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Monica: Still Standing

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Country of origin  United States
No. of episodes  12
No. of seasons  1
Location(s)  Atlanta, Georgia
Starring  Monica Melinda Dancil Bryan Michael Cox
Opening theme  "Still Standing" by Monica

Monica: Still Standing is an American reality series following R&B singer Monica. The series premiered on BET October 27, 2009 after the 2009 BET Hip Hop Awards.



With the success of the one-hour reality special, Monica joined the production of the BET network for her own series, containing the same concept. It focused on searching for a hit single for her fifth studio album release and balancing her personal life of being a full-time mother and troubled past.

Main cast

  • Monica - R&B singer
  • Melinda Dancil - Monica's cousin and manager
  • Bryan Michael Cox - songwriter and record producer
  • Guest stars

  • Rocko Da Don
  • Jermaine Dupri
  • Kendrick "WyldCard" Dean
  • Polow Da Don
  • Timbaland
  • Dallas Austin
  • Soulja Boy Tell 'Em
  • Production

    While searching for a hit single for her sixth studio album release, the singer balances her personal life of being a full-time mother and troubled past. The show was a spin-off to the one-hour reality special television show Monica: The Single on Atlanta's Peachtree TV on August 5, 2008. The series was later picked up by BET the following week. The show premiered on October 27, 2009 directly after the 2009 BET Hip Hop Awards. The series runs all-new episodes every Tuesday at 10PM and 10:30PM EST. The show has appearances by Bryan Michael Cox and Kendrick "WYLDCARD" Dean. Also stars Monica's trainer Carlos and her cousin Melinda.


    The premiere and encore episode garnered 3.2 million total viewers. The show was made the second highest series debut in BET history behind the debut of Tiny & Toya. The show was given a "B" by Entertainment Weekly.

    Season 1: 2009-2010

    Season 1 began on October 27, 2009 and concluded January 19, 2010.


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