via press release:
ABBY LEE MILLER to make over STRUGGLING dance studios
in NEW SERIES ABBY’S STUDIO RESCUE,
PREMIERING JUNE 17
LOS ANGELES, CA (April 15, 2014) – Renowned dance coach and Dance Moms star, Abby Lee Miller is on the road, looking to transform dance studios on the brink of disaster in the all-new series, Abby’s Studio Rescue, premiering Tuesday, June 17, at 9pm ET/PT. Each week, the show follows Abby as she dishes her tough love and no-nonsense advice while giving dance studios a second chance to finally bring home the gold.
With seven one-hour episodes, Abby’s Studio Rescue sends Abby to studios across the country that are in need of a head-to-toe overhaul of their business before their doors are forced shut forever. A studio owner since 1980, Abby knows running a business can be full of challenges and she is ready to give them the tools they need to take their studios and dancers to the next level. Whether it’s fine-tuning choreography, finding the right staff, scheduling classes, tweaking dances, dealing with overbearing moms or even renovating the studio space, Abby’s Studio Rescue will help them all raise the bar.
Abby’s Studio Rescue is produced by Collins Avenue, with Jeff Collins (Dance Moms, Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition, Fly Girls), Michael Hammond (Dance Moms, Hell’s Kitchen), Sandi Johnson (Undercover Boss, Hell’s Kitchen, Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition) and Bryan Stinson (Dance Moms, High Society) executive producing along with Heather Schuster (Tabatha Takes Over) and Morocco Junction Entertainment. Lifetime’s Eli Lehrer, Mary Donahue and Kimberly Chessler also executive produce.
ABOUT COLLINS AVENUE
Collins Avenue, a rapidly growing premier reality programming producer headquartered in Los Angeles working in partnership with Content Media Corporation, a global entertainment and media company based in London with offices in Los Angeles, New York and Toronto, is led by prolific reality producer Jeff Collins. Collins Avenue is set to deliver 80 hours a year of programming, including 40 hours for Season 4 of the highly successful Lifetime franchise Dance Moms, as well as the spin-off Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition; last year’s new series for E!, The Drama Queen; Animal Planet’s acclaimed American Stuffers; two seasons of TLC’s Outrageous Kid Parties; and American Colony: Meet the Hutterites on National Geographic Channel, which quickly became the network’s second-highest rated series. Previously, Jeff Collins oversaw the U.S. office of September Films, serving as the show runner on A&E’s popular series Billy The Exterminator, as well as three seasons on WE tv’s highest rated series, Bridezillas.
Morocco Junction Entertainment is a content company helmed by Heather Schuster (CEO) in partnership with All3 Media.
Lifetime is a premier female-focused entertainment destination dedicated to offering the highest quality original programming spanning scripted series, non-fiction series and movies. In 2012, as a result of its aggressive programming strategy that doubled the hours of original programming, Lifetime posted its strongest year-on-year growth among the key demographics in 10+ years, while also reaching its youngest median age in 16 years. Lifetime Television®, LMN®, Lifetime Real Women® and Lifetime Digital™ are part of Lifetime Entertainment Services, LLC, a subsidiary of A+E Networks. A+E Networks is a joint venture of the Disney-ABC Television Group and Hearst Corporation.