Tuesday in Los Angeles, TV One unveiled two new original TV movies, Ringside and Media to television critics nationwide led by President Brad Siegel and SVP of Original Programming and Production D’Angela Proctor, featuring members of the casts and creative teams during the 2016 Summer TCA at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA.
Ringside cast included Tyler Lesley (“The Haves and the Have Nots”; Baggage Claim), Raney Branch (“Bones”; “Grey’s Anatomy”), Allen Maldonado (“Blackish,” Straight Outta Compton), Sevyn Streeter (R&B Singer/Songwriter), Jackie Long (ATL; “Born Again Virgin”; “Real Husbands of Hollywood”), and director/writer Russ Parr, (Nationally Syndicated Radio Personality). The Media cast in attendance included Pooch Hall (“Ray Donovan”; “The Game”), Stephen Bishop (Moneyball; Battleship; “Being Mary Jane”), Penny Johnson Gerald (“Castle”; “24”; “The Larry Sanders Show”), Denise Boutte (“Meet the Browns”; “Why Did I Get Married?”), writer Kevin Arkadie and director Craig Ross.The casts of Ringside and Media engaged in a Q&A session with TCA press members and non-TCA press guests about the upcoming original television films set to debut on TV One. TV One President Brad Siegel joined both cast groups on separate panels to discuss with press about their roles, the films’ story-lines, and the experience creating these films with TV One.Ringside premieres on TV One Sunday, September 4 at 7pm ET with an encore at 9 pm ET. Media premieres on TV One in early 2017.
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