VH1’S “MARTHA & SNOOP’S POTLUCK DINNER PARTY” RETURNS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13 AT 9PM ET/PT

SEASON ONE COMES BACK FROM HIATUS WITH SPECIAL GUESTS CURTIS “50 CENT” JACKSON, ASHLEE SIMPSON, CHEF ABE HIROKI, EVAN ROSS, FAT JOE, IRON CHEF MORIMOTO, KATHY GRIFFIN, KELIS AND SNOOP’S PERSONAL CHEFS TRAP KITCHEN

MUSICAL GUESTS INCLUDE D.R.A.M., OCTOBER LONDON AND REMY MA

(New York, New York) January 20, 2017—VH1, in partnership with Sequential Brands Group, MERRY JANE and 495 Productions, will be premiering the second half of season one of “Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party” on Mondays beginning February 13, 2017 at 9PM ET/PT.

The highly acclaimed series debuted as cable’s top new unscripted franchise of 2016* winning its time period with all key demos**.  The first episode scored 3 million total viewers on its premiere night and a 1.5 18-49 rating in Live+3***. Episode two continued to dominate with a 1.1 Live +SD P18-49 rating making it the #1 non-sports Cable program in its time period among W18-49, P18-34 and W18-34****.

“Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party” features Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg as they host weekly dinner parties with famous celebrity friends. In each episode, Martha and Snoop put a personal spin on dishes for a themed meal.

Upcoming episodes include:

• Monday, February 13th at 9PM ET/PT: “Something Fishy”- Martha & Snoop take their rolling skills to the next level making sushi with special guests Kathy Griffin, Mike Epps, and sushi chefs Abe Hiroki & Morimoto and musical guest D.R.A.M.

• ‪Monday, February 13th at 9:30PM ET‬‬/PT: “They Got Game”- Huddle up! Martha & Snoop are making some game day favorites with special guest the Trap Kitchen chefs and youth players from Snoop’s Youth Football League and team – the Pomona Steelers.

• ‪Monday, February 20th at 10PM ET‬‬/PT: “High On The Hog”- Martha & Snoop get things good and smoky when they roast a whole hog with special guests Fat Joe, Kelis and musical guests Fat Joe & Remy Ma.

• ‪Monday, February 27th at 10PM ET‬‬/PT: “Keepin’ It In The Family”- Everyone knows there’s nothing better than home cooking, so Martha and Snoop invite special guests ‪Ashlee Simpson‬‬, Evan Ross and Snoop’s Uncle Reo to whip up some of their family favorites and share some family secrets.

• ‪Monday, March 6th at 10PM ET‬‬/PT: “Makin’ That Dough”- Martha & Snoop throw the ultimate pizza party with special guests Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, ‪Bella Thorne‬‬ and musical guest October London.

Executive produced by Stewart & Kim Miller Olko for Sequential Brands Group (NASDAQ: SQBG), Snoop Dogg & Ted Chung for MERRY JANE (MERRYJANE.com) and SallyAnn Salsano for 495 Productions, “Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party” is executive produced by Nina L. Diaz, Trevor Rose, Paul Ricci, Fernando Mills and Paula Aranda for VH1.

Martha Stewart is an Emmy Award-winning television show host, entrepreneur, bestselling author of over 85 books and a trusted lifestyle expert and teacher. Martha Stewart reaches approximately 100 million consumers each month across all her media and merchandising platforms and her branded products, which have a growing retail presence in thousands of locations, can be found in over 70 million households.

Selling more than 35 million albums worldwide, Snoop has reigned for more than two decades as an unparalleled musical force and has raised the bar as an entertainer and globally recognized innovator. As a trendsetter of pop culture, Snoop’s ventures include: (a) multiple music/film/TV deals, (b) his WestFestTV YouTube channel, where his wildly popular “GGN News” series appears weekly and (c), most recently, being at the forefront of the global cannabis revolution with his businesses such as the premiere media platform MERRYJANE.com, ‘Leafs By Snoop’ product line, and Casa Verde Capital. Snoop Dogg recently released his 14th studio album, COOLAID, featuring the hit single “ Kush Ups” with Wiz Khalifa.

