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.

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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.

 

 

KeKe Wyatt Guest Stars on Saints & Sinners

Photo of KeKe Wyatt during her guest starring role on Saints & Sinners on Bounce TV.

KeKe Wyatt guest stars on Saints & Sinners on Bounce TV. Photo courtesy of Bounce TV.

KeKe Wyatt guest stars on an all-new episode of Saints & Sinners on Bounce TV Sunday, March 19 at 9 p.m. ET. The R&B singer and actress (R&B DivasMarriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars) takes on the role of Lady Greene, the new pastor’s cunning wife. Rapper, actor and producer David Banner (Carter High, Ride Along) plays her husband, Pastor Greene, the new pastor of Greater Hope Baptist Church of Cypress, GA, the central unit of the community.

In this Sunday’s explosive episode, Mayor Ella Johnson and former First Lady of Greater Hope Baptist Church (Vanessa Bell Calloway), plans to prosecute the corrupted police in Cypress. However, her plans are jolted by a surprise turn of events brought on by County Prosecutor Rebecca Jourdan (Lisa Arrindell).

KeKe Wyatt (Lady Greene) talks with David Banner (Pastor Greene), her husband on Bounce TV's Saints & Sinners.

KeKe Wyatt (Lady Greene) talks with David Banner (Pastor Greene), her husband on Bounce TV’s Saints & Sinners.
Photo courtesy of Bounce TV.

Meanwhile, Greater Hope’s prodigal son, Levi Sterling (Christian Keyes) comes to a turning point with his pregnant girlfriend, Christie Johnson (Jasmine Burke).

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

Tune in for all the drama on the church, deception, betrayal and drama filled  Saints & Sinners, Sundays at 9 p.m. ET on Bounce TV. You can also join the conversation on social media at #SaintsandSinners.

 

JJ Hairston and Youthful Praise Score Number Ones On Gospel Charts

JJ Hairston and Youthful Praise album cover for You Deserve ItJJ Hairston & Youthful Praise scored number one on Billboard’s Gospel Airplay, Gospel Digital Songs and Hot Singles charts with “You Deserve It.”

You Deserve It the album also earned the #1 spot on the iTunes Gospel Album chart. The hit ballad is on Hairston’s own label that he started in 2016, Jamestown Music. The album is destined to be one of Hairston’s strongest debuts to date. Additionally, the single “You Deserve It” is Hairston’s first song to reach number one on the Gospel radio chart.

Hairston said, “We are ecstatic about the response to this song and to this project. The people, the Gospel music fans, the worshippers, they all made this happen, and we are grateful for the support.”

JJ Hairston and Youthful Praise’s “You Deserve It” is nominated for a 2017 Stellar Gospel Music Award for Song of the Year and Urban/Inspirational Single or Performance of the Year (“You Deserve It”).

Adding to the excitement around this big hit for the ensemble from Connecticut, JJ Hairston and Youthful Praise will tape a performance at The Stellar Gospel Music Awards on March 25 at The Orleans in Las Vegas.

JJ Hairston and Youthful Praise is currently making rounds at media. They have been interviewed on national radio and TV shows, including The Rickey Smiley Show, The Tom Joyner Morning Show, TV One’s NewsOne Now, The Willie Moore, Jr. Show and SiriusXM.

 

Grammy Nominee Tank Guest Stars on Bounce TV’s Saints & Sinners

Tank talks with Miles Calloway (Keith Robinson) on Bounce Tv's drama series, Saints & Sinners

Tank talks with Miles Calloway (Keith Robinson) on Bounce TV’s hit drama Saints & Sinners. Photo courtesy of Bounce TV.

Grammy nominee Tank guest stars on an all-new episode of the hit drama Saints & Sinners, Sunday, March 12 at 9p.m. ET/PT on Bounce TV.

Tank (The New Edition StoryBorn Again Virgin) comes to the Atlanta suburb of Cypress, GA to help his friend Miles Calloway (Keith Robinson) with his music career and of course drama unfolds on Bounce TV’s ratings successful series where the town’s epicenter is Greater Hope Baptist Church. A dead body was found on the church grounds on the March 5 season opener.

As Tanks helps Miles Calloway with his dream, the town’s mayor, Lady Ella Johnson (Vanessa Bell Calloway) shakes things up in city government. She pushes ahead on her promise to rid the Cypress police department of corruption.

Lady Ella (Vanessa Bell Calloway), Mayor of Cypress, GA talks with Lt. Hawkins (Maria Howell) on Bounce TV's Saints & Sinners.

Lady Ella (Vanessa Bell Calloway), Mayor of Cypress, GA talks with Lt. Hawkins (Maria Howell) on Bounce TV’s Saints & Sinners.
Photo courtesy of Bounce TV.

Saints & Sinners had a record breaking first season premiere opener on Bounce TV by pulling in 1.3 million viewers. Season two shattered that with 1.4 million viewers tuning in to its season premiere, leading the way to more episodes filled with intrigue, affairs, thirst for power, deceit, jealousy, murder and more. All of this threatens the sanctity of Greater Hope Baptist Church and the future of the town.

Saints & Sinners stars Vanessa Bell Calloway, Clifton Powell, Christian Keyes, J.D. Williams, Jasmine 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 is produced in partnership with Swirl Film’s Eric Tomosunas (Undershepard, 35 and Ticking).  

Tune in Sundays to watch Saints & Sinners, 9p.m. ET/PT on Bounce TV. You can also use #SaintsAndSinners to join the conversation on social media.

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