*Rickey Smiley May 5 – TV One hosted the season two premiere of their hit docs-series “Rickey Smiley For Real,” at SCAD Show in midtown Atlanta.
Guests in attendance included: Rickey Smiley, Da Brat (“Rickey Smiley Morning Show”), Porsha Williams (“Real Housewives of Atlanta”), Joseline Hernandez (“Love & Hip Hop”), singer Kelly Price, Ed Lover (“Ed Lover Show”), LeLee Lyons (“SWV”)
Nicci Gilbert (“Brownstone”), Lisa Wu Hartwell (“Hollywood Divas”), Brandi Williams (“Blaque”), Diallo Thompson (“Barbershop 3”), Drea Kelly (“Hollywood Exes”), Gary With The T (“Rickey Smiley Morning Show”), Juicy (“Rickey Smiley Morning Show”), Headkrack (“Rickey Smiley Morning Show”), Gwen Boyd Moss (“Selling It: in the ATL”), Julian Walker (“Saints & Sinners”), Roger Bobb (“Bobbcat Films”), radio host Willie Moore Jr., and more!
TV One President Brad Siegel greeted attendees and thanked the audience for their support. Guests pre-screened the premiere episode of “Rickey Smiley For Real,” and engaged in conversation during a cast Q&A hosted by Dish Nation host Porsha Williams (co-moderated by Comcast Xfinity journalist Aisha Letman).
Immediately following the screening guests were treated to an after party at the W Hotel’s Whiskey Park. “Rickey Smiley For Real,” premieres Tuesday, May 10 at 8/7c on TV One. https://tvone.tv/show/rickey-smiley-for-real/
Rickey Smiley For Real
This unscripted series provides a comedic look at the busy life of radio host and TV personality Rickey Smiley, showing how he balances his career with his personal life as a single father, splitting his time between Atlanta, where he works, and his home in Birmingham, Ala.
The notorious bachelor’s attempts at maintaining a romantic life are a focus of the hourlong show. Living with Rickey are his four children, biological sons Brandon and Malik and adopted daughters Aaryn and D’Essence. Rickey’s extended family of friends and co-workers includes personal assistant Angie, childhood friend and family lawyer Nikita, and his radio show co-hosts, including Da Brat and Gary With Da Tea.