via press release:
WE tv CELEBRATES A SUMMER OF STRONG AND ORIGINAL WOMEN, WITH MORE NEW AND RETURNING UNSCRIPTED ORIGINALS THAN EVER BEFORE
Slate Includes 10th and Final Season of Bridezillas and Series Spin-Off,
Marriage Boot Camp: Bridezillas
NEW YORK, NY – May 28, 2013 – WE tv is getting ready for a sizzling summer this year as the network prepares to unveil more new and returning unscripted originals than ever before. Between the summer bookend holidays of Memorial Day and Labor Day, WE tv will debut a total of seven original series, five new and two returning. The summer line-up includes the new shows Marriage Boot Camp: Bridezillas, Pregnant & Dating, House of Curves, Sanya’s Glam & Gold and Obsessed with the Dress, and the returning viewer favorites, Bridezillas and L.A Hair. WE tv’s growing original programming slate reflects the network’s commitment to showcasing modern women who are strong, independent and in control of their lives.
Commented Kim Martin, WE tv’s president and general manager, “This truly is an original summer on WE tv, with more new and returning shows than ever before featuring women who are strong, relatable and in control of their lives. From running households to overseeing successful businesses, the women of WE tv are authentic and living life on their own terms, yet also sometimes challenged and flawed the way only real women can be. Their stories are endearing, enlightening, and always entertaining.”
WE tv’s summer slate includes the following new and returning shows:
Bridezillas (Season 10; 22×60) – Premieres Friday, May 31 at 8 pm
The tenth anniversary season of Bridezillas promises to be the biggest yet with more lavish weddings than ever before. Every bride dreams of her wedding day — but bridezillas are willing to do whatever it takes to get it, no matter the consequences! Produced by September Films.
Marriage Boot Camp: Bridezillas (New; 9×60) – Premieres Friday, May 31 at 9 pm
Five outrageous Bridezillas and their husbands live together in the same house and undergo an extreme marriage boot camp in an effort to work out their marriage demons and answer the burning question – Is their marriage worth saving? Produced by Thinkfactory Media, in cooperation with September Films.
Pregnant & Dating (New; 8×60) – Premieres Friday, May 31 at 10 pm
Five fiercely independent women go on the hunt for a partner who isn’t scared off by the idea of an “instant family.” Kiesha, Shana, Melissa, Megan and Rachel all have one special thing in common: each of them is expecting a baby and realize the search for true love won’t wait nine months. Produced by GRB Entertainment.
L.A .Hair (Season 2; 12×60) – Premieres Thursday, June 6 at 10 pm (moves to 9 pm on June 13)
This season, Kim Kimble rises to new heights while styling the tresses of celebrities Chaka Khan, Michelle Williams, Vivica Fox, Lil’ Mama, LisaRaye, Kyla Pratt, Faith Evans, Fantasia, LeToya Luckett and Debbie Allen. With construction now complete, the staff relocates to the new high-end salon in West Hollywood where she’s adding an A-list nail technician to the team of diva stylists. She also sets out to expand her brand with the creation of new hair products and services, and brings in her bossy sister Leah to help her manage it all. But working with her no-nonsense older sibling for the first time may have just brought Kim more drama than she can handle. Produced by Eyeworks USA.
House of Curves (New; 6×60) – Premieres Thursday, June 13 at 10 pm
Fabulous has a new size in this all-new series that spotlights the edgy, fashion-forward collections of Atlanta-based, plus-size fashion designer, Kenyatta Jones. As the CEO of Bella René, Kenyatta is taking on the skinny world of fashion, designing her dream wardrobe for plus-size women. With her two best friends from college, an assistant with an attitude, and her mother, who is also her main investor, Kenyatta and company will stop at nothing to expand their brand. Produced by Pie Town Productions.
Sanya’s Glam & Gold (New; 6×60) – Premieres Thursday, July 25 at 10 pm
A docu-series chronicling the fast-paced life of Olympic Gold Medalist Sanya Richards-Ross as she juggles appearances, runs a business, and balances life with her husband, NFL star and two-time Super Bowl champion, Aaron Ross. Sanya is building an empire and the team behind her is made up completely of family – including mom, Sharon, acting as her agent; dad, Archie, who serves as her manager; sister, Shari, who is her business partner in The Hair Clinic, an Austin hair salon that Sanya funds and Shari runs; and, her cousin, Yolande, who serves as both Sanya’s publicist and stylist. Produced by Good Clean Fun.
Obsessed with the Dress (New; 6×60) – Premieres Friday, August 9 at 9 pm
Set in The Winning Crown boutique in Omaha, NE, Obsessed with the Dress takes viewers into a world where selecting the ultimate gown can make or break a pageant girl’s hopes of clinching the crown. Along the way, shop owner and former pageant winner Michele Strom balances her demanding clientele, and in-store conflicts between her highly competitive staffers. Produced by Pie Town Productions.
About WE tv
WE tv (www.wetv.com) is the women’s network that showcases and celebrates modern women who are bold, independent and taking control of their lives. Whether they are celebrities like Joan Rivers, Toni Braxton or Kendra Wilkinson-Baskett, or everyday women, their stories are as relatable as they are entertaining. WE tv’s popular slate of fresh and modern unscripted original series includes the hit shows Braxton Family Values, Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best? and Mary Mary, among others. Audiences connect to WE tv online, on demand and via social media. WE tv is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc. and is available in over 82 million homes on every major cable, satellite and telco provider.