Thursday, June 4, 2009

TV ONE - Unsung Series New Line Up - Florence Ballard, Minnie Riperton [MORE]

TV One has announced the lineup for its second season of "Unsung," a series of specials following African American unsung heroes in the music industry.

Beginning in June, the network will air hour-long episodes on Supremes founding member Florence Ballard, Minnie Riperton, Melba Moore and Shalamar.

Coinciding with the start of Black Music Month (June), the biography program returns Sunday, June 7 (8 p.m. ET) with Riperton as the first episode.

Sunday (June 14) will be the Moore episode, followed by Shalamar (June 21) and Ballard (June 28).

Among those interviewed for the various segments are the Supremes Mary Wilson, Shalamar's Jody Watley and Ballard's sister Maxine Ballard. Each episode is narrated by actor Gary Anthony Williams.

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