Rickey Smiley and Porsha Williams

After her recording career fizzled, former Real Housewives of Atlanta cast member Porsha Williams finally found a job with a steady paycheck coming in. The former television evangelist is the official co-host of a show called Dish Nation.

From a press release:

Porsha Williams, star of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta”, has been named permanent co-host on the entertainment magazine television program, DISH NATION. Based in Atlanta, with the “Rickey Smiley Morning Show”, Porsha brings her distinct perspective on breaking celebrity news and gossip. The announcement was made by Michael Bachmann and Matt Blanock, co-executive producers of DISH NATION.

Michael and Matt stated: “This week, ‘Dish Nation’ celebrates 500 episodes. We are thrilled to have the talented and tenacious Porsha Williams around for the next 500 and beyond.”

Growing +12% in average daily viewers versus same period a year ago (1.52 million vs 1.36), DISH NATION remains syndication’s youngest skewing first-run program.

Porsha stated: “On my very first day in the Atlanta studios of ‘Dish Nation’ I immediately felt a natural chemistry with the team. Rickey Smiley is an amazing comic and I am thrilled to learn and grow with one of the best morning hosts in the country.”

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    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pRALyMDoCBw&sns=em Nancy Drew (fka IsThisThingOn) has entered into witness protection :cool:

      Good for her! Dish Nation sounds like a promising program and a potentially good fit for Porsha. I'm happy for her :shrug: :clap:

    • buddapecan

      Happy for her! Glad somebody gave her an opportunity to work so she can be independent.

    • Hershey

      I love her on that show with her simple minded azz :lol:

    • luVn_liFe…

      Good For her, Im glad for her.

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VPIs6REdG2Q datsmdubya2u

      :smack: I guess what they say is true God looks out for babbies and idiots. Ricky be straight up trying to fugg her on that show. All he want her to do is show her azz.. what happened to Ebony anyway?

    • Kynedy L

      Going to college nowadays is pointless. It's not about what you know but who you know. This is why Vanna started her own show that some blogees were bashing :tea: Some broadcasting graduate is about to hang his or herself. But nevertheless, congrats Porsha.

    • http://fashion.telegraph.co.uk/news-features/TMG10063828/Kim-Kardashians-feet-feel-the-squeeze.html User Friendly

      Ricky be straight up trying to fugg her on that show. All he want her to do is show her azz

      :huh: he's straight?

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/db78ef2b213fd6958c1aa6773fe9a6dc?s=80 jeniefrumdabloc

      I like her on the show :tea:

    • deedeegirl

      Good for Porsha. Her suspect husband did her wrong.


      Good for her but where is Ebony?

    • lovezoe

      She's funny on the show...

    • Unshakable


      Makes you re-think college and student loans, huh? You are right though.......college nowadays has lot some of its value. Some peepa with no college or just trade school makin more g's than so called edumacated peepa. Makes you wonder who has the real education. :think:

    • Unshakable


    • MisUnderstood

      I've seen it a few times. It's aite. :shrug:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

      Stay in school. Getcho DEGREEzzzzzz :tea:

      UNLESS you'on mind ho'in etc :tea:

      This is the one that is like a bag of rocks, no? :huh:

      #aintmyfault :lol:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

      User & Jenny got my two men in gravis :love:

    • Unshakable

      @DTTS regarding post numma 15,

      Lies told on Sandra Rose. BTW, who told you them lies? LaTrece? :hahaha:

      Go to school for 4 years only to come out making 25,000, while your friend went to DeVry or the same online school Ciara went to and come out making twice as much as you. :blink: and :rofl:

    • Just Looking

      Lord Knows, I loved Ebony but this is why she left.

      She had great radio face. :yes:

    • Just Looking

      @ DTTS :cell:

      Now :yes: ?

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VPIs6REdG2Q datsmdubya2u


      So he says

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VPIs6REdG2Q datsmdubya2u

      Nene and Kenya will be soooo jealous...they will say the have bigger and better opportunities than Posha will ever have but a
      Still they will be hating and thrownin :shade:

    • luVn_liFe…

      What's the matter wit I.C.D.C??

    • Unshakable

      @Luvn Life,

      ICDC.....ain't that the trade school Ciara went to? Iffin that be the case, ain't nothing wrong with it. I was comparing spending money and taking out student loans for a degree that only generates peanuts in income when a person can go to a trade school and make twice as much.


