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New docu-reality series: Rickey Smiley for Real

Written by Shows Editor from the blog Today's TV Highlights on 24 Jan 2018
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Rickey Smiley for Real

This hour-long series takes a humorous look at radio personality, host and stand-up comedian Rickey Smiley's hectic life as he manages his career, single fatherhood and personal life.

Rickey Smiley For Real is a voyeuristic view into what makes Smiley a successful media mogul in radio, comedy and television, as well as captures the syndicated host as he juggles two families - one at home and the other at work.

Throughout the season, get a sneak peek at Smiley's most important role - fatherhood - as he keeps his head above water with an untraditional schedule and lifestyle.

See Smiley in both relatable and un-relatable situations - cooking dinner, performing on stage, family outings, business meetings, raising his kids, celebrity dates and coaching co-workers - as well as get an insider's look at his professional life on the road, in-studio and backstage.

Splitting his time between Atlanta and Birmingham, as well as his struggle to find work-life balance while trying to maintain a love life will be a central focus of the series.

As a notorious bachelor, viewers will see him get real about romance.

Infusing his brand of comedy into every situation, Rickey Smiley For Real also introduces viewers to his four children - sons Brandon and Malik and daughters D'Essence and Aaryn - as well as his extended family of co-workers, colleagues and friends.

There's his nephew Craig, live-in assistant Miss Pat, personal assistant Angie, business consultant Bruce Demps, childhood friend and family lawyer Nikita Blockton, radio co-hosts Da Brat, Gary With Da Tea, Headkrack, Rock T and Juicy, and radio show producers Beyonce and Hollywood.
CHANNEL Vuzu Amp (DStv 103)
PREMIERE 24 January 2018
TIMESLOT Weekdays, 18h00
REPEATS Weekdays, 08h30 / 14h00
Saturdays, 10h00 (omnibus)


Actors in this post: Rickey Smiley

Channels in this post: Vuzu Amp


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