Globe Newswire 9-Nov-2018 12:17 PM
Silver Spring, MD, Nov. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (SILVER SPRING, MD) - November 9, 2018 - TV One's original, documentary series UNCENSORED and UNSUNG HOLLYWOOD were top ad-supported cable series on Sunday nights in their respective time slots among African-American Households, African-American Persons 25-54, African-American Women 25-54 and African-American Persons 2+.
For its mid-season return, UNCENSORED ranked as the #1 series in its 10 p.m. time slot on Sunday nights among African-American Households, Persons 25-54, Women 25-54, and Persons 2+. UNSUNG HOLLYWOOD was the #3 series in its 9 p.m. time slot on Sunday nights among the same demos.
With back-to-back episodes of UNCENSORED and UNSUNG HOLLYWOOD, TV One was a top cable network among African-American Women 25-54 in primetime during premiere weeks. Over the last four weeks, the two series had a combined reach of 4.5 million unique viewers 2+ with UNSUNG HOLLYWOOD and UNCENSORED delivering 3.5 million unique viewers 2+ and 2.9 million unique viewers 2+ respectively.
"Building off of the success of the first installment of its premiere run, UNCENSORED continues to captivate audiences with revealing and authentic stories from entertainers and influencers," said General Manager, Michelle Rice. "The strong response we've gotten from viewers, has made UNCENSORED one of TV One's most successful franchises."
UNCENSORED delves deep into the lives of your favorite personalities as they reveal secrets to their success, obstacles they've faced, and how they manage this new world of social media that has helped but sometimes haunted their careers. The four-week return of the autobiographical series offered unprecedented access to stars of film, television, music, and pop culture, including Nick Cannon, K. Michelle, Tichina Arnold and Lil Rel as they personally revealed their own stories, in their own words, in the places their stories unfolded.
UNSUNG HOLLYWOOD is a spin-off born of TV One's longest-running, six-time NAACP Image Award winning franchise UNSUNG, and profiles some of the most talented, versatile, and influential black celebrities in Hollywood, from movies and television to comedy, sports, and more. The critically acclaimed series uncovers the personal triumphs and struggles of those in the music and entertainment industry, including unforgettable stories from the film "The Best Man," Ray J, Wayne Brady and Rickey Smiley.
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*Source: Nielsen TV Toolbox, L+3, Reach and Frequency, 1-min qualifier, P2+ | Ad-Supported Cable Rank, no exclusions, 10/7/18- 10/28/2018, Sunday primetime: 8p-11p. Further qualifications available 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 Uncensored, Unsung, Rickey Smiley For Real, Fatal Attraction and The NAACP Image Awards. In addition, TV One is the cable home of blockbuster drama Empire. TV One is solely owned by Urban One, Inc., formerly known as Radio One, Inc. (NASDAQ:UONE, www.urban1.com]), the largest African-American owned multi-media company primarily targeting Black and urban audiences.
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