TV One has announced its programming lineup for 2024, which includes a cooking show with Tamar Braxton and her mother Evelyn Braxton titled In the Kitchen with Tamar & Evelyn Braxton, as well as a biopic on Rev. Al Sharpton titled The Al Sharpton Story.
The announcement on Oct. 11 emphasized the network’s dedication to Black cultural programming.
“TV One continues to represent the best of Black entertainment and culture with a diverse offering of both new and nostalgic programming—for us by us,” Michelle Rice, president of TV One and CLEO TV, said in a statement.
The programming lineup will also include new episodes of the hit shows Uncensored and Unsung, plus the new series Raising Fame centering on families who raised some of today’s biggest superstars — hosted by Lucille O’Neal (mother of Shaquille O’Neal) and Sonya Curry (mother of Stephen and Seth Curry).
Read below for the list of TV One’s upcoming programming:
Urban One Honors
Urban One Honors is the company’s annual, star-studded tentpole created by legendary Urban One, Inc. founder, Cathy Hughes. Approaching its sixth year, Urban One Honors pays homage to individuals and organizations whose work significantly impacts society and culture.
The Al Sharpton Story
For decades, Reverend Al Sharpton has dedicated his life to the fight for justice and equality as an internationally renowned Civil Rights leader, politician, minister and founder of the National Action Network. From his humble Brooklyn roots to his emergence as a powerful grassroots activist, Sharpton survived an all-out media assault and even near death experience to become a passionate agent of change and one of the greatest Civil Rights figures in history.
Hosted by Lucille O’Neal (mother of Shaquille O’Neal) and Sonya Curry (mother of Stephen and Seth Curry), this new series gets candid stories from families who raised some of today’s biggest superstars. Through the personal lens of parents and extended family who guided these extraordinary individuals, Raising Fame takes a look back at their individual roads to stardom. This season features appearances by Nicki Minaj and her mother, Magic Johnson and his mother, Lil Nas X and his father, Billy Porter and his mother, Usher and his mother, and Patrick Mahomes with his father.
In the Kitchen with Tamar & Evelyn Braxton
Join mother-daughter duo Tamar and Evelyn Braxton as they celebrate the holidays in style! From Christmas to Easter, Mother’s Day to Thanksgiving, no matter what holiday you’re celebrating, this special has something for everyone. Get ready to whip up some mouth-watering dishes as Tamar and Ms. Evelyn share their delicious family recipes straight from the kitchen. From succulent main courses to delectable desserts, you’ll be sure to find something to satisfy all of your holiday cravings.
Hosted by the world’s greatest entertainer and hip hop icon Doug E. Fresh, this innovative new music series features an undiscovered artist being paired with a legendary R&B or hip hop icon as the audience witnesses the creative process unfold. From the recording studio creating a new track, to the stage performing it live for the first time, Collab seeks to help emerging artists break into the music business while providing the established artists with their next hit record.