( ENSPIRE Entertainment ) TV One’s Award-Winning Docu-Series Returned With Norman Conners and Mario Van Peebles
ENSPIRE Contributor: Megan Holder
All-new episodes of TV One’s original docu-series, “UNSUNG” and “UNCENSORED” returned. “UNSUNG” kicked it off with award-winning drummer and producer Norman Connors. “UNCENSORED” followed featuring Hollywood director Mario Van Peebles. Each episode was published on TV One’s website TVOne.tv.
Norman Connors was one of music’s best-kept secrets as a drummer and producer who helped launch some of R&B’s most notable hits and stars. His unique arrangement of vocal talent and musicianship made him an industry go-to producer and musician. “UNSUNG,” one of the network’s longest-running and award-winning series, highlights the careers and explores the personal lives of some of the most talented and influential black artists, performers, and musicians in history. “UNSUNG” is narrated by actor Gary Anthony Williams and is executive produced by Frank Sinton and Arthur Smith of A. Smith & Co. Productions. Mark Rowland, Kysha Mounia and Jamecia Blount also serve as Executive Producers. For TV One, Austyn Biggers is the SVP of Programming and Jason Ryan is the Executive Producer in Charge of Production.
The hit autobiographical series, “UNCENSORED”, explores the lives of your favorite personalities as they provide first-hand accounts of their success and the obstacles they faced throughout their careers. Mario Van Peebles is the talented director behind classic films like New Jack City and Posse, which played major roles in shaping American culture. His famous filmmaking father, Melvin Van Peebles’, legacy inspired him and gets UNCENSORED on how he built his own legacy in Hollywood on his terms.
TV One Networks is the hub of black culture and entertainment with a broad offering of original programming and classic series. Launched in January 2004, TV One currently serves 43 million households. The network has a unique audience that serves viewers with fan favorites such as Unsung, Uncensored, Fatal Attraction, Payback, Tough Love: Atlanta Never Would Have Made It: The Marvin Sapp Story, and Urban One Honors.
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