Tamela and David Mann Star in An All New Episode of Mann & Wife

Cast members on set of Mann & Wife: Terri J. Vaughn, Demetrius Brides (special guest star), Tamela and David Mann. Photo courtesy of Bounce TV

Terri J. Vaughn, Demetrius Bridges, Tamela and David Mann on set of Mann & Wife. Photo courtesy of Bounce TV.

Grammy nominee Tamela Mann, and her real life husband, actor/comedian David Mann star in an all-new episode of Mann & Wife, Tuesday, May 9 ET on Bounce TV. This week’s special guest star is Demetrius Bridges (The Vampire Diaries).

In this Tuesday night’s episode of the hit sitcom, MannToni (Tamela Mann) investigates what is behind son DJ’s (Stevie Wash, Jr.) strange behavior while her husband, Daniel (David Mann) and his partner at the police department, Hobbs (Tony Rock) visit a school to try to catch a criminal on the run.

Roger Bobb (House of Payne The Rickey Smiley Show) is co-founder and serves as executive producer and director of the series. David and Tamela Mann also serve as executive producers on the 30 minute make-you-laugh-out-loud family entertainment comedy.

Tune in and check out all the fun Tuesday nights at 8pm ET on Bounce TV.

 

Yolanda Adams and Shirley Caesar Celebrated at GMA Honors Tonight

Gospel star Yolanda Adams

Yolanda Adams

Yolanda Adams and Pastor Shirley Caesar are among the Gospel Music Association Foundation honorees and inductees being celebrated at the GMA Honors Celebration, Tuesday, May 9 at Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN.

Gospel artists representing a wide spectrum of the genre are being inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame. Besides Pastor Shirley Caesar and Yolanda Adams, other inductees include award-winning CCM artist Steve Green; Platinum selling artist Amy Grant; Southern Gospel group – Gold City Quartet, Natalie Grant, and Reunion Records founders and management team, Michael Blanton and Dan Harrell.

Shirley Caesar

Shirley Caesar

GMA Honors also honors individuals and organizations that are presently, and have impacted our culture. This year’s honorees include Amy Grant for Helping Hands, Dr. Shirley Caesar for Shirley Caesar Outreach Ministries, Compassion International and Natalie Grant for Hope for Justice.

For more information visit www.gospelmusichalloffame.org

 

DC Young Fly and Terri J Vaughn Guest Star On Bounce’s Mann & Wife Tonight

DC Young Fly, Terri J. Vaughn and Tony Rock.Mann and Wife.BounceTV

DC Young Fly, Terri J. Vaughn and Tony Rock on the set of Bounce TV’s hit comedy, Mann & Wife

The laughs just keep on coming on Bounce TV’ s hit sit-com, Mann & Wife.

This week’s all new episode guest stars comedian, and actor, DC Young Fly (Wild ‘N Out) as a police informant. Mann & Wife airs Tuesday, May 2 at 9pm ET on Bounce TV.

While Daniel (David Mann) is sick at home, Hobbs (Tony Rock) and Lieutenant Tate (Terri Vaughn) question a new and suspicious informant, King Dookie (DC Young Fly) at the police station.

All of the calamities that take place on Mann & Wife make for a lot of joy

Daniel (David Mann) sick and at home with wife Toni (Tamela ann) who tries to comfort the law enforcement officer.

Daniel (David Mann) sick and at home with wife Toni (Tamela ann) who tries to comfort the law enforcement officer.

and laughter the whole family can watch together. It is a rarity on TV today, a

family entertainment show feauturing a fictional blended family that resulted from two former sweethearts getting back together after decades apart.

Real-life husband and wife team David and Tamela Mann star and serve as executive producers of Mann & Wife. Roger Bobb (House of Payne The Rickey Smiley Show) serves as executive producer and director of the series.

Mann & Wife airs Tuesday nights on the African American TV Network, Bounce TV.

Season Finale of Saints & Sinners Tonight on Bounce TV

Saints and Sinners Cast Photo Season 2If you love all the drama of the church folks and the un-churched on Saints & Sinners in Atlanta suburban city, Cypress Georgia, you definitely want to tune in to the explosive season finale of Saints & Sinners, tonight at 9 pm ET/PT on Bounce TV.

