TV One revealed its programming slate of recent and returning collection and specials at its upfront presentation on Thursday. The presentation, led by TV One and Cleo TV President Michelle Rice and different executives revealed that Cleo Speaks, Jazz Smollett and Jack Smollett’s Living by Design, Just Eats with Chef JJ and Jernard Wells’ New Soul Kitchen will return this yr.
Thursday’s presentation additionally unveiled various new unscripted titles centering the Black neighborhood and matters related to TV One’s viewers, starting from activism to motherhood and relationships. Minding Your Body And Soul, Sins of the City, Culture Kitchen and A Taste of The Diaspora are among the many new collection set to debut on TV One this yr. TV One additionally shared that its Urban One Honors will return this May to have a good time trailblazing Black ladies for his or her skilled achievements and contributions to their neighborhood and extra.
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See TV One’s full programming slate with new and returning reveals under, adopted by Cleo TV titles.
Minding Your Body and Soul (WT)
Minding Your Body and Soul is a brand new one-hour collection that showcases folks’s emergence from the shadows of unhealthy habits and sad lives. Famed actress-turned-healthy-life coach, AJ Johnson is swinging the door open for many who dare to vary course and get on a wholesome life journey. Collaborating with thoughts, physique, and soul consultants, AJ guides shoppers to turn into one of the best model of themselves.
Represent Our Voice
A digital city corridor collection designed to deal with numerous social, financial, instructional, and political points impacting the Black neighborhood right now. Represent Our Voice helps to make clear these points, offering a platform for must-have conversations on the inequalities afflicting folks of coloration for many years. NCS Political Commentator Karen Finney moderates the conversations with esteemed consultants and thought leaders who deal with numerous obstacles and supply viewers with invaluable insights signifying a path ahead for the Black neighborhood.
Urban One Honors
Urban One Honors acknowledges notable people and organizations making extraordinary strides in revolutionary programming, schooling, social activism, neighborhood service and extra. The 2021 esteemed occasion salutes six Black ladies who’ve championed constructive social change. Their work and contributions are far reaching and might be acknowledged. This yr one recipient might be honored for her work in investigative journalism; one other gives direct and instant help to these most in want inside her neighborhood; a fearless chief has soared to new heights in company world might be highlighted; a debt of gratitude is present for an honoree who has stood on the frontlines within the struggle in opposition to COVID-19, working to fight voter suppression was a monumental endeavor efficiently executed by an honoree; the tireless work to finish systemic racism is progressing – one win at a time – for our final honoree.
Sins of the City
Sins of the City is a brand new unique collection that mixes informative takeaways and investigative storytelling to show the darkish underbelly of common cities you thought you knew. Viewers will comply with alongside as investigators work to unravel high-stake circumstances getting an unique entryway into the method of prison investigation by the use of narrations, interviews and archival footage.
The third and closing installment following the hit TV One unique films Coins for Christmas and Coins for Love telling the story of a single mother who is targeted on her household and profession. Caught between beginning a brand new job, making ends meet and elevating two teenagers on her personal, superwoman Madison should now defend her coronary heart from being burned by the person she divorced and the returning enterprise shopper who could also be her subsequent probability at real love.
The full lineup of upcoming Cleo TV programming is as follows:
The Cleo Chronicles
A enjoyable, new, glossy magazine-format collection showcasing right now’s hottest influencers residing their finest lives! Each 30-minute episode will spotlight how actual ladies (who occur to be social media darlings) navigate the numerous sides of life (magnificence, health, finance, relationship, and so on.) within the digital area and actual world. From self-care to homeschooling to working remotely, these ingenious pioneers present audiences the myriad of skills whereas juggling many roles and getting all of them performed, day by day.
With an infectious persona and Afro-Latina aptitude, Bren Herera delights together with her vivid, flavorful recipes, and tales from her travels overseas in Culture Kitchen.
A Taste of Diaspora
A vibrant, entrepreneurial spirit, Chef Essie Bartels shares her love for meals and folks on A Taste of Diaspora. Essie’s serves viewers a style of dishes bursting with the flavour and fervour.
Just Eats With Chef JJ
Chef JJ, one of many culinary world’s most sought-after stars, invitations you again into his kitchen for a 3rd season to expertise his scrumptious dishes. With thrilling world delicacies, signature cocktails, and riveting dialog, the brand new season will characteristic extra of Chef JJ as he turns up the warmth with pleasant cook-offs for viewers to get pleasure from.
New Soul Kitchen
New Soul Kitchen returns with savory meals and wholesome options to southern cooking. Culinary famous person, cookbook writer and household man Chef Jernard Wells continues serving up thrilling new recipes and engaging suggestions for consuming higher and mixing up flavorful concoctions within the kitchen.
Living By Design
Living By Design highlights easy options for on a regular basis challenges and design whereas turning desires into realities with all-star design groups. The notorious brother-sister duo, Jake and Jazz Smollett, proceed to rework work and play areas to encourage younger ladies whereas connecting with the viewers by mouth-watering dishes. Whether it’s a brand new mother redecorating a nursery on a decent funds, or a fierce younger girl who’s landed her dream job and must spruce up her dwelling workplace, Living By Design will assist them transition their homes into dwelling candy properties.
A candid collection that offers dynamic ladies a platform to share their distinctive experiences and views on points dealing with Millennial and Gen X ladies of coloration right now. Inspirational and aspirational audio system hold forth on quite a lot of matters, together with motherhood, trend, relationships, wellness, politics, arts, social justice, enterprise and extra. A revealing story of non-public and emotional journeys which have formed the careers and influenced the success of right now’s true trendy leaders–these dynamic ladies share their hopes, desires and struggles.
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