      Jesus be some debt relief and a student loan forgiveness opportunity

    • luVn_liFe…

      Unshakable says:

      @Luvn Life,

      ICDC…..ain’t that the trade school Ciara went to?
      :hahaha:; IDK, did she?? i didnt know it was a real school?

    • Just Looking

      @luvn - Throws tomatoes @ Betty Boop

      Put byke the purdy picture. :hug:

    • Unshakable


      Come to thank of it, is that a school K-Dub created? Maybe people who go there can colleck a check or something for their attendance. We will ask Dub next time she graces us peons with her font. :rofl:

    • luVn_liFe…

      Maybe people who go there can colleck a check or something for their attendance
      :ghost: I may have attended :think: i gotta check my records lol

      JL ur alive, the jump didnt kill you! :happy:

    • Ni ni

      Rickey smiley be trying to fugg every woman that come on that show. He gon end up getting a sexual harassment suit when they get mad at him. It's a shame how thirsty he is and I believe he has a daughter. Rickey and Ebony been riding together since back in Alabama. He got a lil money now and all brand new. I think they needed a dumb blonde and Portia fills the role nicely.

    • Ni ni


    • Just Looking

      @luvie - My recovery period was longer this time. The Shade from Sandra, prevented my spirit from getting it back together.

      aging puss, reminds me..... :kona:

    • Crimsontide

      Kynedy L says:

      Going to college nowadays is pointless. It’s not about what you know but who you know.

      Basically. If I had known then…boy I tell ya.

      And Hershey, you ought to be ashamed for that gravy. Hasn't Kermit been through enough already! :hahaha:

    • Crimsontide

      *gravie, not gravy :smack:

    • ShadeQueen46

      what's yalls take on the Lil Kim & Nicki Garbage beef?

    • Kynedy L

      @Unshakable agree with everything you said

      @Dtts I should have ho'd a lil bit. At least to get these student loans down. Never too late

    • BullSweetness

      I often say I could've brought a house or car instead but I'm from a country area so I would've had to be extra innovative to pull my current money off without selling drugs. :shrugs: lol. Life would be easier without the loans though but I can't bring myself to teach for 3 years cause the way my wants are set up, that salary won't cut it.

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    • http://instagram.com/eastpointvet eastpointvet

      nice to have more than one paycheck

    • Aprilbaby

      I really miss Ebony on the show bot dish and the radio. Claudia sucks and Porsha isn't that smart or funny to be honest.

      I don't even listen anymore. I just listen to Ryan and put up with Wanda.

    • Yardgirl

      We negroes HAVE to have a college degree!! What I tell HS gradsif you don't have the money or don't know what you really want to "be", go to a community college for 2 years and then transfer to a 4 year college for the remaining 2 years. Your credits transfer and you save tons of $$$$. If nothing else that 2 year associates degree shows potential employers that you are education minded. I knows high level peeps in several comapany HR, trust me :yes:

      :tea: <<-- Blue Mountain Coffee

    • http://www.lipstickalley.com/showthread.php?p=18507979 MisTaken is #unbothered :cool:

      Well I don’t have a problem with Porsha. She’s harmless, got a banging body and is stupidly entertaining. Eboni was fine and like someone else said she has been down with Ricky for YEARS. I started noticing she was missing off and on and thought maybe she was sick because I know she is a cancer survivor. Then when I saw they moved to tv and Porsha was doing stuff I said oh :tape: Like JL I think it has more to do with the fact that she has a face for radio and they want to blow up. I don’t know that I can totally blame Ricky BUT it is his name on the show so I would think he would have some say so. It’s sad if you ask me.

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/db78ef2b213fd6958c1aa6773fe9a6dc?s=80 jeniefrumdabloc

      :waves: Morning

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/db78ef2b213fd6958c1aa6773fe9a6dc?s=80 jeniefrumdabloc

      Yard :clap: education is very important !

