Posts Tagged ‘Bravo TV’

Ben Tankard And Fifth Third Bank Enable Young People To Fly

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

Ben Tankard is committed to making a difference in the lives of young people.  The award winning producer, musician, minister, motivational speaker, licensed pilotBen and Jewel Tankard and  star of Bravo TV’s hit reality series  Thicker Than Water along with wife Jewel host an Urban Eagles youth summit offering young people at first hand look at aviation.  “I have friends that are stunt pilots, airplane mechanics, flight attendants, charter plane operators, and airline captains that will be on hand to talk ….. about the many opportunities available in aviation. We want to help kids soar,  exposing them to planes and relationships will help them develop their own wings (dreams).

Fifth Third Bank made a donation to assist in underwriting the costs of this year’s Urban Eagles youth summit.  The gift was presented during an event hosted by the financial institution celebrating Black History Month.  Tankard said, “we are so very thankful to Fifth Third Bank for sowing into these wonderful future aviators “.

Record Ratings For Tankard Family Reality Show

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Bravo has scored anotThicker Promoher winner with an up close and personal look into the lives of Stellar Award winner Ben and wife Jewel Tankard and their blended family . Thicker Than Water scored a record 1.86 million viewers with this past Sunday’s episode. Ben and Jewel have been on the talk show circuit with appearances on Fox News and Andy Cohen’s Watch What Happens Live.

Tankard, widely regarded as the Godfather of Jazz/Gospel released his 18th solo smooth Jazz/Gospel project Full Tank this year.  The project received three Dove Award nominations and was also nominated for a Soul Train Music Award.  Thicker Than Water airs on Sunday evenings on the Bravo Network. Check your local listings for time and station in your area.

Bravo Announces New Reality Show With Ben Tankard

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

Bravo Media announced the addition of an unpreceBTdented 17 new shows to their original programming slate, and amongst the new shows is Thicker Than Water: The Tankards.  The show follows the life of gospel jazz pioneer Ben Tankard and his family, dubbed the Black Brady Bunch as they work through life changes and hold on to faith.

The show is produced by Sirens Media and will debut on November 10th. Check your local listings for the time and station in your area.


Kandi Burruss New Single to Feature Pastor Marvin Sapp

Monday, January 28th, 2013


Kandi Burrus from Bravo’s, “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” has announced that she has a new single being released entitled, ” Stay Prayed Up”, which will feature the newly appointed “Male Vocalist Of the Year”, Pastor Marvin Sapp. Burruss confirmed the information in an interview to the Yolanda Adams Morning Show and on her Facebook page.  On next weeks episode of the “Real Housewives of Atlanta” the viewers will see Kandi in the studio working on the new single. Kandi says, ” No matter who you are, what you do, you still need God and to be Prayed up!”.  The Real Housewives of Atlanta airs Sundays at 8 pm on Bravo.