Trina's Sitcom 'With Friends Like These' To Debut

Trina will make her

television acting debut in the new sitcom “With Friends Like These”

on The Black Family Channel on Wednesday (Nov. 9) at 8:30 pm EST.

The rapper/actress also co-produced the sitcom and plays a character

named “Cleo Taylor” who owns a modeling agency that runs into tax


Taylor then inherits her deceased aunt’s beauty salon,

Hair We Are and her aunt's arch nemesis as well.

The sitcom will debut on The Black Family Channel, which airs

in 25 of the top African-American TV markets in the United States, reaching

14 million households.

The Black Family Channel is the United States’ only minority

owned and operated cable network and focuses on family oriented programming.

Veteran actor, producer and director Robert Townsend is President

and CEO of Productions for the network.

“With Friends Like These” was co-created and produced

with Ty Johnston of T.Y. Entertainment, a South Florida based film and television

production company.

The series is directed by Melvin James and also stars Ki Toy

Johnson (Outkast’s “I Like the Way You Move video), Luz Whitney

(“Bamboozled”), Prince Markie Dee (The Fat Boys, 103.5, Miami)

Repeat dates are as followed:

Wednesday, November

9, 2005 @ 12:00am

Thursday, November 10, 2005 @ 9:30pm

Saturday, November 12, 2005 @ 9:00 pm