VH1 re-airs ‘Uprising: Hip Hop and the LA Riots’ documentary in wake of Rodney King’s death

I wrote a blog post “Must see documentary, ‘UPRISING: Hip Hop and the LA Riots’ airs on May 1 on VH1.” Directed by Mark Ford and narrated by Snoop Dogg this documentary aired as part of the VH1 Rock Docs series. In the wake of Rodney King’s death, the documentary is airing again on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 8pm ET/PT on VH1.

‘Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew Revisited’ checks up on celebrity patients from VH1 series

“Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew Revisited” is a series of four, “where are they now” specials with Dr. Drew and his head councilor Bob Forrest visiting patients from the first four seasons of “Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew” Featuring new interviews and home visits with Andy Dick, Rodney King, Seth Binzer, Tom Sizemore, Rachel Uchitel, Leif Garrett, Janice Dickinson and many more…premieres Sunday, November 20th at 9pm* on VH1.

Frankie Lons mother of Keyshia Cole releases single with a dance called ‘TheFrankie Leg’

We got to know Frankie Lons when watching the BET reality show “Keyshia Cole: The Way it Is,” then on the spin-off reality series “Frankie and Neffe,” and then battling sobriety on season 4 of VH1’s “Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew”…has released her own single “The Frankie Leg.”

Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew returns for a 5th season on VH1 beginning June 26

VH1 has once again partnered with Dr. Drew Pinsky for a fifth season of the hit reality series “Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew”…This season will follow Michael Lohan (Celebrity Dad), Sean Young (“Blade Runner”), Dwight ‘Doc’ Gooden (baseball star), Amy Fisher (“Long Island Lolita”), Steven Adler (Guns ‘n Roses), Bai Ling (“The Crow”), Jessica ‘Sugar’ Kiper (“Survivor”), and Jeremy Jackson (“Baywatch”) on their quest for sobriety. “Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew” is set to premiere Sunday, June 26th at 9PM on VH1.

Jeff Conaway aka “Kenickie” from original “Grease” in critical condition, dies 2 weeks later

UPDATE May 27, 2011- Jeff Conaway passed away today…(prior report) Actor Jeff Conaway is on the “razor’s edge,” fighting for his life against pneumonia and a blood infection, according to a source familiar with Conaway’s medical condition, who asked not to be identified. The next 72 hours is crucial for Conaway’s recovery, the source said Saturday afternoon.