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BOYFRIENDS COME AND GO, BUT GIRLFRIENDS ARE FOREVER!
OXYGEN’S NEW DOCU-SERIES “GIRLFRIEND CONFIDENTIAL: LA” FOLLOWS “AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL” EVA MARCILLE AND HER GAL PALS PREMIERING MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, AT 11PM ET/PT
NEW YORK – July 2, 2012 – Oxygen Media’s new tell-all docu-series, “Girlfriend Confidential: LA,” captures the ups and downs of four beautiful and intelligent women taking the city of dreams by storm, beginning Monday, September 3, at 11 PM ET/PT. This six-episode series features former “America’s Next Top Model” winner, Eva Marcille, and her best friends as they help one another navigate the tumultuous waters of love and celebrity life against the cutthroat backdrop of Hollywood’s entertainment industry. Eva and her friends form a trustworthy support group including actress Denyce Lawton, dynamic interior and product designer Nikki Chu, and talent and brand manager, Kelly Marie Dunn.
“Girlfriend Confidential: LA” is a perfect match for Oxygen viewers: sexy, vibrant women at the top their games and going for their dreams,” said Rod Aissa, Senior Vice President of Original Programming and Development for Oxygen Media. “Our viewers can relate to these four amazing women in so many ways. Eva and her friends are at various points in their lives, and they’re taking career risks, looking for love, and just trying to figure out the next step. Yet they know that whatever happens, they’re anchored by their unbreakable friendship.”
“Girlfriend Confidential: LA” Cast:
Eva Marcille- @evamarcille
At the epicenter of this savvy group is fashion model, actor, and producer Eva Marcille. She rose to fame as “America’s Next Top Model,” but is now working hard on her acting career and wants to market herself as an entrepreneur and not just a model. Eva’s current love interest, Anthony, fits perfectly into her private life because he is a normal guy with a huge heart. However, with their one-year relationship mark quickly approaching, Eva must decide if Anthony will be in her future.
Denyce Lawton- @denycelawton
Having starred in “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne,” Denyce Lawton is a rising actress who keeps it real and tells it like it is. She is trying to adapt to the single life after recently breaking off an engagement, while also grieving the tragic loss of her brother to a senseless murder.
Nikki Chu- @lovenikkichu
Nikki Chu is a high-profile design diva who wants to be the next Martha Stewart and has worked hard to build her design company, Nikki Chu Design. As the most Zen-like of the group, she’s constantly laying out her “wisdom” to the ladies.
Kelly Marie Dunn- @kellymariedunn
Also known as the “Pink Piranha,” Kelly Marie Dunn is a tiny bundle of beauty, brains and sassy ambition. She made a name for herself as the day-to-day product manager for Lady Gaga when the singer was on the verge of massive superstardom and she is currently rebranding herself.
Fans of “Girlfriend Confidential: LA” can “like” the show’s official Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/GirlfriendConfidentialLA and follow along on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/gclaonoxygen for access to exclusive content.
“Girlfriend Confidential: LA” is produced by Ish Entertainment with Michael Hirschorn, Wendy Roth, Madison Merritt, and Gil Lopez serving as executive producers.
About Ish Entertainment
Ish Entertainment is a three-year-old production company based in New York and L.A. that produces series for multiple networks and digital outlets. Ish currently has more than a half-dozen series and numerous other projects in production, including “All About Aubrey” and “Brooklyn 11223” for Oxygen, “Fix My Family” and “I Do Over” for WE, “Styled By June” for VH1, and not-yet-announced series at other nets. Under its recent overall with MTV Networks, Ish produced several series for MTV: “Gone Too Far,” an 8-part documentary project about youth and drug addiction that starred the recently deceased Adam “DJ AM” Goldstein; “Road To Redemption,” a series that followed the rapper T.I. during his year before serving a jail term for guns possession; “The Money and Power,” a series starring the rapper 50 Cent in which he gave street advice to aspiring entrepreneurs; and several seasons of “Paris Hilton’s My New BFF” for domestic (MTV) and international markets. “My Antonio,” a reality dating show starring Antonio Sabato Jr., aired in 2009 on VH1. Ish recently created a co-venture with former Sundance CEO Larry Aidem, Iconic Entertainment, to develop and run digital networks. Company founder Michael Hirschorn was the head of programming at VH1 from 2004-2008, where he spawned numerous hits and helped double the network’s ratings.
About Oxygen Media
Oxygen Media is a multiplatform lifestyle brand that delivers relevant and engaging content to young women who like to “live out loud.” Oxygen is rewriting the rulebook for women’s media by changing how the world sees entertainment from a young woman’s point of view. Through a vast array of unconventional and original content, including “The Glee Project,” “Best Ink,” “Bad Girls Club” and “Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood,” the growing cable network is the premier destination to find unique and groundbreaking unscripted programming. “The Glee Project” is a winner of a 2012 Gracie Award which honors programming created for women, by women and about women for “Outstanding Reality Show.” A social media trendsetter, Oxygen is a leading force in engaging modern young women, wherever they are, with popular, award winning features online including http://www.OxygenLive.com, the real time social viewing party that is also available as an app for the iPhone and iPad. Oxygen is available in 80 million homes, and can be found online and on mobile devices at http://www.oxygen.com. Follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/OxygenPR. Oxygen Media is a service of NBCUniversal.