September 18th, The Rickey Smiley show is set to debut on TV One. Not sue how much you guys have heard about it, but the show is set to star Rickey Smiley, along side Ray J, and comedians J Anthony Brown and Lil JJ.
The show is focused around a radio personality who has adopted several children and the issues he faces as a celebrity raising these children. The issues in the show are said to be loosely based off of occurrences in Rickey’s real life. I watched the promo and all i have to say is “I guess…”. I completely get what networks like TV One, and studios like Tyler Perry are trying to accomplish and i applaud their efforts. However, sometimes I feel like in an effort to portray an over abundance of positivity and create these all black ensemble casts, that the entertainment value gets a tad bit diminished. Perhaps some of these shows just were not designed to entertain folks like me. Everybody ain’t gone like everything. Non the less, I wish Rickey the best. Check out the promo, you be the judge. Continue reading