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ASPIRE TO PREMIER BAMA STATE STYLE

1/3/2017, midnight | Updated on 1/3/2017, midnight
–ASPiRE (@tvASPiRE), the network that presents authentic portrayals of Black and urban culture, announced recently that they are the new ...
Bama State Style, a reality show presented on ASPIRE, features Alabama State University’s famous Mighty Marching Hornets – the esteemed marching band known throughout the collegiate world for their amazing mashups

ASPIRE TO PREMIER BAMA STATE STYLE

(Black PR Wire) ATLANTA –ASPiRE

(@tvASPiRE), the network that presents

authentic portrayals of Black and urban

culture, announced recently that they are

the new television home of Bama State

Style. The reality show

features Alabama State

University’s famous Mighty

Marching Hornets – the

esteemed marching band

known throughout the

collegiate world for their

amazing mashups and

dance collaboration with

Miley Cyrus and Robin

Thicke at the MTV Video

Music Awards. The Mighty

Marching Hornets can also

currently be seen in the

movie Billy Lynn’s Long

Halftime Walk. The series

begins as five candidates

audition for the season’s top

position: Head Drum Major.

Meanwhile, the gorgeous

Stingettes and the plus-sized

Honey Beez kick off their

seasons with a bang. Bama

State Style will premiere

Tuesday, January 10 at 8 p.m. ET on ASPiRE.

“Bama State Style is the perfect addition

to the ASPiRE lineup as we continue to be the

destination for HBCU programming,” said

Melissa Ingram, vice president and channel

manager, ASPiRE. “ASPiRE is committed to

showcasing the lifestyle and infectious pride

of historically black colleges reflective of their

value to the African-American community.”

“We are excited about the opportunity to

continue to showcase our students

and University on a nationwide

level. Bama State Style showcases

the efforts, talents and hard work

to our audience,” said Dr. James

Oliver, director of bands, Alabama

State University. “We are honored

that ASPiRE is allowing the

Mighty Marching Hornets to tell

our story on our new home, where

everybody has a chance to be

inspired.”

Bama State Style is produced

by Tremendous! Entertainment.

Executive Producers are Colleen

Needles Steward, Shannon Keenan

Demers, Tim Hamilton, Jennifer

Colbert and Brendon Carter.

ASPiRE has acquired Bama State

Style from A+E Networks. ASPiRE

will air eight one-hour episodes

including four previously aired

episodes and four never-beforeseen

episodes.