PINK AMBER, JOSELINE HERNANDEZTIFANY “ NEW YORK » TADPOLE, PARKER MCKENNA POSEY, IMAN SHUMPERTKWAYLON “BLAMEITONKWAY” ROGERS AND O’RYAN BROWNER TO JOIN RAY J WHO RETURNS FROM SEASON 1 TO PURSUE HIGHER EDUCATION DREAMS
THE NEW SEASON WILL PREMIERE ON BET+ IN 2023
NEW YORK, October 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — BET+the first streamer for Black public, announced today that ” HILL COLLEGE: CELEBRITY EDITION will be back on site for a second season. A New Class of Celebrities Will Live Together and Join Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Alabama State University as students. Ray Jback from the first season, will be joined by Amber Rose, Joseline HernandezTiffany “New York” Tadpole, Parker McKenna Posey, Imane ShumpertKwaylon “BlameItOnKway” Rogers and O’Ryan Browner as they enroll to pursue higher education while experiencing the joys and challenges of campus life. Similar to the first season, the new cast will step out of the limelight and into the classroom to complete a rigorous, tailored academic certificate program in order to make it to graduation.
“We are thrilled to partner with Edmonds Entertainment and This Way Out Media for the return of the second season of the hit reality series”HILL COLLEGE: CELEBRITY EDITION,’ ” said Tiffany Lea Williams, executive vice president of BET Unscripted Programming. “We couldn’t be prouder to film on the HBCU campus, Alabama State University (ASU), which is rooted in a rich heritage of producing academic excellence within the Black community. We have a new class of celebrities ready to hit the books and embrace campus life. This season we are in Montgomery, AL which provides us with the unique opportunity to highlight our history and draw attention to the importance and power of the community’s role in civic engagement across the country. »
“As the creator of the original franchise, I was so moved by how old fans and new fans embraced the first season of our ‘HILL COLLEGE: CELEBRITY EDITION » restart,” said Tracey Edmonds, CEO and Chairman of Edmonds Entertainment. “Edmonds Entertainment is looking forward to partnering with This Way Out Media again for our second season which will showcase the incredible heritage and plethora of assets that Alabama State University has to offer. We are honored to partner with ASU and are excited to share more entertaining stories about the rich culture and experience of HBCU with audiences again this upcoming season. »
“This Way Out Media is delighted to partner with Edmonds Entertainment and Alabama State University for the next season of ‘HILL COLLEGE: CELEBRITY EDITION,’ ” said Sean RankinCEO and Co-Chairman of This Way Out Media, Inc. “The opportunity to shine a light on this renowned institution that has played such an important role in African American history is a privilege. We look forward to sharing the valuable HBCU experience that ASU and Montgomery, ALoffer with our cast and the public. »
“We are extremely happy to welcome ‘HILL COLLEGE: CELEBRITY EDITION‘ on the campus of Alabama State University“, said Dr. Quinton T. Ross, Jr.President of Alabama State University. ” I want to thank Tracey Edmonds, Sean Rankin, Marc Seligaand BET+ for selecting ASU as the location for the popular reality show that brings the academic excellence, rich history, and unique culture of the nation’s HBCUs to a global stage. »
“HILL COLLEGE: CELEBRITY EDITION” is produced by Tracey Edmonds for Edmonds Entertainment, Sean Rankin and Marc Seliga for This Way Out Media, and Tiffany Lea Williams, Mimi Blanchard, and Ray Dowell for BET+. The second season will begin in 2023.
Previous seasons of the original “COLLEGE HILL” and “HILL COLLEGE: CELEBRITY EDITION” are available to stream now on BET+.
BET+, a joint venture between BET and Tyler Perry Studios, is the primary streaming service for the Black community. With thousands of hours of blockbuster movies, TV shows, stand-up specials, plays and more, BET+ delivers the best of Black culture, including exclusive originals from best-in-class creators like At Tracy Oliver’s First Women’s Club, Tyler Perry Ruthless and Bruh, by Carl Weber The family business and the sacrifice and Will Packer Bigger, to name a few. BET+ members can watch as much as they want anytime, anywhere, on any internet-connected screen, and always ad-free. Visit BET.Plus to learn more and follow @BETPlus for the latest news and updates.
ABOUT EDMONDS ENTERTAINMENT:
Edmonds Entertainment is an award-winning multimedia production company that specializes in diverse television, film and digital content featuring top talent and engaging, thought-provoking stories. Our projects include Soul Food (20th Century Fox), Soul Food: The Series (Showtime), Jumping the Broom (Sony), With This Ring (Lifetime), Games People Play (BET), College Hill (BET) and more. Edmonds Entertainment created the feature film, End of the Road, starring Queen Latifah and Ludacris on Netflix this year.
ABOUT THIS MEDIA RELEASE:
This Way Out Media is a production company with offices in Los Angeles, CA and Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. This Way Out Media specializes in broadcast and cable television, digital content and streaming and media consulting. We pride ourselves on creative content that captivates audiences and cultivates conversations. This Way Out produces diverse content ranging from hard-hitting topics, pop culture icons and exploration, to incredible cast ensembles in unique locations or professions that culminate in a unique approach to entertaining today’s audiences. today and tomorrow.
ON ALABAMA STATE UNIVERSITY:
Founded in 1867, Alabama State University is a comprehensive regional institution providing students from across the country and around the world with a world-class education. ASU’s learning experiences are holistic and are designed to develop intellectual, as well as social, moral, cultural and ethical values.
Over the past 15 years, ASU has grown tremendously, both physically and academically. State-of-the-art academic facilities now adorn the 395-acre campus. High-demand programs have been established and cutting-edge research is conducted by ASU faculty and students. With a focus on a global initiative, the campus has a more diverse population while maintaining its proud heritage as one of the nation’s leading historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). We offer the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science, as well as Masters and Honors degrees in Education. The University also offers the Ph.D. in microbiology, the Ed.D. and the doctorate. in Educational Leadership, Policy, and Law, the Clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy, and the Master of Science in Prosthetics and Orthotics.
For more information on Alabama State Universityvisit www.alasu.edu.
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