Don’t Stop

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The sounds of Go-go hit the nation on another level when we all heard those conga drums in the background of “Da Butt” by E.U. (Experience Unlimited) as part of Spike Lee’s School Daze soundtrack. However, I didn’t truly get the purity of Washington, D.C.-native pride until I accumulated a few friends from there, went to local parties and saw the crowd erupt to the sounds of “Overnight Scenario” by Rare Essence (which knocks!).

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Mar / 24

SEASON 3 OF TV ONE’S HIT SERIES UNCENSORED RETURNS WITH ALL NEW EPISODES EXPLORING THE PERSONAL LIVES OF CELEBRITIES ON SUNDAY, APRIL 26 AT 10 P.M./9C

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New Season to Spotlight Larenz Tate, Tyrese, Eve, Yandy Smith-Harris and Omari Hardwick (SILVER SPRING, MD) – March 24, 2020 – TV One’s original auto-biographical series UNCENSORED resumes for its third season with premiere episodes debuting on Sunday, April 26 at 10 p.m. ET/9C. The edgy docu-series explores the private lives of some of today’s most notable […]

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Jan / 09

CATHY HUGHES AND CHRIS TUCKER CO-HOST STAR-STUDDED ANNUAL URBAN ONE HONORS, PREMIERING JANUARY 20 AT 8 P.M./7C WITH SPECIAL PRE-SHOW TRIBUTE AT 7 P.M./6C ON TV ONE

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Celebrating 40 Years of Radio One with Honorees Jamie Foxx, Missy Elliott, Sylvia Rhone, Chance the Rapper and Ryan Jamaal Swain; and Performances by Ne-Yo, Wale, Brandy, Eric Benét, Al B. Sure!, Chanté Moore, Pastor Charles Jenkins and Jac Ross (SILVER SPRING, MD) – January 9, 2020 – The annual URBAN ONE HONORS event will premiere on Monday, January 20 – the Martin Luther […]

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Dec / 09

ANNUAL URBAN ONE HONORS, CO-HOSTED BY CATHY HUGHES AND CHRIS TUCKER, CELEBRATES 40 YEARS OF RADIO ONE WITH HONOREES JAMIE FOXX, MISSY ELLIOTT, SYLVIA RHONE, CHANCE THE RAPPER AND RYAN JAMAAL SWAIN

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PERFORMANCES BY ANITA BAKER, NE-YO, WALE, BRANDY, ERIC BENÉT, AL B. SURE!, CHANTÉ MOORE, PASTOR CHARLES JENKINS AND JAC ROSS The star-studded affair will air on the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, January 20, 2020 at 8 P.M./7C on TV One Emmy Award-winning actor Billy Porter, Urban One Founder and Chairwoman Cathy Hughes, Actor Chris […]

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Oct / 16

URBAN ONE, INC. HOSTS ITS ANNUAL URBAN ONE HONORS IN CELEBRATION OF THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF RADIO ONE AND RECOGNITION OF AFRICAN AMERICAN LUMINARIES ON DECEMBER 5 AT MGM NATIONAL HARBOR

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The Two-Hour Telecast to Air on TV One on the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday, January 20, 2020 (SILVER SPRING, MD) – October 15, 2019 – The annual URBAN ONE HONORS Awards show is set for Thursday, December 5, 2019 at MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland. Cathy Hughes, Urban One Founder and Chairwoman, along with Alfred Liggins, III,CEO, Urban One; Michelle Rice, General […]

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Sep / 11

TV ONE ANNOUNCES PRODUCTION OF ORIGINAL HOLIDAY FILM DEAR SANTA, I NEED A DATE STARRING RAY J, REAGAN GOMEZ-PRESTON AND ANNE-MARIE JOHNSON

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TV One Gears up for the Holidays with a Heartwarming Movie Full of Twists, Humor and a Sibling Competition SILVER SPRING, MD – September 10, 2019 – TV One announced today that production is underway in Atlanta, GA for its new holiday film, DEAR SANTA, I NEED A DATE. The film stars Ray J (Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood, […]

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Sep / 11

TV ONE’S HIT SERIES UNCENSORED RETURNS WITH ALL NEW EPISODES EXPLORING THE INTIMATE LIVES OF CELEBRITIES ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6 AT 9 P.M./8C

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Season 2 to Spotlight Lamar Odom, LisaRaye McCoy, Tisha Campbell, Tyra Banks, Niecy Nash and More (SILVER SPRING, MD) – September 9, 2019 – TV One’s original auto-biographical series UNCENSORED resumes for its second season with premiere episodes debuting on Sunday, October 6 at 9 p.m. ET/8C. The edgy docu-series explores the private lives of […]

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Jun / 29

LLOYD TALKS ‘THE BOBBY DEBARGE STORY’: ‘IT’S ABOUT BOBBY’S IMMENSE TALENT AND THE POWER OF LOVE’

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TV One brings Black Music Month 2019 to a dramatic close with The Bobby DeBarge Story.

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LLOYD AND ROSHON FAGAN SAY BOBBY DEBARGE WAS AN ICON IN BLACK MUSIC CULTURE

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Singer and entertainer Lloyd is making his television debut in TV One’s film The Bobby DeBarge Story. Alongside actor Roshon Fegan (Greenleaf), who portrays lead character Bobby DeBarge, the two joined The Undefeated sports and culture writer Justin Tinsley for a special edition Roundtable.

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RADIO VETERAN RUSS PARR TUNES UP TV ONE’S ‘THE BOBBY DEBARGE STORY’

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Parr, who produced TV One’s 2016 original movie Ringside, has hosted his nationally syndicated radio show The Russ Parr Morning Show for more than 20 years. I recently spoke to Parr about his work on The Bobby DeBarge Story, which chronicles the tumultuous life of the former lead singer of the 1970s R&B/funk band Switch and the eldest sibling of the 1980s R&B group DeBarge. An edited version of the interview appears below.

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