The Pulse of Entertainment: New Talk Show ‘Sister
Circle' Premiers September 11, 2017 on TVOne, TEGNA
"This is the one and only African-American talk show ever," said Quad Webb-Lunceford reality star of "Married
to Medicine." "We would like to have everyone in radio and TV to really get behind this show. This is not a talk
show it's the first ever (African-American) panel show in history."
Quad is talking about the TV One and TEGNA talk
show panel "Sister Circle" designed for African-American women that will premier on September 11, 2017 on TV One
and in 12 TEGNA markets airing weekdays from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. It is produced by WATL - TV in
Atlanta. It will reach 60% of the U.S. households. The panel consists of Quad, Sports reporter
and TV host Rashan Ali, stand-up comedian Kiana Dancie and "R&B Divas" reality
star Syleena Johnson. DJ Q will join the ladies spinning music and will periodically add
a man's point of view.
"I want the show
to transcend race," added Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Syleena Johnson about
"Sister Circle." "We hope other races will understand us more. All the women
are outspoken...have degrees. It will be hard not to like the show."
Circle" will focus on African-American women's relationships, parenting, fitness, personal finances, latest trends,
joys and frustrations. It will feature interviews with celebrity guests and opinions from
experts on important issues.
"We're going to put them in our shoes," said
Quad. "We're going to interrupt the silence of black women and give women a voice."
to dress up," Syleena laughed. "(But) we need more from black women. I am excited
to show we can work together."
Helen Swenson has been named senior executive producer and show runner for "Sister
Circle." In her 30 years in entertainment Swenson as served as senior vice president
of The Weather Channel and created and developed "Wake Up With Al" featuring Al Roker.
log onto www.TVOne.tv or www.TEGNA.com for more information on "Sister Circle" with hosts Quad Webb-Lunceford, Syleena Johnson, Rashab Ali, Kiana Dancie
and DJ Q.
SYNDICATED COLUMN: Eunice Moseley,
has an estimated weekly readership of over ¼ million with The Pulse of Entertainment. She
is also a Public Relations Strategist and Business Management Consultant at Freelance Associates, and is
Promotions Director (at-large) for The Baltimore Times. www.ThePulseofEntertainment.com. EVENT: 18th annual "Uplifting Minds II" Free Entertainment Conference (Baltimore and Los Angeles).
Entertainment Business panel and national talent showcase competition (vocal, songwriting
and dance) with over $13,000 in prizes. www.UpliftingMinds2.com.