Hollywood Divas is an American reality television series that premiered on October 8, 2014, on TV One cable network. The show chronicles the lives of five African-American actresses. The series highlights the ups and downs of black actresses trying to navigate their career, family and relationships, while attempting to stay relevant in an unpredictable entertainment industry known for overlooking black talent. The premiere episode was the highest rated episode ever for a TV One show with 1.2 million viewers,[2] and most watched episode for any show on the network.

The series premiered on October 8, 2014.[3] On December 18, 2014, TV One has picked up the series for a second season,[4] which premiered on July 15, 2015.[5]

Synopsis

Paula Jai Parker, Elise Neal, Golden Brooks, Countess Vaughn and Lisa Wu take their careers into their own hands to create their own short film, The White Sistas and, hopefully, stage their own comebacks. The show offers an inside look at how the actresses build back up their careers and personal lives as they work.

Cast timeline

NameSeasons
123
Current
Paula Jai ParkerMain
Golden BrooksMain
Countess VaughnMain
Lisa WuMain
Malika HaqqMain
Former
Elise NealMain

Episodes

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
Season premiereSeason finale
10October 8, 2014 (2014-10-08)December 17, 2014 (2014-12-17)
10July 15, 2015 (2015-07-15)September 16, 2015 (2015-09-16)
TBAJuly 6, 2016 (2016-07-06) ?

Season 1 (2014)

No. in
series
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
11"Acting is Not a Spectator Sport"October 8, 2014 (2014-10-08)
22"I Am the Controller of This"October 15, 2014 (2014-10-15)
33"Baby Steps"October 22, 2014 (2014-10-22)
44"Five Black Witches?"October 29, 2014 (2014-10-29)
55"Everybody Loves a Hot Mess"November 5, 2014 (2014-11-05)
66"Bootygate"November 12, 2014 (2014-11-12)
77"Who's the Director?"November 19, 2014 (2014-11-19)
88"That's What a Boss Has to Do Sometimes"December 3, 2014 (2014-12-03)
99"The Reunion Part One"December 10, 2014 (2014-12-10)
1010"The Reunion Part Two"December 17, 2014 (2014-12-17)

Season 2 (2015)

No. in
series
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air dateU.S. Viewers
111"Side Eye and Side Deals"July 15, 2015 (2015-07-15)0.445[6]
122"Rocking the Boat"July 22, 2015 (2015-07-22)0.337[7]
133"Do the Right Thing"July 29, 2015 (2015-07-29)0.319[8]
144"A `Forrest' Full of Shade"August 5, 2015 (2015-08-05)0.335[9]
155"Damage Control"August 12, 2015 (2015-08-12)0.382[10]
166"Heartbreak Hotel"August 19, 2015 (2015-08-19)0.305[2]
177"The Sista Is Back!"August 26, 2015 (2015-08-26)0.404[2]
188"The End of an Era"September 2, 2015 (2015-09-02)0.327[2]
199"The Reunion Part One"September 9, 2015 (2015-09-09)0.597[2]
2010"The Reunion Part Two"September 16, 2015 (2015-09-16)0.435[2]

Season 3 (2016)

No. in
series
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air dateU.S. Viewers
211"Out With the Old, In With the New"July 6, 2016 (2016-07-06)0.315[2]
222"Liar, Liar, Pimps on Fire"July 13, 2016 (2016-07-13)0.253[2]
233"No Laughing Matter"July 20, 2016 (2016-07-20)TBD