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TV One Expands “Divas” Franchise With ‘Hollywood Divas’ / Cast Revealed

Published: Wednesday 7th May 2014 by Sam
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Few saw it coming, yet many will no doubt watch.

Today saw TV One announce the launch of their latest “Divas” franchise, ‘Hollywood Divas’ – a non-musical spin-off to the popular R&B Divas shows.

Set to launch in the Fall, the show boasts a titillating concept and an even more exciting cast.

Details after the jump…

Currently in production in Los Angeles, ‘Hollywood Divas’ follows actresses Elise Neal (The Hughleys), Golden Brooks (Girlfriends), Paula Jai Parker (Hustle and Flow), Countess Vaughn (The Parkers) and Lisa Wu (Real Housewives of Atlanta) as they navigate life attempting to stay relevant in the unpredictable entertainment industry.

 Speaking on the show D’Angela Proctor, SVP Programming and Production, TV One said:

“TV One’s audience has a passion for programming that reveals the private stories behind the public lives of Black artists. The Hollywood Divas’ willingness to share their, experiences with inequality and obstacles when it comes to the Hollywood merry-go-round is the foundation of this series. How these women are personally affected by this phenomenon and how they individually handle the pressure, is where the Hollywood Diva stories begins.”

Producers Carlos King and Todd Tucker (both of Real Housewives Of Atlanta prominence) added:

“We are excited to be a part of the TV One family on this groundbreaking series about the lives of Black Actresses in Hollywood. Our goal is to continue the success of capturing compelling stories about women from all walks of life.”

Exciting! We’ll be watching. Will you?!

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  1. Stephy: Tha Elusive Chanteuse May 7, 2014

    I loved her on The Parkers! She funny as s*** to me…

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  2. Beygency May 7, 2014

    Damn they really dug deep into the bottom of the barrel to find these girls. Good luck with that, I won’t be watching

  3. Molly May 7, 2014

    Lol Lisa wu? i forgot all about her, i loved Countess on the parkers hmmm i might just watch this show.

  4. Yea ok May 7, 2014

    I’ll be watching. Carlos king who did RHOA this season and kandi boo Todd are behind this show so u know it will be good af. Plus countess Vaughn. I mean c’mon. She is hilarious.

    • Molly May 7, 2014

      Interesting im really only gonna give the show a chance for Countess.

      • Brian310 May 7, 2014

        Countess isn’t the same funny girl she was back then, the industry has damaged her but I will watch to support her cause I want to see her regain that beautiful personality she had.

  5. TurnitUpJust May 7, 2014

    They are just milking this whole “diva: thing. Idk about thus show I love Elise Neal, Golden Brooks,Countess Vaughn but actress acting a fool on tv????

    • YouKnowDaTruth May 7, 2014

      You ain’t neva lied! This is beyond true.

      Why do actresses now need to be relevant via reality TV shows. Shame.

  6. Blacksista May 7, 2014

    Will damnshole be watching

  7. Dev May 7, 2014

    But Countess can sang!!!!!!

  8. ASIPOFBRANDY May 7, 2014

    Yes! I love this! I can’t wait to my girl “KIMMIE P” Aka Countess Vaungh back on the tube ❤️ her and “Maya” aka Golden Brooks

  9. musiclover22 May 7, 2014

    I think this is a great idea! Good for TV. I’ve been wondering what Lisa Wu has been up to.

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