Monday, January 21, 2013

FOR RICHER OR POORER Premieres January 26, Stars Angell Conwell, Jackée Harry, Rockmond Dunbar

LeToya Luckett and Angell Conwell star in FOR RICHER OR POORER
GMC TV, America's channel for uplifting family entertainment, presents the original GMC World Premiere of FOR RICHER OR POORER, a new original six episode limited series produced exclusively for television starring Rockmond Dunbar (SONS OF ANARCHY), two-time Grammy© Award-winning R&B singer LeToya Luckett from “Destiny’s Child” (TREME), Angell Conwell (THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS), Jackée Harry (ANOTHER WORLD) and gospel music star Anthony Evans (THE VOICE).

The inspirational series about a couple overcoming challenges after a financial setback is based on the first play in GMC TV’s popular wedding vow-themed productions that aired on the network in 2012. FOR RICHER OR POORER premieres exclusively on GMC TV on Saturday, January 26th at 9 p.m. EST.

Based on original screenplays written by Cas Sigers Beedles and directed by Roger Melvin, FOR RICHER OR POORER follows our couple Kya (Luckett) and Aubrey Wilson (Dunbar)—who are on an upswing after suffering a major financial blow when Aubrey loses his six-figure job. Back on track and living a more modest lifestyle, the couple find themselves facing new challenges when they take a trip down memory lane with mementos given to each by ex’s, Kya’s new business takes off, home ownership on the horizon and dreams of expanding their family come in to play. As they explore issues such as honesty, trust, financial role reversal, and parenting, they find a new and deeper respect for their lifetime partner and build for a better future.

FOR RICHER OR POORER also stars Carl Payne (THE GAME), Buddy Lewis and DeEtta West.

“We are thrilled to bring FOR RICHER OR POORER to our GMC audience as a lively series,” says Leslie Glenn Chesloff, GMC’s executive vice president of programming. “This series is a wonderful follow-up to our original stage play of the same name and continues to follow this family as they face so many of the joys and challenges of marriage today. It’s a unique blend of drama, comedy, music and morality that you won’t find anywhere else on television. We continue to seek out and bring to the screen fun and compelling stories that our audience can relateto. This series is no exception and we are proud to bring it to our GMC family.”

GMC’s FOR RICHER OR POORER is produced by Swirl Films’ Eric Tomosunas, who has produced and taped numerous stage plays and feature-length films for television and DVD.

FOR RICHER OR POORER will be televised as follows. All times are EST.

Saturday, January 26
Episode 101 – “The Ex Files” (9 and 11 p.m.)
Episode 102 – “The Switch” (10 p.m. and 12 a.m.)

Saturday, February 2
Episode 103 – “She Trusts Me, She Trusts Me Not” (9 and 11 p.m.)
Episode 104 – “Me & Mrs. Jonesy” (10 p.m. and 12 a.m.)

Saturday, February 9
Episode 105 – “You’re Perfect, Now Change” (9 and 11 p.m.)
Episode 106 – “Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing, Baby” (10 p.m. and 12 a.m.)

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