"Sister Circle" Joins News One Now To Expand TV One's Morning Programming Block To Three Hours of Live News, Entertainment and Lifestyle Content Premiering Monday, Sept. 18 from 7 - 10 AM ET
Due to the impending inclement weather and the uncertainty of the path of Hurricane Irma, the premiere of Sister Circle, which is produced in Atlanta, GA, will be postponed until Monday, September 18th.
Silver Spring, MD - Sept. 8, 2017 - TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) and TV One, the network which represents the best in Black culture and entertainment, announced that "Sister Circle," a live, daily talk show hosted by a panel of four female hosts, will premiere on a new date, Monday, September 18. Led by News One Now, which will expand to 7 a.m. to 9 a.m., "Sister Circle" will air live weekdays from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on TV One as part of the morning news and lifestyle programing block, as well as in 12 TEGNA markets. This is the first-time TV One, which reaches 59 million households, will carry original programming from a local station group. "Sister Circle" will be produced out of TEGNA's WATL in Atlanta and reach 60 percent of U.S. television households.
"Sister Circle" will empower and inspire African-American women and include news and insights on relationships, parenting, fitness, personal finances, the latest trends and the joys and frustrations of everyday life, all from the compelling, humorous and sincere perspective of the show's hosts. The show will also feature interviews with celebrity guest and expert opinions on key and relevant issues. "Sister Circle" will also offer multiple ways for the audience to engage in the program, including the launch of a live interactive polling app, which will help drive discussion across social media 24/7.
The dynamic hosts of "Sister Circle" have spent their careers in journalism, business, music and entertainment. They include: Quad Webb-Lunceford, "Married To Medicine" reality-TV breakout star; Syleena Johnson, a Grammy-award nominated singer and "R&B Divas" TV star; Rashan Ali, TV Host, sports reporter and radio show host; and
Kiana Dancie, a stand-up comedienne, radio personality and actress. The hosts will be joined by "DJ Q," who, when not spinning records, adds a guy's unique POV to the "Sister Circle" discussion.
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