The TV One series “Life After” begins its second season on Monday, July 19 at 9 p.m. with the first two of an eight-episode lineup that includes Karrine Steffans, Ruben Studdard and Shar Jackson.
The show explores some of America’s most intriguing celebrities from the perspective of turning points that have forever changed their lives.
Season Two begins back-to-back episodes with the “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” star Janet Hubert, followed at 9:30 by “American Idol” champ Studdard. The episodes will repeat at midnight ET.
“Part biography, part confessional and all a celebration of the human spirit, each episode of ‘Life After’ focuses on a well-known person and tells his or her life-changing story, featuring exclusive interviews with the celebrities themselves, family members, friends, and professional colleagues, as well as rare clips and archival footage,” according to a statement from TV One.
Other “Life After” episodes this season will chronicle Elise Neal, Malcolm Jamal Warner, Mark Curry and Ron Artest.
Details of each episode are listed below:
• Janet Hubert – The actress will reveal the anguish and anger from her “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” days and how she was able to let go and live her “Life After.” (Premieres Monday, July 19 at 9 PM)
• Ruben Studdard – The “American Idol” champion will discuss how the competition changed his life and his successful recording career. (Premieres Monday, July 19 at 9:30 PM)
• Elise Neal – The actress tells the riveting story of how her career continues to soar in new directions since appearing on the hit TV show “The Hughleys.” (Premieres Monday, July 26 at 9 PM)
• Malcolm-Jamal Warner – The actor and musician will reflect on his life as Theo on “The Cosby Show,” and give us insight into his his flourishing music and spoken word career. (Premieres Monday, Aug. 2 at 9 PM)
• Karrine Steffans – The former video vixen will talk about the aftermath of her “Superhead” days and how she transformed into a bestselling author. (Premieres Aug. 9 at 9 PM)
• Shar Jackson – The “Moesha” co-star shares how she turned misfortune into opportunity after then-boyfriend and father of two of her children, Kevin Federline, left her for Britney Spears, using the public attention to launch her rap career and becoming a reality television star. (Premieres Aug. 16 at 9 PM)
• Mark Curry – The actor and comedian will share the perspective on his life after “Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper” as he takes viewers on a journey through the streets of his past in Oakland to his present-day world. (Premieres Aug. 23 at 9 PM)
• Ron Artest – The NBA star will describe the moment he charged into the stands and confronted a fan during the infamous Pacers-Pistons brawl and how it changed his life forever. (Premieres Aug. 30 at 9 PM)