Season two was filled with scandals done in the dark that came to the light, including murder, police corruption, sexual affairs and more that sought to tear apart the fabric of the town and its center, Greater Hope Baptist Church.

Saints & Sinners stars Vanessa Bell Calloway, Christian Keyes, Keith Robinson, Clifton Powell, J.D. Williams and Jasmine Burke.

Bounce’s hit series Saints & Sinners is available for streaming on Brown Sugar.

Comedian George Wallace Guest Stars on Mann & Wife

David and Tamela Mann, stars of Bounce TV's Mann & Wife.

David and Tamela Mann, stars of Bounce TV’s Mann & Wife.

Comedian George Wallace guest stars on tonight’s episode of the Bounce TV hit sit-com, Mann & Wife, 9 p.m. ET.

Comical chaos ensues on the April 18 episode when an email leaks at the precinct where Daniel (David Mann) works as a police officer. Daniel and Hobbs (Tony Rock) watch their peers begin to turn against each other in the midst of the craziness the evolves from the e-mail.

Mann & Wife stars NAACP Image Award winner David Mann (Policeman Daniel Mann) and his real life wife Tamela Mann (Toni Mann). The two also serve as executive producers of the show.

The half-hour situation comedy follows the daily life of the Manns as newlyweds with a blended family. Each has two children from previous marriages.

Mann & Wife airs Tuesdays at 9pm. ET on Bounce TV. It makes for a fun night of family entertainment.

Vanessa Bell Calloway Directs Tonight’s Saints & Sinners

Vanessa Bell Calloway star of Bounce TV's Saints & Sinners.

Vanessa Bell Calloway, star of Saints & Sinners. Photo courtesy of Bounce TV.

Vanessa Bell Calloway stars and makes her directorial debut tonight on Bounce TV’s hit series Saints & Sinners at 9p.m. ET.

Calloway portrays Mayor Ella Johnson of Cypress, GA, a town just outside of Atlanta that has been rocked by scandal, deceit, affairs and murder. One of the bodies was found on the grounds of Greater Hope Baptist Church, the town’s epicenter. In this week’s episode, the mayor and local gangster Rex Fisher’s (Clifton Powell) past is revealed to Kendrick Murphy (Tray Chaney) and Christie Johnson (Jasmine Burke). Also, Miles Calloway (Keith Robinson) and Christie Johnson suffer a personal loss.

Saints & Sinners stars Vanessa Bell Calloway, Clifton Powell, Christian Keyes, J.D. Williams, Jasmine

Poster of Saints & Sinners cast from Bounce TV

Burke and Keith Robinson. Joining the core cast this season are Tray Chaney (The Wire), Demetria McKinney (House of Payne) and Karlie Redd (Love & Hip Hop Atlanta).

Saints & Sinners airs Sundays at 9p.m. on Bounce TV.

The Stellar Gospel Music Awards Premieres Tonight On TV One

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 25: Co-hosts Erica Campbell (L) and Anthony Brown speak onstage during the 32nd annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards at the Orleans Arena on March 25, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Co-hosts Erica Campbell (L) and Anthony Brown share a fun moment onstage during the 32nd annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards at the Orleans Arena on March 25, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo Credit: Earl Gibson, Courtesy of Central City Productions/TV One; Arnold Turner, Courtesy of Central City Productions/TVOne

The Stellar 32nd Gospel Music Awards premieres tonight on TV One at 6p.m. ET. with encore showings at 8 and 11p.m. ET.

Hosed by Gospel stars and multiple Stellar Award winners Erica Campbell and Anthony Brown, the event was taped before a live audience on March 25, 2017 at the Las Vegas Orleans Arena.

Gospel’s biggest night belonged to Stellar Award winning gospel recording artist, singer, songwriter, actress and producer Tamela Mann (Recording: One Way) and Stellar Award winning singer, songwriter and producer, Travis Greene (Album: The Hill). They each received six awards. The two were followed by producer and recording artist Myron Butler (Myron Butler & Levi) who won three awards for his work with Tamela

Travis Greene backstage at the Stellar Gospel Music Awards 2017 in Las Vegas.

