VH1 Wraps Up Year with Hip Hop Programming

by Hassahn Liggins - Posted Wednesday, November 28th, 2012. Category: URBAN

 width=HTis the season to spread pop culture cheer and VH1 is wrapping up the year with a big bang! First prepare to get an unprecedented, exclusive look into one of VH1’s hottest shows with “Love & Hip Hop Atlanta: Dirty Little Secrets” airing on Sunday, December 16 at 8PM.* Next get ready as VH1 is throwing the hottest dance party hosted by Adam Lambert on Sunday, December 16 at 9PM* with the 2012 ” VH1 Divas .” Next settle in for a little girl talk and gossip with Tameka “Tiny” Cottle, from VH1’s “T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle” for her year-end pop culture special “Tiny Tonight,” premiering on Monday, December 17 at 10PM*. Finally get your gin and juice ready as VH1 counts down the “40 Greatest Hip Hop Songs of the 90’s” on Wednesday, December 19 at 9PM.*

VH1 is taking you behind the scenes and giving you unprecedented access to one of our hottest shows with our “Love & Hip Hop Atlanta: Dirty Little Secrets” special airing Sunday, December 16 at 8PM.* This special will answer everything you ever wanted to know about ” Love & Hip Hop Atlanta,” but haven’t had the chance to ask. It will feature never before seen footage, casting tapes, interviews, bloopers and deleted scenes from “Love & Hip Hop Atlanta.” Viewers will also get to catch up with cast members (including fan favorites Stevie J, Joseline, Lil Scrappy and K Michelle) and find out what they are up to and get answers to all those salacious internet rumors. Plus we’ll provide an exclusive sneak peek at the upcoming “Love & Hip Hop” Season 3 – and a behind the scenes look at the taping of “Love & Hip Hop Atlanta” Season 2.

VH1’s beloved, popular franchise ” VH1 Divas ” is throwing the hottest dance party of 2012 LIVE on Sunday, December 16 at 9PM* with Grammy Award-nominated host Adam Lambert. VH1 is bringing together Ciara , Miley Cyrus , Demi Lovato , Kelly Rowland and Jordin Sparks to pay homage to the greatest divas of dance music with performances featuring current and classic dance hits for the year’s biggest dance party. In the spirit of celebration and appreciation, “VH1 Divas” will include a special tribute to two divas we lost this past year whose voices always lead us straight to the dance floor, Whitney Houston and Donna Summer.

Tameka “Tiny” Harris and a few of her friends come together for the ultimate year-end pop culture review special, “Tiny Tonight” premiering Monday, December 17 at 10PM.* Tune in as Tiny along with her girls, Tamar Braxton (WeTV’s “Tamar and Vince”), Trina (hip hop artist) and Claudia Jordan gather to dish on the world of politics, entertainment, fashion, and celeb relationships and give their year-end review and two cents on all the hot gossip of 2012. Not your typical year-end review, “Tiny Tonight” promises real people, real dish and a real, opinionated look into the world of politics, pop culture and entertainment.

It’s time to get “Insane in the Membrane” and pour out some “Gin N Juice” as VH1 looks back on the 1990’s and a decade of unforgettable Hip Hop music by counting down the “40 Greatest Hip Hop Songs of the 90’s” on Wednesday, December 19 at 9PM . Take a walk down memory lane with Jay-Z, LL Cool J, the Beastie Boys and all your favorite artists as we open the vault for two bass-thumping hours of classic music videos and archival footage. The special will also feature new, original interviews with some of Hip Hop’s most memorable faces and hit makers, sharing the stories behind the songs and updating you on what all your favorites are doing today.

“Love and Hip Hop Atlanta: Dirty Little Secrets” is executive produced by Mona Scott-Young for Monami Entertainment and Toby Barraud and Stefan Springman for NFGTV. Co-Produced by Sean Johnson. Shelly Tatro, Brad Abramson, Danielle Gelfand. Vivian Gomez and Jeff Olde are executive producers for VH1.

“VH1 Divas” is executive produced by Jesse Ignanovic for Den of Thieves and Rickey Minor. Lee Rolontz and Rick Krim are executive producers for VH1.

“Tiny Tonight” is created and executive produced by 51 Minds’ Cris Abrego, Christian Sarabia, Rabih Gholam and Ben Samek (CAPI), as well as Category 5 Entertainment’s Brian Sher and Stella Bulochnikov (“T.I.’S Road to Redemption”). For VH1, the series is executive produced by Jill Holmes, Kristen Kelly and Jeff Olde.

“40 Greatest Hip Hop Songs of the 90’s” is executive produced by Karla Hidalgo, Bernie Kaminski, Shelly Tatro and Jeff Olde and senior produced by Hilary Spiegelman.

VH1 connects viewers to the music, artists and pop culture that matter to them most with TV series, specials, live events, exclusive online content and public affairs initiatives. VH1 is available in 99 million households in the U.S. VH1 also has an array of digital channels and services including VH1Classic, VH1 Soul, VH1 Mobile, and extensive video on VH1.com. VH1 is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world’s leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. For more information, go to www.vh1press.com or visit VH1.com, the VH1 Facebook page and @VH1 on Twitter.

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