Parole Diaries, follows the parole officers of Indianapolis, Indiana, and the parolees they work with. The show offers a look inside the parole officers’ day, working with sex offenders, convicted murderers and addicts.

A hilarious sitcom starring comedian and radio host Rickey Smiley. Rickey plays a character loosely based on his own life - a popular, local DJ based in Atlanta, who is the single father to three children.

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Roz Ryan plays Rickey Smiley’s Aunt Sylvia who helps raise his three kids. Ryan has a 30-year career as a singer and television and broadway actress. She is most known for her role as the cantankerous Amelia Heterbrink on Amen.

Noree Victoria plays Simone, Rickey Smiley’s manager. Victoria was lured into acting by her family’s entertainment roots. She’s related to the great jazz musician Eubie Blake and Emmy-nominated actress Penny Jerald. She has since appeared in several television productions, including Necessary Roughness, Army Wives and The Game.

Brown plays Maurice, the general manager at the radio station where Rickey Smiley works. Brown has been a staple on the nationally syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Show for over nine years, where his comedic antics and voice are heard by radio listeners in nearly 200 markets.

Ray J plays Kenny, the show’s producer and Rickey Smiley’s protégé. It’s been an 18-year rise to the top for this singer, actor, TV presenter, entrepreneur, reality TV star and now author. With four top selling albums under his belt with R&B songs like “Wait a Minute,” “One Wish,” “Sexy Can I, “ and “Tie Me Down,” on his hit list, Ray J has established himself as one of the top selling independent music artists of all times.