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The Kandi Factory

Kandi Burruss ("The Real Housewives of Atlanta") mentors aspiring music artists in this reality show.

Premiered: April 9, 2013

Rating: TV-14

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The Real Housewives of Atlanta's Kandi Burruss Opens The Kandi Factory

Viewers know Kandi Burruss from The Real Housewives of Atlanta, but long before catfighting, the Bravo personality was top charting in the music industry. A former member of the platinum-selling group Xscape, the Grammy-winning songwriter (TLC's "No… Read more

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Hit It and Repeat Season 1, Episode 8 May 26, 2013 Paid

On the season finale of "The Kandi Factory," the team takes on Tasha, a seasoned rock n' roll veteran, who's attempting a comeback to save her home from foreclosure. Kandi captures her story in an anthem called "Rock Bottom" that sends Tasha into an emotional tailspin. Her competition is Bryan, a 25-year-old country singer from Louisiana bayou who rebels when Kandi writes him a song that he feels is too mainstream. Kandi responds by challenging him to sing the same song as Tasha, sparking the Kandi Factory's first head-to-head showdown.

Say Yes or Shut It Down Season 1, Episode 7 May 12, 2013 Paid

This week the team meets Terrence, a larger-than-life 30-year-old from Macon, GA, who sacrificed his dreams of a music career to support his family. This hopeless romantic has plans to propose to his girlfriend on stage during his showcase, but will his unreliable vocals make the performance fall apart and ruin this special moment? His counterpoint, Jennifer Chianesi is a spunky 23-year-old who attended a prestigious musical school and has dreams of becoming a rapper. With her image in complete disarray, will Kandi and the team manage to pull out all the stops and mold her into a marketable pop artist?

Anything? Anything! Season 1, Episode 6 May 5, 2013 Paid

Both protégé's stories hit close to home for Kandi this week. In her most emotional challenge yet, she mentors Cory, a talented 18-year-old theater geek who suffers from Autism, Tourette's syndrome, ADD and OCD. Cory is determined to overcome the odds, prove everyone wrong and launch a music career with his soaring vocals. Up against Cory is Kristin, a stunning 25-year-old who is trying to fulfill her lifelong promise she made to her brother to pursue her musical dreams. She decides to channel the pain into a heartbreaking ballad called "If You Were Here." Will Kristin be able to deliver the emotional performance the song deserves?

Jump Ya Bones Season 1, Episode 5 Apr 30, 2013 Paid

This week Kandi's team takes on Garrison, a "Soccer Mom"-looking 42-year-old administrator with rock star dreams. But, Garrison's aspirations become her nightmare as she is forced to confront her deep-seated fears about sexuality when Kandi writes her a pop anthem titled "The Mighty O" - based on Garrison's own personal journey with her sexuality. Facing off against Garrison is Kevin, a successful 28-year-old lawyer, eager to become the next R&B sensation. However, Kandi is not fully sold on his swag, and tries to teach him how to "woo" the ladies. The stakes are even higher this week as American Idol winner Ruben Studdard joins for a special guest appearance.

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An Interesting Week
Season 1 Episode 6: Kandi explains this week started off really shaky but was amazed by one performer.
Kandi Gets Emotional
Season 1 Episode 6 Show Highlight: Kandi is overcome with emotion seeing Cory perform.
Making Kandi Cry
Season 1 Episode 4 Preview: A song causes intense emotions to bubble up to the surface.
Kandi's You and Me
Season 1 Exclusive: Check out one of the songs from the premiere of 'The Kandi Factory.' And record your own version here: http://www.youtube.com/watc (more…)

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