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L.A. Hair is an American reality television series on WE tv. The series debuted on May 31, 2012 and was originally titled Hair Divas: Hollywood.[1][2] The series follows celebrity stylist Kim Kimble and her staff at her salon, Kimble Hair Studio.[3][4] WE tv announced in October 2012 that the series had been renewed for a ten episode second season, which debuted on June 6, 2013.[5][6] WE tv has ordered a 12-episode third season[7] that premiered on May 22, 2014.[8] On March 3, 2015 WE tv renewed the show for a fourth season that premiered in July 2015. The fifth season of L.A. Hair premiered on January 5, 2017.

L.A. Hair
L.A. Hair title card.jpg
GenreReality television
StarringKim Kimble
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons5
No. of episodes51 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • D.J. Nurre
  • J.D. Roth
  • Lauren P. Gellert
  • Rachel Tung
  • Suzanne Murch
  • Todd A. Nelson
Running time42 minutes
Production company(s)Eyeworks USA
Release
Original networkWE tv
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
Original releaseMay 31, 2012 (2012-05-31) –
March 9, 2017 (2017-03-09)
External links
Website

CastEdit

CurrentEdit

  • Kim Kimble
  • Jasmine Kimble
  • Leah Aldridge (Season 2–present)
  • Rickette (Season 2–present)
  • Gocha Hawkins (Season 4–present)
  • Jonathan Antin (Season 4–present)
  • James Wright (Season 5–present)
  • Giorgio Vango (Season 5–present)
  • Jay Jones (Season 5–present)
  • Tiger (Season 5–present)
  • MaCray (Season 5–present)
  • Stacey Morris (Season 5–present)

FormerEdit

  • Dontay Savoy (Seasons 1–4)
  • Terry Hunt (Seasons 1–4)
  • Anthony Pazos (Seasons 1–4)
  • China Upshaw (Seasons 1–4)
  • Angela Christine Stevens (Seasons 1–4)
  • Lisa Buford (Season 3)

Supporting CastEdit

  • Charity Cabico (Season 1)
  • Jose Monterroza (Season 2)
  • Malaka Upshaw (Season 3)
  • Dia (Season 3–present)

EpisodesEdit

Series overviewEdit

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
19May 31, 2012 (2012-05-31)July 26, 2012 (2012-07-26)
212June 6, 2013 (2013-06-06)August 22, 2013 (2013-08-22)
312May 22, 2014 (2014-05-22)August 7, 2014 (2014-08-07)
414July 30, 2015 (2015-07-30)October 29, 2015 (2015-10-29)[9]
510January 5, 2017 (2017-01-05)March 9, 2017 (2017-03-09)

Season 1 (2012)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
11"Sheer Ambition"May 31, 2012 (2012-05-31)
Kelly Rowland stops by the salon to get her hair done. Kim and Angela get into a feud.
22"Charity Case"June 7, 2012 (2012-06-07)
Omarosa Manigault comes into the salon for a magazine interview with Kim.
33"First Cut Is the Deepest"June 14, 2012 (2012-06-14)
Angela is threatened with a breaching her contract lawsuit for bragging about styling Eve.
44"Divas Divided"June 21, 2012 (2012-06-21)
Kim and Angela have lunch to ease tension and fix their friendship.
55"Wigged Out"June 28, 2012 (2012-06-28)
Everyone at the salon prepares for their visit to the Academy Awards.
66"China Wages War"July 5, 2012 (2012-07-05)
Kim seeks a temporary workspace as construction lags on her new studio; Kim coifs R&B singer Brandy Norwood
77"Tick Tick Boom"July 12, 2012 (2012-07-12)
Jasmine messes up while styling Kim's hair before Kim's big date. Anthony and China's personalities clash which causes a verbal altercation.
88"The Big Blow Out"July 19, 2012 (2012-07-19)
Kim helps China come to peace the prior events at work.
99"L.A. Hair Confidential"July 26, 2012 (2012-07-26)
This episode features behind-the-scenes moments and highlights of the first season.

