WE tv, December 12, 2016

CELEBRITY HAIR MAVEN KIM KIMBLE RETURNS WITH A WHOLE NEW LOOK FOR SEASON FIVE OF “L.A. HAIR” ON WE TV

Kim Is Ready To Take Her Brand To The Next Level And Expand The “Kimpire” 

“L.A. Hair” Premieres on Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 9:00 PM ET/PT 

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NEW YORK, N.Y., December 12, 2016 – It’s out with the old and in with the new in 2017 on WE tv, as the hit series “L.A. Hair,” featuring the incomparable celebrity hair stylist Kim Kimble, returns on Thursday, January 5 at 9:00 PM ET/PT.  This season, Kim brings in five new stylists for a coveted spot at her salon, while preparing for a business and product line expansion. She also continues to grow her list of celebrity clientele, with Mya, Anthony Anderson, Chrisette Michelle, LisaRaye, and Toccara among the high-profile clients featured over the course of the season.

“Kim Kimble is successful, talented and fierce, and we are glad to bring viewers back into her ‘Kimpire’ for a fifth season of ‘L.A. Hair,’ which has been a hit with viewers since its inception,” said Marc Juris, WE tv’s president.  “The show is an important part of our lineup and a big part of the reason that WE tv is the #1 cable network for African-American adults and women on Thursday nights.”

Season 4 was the highest rated season of “L.A. Hair” to date, with more than one million total viewers on average per episode. In season 5 of “L.A. Hair,” Kim remains determined to continue dominating the hair industry in Los Angeles and decides to clean house, bringing in a whole new staff. Stacey Morris, MaCray Huff, Jay Jones, Giorgio Van Gogh, James Wright and Tiger all join her team, but it remains to be seen if they live up to Kim’s high standards. In addition, to stay ahead of the competition, Kim enters an unlikely joint venture with her arch nemesis, Jonathan Antin.

Following the premiere of returning series “L.A. Hair,” WE tv will premiere new paranormal docu-series “Ghosts In the Hood,” on January 5th at 10:00 PM ET/PT. “Ghosts In the Hood” blends humor with the supernatural and follows a group of diverse ghost hunters as they investigate strange and unexplained supernatural phenomena in some of the most haunted places in Los Angeles.

“L.A. Hair” is produced for WE tv by 3 Ball Entertainment and executive produced by Todd A. Nelson, JD Roth, DJ Nurre and Jen McClure-Metz.   Lauren Gellert, Angela Molloy and Sitarah Pendelton-Eaglin are the executive producers for WE tv.

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About 3 Ball Entertainment:

3 Ball Entertainment is one of television’s most prolific producers of reality and non-fiction programming, both for broadcast and cable. Fully independent, 3 Ball’s current and recent series include LA Hair for WE tv; Bar Rescue and Back to the Bar for Spike; My Cat From Hell for Animal Planet; Kitten Bowl and Kitten Summer Games for Hallmark Channel; Downtown Shabby for FYI; Kingin’ with Tyga for MTV; Adventure Capitalists for CNBC; Driving Dirty: The Road to the Baja 1000 for Red Bull TV; upcoming series Finding Fido for Z Living; and Extreme Weight Loss (which airs as Obese in 130 countries). 3 Ball has additional series in production and development with networks including FOX, CBS, Spike, Discovery, A&E, Food Network, Hallmark, Z Living and POPSUGAR.

Contact:

Sarah Chaikin

646-740-5652
sarah.chaikin@amcnetworks.com

Briele Douglass
917-542-62842
briele.douglass@wetv.com