ATLANTA, GA – October 25, 2018 – TV One hosted an exclusive, star studded screening of the season five premiere episode of its hit docu-series RICKEY SMILEY FOR REAL at the Regal Atlantic Station in Atlanta on Tuesday night. Season five of the popular franchise returns to TV One with more fun, family drama and life challenges on Tuesday, October 30 at 8 p.m./7C. This season the show captures Rickey Smiley navigating the ups and downs of his professional demands while adapting to new additions in his household, and juggling the growing pains of his young adult children. Various health topics and relationship matters will also be revealed throughout the season. Cast members in attendance at the premiere included Smiley, Headkrack, Da Brat, Gary with da Tea and Juicy.
VIP’s in attendance at the premiere included Eva Marcille (Born Again Virgin, RHOA), “Sister Circle” co-hosts Syleena Johnson, Quad Webb LuNcenford, Trina Braxton and Rashan Ali, Genise Shelton (Married to Medicine), Lisa Wu (Hollywood Divas, RHOA), Tamika Scott(Xscape), Nicci Gilbert (Brownstown), Genise Shelton (Married To Medicine), Kevin Ross (Motown recording artist), , Scotty ATL (Rapper/Record Producer) and more. Following the screening, REACH Media nationally syndicated radio host Willie Moore, Jr. conducted a Q&A with the cast.
RICKEY SMILEY FOR REAL is produced by Bobbcat Films for TV One with Rickey Smiley and Roger M. Bobb as Executive Producers and Angi Bones and Shante Paige as Co-Executive Producer. For TV One, Susan Henry and Gold Morgan are Executive Producers-in-Charge of Production, Donyell McCullough is Senior Director of Talent & Casting, and Robyn Greene Arrington is Head of Original Programming and Production.