June 2013

The Real – premieres July 15th!

“The Real” is led by five bold, diverse and outspoken hosts — Tamar Braxton, Loni Love, Adrienne Bailon, Jeannie Mai and Tamera Mowry-Housley. These women reflect the home audience and unapologetically say what women are actually thinking. Their unique perspectives are brought to life through their candid conversations about topics ranging from their own personal lives to the news of the day to beauty, fashion and relationships.



These women are all going through varied life experiences, including new motherhood, new marriages, dating or singledom, that relate to every woman’s own trials and tribulations. Unlike other talk shows, each of the five hosts is admittedly a “work in progress” and fearlessly invites the home audience into their lives. Their fresh points of view, youthful energy and passion will turn the traditional talk show on its head.

“Tamar, Loni, Adrienne, Jeannie and Tamera are five amazing women of different ages and races, all at different places in their lives who reflect the experiences the audience is going through at the same time as they are. They have great chemistry, are fearless and so entertaining and they will bring a much needed younger point of view and sensibility to daytime this summer. We are thrilled to have the extraordinary leadership of SallyAnn Salsano, as she returns to her daytime talk roots after a very successful run in reality TV,” added Hilary Estey McLoughlin, President, Telepictures.

“Following our successful summer tests of ‘bethenny’ and ‘TMZ Live,’ with our partners at Fox, we have developed an exciting flexible business and creative model that works for particular projects,” said Ken Werner, President, Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution. “There is an opportunity in daytime for a series featuring a unique panel of out-spoken and diverse women. The point of view of this show will resonate and connect with an underserved generation daytime of viewers. We look forward to seeing how viewers in these seven markets respond.”

SallyAnn Salsano, Founder & President of 495 Productions (“Jersey Shore,” “Snooki & JWOWW,” “The Show with Vinny,” “Tattoo Nightmares,” “The Bachelor,” “The Bachelorette” and “Sally Jesse Raphael”), will serve as Executive Producer.

“The Real” will be broadcast from Los Angeles, CA, produced by Telepictures Productions and distributed by Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution.

Tune in to “The Real,” beginning Monday, July 15th on:

New York WNYW FOX5 at 12:00pm
Los Angeles KTTV FOX11 at 1:00pm
Washington D.C. WTTG FOX5 at 11:00am
Philadelphia WTXF FOX29 at 11:00am
Phoenix KSAZ FOX10 at 1:00pm
Houston KRIV FOX26 at 1:00pm
Tampa WTVT FOX13 at 1:00pm

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Publishers Weekly Review: Love Him or Leave Him, But Don’t Get Stuck with the Tab

Publishers Weekly:

Comedian and Chelsea Lately regular Loni Love has long been sought out by friends and strangers alike for relationship advice. Here, she collects their questions and her responses, general romance tips, and hilarious anecdotes from her own life. She helps a woman in love with a married man refocus her romantic energy, and advises another on how to deal with her boyfriend’s life-sized Beyoncé poster. She provides guidance on getting what you want in bed and knowing when a relationship is over, and describes signs indicating he’s not looking for a wife; Love also helps readers spot signs of infidelity. Other standouts include Love’s six-step plan for meeting Mr. Right, and pithy comebacks to the question, “Why aren’t you married yet?” (“I like checking the ‘single’ box on my tax returns.”) Drawing from her own experiences, she recalls, among other nightmares, her wig being blown off by the wind during a date, and a calamitous encounter with a stripper pole. Love’s advice is witty and wise, and there’s something for readers at every stage in their love lives. Agent: Brandi Bowles, Foundry Literary + Media. (July)

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