The month of August is going to be a busy month for VH1.
The network recently announced the premiere dates for some of its most popular shows. August will see the return of Basketball Wives, T.I. & Tiny, Marrying The Game and even a special co-ed edition of Tough Love. Check out a synopsis of each show and their air-dates below.
“T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle” Premieres Monday, August 5th at 9PM ET/PT
The royal first family of Hip Hop is back once again for the wildly popular”T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle” premiering on Monday, August 5 9PM*. Featuring rap megastar T.I. “Tip” Harris, his wife, entrepreneur and singer, Tameka “Tiny” Harris, and their brood of six children.With the recent success of T.I.’s new album “Troubleman: Heavy is the Head” and thepremiereof the Hollywood comedy “Identity Thief,” T.I. finds himself spending more and more time in the spotlight. With Tip’s career in full swing, Tiny is busyathome taking care of business with the OMG Girlz! and working to develop a new girl group,French Kiss, with hopes of taking them to the top of the charts. Even though T.I. and Tiny are busy with their own hustle, they always have timefor their six kids and each other. With T.I. behind the wheel in the entertainment fast lane this season is sure to take viewers on a ride they won’t soon forget.
“Marrying The Game” Season 2 – Premieres Monday, August 5 @ 9:30pm ET/PT
VH1′s unlikely duo Tiffney Cambridge and Jayceon Taylor, better known as rapper “The Game,” are simultaneously brought together and torn apart by love in the newest season of “Marrying The Game.” In the months after Tiffney called off the wedding and moved out of their home, she has regained her independence but drama unfolds as she still longs for a normal relationship with Jayceon – but not until he is ready to leave rapper “The Game” behind and rededicate himself to his family and her. Now that they are in a state of transition within their relationship, they must navigate the twists and turns of co-parenting their two children, Cali Dream (2 yrs old) and King Justice (6 yrs old). Find out if Tiffney and The Game can start a new life together or if the problems from the past are bound to follow them into the future when “Marrying The Game” Season 2 premieres Monday, August 5 at 9:30PM*.
“Basketball Wives” Season 5 – Premieres Monday, August 19 @8PM ET/PT
VH1′s window into the world of women romantically linked to professional basketball players returns for a fifth season. This time around, “Basketball Wives” double dribbles both excitement and surprises, beginning with Evelyn Lozada’s first attempts at extinguishing the media flames surrounding the altercation with her now ex-husband. Back this season with their own passions and ambitions are Tami Roman, Suzie Ketcham and Shaunie O’Neal. New to the scene this season is Evelyn’s friend Tasha Marbury whose tabloid-worthy marriage of seventeen years to Stephon Marbury of the Beijing Ducks has the rest of the girls whispering. Season five also witnesses the return of a notorious wife from seasons past, a confrontation with a woman whose alleged relationship with a player puts one of the wives in an uncomfortable position, and another unforgettable turmoil-filled girls’ trip to London. “Basketball Wives” Season 5 is set to premiere August 19 at 8PM*.
“Tough Love: CoEd” – Premieres August 28 @10PM ET/PT
VH1′s match-making expert Steve Ward tackles his biggest challenge yet in the sixth season of “Tough Love: CoEd.” For the first time ever, Steve’s no-nonsense boot camp features four women and four men whose reckless dating habits have left them hopelessly single. Drama will unfold when all eight-cast members live under one roof as they search for love and resist temptation. The co-eds are in for a dose of reality when Steve enlists the help of his sister Monica Ward to offer her female perspective on relationships. Together, the Wards will lay down their essential rules for dating and put these love soldiers to the test in a series of difficult weekly challenges. Jealousy, rivalries, and romantic twists are sure to follow when “Tough Love: CoEd” Season 6 premieres in August 28 at 10PM* with ten 1-hour episodes.
The ladies of Basketball Wives Miami are ready to strike a pose.
The official promo photos for season 5 of VH1’s Basketball Wives has been released. The cast looks rather small this year due to the firing of Royce Reed, Jennifer Williams and Keisha Nichols. Instead, they have added one new member, Tasha Marbury (wife of Stephon Marbury).
Basketball Wives Miami premieres August 19 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Check out the promo photos of the ladies below.
Fans of the original Basketball Wives series will have to wait a little bit longer for the show to return.
Season 5 of the hit VH1 show was originally slated to return in the spring, but the show is now scheduled to return in August 2013. This means the show will have been off for more than a year before it makes its way back to television.
Season 4 of BBW premiered on February 20, 2012 and wrapped on May 28, 2012 after 17 episodes. Currently there is no definite premiere date set. Fan favorites Royce Reed and Jennifer Williams will not be returning for the new season. Meanwhile, Tasha Marbury (wife of Stephon Marbury) has been added to the cast.
In other news, after pulling extremely low ratings last season. Rumor has it that VH1 has opted to cancel Basketball Wives LA. The LA franchise only survived for two seasons.
- End Of An Era: Is ‘Basketball Wives LA’ Cancelled? (oldschool1053.com)