Nene Leakes Won’t Let Anyone “Stop My Greatness ” as She Announces a New Gig

Get ready to see even more of Nene Leakes on the small screen. The Real Housewives of Atlanta pal has confirmed she’s set to star in a new series, Ride or Die. “She done,...

Get ready to see even more of Nene Leakes on the small screen. The Real Housewives of Atlanta pal has confirmed she’s set to star in a new series, Ride or Die. “She done, done it again! Another scripted series! I was really trying to move in silence on this because I know the people that try to stop my greatness is watching me,” Nene wrote on Twitter about the project.

Deadline reports that the series will also star Marley Shelton, Molly Sims, Jennifer Landon, and Tawny Newsome. According to the site, the show’s plot is described as: “When an elite spin studio is rocked by a strange murder, down-on-her-luck outsider Shauna (Shelton) teams up with true-crime buff Glo (Leakes) to find the killer. Sims plays Jamie, a cunning housewife, resident mean girl and frenemy from Shauna’s past life. Landon is Ali, who is wildly ambitious and threatened by Shauna’s rising popularity. Newsome plays Lindy, the awkward front-desk staffer who is Shauna’s only true ally at work.”

In addition to bringing the shade, sass, laughs and drama to The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Nene has also previously appeared on Glee and The New Normal (in the video above she talks about her working relationship with Ryan Murphy).




Pop, commonly referred to as Pop TV, is an American basic cable and satellite television network operated as a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Lionsgate Entertainment. It is a general entertainment channel, focusing primarily on programs pertaining to popular culture.

The network was originally conceived in 1981 as a barker channel service providing a display of localized channel and program listings for cable television providers. Later on, the service, branded Prevue Channel or Prevue Guide and later as Prevue, began to broadcast interstitial segments alongside the on-screen guide, which included entertainment news and promotions for upcoming programs. After Prevue’s parent company, United Video Satellite Group, acquired the entertainment magazine TV Guide in 1998 (UVSG would in turn, be acquired by Gemstar the following year), the service was relaunched as TV Guide Channel (later TV Guide Network), which now featured full-length programs dealing with the entertainment industry, including news magazines and reality shows, along with red carpet coverage from major award shows.

Following the acquisition of TV Guide Network by Lionsgate in 2009, its programming began to shift towards a general entertainment format with reruns of dramas and sitcoms. In 2013, CBS Corporation acquired of a 50% stake in the network, and the network was renamed TVGN. At the same time, as its original purpose grew obsolete because of the integrated program guides offered by digital television platforms, the network began to downplay and phase out its program listings service; as of June 2014, none of the network’s carriage contracts require the display of the listings, and they were excluded entirely from its high definition simulcast. In 2015, the network was rebranded as Pop.

Pop is available to 73.8 million households in America as of January 2016.[1]

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