(SILVER SPRING, MD) – March 31, 2017 – TV One presents the premiere episode of “The Manns,” a reality docu-series on the hilarious relationship between David and Tamela Mann and their family, on Tuesday, April 4 at 8 p.m. ET.
In the premiere episode, when Tamela’s beloved dog dies, the family attempts to make her feel better by hosting a memorial service and attempting to find her a replacement puppy. Tamela is presented with dogs of every size and personality, but will anyone find a dog that’s just right?
David puts his family through a series of hilarious and grueling tests in order to conquer their fears. To their dismay, the group is forced to endure everything from a bug-eating challenge to fire walking! However, the family has a surprise test of their own that gives David a taste of his own medicine.
Later, David Jr. gets caught in the middle of a family feud between his wife, Chantal, and his sister, Tia, when they both participate in a “Mann Tank” competition in order to convince David and Tamela to invest in their business ideas. The winner gets $10,000 to invest in their company and the loser gets…”to go home a loser,” says David.
Watch the trailer below:
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The Manns is produced by TV One in partnership with Entertainment One (eOne) and Bobbcat Films. It is executive produced by David and Tamela Mann, eOne’s Tara Long and Mark Herwick, Roger M. Bobb and Phil Thornton. For TV One, Lamar Chase is executive-in-charge of production, Robyn Greene Arrington is vice president of original programming and production, and D’Angela Proctor is head of original programming and production.
For more information on TV One’s The Manns, visit the network’s YouTube Channel and website at www.tvone.tv. Viewers can also join the conversation by connecting via social media on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook (@tvonetv) using the hash tag #THEMANNS.
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Launched in January 2004, TV One serves more than 60 million households, offering a broad range of real-life and entertainment-focused original programming, classic series, movies and music designed to entertain and inform a diverse audience of adult black viewers. The network represents the best in black culture and entertainment with fan favorite shows Unsung, Rickey Smiley For Real, Fatal Attraction, Hollywood Divas and The NAACP Image Awards. In addition, TV One is the cable home of blockbuster drama Empire, and NewsOne Now, the only live daily news program dedicated to black viewers. In December 2008, the company launched TV One High Def, which now serves 14 million households. TV One is solely owned by Radio One [NASDAQ: ROIA and ROIAK, www.radio-one.com], the largest African-American owned multi-media company primarily targeting Black and urban audiences.