Season 2 (2013)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
101"The Nail Biter"June 6, 2013 (2013-06-06)
Season 2 begins with Kim opening a second location, bringing on a new nail technician and making a change in management.
112"Demotion Commotion"June 13, 2013 (2013-06-13)
Leah and Naja continue to be at each other's throats and Kim tries to smooth things over between China and Angela, who is still feeling the sting of her demotion.
123"What Happens in Vegas"June 20, 2013 (2013-06-20)
Kim announces a salon contest and sticks herself in the middle of the fighting between Angela and China. Meanwhile, a trip to Las Vegas gets interesting when Naja seduces another member of the team.
134"VIP Blow Out"June 27, 2013 (2013-06-27)
Rumors begin to swirl around Naja and Dontay after they return from Las Vegas. Kim loses patience with Leah and her hair and things between Angela and China remain heated.
145"Hater From Decatur"July 4, 2013 (2013-07-04)
The staff react negatively to having to wear uniforms and Dontay is unhappy about Kim wanting him to work as Terry's assistant. Anthony is given the opportunity to do actress Jessica Clark's hair and makeup for a red-carpet event.
156"Don't Mess With My Mama"July 11, 2013 (2013-07-11)
Kim books an important fashion show and Anthony disses Jasmine's hairdressing skills.
167"Career Suicide"July 18, 2013 (2013-07-18)
Kim gets wind of what Anthony has been saying about her mother on the salon floor and an annoyed Naja makes threats to Leah.
178"She Wet the Wig"July 25, 2013 (2013-07-25)
Things don't go smoothly between China and celebrity client Vivica A. Fox. Kim hires a new receptionist based more on his appearance than qualifications and Leah has a problem with the staff returning to work after having a few adult beverages.
189"Drinking and Weaving"August 1, 2013 (2013-08-01)
Naja calls China out for behaving unprofessionally. Jose gets caught with his shirt off and Leah forces three staff members to leave the salon.
1910"Bringing Sexy Back"August 8, 2013 (2013-08-08)
Kim revamps singer Michelle Williams. Meanwhile, Angela takes off to Thailand without notice, and Kim and Leah clash over a photo shoot.
2011"You're Fired"August 15, 2013 (2013-08-15)
Kim and the stylists style two friends of Chaka Khan. Angela returns from Thailand and is in hot water. Kim fires Angela.
2112"L.A. Hair Confidential"August 22, 2013 (2013-08-22)
Never before seen footage of the season. Dontay and Angela discuss her firing

Season 3 (2014)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
221"Chair Battle Royale"May 22, 2014 (2014-05-22)
232"A Thin Line Between Love and Fake"May 29, 2014 (2014-05-29)
Kim deals with the aftermath of Lisa and Anthony’s big fight. China’s sister is the new salon receptionist. Kim gives Macy Gray big hair while Angela ends up in a brawl with Naja at her own salon launch party.
243"Hotlanta, Hair We Come"June 5, 2014 (2014-06-05)
Kim styles R&B group SWV and opens a pop-up shop in Atlanta. Leah opposes the second location leading to an explosive argument with Kim. Musician Akon reprimands Anthony while Naja's feud with Angela persists.
254"Lisa and the Ratcheteers"June 12, 2014 (2014-06-12)
265"Clash of the Big Wigs"June 19, 2014 (2014-06-19)
276"Taming of the Divas"June 26, 2014 (2014-06-26)
287"Stick a Fork in It"July 3, 2014 (2014-07-03)
298"Ready, Set, Blow!"July 10, 2014 (2014-07-10)
309"For the Record"July 17, 2014 (2014-07-17)
3110"A Tale of Two Cakes"July 24, 2014 (2014-07-24)
A celebration erupts into a salon clearing brawl when simmering hostilities between Lisa and Naja are sparked by a flip comment from Dontay. Naja is sent to Urgent Care and Lisa clears her station.
3211"Big Hair, Don't Care"[10]July 31, 2014 (2014-07-31)
Lisa and Naja's fight leaves the salon in turmoil. Kim returns to Atlanta to headline the Bronner Bros Hair Show, and makes a surprise announcement that sends Leah into a rage. Kim styles Sanaa Lathan.
3312"99 Problems, But Hair Ain't One"[10]August 7, 2014 (2014-08-07)
Kim risks her hair empire with an extreme business move; Leah is outraged. Terry clashes with the Atlanta stylists. Naja returns to the salon with shocking news. Lisa is presented with a surprise proposal.

