ABOVE PHOTO: Justine Simmons and Rev. Run.
NEW YORK – February 26, 2015 – Justine Simmons and Rev. Run, the iconic musician and seminal hip-hop front man of Run-D.M.C, head back into the kitchen for more family, food and fun, in season two of “Rev Run’s Sunday Suppers,” premiering Wednesday, April 1st at 8pm ET/5:00pm PT on Cooking Channel. Determined to keep the family on track for their weekly Sunday dinners, Rev and Justine focus on new simple, yet heartfelt recipes guaranteed to make mouths water and bring the family together. From their Soda Can Chicken and Lentil Soup, to some old fashioned family favorites like Grandma Simmons’ Savory Shrimp and Rice and Justine’s Jazzy Gumbo, these recipes show viewers that for the Simmons family a good time always starts with amazing food!
“We are so proud of the new season of Rev Run’s Sunday Suppers on Cooking Channel,” said Rev Run and Justine Simmons. “Having been in the public eye for as long as we can remember, it truly has been a privilege to show how our family has grown through the years. We cannot wait for everyone to see what we have in store for the future.”
“We are excited about the new season,” said Michael Smith, General Manager and Senior Vice President, Cooking Channel. “There is more to Rev than just being a music and pop-culture icon, and we look forward to giving viewers an inside look at Rev and Justine’s world, and all the fun and family that goes along with it.”
In the premiere episode, after dreaming of a delicious, cheesy pizza topped with pepperoni and sausage several nights in a row, Rev decides to bake up his first pie. In order to do it right, he pays a little visit to the local pizzeria for some tips. While Rev’s on pizza duty, Justine makes some zesty Stuffed Artichokes and a beautiful Caprese Salad that will be sure to fulfill Rev’s dream of a perfect pizza paradise! Rev Run and the family are back as they share all the food and fun through thirteen episodes, including Rev cooking up some of his favorite childhood dishes with a new spin on Sloppy Joes, gourmet Homemade Potato Chips and a “Turn That Frown Upside Down” Pound Cake. And don’t miss as Justine creates a jazzy Sunday Supper featuring Seafood Gumbo with Basmati Rice in honor of Rev’s oldest brother Danny, a known artist and poet, along with Uncle Danny’s favorite German Chocolate Cake for dessert.
Rev Run is one of the most iconic figures in music, having sold tens of millions of records worldwide and is widely credited for ushering rap music into mainstream culture. An inductee of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Run-D.M.C. was named the greatest hip-hop artist of all-time by both MTV and VH1. With his trademark Adidas sneakers, black track suits, and gold chains, Run has long been a global fashion influencer. His hit MTV show, Run’s House, aired for six seasons and became one of the most widely viewed shows on cable television. Rev most recently starred in Rev Run’s Renovation on DIY and HGTV Networks.
“Rev Run’s Sunday Suppers” is produced by Good Clean Fun and Simmons/Lehman Productions.