Flavor of Love 2 Breaks Viewing Records

The season finale

of Flavor Flav's VH1 reality series Flavor of Love 2 drew over 7.5 million

viewers, making it the year's highest watched non-sports telecast on basic cable,

according to VH1.

The show featured Public Enemy's Flavor Flav on a quest to find love. During the

competition, the rapper made a connection with contestant London "Deelishis"

Charles, whom he picked as his potential love interest.According

to stats released by VH1, 1 out of every 3 African-American's watching television

on Sunday tuned into the season finale, which has been the No. 1 program during

its time slot since debuting in August.Episodes

of Flavor of Love 2 and other VH1 series launched today (Oct. 17) on iTunes

for $1.99 each. The

series was executive-produced by Mark Cronin and Cris Abrego and was the 10th

show the pair have produced for VH1.

Cronin and Abrego will return to VH1 in 2007 with 10 episodes of a new spin-off

series that was originally titled The Flavorette.The

currently untitled show will find former Flavor of Love contestant Tiffany

"New York" Patterson searching for love and will likely air during the

Flavor of Love timeslot of 10 p.m. ET on Sundays.