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Interview with Rickey Smiley of "Rickey
Smiley for Real" on TV One 5/3/16
I was on this interview, but due to technical problems,
wasn't able to ask a question. He seemed really nice on the
call and was very funny.
Here's the PDF of the intervew:
Interview with Rickey Smiley from Rickey Smiley For Real
FOR REAL premieres TONIGHT: Tuesday, May 10 at 8/7c
For Real takes a humorous look at Rickey
Smiley’s hectic life as he juggles his career as a
nationally syndicated radio host, stand-up comedian, actor,
TV personality and businessman along with his daily duties
as a single father of five. Being a mega media mogul is not
always as glamourous as it’s cracked up be; Rickey is
constantly pulled in different directions between the
demands of fatherhood and the needs of his work family.
Nonetheless, he keeps them all laughing while they navigate
new experiences together!
TV ONE RENEWS DOCU-SERIES RICKEY SMILEY
FOLLOWING FIRST SEASON’S RANK AS #2 PROGRAM ON CABLE
Featuring Nationally Syndicated Radio Personality Rickey
First Season Also Reached 8.2 Million Unique Viewers 2+;
Second Season Premieres Tuesday, May 10 at 8 p.m. ET
SILVER SPRING, MD – APRIL 11, 2016
Following its first season as the
#2 Program on Cable
in its time slot among Black P25-54 and reaching 8.2 million
Unique P2+ Viewers,
announced today a second season renewal of
Rickey Smiley For Real.
nationally syndicated radio personality, host and stand-up
the hour-long series takes a humorous look at his life as he
manages his career, single fatherhood and personal life. The
second season, which finds
concentrating more on the three F’s - Fun, Family, and Focus
– is slated to premiere
Tuesday, May 10
8 p.m. ET.
“Rickey’s unmatched sense of humor, business savvy and
passion for his family resonated well with our audience,”
TV One President Brad Siegel.
“We are thrilled to team up with Rickey and both his real
family and radio show family for another season of real life
turmoil and love.”
A voyeuristic view into what makes Smiley
a successful media mogul in radio, comedy and television,
Rickey Smiley For Real,
captures the syndicated host as he juggles two families –
one at home and the other at work. In the second season,
commits to enjoying the fruits of his labor. After
many years struggling to balance the responsibilities of his
large and unique family, along with growing and challenging
himself in his career, he is determined to be more attuned
to his own needs. Viewers will follow as
steps back from his
show, takes a trip to the Bahamas, tours with
collaborates with R&B icon
and celebrates his 15th college fraternity anniversary.
Throughout the second season,
will also do his best to keep his kids on the right track.
He is concerned with how his success may be affecting his
family, particularly the boys.
as they attempt to find themselves, landing in a variety of
behavioral, disciplinary and legal issues. And as always, he
keeps a close eye on daughters
as they face their own growing pains.
“Season two of
Rickey Smiley For Real
is already showing signs of being even bigger and better
than our stupendous season one,” said
“I am hugely thankful to the viewers for their support and
dedication to bringing a quality second season to our
viewers. Thank you all for allowing my family inside your
homes every Tuesday night!”
radio family continues to play an integral role in his life,
with everyone supporting each other in their attempts to
reach personal and professional goals. When
isn’t finding love in all the wrong places, he is focused on
making his male underwear line the next big thing. In
expand their music and acting careers,
shores up her clothing label and
sets the example for them all with his self‐proclaimed “near
perfect” marriage and charitable work.
Rickey Smiley For Real
highlights the ups and downs of a blended and extended
family. And at the end of the day,
infuses his brand of comedy into every situation.
Unapologetically real, this cast of characters makes for a
family anyone would want to call their own. For more
TV One’s Rickey Smiley For Real,
visit the network’s companion website at
viewers can also join the conversation by connecting via
social media on
using the hash tag
and catch clips and promos on
Rickey Smiley For Real
is produced by
Roger M. Bobb
as executive producers and
as co-executive producer. For
is executive-in-charge of production,
Robyn Greene Arrington
is vice president of original programming and production,
is head of original programming and production.
ABOUT RICKEY SMILEY
As a much-loved comedian, television host of Dish Nation,
and top-rated nationally syndicated radio personality of
The Rickey Smiley Morning Show,
rose to superstardom after igniting his 25-year career
serving as opening act for industry titans such as Steve
Harvey, George Wallace and Carl Strong. Throughout his
career trajectory, Smiley has been
one of the industry’s most towering forces in building an
impressive empire that has landed him preeminent roles on
radio, television, film and on-stage performances.
For more information on
personal and professional background, please visit:
ABOUT TV ONE:
Launched in January 2004, TV One (www.tvone.tv)
serves 57 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 is the exclusive home of News One Now,
the only live daily news program targeting Black viewers.
In December 2008, the company launched
TV One High Def,
which now serves 14 million households. TV One is
solely owned by Radio One [NASDAQ: ROIA and ROIAK,
the largest radio company that primarily targets Black and
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