Travis Greene holds one of his six awards at the Stellar Gospel Music Awards, March 25, 2017 in Las Vegas.
Photo Credit: Maury Phillips, Courtesy of Central City Productions/TV One

Mann on her project On Purpose. Briana Babineaux (Keys to My Heart – Tyscot Records) won two awards, including Best New Artist.

After receiving one of her awards, an emotional Tamela Mann encouraged the audience  during her acceptance speech. She said, “Don”t worry about the White House, God provides…And to all these artists, I love you guys. I’m praying for all of us to make it. We can with the Lord’s help. We can make it.”

Special Stellar Medallions were given to individuals to commemorate excellence in their area of gospel, including

Dr. Leonard Scott – Tyscot Records founder, musician and pastor; Catherine Brewton – Vice President, Writer/Publisher Relations at Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI)-Atlanta; Fred Hammond – singer,

songwriter, producer, and famed singing group, the Mississippi Mass Choir.

Tamela Mann excited over winning six StellarAwards back stage at the 32nd Stellar Gospel Music Awards, March 25, 2017 in Las Vegas.

Tamela Mann holding one of her six awards at the 32nd Stellar Gospel Music Awards, March 25, 2017 in Las Vegas. Photo Credit:Maury Phillips, Courtesy of Central City Productions/TV One.

Spencer Taylor Jr. (of the Highway QC’s) was awarded the Allstate James Cleveland Lifetime Achievement Award. The Ambassador Dr. Bobby Jones Award was presented to pastor, Gospel recording artist and civil rights leader Reverend Clay Evans. Harvey Watkins, Jr. (of the Canton Spirituals) was given the Thomas A. Dorsey most notable Achievement award.

Produced by Central City Productions, the Stellar Awards features an exciting mix of Gospel music performances from traditional and contemporary to hip hop and quartet gospel.

Tamela Mann, Travis Greene, Donnie McClurkin, Kirk FranklinCanton Jones, Jekalyn Carr, JJ Hairston and Youthful Praise, Jonathan McReynolds, Jonathan Butler, Vashawn Mitchell, Israel Houghton, Tasha CobbsDa Chozen Brothaz, Keith “Wonderboy” Johnson, Doug Williams, Fred Hammond, Bizzle, Da Truth and more performed.

Executive Producer Don Jackson made a special announcement to excite the gospel music fans. He stated, “I am pleased to announce the launch of Stellar TV, a 24-7 Gospel music entertainment network scheduled to go on the air the fourth quarter of 2017. Gospel music needs its own platform. Text “StellarTV” to 797979. We need your support.”

Stellar Gospel Music Awards posterIf you miss the the Stellar Gospel Music Awards tonight, you can still catch in when it airs in national broadcast syndication on 170 stations in over 150 markets from April 14-May 7, 2017. For more information visit www.tvone.tv

You can join the conversation on social media using the hash tags #StellarAwards and #Represent.

For a complete list of Stellar Gospel Music Awards winners visit www.thestellarawards.com

    Video Courtesy of Central City Productions

Bounce TV’s Saints & Sinners Tough Guys Tray Chaney and J.D. Williams Face Off Tonight

Characters Kendrick (Tray Chaney) and Jabari (J.D. Williams) in heated discussion on hit TV drama Saints & Sinners on Bounce TV.

Tray Chaney (Kendrick) and J.D. Williams (Jabari) in heated discussion on Bounce TV’s Saints & Sinners.
Photo courtesy Bounce TV.

Saints & Sinners brings on the drama tonight when tough guys Kendrick (Tray Chaney) and Jabari (J.D. Williams) go head to head, 9p.m. ET on Bounce TV.

Both Chaney and Williams starred in the gritty HBO hit series The Wire 15 years ago. They re-unite on Saints & Sinners as their characters face-off over money and other “sins of the flesh” in the fictional Atlanta suburb, Cypress, GA.

