Fantasia for Real

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Fantasia for Real
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Genre Documentary
Starring Fantasia Barrino
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 20
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Fenton Bailey
  • Jeff Olde
  • Jeremy Simmons
  • Jill Holmes
  • Kristen Kelly
  • Randy Barbato
  • Tom Campbell
Running time 21 to 23 minutes
Production company(s) World of Wonder Productions
Broadcast
Original channel VH1
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Audio format 5.1 surround sound
Original run January 11, 2010 – November 28, 2010 (2010-11-28)
External links
Website

Fantasia for Real is an American reality documentary television series on VH1 that debuted on January 11, 2010.[1] The series chronicles American Idol season 3 winner Fantasia Barrino, along with her family, and her struggle to regain control of both her career and personal life.[2]

Cast[edit]

  • Fantasia Barrino
  • Brian Dickens: Fantasia's manager
  • Addie "Aunt Bunny" Washington: Fantasia's aunt
  • Diane Barrino-Barber: Fantasia's mother
  • Zion Barrino: Fantasia's daughter
  • Joseph "Teeny" Barrino, Kassim "Ricco" Barrino and Xavier Barrino: Fantasia's brothers
  • Addie Collins: Fantasia's grandmother

Episodes[edit]

Season 1 (2010)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date
1 1 "No More Freebies" January 11, 2010 (2010-01-11)
2 2 "Tough Love" January 18, 2010 (2010-01-18)
3 3 "The Breakdown" January 25, 2010 (2010-01-25)
4 4 "Come Together" February 1, 2010 (2010-02-01)
5 5 "The Barrinos are Back... Or are They?" February 15, 2010 (2010-02-15)
6 6 "The Re-Education of Fantasia" February 22, 2010 (2010-02-22)
7 7 "The Re-Invention of Fantasia" March 1, 2010 (2010-03-01)
8 8 "Fantasia 2.0" March 8, 2010 (2010-03-08)
9 9 "Clip Show" March 8, 2010 (2010-03-08)

Season 2 (2010)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date U.S. viewers
(million)
10 1 "London Calling" September 19, 2010 (2010-09-19) 1.14[3]
11 2 "Baby Steps" September 26, 2010 (2010-09-26) 0.80[4]
12 3 "Eye Candy" October 3, 2010 (2010-10-03) 0.65[5]
13 4 "Happy Birthday To Me" October 10, 2010 (2010-10-10) 0.81[6]
14 5 "The Rumors Are True" October 17, 2010 (2010-10-17) 0.62[7]
15 6 "Get Suited Up For War" October 24, 2010 (2010-10-24) 0.64[8]
16 7 "Breakdown" October 31, 2010 (2010-10-31) 0.98[9]
17 8 "Back To Me" November 7, 2010 (2010-11-07) 0.45[10]
18 9 "What Happens In Vegas..." November 14, 2010 (2010-11-14) 0.60[11]
19 10 "Going Hollywood" November 21, 2010 (2010-11-21) 0.54[12]
20 11 "Lean On Me" November 28, 2010 (2010-11-28) 0.71[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American Idol Winner and Platinum-Selling Artist Fantasia, VH1 and World of Wonder Team Up for New Docu-Series 'Fantasia for Real'". The Futon Critic. December 1, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Fantasia Coming to VH1 in Direct-To-Series Project Produced by World of Wonder". The Futon Critic. April 16, 2009. 
  3. ^ Seidman, Robert (September 21, 2010). "Sunday Cable Ratings: ‘Boardwalk Empire’ Premieres; ‘Rubicon’ Still Struggling + The Glades, Mad Men, Kardashians & Lots More". TV by the Numbers. 
  4. ^ Gorman, Bill (September 28, 2010). "Sunday Cable Ratings: ‘Boardwalk Empire’ Falls; ‘Rubicon’ Stays Low + Glades, Mad Men, Kardashians, Dexter & Lots More". TV by the Numbers. 
  5. ^ Seidman, Robert (October 5, 2010). "Sunday Cable Ratings: ‘Boardwalk Empire’ Mostly Stable; ‘Rubicon’ Still Tiny; Mad Men, Kardashians, Dexter & Lots More". TV by the Numbers. 
  6. ^ Gorman, Bill (October 12, 2010). "Sunday Cable Ratings: ‘Boardwalk Empire’ Plunges; ‘Rubicon’ Up; Mad Men, Kardashians, MLB Playoffs & More". TV by the Numbers. 
  7. ^ Seidman, Robert (October 19, 2010). "Sunday Cable Ratings: Kardarshians Lead; ‘Mad Men’ Finale Up; ‘Rubicon’ Finale Down; ‘Boardwalk Empire,’ ‘Sonny with a Chance’ & Much More". TV by the Numbers. 
  8. ^ Gorman, Bill (October 26, 2010). "Sunday Cable Ratings: Kardashians Finale Way Up; Boardwalk Empire, Dexter, Swamp People & Much More". TV by the Numbers. 
  9. ^ Seidman, Robert (November 2, 2010). "Sunday Cable Ratings: The Walking Dead Kills; Boardwalk Empire Steady; + Swamp People, Dexter, Ghost Hunters Live & Much More". TV by the Numbers. 
  10. ^ Gorman, Bill (November 9, 2010). "Sunday Cable Ratings: The Walking Dead Lives!; Boardwalk Empire Up; Real Housewives, Hannah Montana, Kate Plus 8 & Much More". TV by the Numbers. 
  11. ^ Seidman, Robert (November 16, 2010). "Sunday Cable Ratings: The Walking Dead, Sarah Palin (again, still); Boardwalk Empire Drops; Real Housewives, Sonny With a Chance, Kendra & Much More". TV by the Numbers. 
  12. ^ Gorman, Bill (November 23, 2010). "Sunday Cable Ratings: Sarah Palin's Alaska Falls; The Walking Dead(again, still); Boardwalk Empire; Real Housewives, Sonny With a Chance, Kendra & Much More". TV by the Numbers. 
  13. ^ Gorman, Bill (November 30, 2010). "Sunday Cable Ratings: Boardwalk Empire Dips; Soul Train Awards, Real Housewives, Dexter, Top Gear & More". TV by the Numbers. 

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