Real Chance of Love

Real Chance of Love is an American reality television dating game show featuring two brothers, Ahmad "Real" Givens (born on January 8, 1980, died on February 21, 2015, aged 35[1]) and Kamal "Chance" Givens, (born on March 25, 1981), of the rap group The Stallionares, former contestants on I Love New York, who are looking for love. The show was first brought up in August 2007 when Mr. Boston of the first season of I Love New York was offered his own reality show. Boston declined and the plans eventually fell through, leaving the show to be picked up by Real and Chance.[2]

Real Chance of Love
Created byCris Abrego
Mark Cronin
StarringKamal Givens
Ahmad Givens
Opening theme"Does She Love Me?"
Composer(s)The Stallionaires
Country of originUnited States
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes26
Executive producer(s)Cris Abrego
Mark Cronin
Ben Samek
Running time45–48 minutes
Original networkVH1
Original releaseOctober 20, 2008 (2008-10-20) –
October 26, 2009 (2009-10-26)
Preceded byI Love New York
I Love Money
Followed byReal and Chance: The Legend Hunters

Season oneEdit

The first season premiered October 20, 2008, and featured seventeen female contestants taking part in various challenges in a format similar to other VH1 and MTV dating contest programs. Each week, women were eliminated until the final episode where the brothers had to make their final selections. Ultimately, Ahmad (Real) selected Corn Fed, while Kamal (Chance) selected nobody.[3] The series consisted of 14 episodes. A few days after the reunion show was taped, Corn Fed and Real ended their relationship.

Season twoEdit

It was reported on the VH1 blog that there will be a "second season" of Real Chance of Love, with the working title Real Chance of Love 2.[4] Twenty women will move into the Stallionaire Ranch and compete for the brother of their choice. In March 2009, Real Chance of Love 2 auditions were held in selected cities.[5][6] Real and Chance appeared on Chelsea Lately on May 25, 2009, to talk about the second season of Real Chance of Love. The show premiered on August 3, 2009. Ultimately, Ahmad (Real) selected Doll, while Kamal (Chance) selected Hot Wings.

Airing of the showEdit

Season Premiere Finale Reunion Winners Runners-up Contestants Episodes
Season One October 20, 2008 (2.2M viewers)[7] January 12, 2009 (4.19M viewers)[8] January 26, 2009 (3.041M viewers)[9] Real: Abbi La Nay Noah "Corn Fed" Real: Konanga Tyson "Bay Bay Bay" 17 14
Chance: No One Chance: Ebony Jones "Risky" & Christine Ly "Cali"
Season Two August 3, 2009 (2.518M viewers)[10] October 26, 2009 (2.5M viewers)[11] None Real: Jackie DaFonseca "Doll" Real: Gabrielle "Sassy" 20 12
Chance: Kamille Leai "Hot Wings" Chance: Michelle "Mamacita"



  1. ^ Ahmad Jamal "Real" Givens (1980-2015) - Find A Grave Memorial
  2. ^ mia. "Tango, Mr. Boston to Star in New Reality Show". TV Fanatic. Retrieved February 23, 2015.
  3. ^ Homewood, Nicole (January 26, 2009). "Urban Miss - 17 Girls, 2 Brothers Reunite For 'Real Chance'". New York Post. p. 75. Retrieved July 20, 2010. |section= ignored (help)
  4. ^ "Real Chance Of Love 2: Coming Soon!". VH1 Blog Reality TV News and Gossip. Retrieved February 23, 2015.
  5. ^ "Real Chance Of Love 2 Second Season Casting - VH1 Blog Reality TV News and Gossip". VH1 Blog Reality TV News and Gossip. Retrieved February 23, 2015.
  6. ^ "Real Chance Of Love 2 Casting Update". VH1 Blog Reality TV News and Gossip. Retrieved February 23, 2015.
  7. ^ Levin, Gary (October 29, 2008). "World Series strikes out". USA Today. p. D.4. Retrieved September 23, 2010. |section= ignored (help)
  8. ^ "Bush's farewell address shared lead in cable television ratings for the week of Jan. 12-18". Associated Press. January 22, 2009. Archived from the original on July 18, 2011. Retrieved July 20, 2010.
  9. ^ Seidman, Robert (February 3, 2009). "The Closer, Monk and Burn Notice lead weekly cable viewing". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved July 21, 2010.
  10. ^ Seidman, Robert (August 11, 2009). "Sorry haters, but the viewer numbers for VH1′s T.O. Show just aren't that bad". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved July 21, 2010.
  11. ^ Levin, Gary (November 4, 2009). "Fox scores with Series". USA Today. p. D.4. Retrieved July 21, 2010. |section= ignored (help)

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