Silver Spring, MD – LisaRaye tweeted live during the premiere of new episodes each week of “LisaRaye: The Real McCoy’s” second season, which begins on TV One Thursday, April 7 at 9 PM ET with back-to-back half-hour episodes. Viewers can follow the former First Lady of the Turks and Caicos and beautiful, outspoken star of film and television on Twitter @TheRealLRaye or @tvonetv throughout the nine-episode season.
TVoneonline.com is also launching a “Dare To Wear White” Thursdays campaign, in honor of the new season of “LisaRaye: The Real McCoy,” encouraging LisaRaye fans to rock white apparel each Thursday in celebration of the return of TV One’s top-rated series featuring the talented actress with the face of a goddess, the bearing of a diva, and a refreshing penchant for candor. Each week at the conclusion of the premiere episode, beginning Thursday, April 14, viewers can go to the LisaRaye: The Real McCoy official page on Facebook to register for a sweepstakes in which a $250 weekly gift certificate will be given away to help LisaRaye fans pay for their own white wardrobe – leading up to the season finale on May 26, when a $1000 gift certificate will be awarded to one lucky registrant.
LisaRaye fans can also visit www.lisaraye.tvoneonline.com to see clips from upcoming episodes of “LisaRaye: The Real McCoy” and to find out how to join the LisaRaye Nation to get more information about The Real McCoy.
LisaRaye is making waves this season wherever she goes, whether she’s furthering her career, letting loose her maternal instincts, searching for Mr. Right, or helping out a friend in need. From training for stunt fighting and military combat to organizing a fundraiser to help defray a close friend’s cancer bills to immersing herself in a T.D. Jakes spiritual conference to (micro) managing her daughter Kai’s budding career on the fashion runway, LisaRaye will always keep things interesting in this season’s episodes of “LisaRaye: The Real McCoy.”
One thing is for sure: viewers can always expect the unexpected, because that’s the real McCoy.
Filmed in Puerto Rico, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas and Las Vegas, the nine-episode second season of “LisaRaye: The Real McCoy” finds the star of film and television kicking her own acting career back into high gear with a new scripted series; burnishing her brand with a new line of jeans; raising money for charity to help friends; helping to get her daughter’s career off the ground, and looking for love – and spirituality.
The chic and elegant lady usually dressed in her trademark white came to Los Angeles from her native Chicago more than a decade ago, and got a taste of stardom and strong reviews in Ice Cube’s The Players Club and later leading roles in The Wood, Civil Brand and other films. More TV and film roles followed, including the role of Neesee in the popular sitcom All of Us.
In 2006, she left Hollywood behind for a role as a real princess or rather First Lady, when she married the Premier of the Turks & Caicos, and lived a fairy tale life that was all too brief when rumors of infidelity and allegations of illegal behavior soon swirled around her husband and brought trouble to paradise.
In season one of “LisaRaye: The Real McCoy,” the actress returned to Hollywood to re-establish her critically acclaimed acting career, while balancing a far-flung and complex personal life. During the course of the season, she servednotice to viewers and the entertainment community alike that she was back in the groove and hadn’t lost a step.