Due to the impending inclement weather and the uncertainty of the path of Hurricane Irma, the premiere of Sister Circle, which is produced in Atlanta, GA,
will be postponed until Monday, September 18th.
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) and TV One, the network which represents the best in Black culture and entertainment, announced that "Sister Circle," a live, daily talk show hosted by a panel of four female hosts, will premiere on a new date, Monday, September 18. Led by News One Now, which will expand to 7 a.m. to 9 a.m., "Sister Circle" will air live weekdays from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on TV One as part of the morning news and lifestyle programing block, as well as in 12 TEGNA markets. This is the first-time TV One, which reaches 59 million households, will carry original programming from a local station group. "Sister Circle" will be produced out of TEGNA's WATL in Atlanta and reach 60 percent of U.S. television households.
(From Left to Right) Radio Personality Krystal Lee, Kiana Dancie, Radio Personality, Rashan Ali, Syleena Johnson and Quad Webb-Lunceford
(From Left to Right) Syleena Johnson, Quad Webb-Lunceford, V103 Radio Personality Big Tigger, Kiana Dancie and Rashan Ali at Douglas High School in Atlanta, Georgia
This week the cast of "Sister Circle" conducted an Atlanta press day in support of their new show. During this press day they made promotions visits at V103, The Willie Moore Jr. Show, MAJIC 107.5 FM and WSB. In respect to the victims on Houston's recent Hurricane Harvey destruction, the ladies participated in a live broadcast at DTLR on behalf of V103 in which they donated diapers for flood victims. For MAJIC 107.5 FM the ladies visited Douglas High School and encouraged the senior class to start the school year strong, while encouraging their parents to tune-in into their show.
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 46 television stations in 38 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and 32 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry's top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA delivers results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions including OTT local advertising network Premion, centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with consumers through digital marketing. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.
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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 Unsung, Rickey Smiley For Real, Fatal Attraction, The Manns and The NAACP Image Awards. In addition, TV One is the cable home of blockbuster drama Empire, and NewsOne Now, the only live daily news program dedicated to black viewers. In December 2008, the company launched TV One High Def, which now serves 14 million households. TV One is solely owned by Urban One, Inc., formerly known as Radio One, Inc. [NASDAQ: UONE and UONEK, www.urban1.com], the largest African-American owned multi-media company primarily targeting Black and urban audiences.