Behind the Scenes With Tracey Edmonds

The media mogul talks about her career and running the reality show for her real-life boyfriend, NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sanders.

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Now, on Saturday nights, you can see her face occasionally on the Oprah Network’s newest reality show, Deion’s Family Playbook. As executive producer, Edmonds appears in episodes in her real-life role as the long-distance girlfriend of NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sanders.

“I’ve always said, ‘No, no, no, not for me. I’m behind the scenes.’ With his particular situation, I’ve finally said, ‘OK, I’ll make an exception.’ Because it was Deion’s life we were documenting. And because I am the woman in Deion’s life, it’s very hard for us to tell the story in true form, without showing me. Otherwise it’s not going to be a real reality show,” says Edmonds, who describes it as a Cosby-like, positive, uplifting family” show featuring single dad Deion raising 10 kids.

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