ABOUT 495 PRODUCTIONS
SallyAnn Salsano is the founder and creative force behind the 495 Productions teams. Since its launch in 2006, 495’s creative team has specialized in developing programs that entertain viewers while keeping them glued to their screens. 495 became known throughout the world thanks to its record breaking, “Jersey Shore” which premiered on MTV in December of 2009 and instantly became a global pop-culture phenomenon. Some of 495’s additional hit shows include: the syndicated daytime talk show “The Real,” CMT’s highest rated show ever “Party Down South,” “Blue Collar Millionaires” (CNBC), “Tattoo Nightmares” (Spike), “Mother/Daughter Experiment: Celebrity Edition,” (Lifetime), “Snooki & JWOWW” (MTV), “Disaster Date” (MTV), “Tattoos After Dark” (Oxygen), “Repo Games” (Spike), “Wedding Wars” (VH1), several seasons of HGTV’s #1 rated show “Design Star,” Oxygen’s #1 rated show “Dance Your Ass Off,” “A Shot At Love” (MTV), “Tool Academy” (VH1), and many others. In March 2014 it was announced that FremantleMedia North America acquired a majority stake in 495 Productions.

ABOUT SEQUENTIAL BRANDS GROUP, INC.
Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SQBG) owns, promotes, markets, and licenses a portfolio of consumer brands in the lifestyle, fashion, active, and home categories, which includes the Martha Stewart media and merchandising properties. Sequential seeks to ensure that its brands continue to thrive and grow by employing strong brand management, design and marketing teams. Sequential has licensed and intends to license its brands in a variety of consumer categories to retailers, wholesalers and distributors in the United States around the world. For more information, please visit Sequential’s website at: www.sequentialbrandsgroup.com. To inquire about licensing opportunities, please email: [email protected]

ABOUT MERRY JANE
MERRY JANE is the fastest growing media platform at the crossroads of pop culture, business, politics, health, and the new generation of sophisticated cannabis culture for all. Through engaging editorial, original video and live events, MERRY JANE highlights the culture of this global lifestyle with groundbreaking news, a cross-platform media network, and interactive tools to explore this new frontier. Most recently, MERRY JANE has expanded into the world of television, producing both scripted and non-scripted shows including MTV’s “Mary + Jane” and VH1’s “Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party.”

ABOUT VH1
VH1 is the dominant pop culture brand for adults 18-34, creating their pop culture today while celebrating the pop culture today while celebrating the pop culture of their past. Vh1 is available in 93 million households in the U.S. VH1 also has an array of digital channels and services including the VH1 App, VH1.com and @VH1, the hub for all things music and pop culture. Fans may also access current and retro VH1 programming via the VH1 App, the network’s three-in-one video, new form content and co-viewing app, available for free on iOS and Android platforms. VH1 is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world’s leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. For more information, go to www.vh1press.com, VH1.com, or the VH1 Facebook page. Follow us on Twitter @VH1PR.

*Source: Nielsen; Original Ad Supported Cable Series Premieres Only, Excluding Spin-Offs of Existing Franchises, Ranked on P18-49, W18-49, P18-34, W18-34 Live+SD Impressions, 12/28/15- 12/25/16
**Source: Nielsen; #1 non-sports network in Time Period, 11/07/16. Ranked on Program QH, P18-49, P18-34, W18-34, and W18-49 Live+SD Impressions
***Source: Nielsen; P2+ Live+3 gross impressions across the premiere and 2 encores; 11/07/16
**** Source: Nielsen; #1 non-sports network in Time Period, 11/14/16. Ranked on Program QH, P18-34, W18-34, and W18-49 Live+SD Impressions