In search of happiness Coming to Bounce TV this weekend. The new drama series stars B. Simone, Kim Coles, Marquette Patrice, Angela Gibbs, Stevie Baggs and Mike Merrill. The series follows Yaz’s (B. Simone) “unfulfilled life beginning with her unhappy thirty-sixth birthday.”
Bounce TV revealed more about the upcoming series in a press release.
Bounce, the popular broadcast and multi-platform entertainment network catering to African Americans, will present its newest original series, The Quest for Happiness. Saturday, September 24 the first two episodes air consecutively starting at 8:00 pm ET.
Based on the experience of a black woman through the eyes of protagonist Yaz Carter, In Search of Happiness is a drama about Yaz’s unfulfilled life since her unhappy 36th birthday. The 10-episode debut season follows the loving but complicated Yaz family, her stagnant career in the evolving radio landscape, and the merry-go-round of unrequited love while dating in the Atlanta desert of love. In Search of Happiness shows over time that true happiness can only be found within.
B. Simone (MTV, “Wild ‘n Out”) plays Yaz along with Kim Coles (“Live Single”), Marquette Patrice (“Black Jesus”), Angela Gibbs (“Hacks”), Stevie Baggs (“Ruthless”) . and Mike Merrill (“A La Carte”).
Kendra Jo serves as showrunner, writer and co-writer of The Quest for Happiness alongside Yasmine Coleman and Angela Wells. Eric S. Ron, Cedric “The Entertainer”, Coleman, Wells, Joe, and Risha L. Archibald are the show’s executive producers.
In Search of Happiness was conceived by Eric S. Rohn and Cedric the Entertainer of A Bird & A Bear Entertainment, which also produces the popular Bounce original series Johnson.
What do you think? Are you planning to check In search of happiness on Bounce TV this weekend?