While that chaos unfolds on the original hit series, the town’s mayor, and former First Lady of Greater Hope Baptist Church, the center of all things

Saints & Sinners cast 2017

Saints & Sinners Cast 2017

Cypress, GA, Lady Ella Johnson (Vanessa Bell Calloway) continues her efforts to prove corruption in local government. She hires a private investigator to gather evidence against County Prosecutor Jourdan (Lisa Arrindell).

Saints & Sinners stars Vanessa Bell Calloway, Clifton Powell, Christian Keyes, J.D. Williams, Jasmine Burke and Keith Robinson. Joining the core cast this season: Tray Chaney (The Wire), Demetria McKinney (House of Payne) and Karlie Redd (Love & Hip Hop Atlanta).

Tune in and get  your fill of the drama, lies, secrets, jealousy, deceit seek to destroy lives on Saints & Sinners, Sunday, April 2 on the African American broadcast network, Bounce TV.

The Stellar Awards Shine This Weekend in Las Vegas

Stellar Awards LogoThe gospel music world will celebrate its best at the 32nd Annual Stellar Awards Saturday, March 25 in Las Vegas. The glitz and glam television taping featuring who’s who in gospel will take place at the Las Vegas Orleans Arena in The Orleans Hotel and Casino.

erica campbell

Erica Campbell

Produced by Central City Productions, the show will be hosted by gospel super stars and multiple Stellar Award winners, Erica Campbell and Anthony Brown. The Stellar Awards will premiere on TV One, Sunday, April 9 at 6p.m. ET with encore presentations at 8 and 11p.m. ET.

Before the big event, the pre-awards show will take place Friday night, March 24. It will feature live performances by popular gospel artists and the nominees will be announced. TV personality Lexi, gospel artist/radio personality Lonnie Hunter and comedian/radio personality Marcus Wiley serve as hosts.

The Stellar Awards will celebrate the contributions of radio announcers from across the USA in small, medium and large markets with the annual Stellar Gospel Radio Awards, Saturday morning, March 25, 11a.m. at The Orleans.Anthony Brown and Group therapy CD cover - Everyday Jesus

The Stellar Awards will air in national television broadcast syndication April 15 to May 7, 2017. Check your local listing for dates and times in your area. For information visit www.the stellarawards.com

For a complete list of  Stellar Awards nominees click here.

 

Mann & Wife Returns For Third Season to Bounce TV

David and Tamela Mann, stars of Bounce TV's Mann & Wife.

David and Tamela Mann, stars of Bounce TV’s Mann & Wife.

The hit comedy Mann & Wife returns for a third season to Bounce TV with two new episodes Tuesday, March 28 at 9 p.m. ET.

Real-life husband and wife team David and Tamela Mann star and serve as executive producers of the half hour sit-com. The two play newlyweds Daniel and Toni Mann.

Mann & Wife chronicles Daniel and Toni’s comical day-to-day life as heads of a blended family with its share of ups and downs. They each come into the second chance at love relationship with two children from prior marriages.

In addition to the Mann’s, the cast of Mann & Wife also features Tony Rock as Daniel’s partner on the police force and  Steven Wash (Daniel, Jr.). Playing the Mann’s children are Amir O’Neil (Darren), Lauryn Kennedy Hardy (Terri) and Jadah Marie (Tosha). Terri J. Vaughn joins the cast as Daniel’s new Lieutenant. She also directs an episode.

Guest stars this season will include George Wallace, Antonio Fargas, Carl Payne, Victoria Rowell, Rod “Rod Man” Thompson, DC Youngfly, Blue Kimble, Vanessa Fraction and Brely Evans.

Cast of Mann & Wife. Photo courtesy of Bounce TV.

Cast of Mann & Wife. Photo courtesy of Bounce TV.

Mann & Wife co-creator Roger Bobb (House of Payne The Rickey Smiley Show) serves as executive producer and director of the series.

If you want some good, clean, family-fun, tune in for all the laughter on Mann & Wife, Tuesdays at 9:00 pm ET on Bounce TV.

 

 

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