The ancient Egyptian queen Cleopatra will soon have a new cable network, named in her honor and launching in January. TV One announced plans to unveil the new network CLEO TV on Jan. 19.
TV One describes the network as “a new aspirational lifestyle and entertainment cable network targeting Millennial and Gen X women of color.”
“Derived from the name Cleopatra, one of the most powerful, trendsetting, rule-breaking and iconic women in history, CLEO TV will offer quality content that defies negative and cultural stereotypes of today’s modern women,” TV One said in the announcement. “The network promises a unique and diverse lineup of short and long-form programming that reflects the multifaceted interests of this generation. With a bold, fearless and fresh take, CLEO TV gives multicultural young women a destination for content centered around travel, home design, relationships, finances, cooking, talk shows, movies, docu-series, sitcoms and much more.”
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