Season 4 (2015)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
341"I'm the Boss, Hunty!"July 30, 2015 (2015-07-30)
352"Catwalk, Cat Fight"August 6, 2015 (2015-08-06)
363"Nail'd by Naja"August 13, 2015 (2015-08-13)
374"Wigs in the Wild"August 20, 2015 (2015-08-20)
385"Lights, Camera, Meltdown!"August 27, 2015 (2015-08-27)
396"Model Behavior"September 3, 2015 (2015-09-03)
407"A Hair-Raising Proposal"September 10, 2015 (2015-09-10)
418"The Kim-pire Strikes Back"September 17, 2015 (2015-09-17)
429"Weave Got an Informant!"September 24, 2015 (2015-09-24)
4310"Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow"October 1, 2015 (2015-10-01)
4411"Time for Some Hair-therapy[11]"October 8, 2015 (2015-10-08)
4512"Snitches Get Stitches[12]"October 15, 2015 (2015-10-15)
4613"Shade and Betrayed[9]"October 22, 2015 (2015-10-22)
4714"L.A. Hair Confidential[9]"October 29, 2015 (2015-10-29)

Season 5 (2017)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
481"The Kimpire Strikes Back"January 5, 2017 (2017-01-05)
492"Go Big or Go-Shady"January 12, 2017 (2017-01-12)
503"Down Wright Shade"January 19, 2017 (2017-01-19)
514"Making the Cut"January 26, 2017 (2017-01-26)
525"I Snatched Your Weave!"February 2, 2017 (2017-02-02)
536"Put Your Business Panties On!"February 9, 2017 (2017-02-09)
547"MaCray Cray Like.. Wo!"February 16, 2017 (2017-02-16)
558"Hair Du Soleil!"February 23, 2017 (2017-02-23)
569"Hair We Go!"March 2, 2017 (2017-03-02)
5710"L.A. Hair Confidential"March 9, 2017 (2017-03-09)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "WE tv Greenlights Original Series, "Hair Divas: Hollywood," Following Celebrity Hair Stylist Kim Kimble". the Futon Critic. Retrieved March 2, 2013.
  2. ^ "WE tv to Open "L.A. Hair" on Thursday, May 31 at 10pm ET/PT". the Futon Critic. Retrieved March 2, 2013.
  3. ^ "'LA Hair' Series Premiere: Kim Kimble Works Her Magic On Client Amy (VIDEO)". The Huffington Post. June 1, 2012. Retrieved March 2, 2013.
  4. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda. "We TV's Summer Line-Up Sizzles With 'Kendra', All New 'Bridezillas', More 'Braxtons' And 'L.A. Hair'". TV by the Numbers.
  5. ^ Bibel, Sara (May 28, 2013). "WE tv Announces Summer Schedule Including 'Bridezillas', 'Pregnant & Dating'". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved May 28, 2013.
  6. ^ "WE tv Greenlights New Original Series, "Obsessed with the Dress," and Renews "Kendra on Top" and "L.A. Hair" for Sophomore Seasons". Retrieved 4 November 2012.
  7. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (September 9, 2013). "'LA Hair' Renewed for Third Season by WE tv". TV by the Numbers.
  8. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (April 23, 2014). "WE tv's 'LA Hair' Returns for a Third Season Thursday May 22". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved April 23, 2014.
  9. ^ a b c "Shade and Betrayed". Zap2it. Retrieved 16 October 2015.
  10. ^ a b "L.A. Hair - Episode Guide for Season 3". Zap2it. Retrieved July 27, 2014.
  11. ^ "Time for some Hair-Therapy". Zap2it. Retrieved 13 October 2015.
  12. ^ "Snitches Get Stitches". Zap2it. Retrieved 13 October 2015.

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