*TV One unveiled two new original TV movies,‘Ringside’ and ‘Media’ to television critics nationwide 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 Lepley (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 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. Proctor 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.
In addition, Proctor and Parr also participated in a panel convened to discuss diversity in the industry.
“Ringside” premieres on TV One Sunday, Sept. 4 at 7 p.m. ET with an encore at 9 p.m. ET. “Media” premieres on TV One in early 2017.
Watch the Ringside Promo clip
For more information about TV One’s programming, including Ringside and Media , viewers can join the conversation by visiting the network’s companion website at www.tvone.tv. TV One viewers can also join the conversation by connecting via social media on Twitter,Instagram and Facebook (@tvonetv) using the hashtags #Ringside and #Media and catch clips and promos on TV One’s YouTube Channel.