The final chapter to TV One’s popular Coins trilogy COINS FOREVER, is slated to air this Sunday, November 14th at 7:00 P.M. Returning to the Coins franchise includes Essence Atkins (“Ambitions,” “Marlon”), Stephen Bishop (“Imposters,” “Being Mary Jane”), TC Carson (“Living Single”), Kendrick Cross (“Ambitions”) with newly added cast members Golden Brooks (“Girlfriends,” “Hollywood Divas”) and Demetria McKinney (“Saints & Sinners,” “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne”).
Airing this Sunday, COINS FOREVER follows after Coins For Christmas and Coins For Love which follows the complicated relationship of Madison (Atkins) and Alec (Bishop). In this third installment of the “Coins” franchise, Madison and Alec are flourishing in their dream jobs and have grown their budding romance but new challenges open old wounds and threaten to derail their relationship and their friendship.
“If I had to describe this move in three words, I would say happily ever beginning,” said movie star Essence Atkins. “This movie is one of the reasons I love doing television. To look at where my character Madison was in the first movie to now, seeing her full evolution is just amazing.”
In Coins For Christmas, viewers watched as single mom Madison finds herself scraping pennies two weeks before Christmas after the IRS freezes her bank account and her boss fires her. While searching for sideline gigs, she’s hired by pro-athlete Alec Darby who challenges the patience of Madison, but is swept away by her strength and tenacity which soon forges a friendship. The sequel, Coins For Love shows a glimpse of hope for the two friends as they begin to follow the path of their dream jobs. As Madison and Alec reconnect and reunite to spark a potential future, both of their exes remerge creating a challenge for them to pursue a budding relationship.
COINS FOREVER cast includes:
Essence Atkins as Madison Morris
Stephen Bishop as Alec Darby
TC Carson as Hank
Golden Brooks as Veronica
Demetria McKinney as Althea
Kendrick Cross as Demarco
COINS FOREVER is executive produced by Urban One Founder and Chairwoman Cathy Hughes, written by Susan Banks and directed by Tamara Bass, with casting by George Pierre. The film is produced for TV One by Swirl Films, with Eric F. Tomosunas serving as Executive Producer. James Seppelfrick, Ron Robinson and Keith Neal serve as producers. For TV One, Jason Ryan is the Executive Producer in Charge of Production, Donyell Kennedy-McCullough is Senior Director of Talent & Casting.
For more information about TV One’s upcoming programming, including original movies, visit the network’s companion website at www.tvone.tv. TV One viewers can also join the conversation by connecting via social media on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook (@tvonetv) using the hashtag #COINSFOREVER.
About TV One Networks
TV One Networks is the hub of black culture and entertainment with a broad offering of original programming and classic series serving both diverse audiences for TV One and CLEO TV. Launched in January 2004, TV One currently serves 43 million households and CLEO TV being launched in January 2019 is the newest sister network with a 34.9 million household reach. Each network has a unique audience that serves our viewers with fan favorites from TV One such as, Unsung, Uncensored, ATL Homicide, Urban One Honors, The Beat Don’t Stop, When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story and The Bobby DeBarge Story. While CLEO TV, a lifestyle and entertainment network targeting Millennial and Gen X women of color delivers content that uplifts and inspires today’s modern day woman. Viewers of CLEO TV can expect award-winning content both original and acquired series, including New Soul Kitchen, Cleo Speaks, Just Eats with Chef JJ, Living By Design with Jake and Jazz, Giants andTough Love. Both networks are solely owned by Urban One, Inc., formerly known as Radio One, Inc. [NASDAQ: UONE and UONEK, www.urban1.com], the largest African-American owned multi-media company primarily targeting Black and urban audiences.
About Swirl Films
Swirl Films is America’s “number one urban film production company,” a full-service film & television production company with over 60 original productions in the past six years, focusing on urban content and programming, independent features and multi-camera productions. Swirl Films is a major content provider for TV One including the original productions: Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story (2016), which was TV One’s first ever biopic, starring LisaRaye McCoy, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Darius McCrary, Indirah Khan and Teyonah Parris as Howard. According to the network, the film broke record ratings, undeniably becoming the top original film in the network’s history drawing in 2 million views, resulting in the networks highest ratings week ever. Quickly surpassing those numbers is TV One’s #1 original premiere of all time, When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story (2017), starring Lance Gross, Niatia Kirkland and Tami Roman, directed by actress Tasha Smith. Swirl Films previous production credits for TV One include Born Again Virgin, starring Danielle Nicolet, Meagan Holder and Eva Marcille; Here We Go Again, starring LeToya Luckett, Wendy Raquel Robinson and Kyndall Ferguson; Russ Parr’s award-winning film, The Undershepherd, Hear No Evil and 35 & Ticking (Kevin Hart).