Silver Spring, MD, October 2, 2013 – TV One, which entertains, informs and inspires Black adult viewers, today, announced the “Are You That Girl?” Mall Takeover Tour, a contest to commemorate the re-launch of the networks original comedy Love That Girl. Seeking to find the ultimate “Imunique,”- a sassy, stylish, fun-loving female who knows how to express herself, the network is partnering with its parent company,Radio One for the campaign. Interested contestants will upload a photo of themselves to a designated Radio One website describing in 50 words or less, why they are “That Girl.” Radio One affiliates will also promote the contest in eight designated markets.
“Through this campaign and partnership with Radio One, our viewers will be able to interact with the across multiple platforms and become immersed in the world of Love That Girl,” remarked Linda Finney, Senior Vice President of Marketing for TV One. “This campaign highlights TV One’s commitment to offering entertaining and diverse portrayals of the real black experience to our viewers and in keeping with our brand promise providing a destination where black life unfolds.”
The top 30 entries chosen through user generated voting will be invited to compete in a runway show at a local mall in one of eight participating cities on October 12 and October 13. At each event, they will be judged on their personality, style, uniqueness and knowledge of the series. The winner of the runway show in each city will receive a $2500 gift card for a shopping spree, courtesy of TV One. Participating cities include: Atlanta, GA, Baltimore, MD; Washington D.C.; Dallas, TX; Detroit, MI; Houston, TX; Philadelphia, PA and Raleigh, NC.
Love That Girl premieres on Friday, October 11 at 9:30 PM ET. On Friday, October 18, two new episodes will air back-to-back at 9:00 and 9:30 PM ET and on Friday, October 25 the series will fall into its regular time slot, with one new episode airing every Friday at 9:00 PM ET.
Created by Bentley Kyle Evans (“Martin,” “The Jamie Foxx Show”),Love That Girl follows the life and times of Imunique Jefferson (played by Bresha Webb), a dynamic and quintessential ghetto-fabulous chick who wreaks either havoc or harmony – depending on her mood. Along for the ride is an unusual cast of characters who equally withstand her whirlwind of antics but can’t help but LOVE THAT GIRL. The cast includes Phil Morris, Bresha Webb, Alphonso McAuley, Peter Oldring, Mark Adair-Rios, and newcomers Reagan Gomez and Huggy Lowdown.
For more information about the series, visit:http://www.tvone.tv/shows/love_that_girl.html .
TO ENTER THE CONTEST IN YOUR LOCAL CITY, VISIT THESE SITES:
- * ATLANTA – http://hotspotatl.upickem.net/engine/YourSubmission.aspx?contestid=106409 *
- * BALTIMORE – http://92q.upickem.net/engine/YourSubmission.aspx?contestid=106408
- * DALLAS – http://thebeatdfw.upickem.net/engine/YourSubmission.aspx?contestid=106406
- * DETROIT – http://hothiphopdetroit.upickem.net/engine/YourSubmission.aspx?contestid=106410
- * HOUSTON – http://theboxhouston.upickem.net/engine/YourSubmission.aspx?contestid=106407
- * PHILADELPHIA – http://hot1079philly.upickem.net/engine/YourSubmission.aspx?contestid=106412
- * RALEIGH – http://hiphopnc.upickem.net/engine/YourSubmission.aspx?contestid=106413
- WASHINGTON, D.C. – http://kysdc.upickem.net/engine/YourSubmission.aspx?contestid=106411
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Launched in January 2004, TV One (www.tvone.tv) serves more than 57.3 million households, offering a broad range of real-life and entertainment-focused original programming, classic series, movies, and music designed to entertain, inform and inspire a diverse audience of adult Black viewers. In December 2008, the company launched TV One High Def, which now serves 14 million households. TV One is owned by Radio One [NASDAQ: ROIA and ROIAK; www.radio-one.com], the largest radio company that primarily targets Black and urban listeners; and Comcast Corporation [NASDAQ: CMCSA, CMCSK); www.comcast.com], one of the nation’s leading providers of entertainment, information and communications products and services.
Radio One, Inc., together with its subsidiaries (http://www.radio-one.com/), is a diversified media company that primarily targets African-American and urban consumers. The Company is one of the nation’s largest radio broadcasting companies, currently owning and/or operating 55 broadcast stations located in 16 urban markets in the United States. Through its controlling interest in Reach Media, Inc. (http://www.blackamericaweb.com/), the Company also operates syndicated programming including the Tom Joyner Morning Show, the Russ Parr Morning Show, the Yolanda Adams Morning Show, the Rickey Smiley Morning Show, Bishop T.D. Jakes’ “Empowering Moments”, and the Reverend Al Sharpton Show. Beyond its core radio broadcasting franchise, Radio One owns Interactive One (http://www.interactiveone.com/), an online platform serving the African-American community through social content, news, information, and entertainment. Interactive One operates a number of branded sites, including News One, UrbanDaily, HelloBeautiful and social networking websites, including BlackPlanet, MiGente, and Asian Avenue. In addition, the Company owns a controlling interest in TV One, LLC (http://www.tvoneonline.com/), a cable/satellite network programming primarily to African-Americans.