Michelle Rice

Rice is instrumental in the Black content space, managing both TV One and Cleo TV, networks that offer programming designed to entertain and inform a diverse audience of adult Black viewers. Rice has been with parent company Urban One since 2004, and oversaw the launch of Cleo TV in 2019. This year, she oversaw TV One’s debut on Philo, marking the net’s first distribution deal with a vMVPD. Cleo TV also landed on Cox this year, expanding the millennial-focused net’s reach.

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