(SILVER SPRING, MD) February 11, 2021 – TV One celebrates Valentine’s Day with a particular “REPRESENT BLACK LOVE” lineup that includes traditional motion pictures and exhibits. On Sunday, February 14 beginning at 6 a.m./5C, the community air a particular marathon of A DIFFERENT WORLD showcasing the ‘Dwayne and Whitley’s epic love affair. At 11 a.m./10C catch back-to-back airings of THE BEST MAN. Then settle in for an evening of romance beginning at 4 p.m./3C with three of probably the most iconic movies in cinema historical past with MAHOGANY, CARMEN JONES and CLAUDINE.
The love continues on-line with the launch of unique content material from the forged of the TV One’s unique film DON’T WASTE YOUR PRETTY. From Keri Hilson (“Assume Like A Man,” “Nearly Christmas”) to Deborah Pleasure Winans (“Greenleaf), the forged sits down to debate what #BlackLove means to them. The content material will likely be out there throughout TV One’s digital and social platforms main as much as the movie’s premiere on Sunday, February 28, 2021 at 8 p.m./7C. Primarily based on the eponymous novel penned by award-winning creator and media character Demetria L. Lucas, the movie tells the story of tightly knit pals as they type out their turbulent life and love points. The forged of DON’T WASTE YOUR PRETTY additionally consists of Redaric Williams (“The Yard,” “The Younger And The Stressed”), Jasmine Burke (“Saints & Sinners”), Kaye Singleton (“American Soul”) and Rainey Department (“Being Mary Jane,” “Gray’s Anatomy”). The movie is directed by Tamara Bass and written by Katrina O’Gilvie (NAACP Picture Award nominee for “Behind the Motion”).
The networks’ Black Historical past Month programming continues with a full schedule of content material that exemplifies this 12 months’s theme, “REPRESENT THE MOVEMENT.” The community celebrates the younger, “uplifted” and black leaders of the New Civil Rights Motion and what they hope for the longer term. The 4 feminine activists who will likely be featured in varied spots all through the month embody Zyahna Bryant, Brea Baker, Nupol Kiazohu, and Kenidra Woods. Every activist will mirror and provides their standpoint on in the present day’s most necessary causes similar to ladies’s rights, prison justice reform, freedom of speech, LGBTQ rights, racism, immigration and gun management.
TV One can even pay tribute to the life and profession of Cicely Tyson with REFLECTIONS OF AN ICON WITH CATHY HUGHES which can air on Wednesday, February 10 at 7:30 p.m. ET/6:30C. The archival interview options the legendary actor when she was on Broadway for the 2013 Broadway manufacturing of A Journey to Bountiful. Moreover, a particular presentation of the 1972 traditional movie, SOUNDER (primarily based on the e-book by William H. Armstrong) will air Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 5 p.m. ET/4C. The movie earned Ms. Tyson an Academy Award nomination for Finest Actress, in addition to a Golden Globe nomination for Finest Actress in a Movement Image.
Encore shows of UNSUNG episodes continues with spotlights on trailblazing musicians and musical innovators who’ve impacted music over the previous 40 years, together with:
UNSUNG: The Dramatics on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 8 p.m./7C
UNSUNG: David Ruffin on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 9 p.m./8C
UNSUNG: Tammi Terrell on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 10 p.m./9C
UNSUNG: Teddy Pendergrass on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 8 p.m./7C
UNSUNG: Blue Magic on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 9 p.m./8C
UNSUNG: Change on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 10 p.m./9C
UNSUNG: Roxanne Shante on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 8 p.m./7C
UNSUNG: Mtume on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 9 p.m./8C
UNSUNG: DeBarge on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 10 p.m./9C