Tyler Lepley, Pooch Hall, Denise Boutte, Russ Parr join TV One’s Summer TCA Press Tour

“Ringside” premieres on TV One Sunday, Sept. 4 and “Media” premieres on TV One in early 2017.

Cast of   Ringside Jackie Long,  Allen Maldonado, Raney Branch, Tyler Lepley and Sevyn Streeter, and  Ringside writer and director Russ Parr

The television network TV One unveiled two new original TV movies at the annual Television Press Critics Association at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif.

“Ringside” and “Media” was introduced to members of the press at the summer TCA tour, an annual event held by  the Television Critics Association, a group which represents more than 220 journalists writing about television for print and online outlets in the United States and Canada.

“Ringside,” which premiers next month follows the road leading up to the fight of the year between Spencer Collier (Allen Maldonado) and Jaxon Holley (Tyler Lepley).  Written and directed by radio Personality Russ Parr, the cast includes  Tyler Lepley (“The Haves and the Have Nots”), Raney Branch (“Grey’s Anatomy”), Allen Maldonado (“Blackish”) and R&B Singer/Songwriter Sevyn Streeter who fielded questions from the media about the film’s premise.

L-r -Media director Craig Ross Jr.,   Media producers Sheila Ducksworth and Susan Henry Banks, and Cast of TV One's  Media Penny Johnson Jerald, Stephen Bishop, Denise Boutte and Pooch HallThe “Media” movie explores the drama and secrets behind a powerful family dynasty and the cast in attendance included Pooch Hall (“Ray Donovan”), Stephen Bishop (“Moneyball”), Penny Johnson Gerald (“Castle”), Denise Boutte (“Meet the Browns”), writer Kevin Arkadie and director Craig Ross.

“Ringside” premieres on TV One Sunday, Sept. 4 at 7 p.m. ET with an encore at 9 p.m. ET. “Media” premieres on TV One in early 2017.

Pictured (cast of Ringside and Media): Photo Credit: Earl Gibson III, Courtesy of TV One

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