    • http://www.lipstickalley.com/showthread.php?p=18507979 MisTaken is #unbothered :cool:

      Oh and yea. Now Gary with the Tea isn’t even trying to hide the fact that he takes SR stories. Hey Gary :hi: He lead today with “find out which business woman they say marriage is going to last forever” and it was Kandi. So yea. SR are you getting a cut for letting them run your stories? :waiting: I miss you talk to me :wails:

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/db78ef2b213fd6958c1aa6773fe9a6dc?s=80 jeniefrumdabloc

      ShadeQueen46 says:

      what’s yalls take on the Lil Kim & Nicki Garbage beef?
      I'm #TeamKim no doubt :tea: Icki can come for Iggy so Kim can come for Icki :coffee:

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/db78ef2b213fd6958c1aa6773fe9a6dc?s=80 jeniefrumdabloc

      I hope Iggy do a song with Iggy .... :tea: it would be good fit too :tea:

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/db78ef2b213fd6958c1aa6773fe9a6dc?s=80 jeniefrumdabloc

      I hope Kim :smack:

    • Afiya

      I'm not surprised, glad for her, she needed a job :clap: but what they do with Eboni :confused:

      Good Morning Roses & Thorns :hi:


    • http://www.lipstickalley.com/showthread.php?p=18507979 MisTaken is #unbothered :cool:

      I a pro education too :yes:
      The whole Kim/Nicki beef…. I really got nothing. I think Nicki at times has been very disrespectful to Kim just based on the fact that she came before her and Nicki is acting like she did something original and she is the best ever. At the same time Kim seems real bitter and angry. I think it’s partially justified though because mainstream has adjusted its views and welcome the raunch of Nicky while Kim got crucified :shrugs: But at this stage of the game I don’t think it’s fair to be like hush Kim you old because Jay Z, Rolling Stones and Paul McCartney out there 70 years old still doing their thing. I just wish Kim had better music to snap on :lol:

    • http://www.lipstickalley.com/showthread.php?p=18507979 MisTaken is #unbothered :cool:

      Afiya I am not 100% how the whole Eboni thing rolled out because I wasn’t listening all the time. But it seemed like she was guest hosting on her own show for the last few months. Then Porsha started guesting on Dish Nation. Then I added her on twitter to see was she ok and I saw a message she wrote about starting to concentrate on other endeavors. Next day the big announcement Claudia was on the show :no: I really don’t think it was Eboni’s choice.

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/db78ef2b213fd6958c1aa6773fe9a6dc?s=80 jeniefrumdabloc

      #TeamKim :thankyou: very much :yes: Fawk Icki :tea: real talk !!! Real talk !!

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/db78ef2b213fd6958c1aa6773fe9a6dc?s=80 jeniefrumdabloc

      I love my mommy :love:

    • lovezoe

      @EbonySteele a few things, where the hell are you? How come I don't see you on dish nation anymore? and why don't I hear u on the radio?

      @AriesLuv makes u wonder doesn't it...

    • Wasting time

      Good Morning Roses :waves:


      Eboni was doing some side HQ segment when another one of the cities had a break. I think the whole darn show should be the RS Morning crew. They are all funny.

      I loved what Kim put out yesterday; the Identity theft art and than the collage of her look and Nicki in the same look. What is wack is that she is doing it at all. It is sad. If Kim's bars matched her enthusiasm it would be ok. The music just ain't hitting though

    • lovezoe

      Old Kim is gone. Sorry to say. Not a fan of Nicki either. I remember when she came our with that mixtape Itty Bitty Piggy or something.

    • http://www.lipstickalley.com/showthread.php?p=18507979 MisTaken is #unbothered :cool:

      So I just went on Ebony’s page and found something interesting. Somebody tweeted at her and Dish Nation where is Ebony they miss her and Dish Nation replied she is exploring opportunities and Dish Nation Family misses her. :rolleyes:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KPgpRw9tiuM bnatural

      Wasting time says:

      Good Morning Roses :waves:
      Eboni was doing some side HQ segment when another one of the cities had a break. I think the whole darn show should be the RS Morning crew. They are all funny.
      I loved what Kim put out yesterday; the Identity theft art and than the collage of her look and Nicki in the same look. What is wack is that she is doing it at all. It is sad. If Kim’s bars matched her enthusiasm it would be ok. The music just ain’t hitting though

      While I'm not a Nicki fan....I am a bit tired of this backand forth between her and Kim....

      Lil Kim is doing this to drum up her attention for her new mixtape....not album....all of this for a mixtape....anytime we hear from her, Nicki's name is mentioned.....

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    • JerseyGirl68

      Porscha and Claudia saved Rickey Smiley's corny ass show because the Breakfast Club started dominating in the Atlanta market.

      Congrats to Porsha!!

    • West Coast Chick

      Who did Porsha have to :hump: to to get that gig?