Bravo Green-Lights 17 New Series, Renews 18 Shows and Announces Spin-Off Project for Phaedra Parks
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Bravo has green-lit 17 new series and added three scripted projects and three unscripted projects, including a spin-off for Real Housewives of Atlanta star Phaedra Parks, to its development slate, the network announced on Tuesday. Additionally, 18 reality shows have been renewed.
Rich People's Problems will feature Parks as the lawyer to Atlanta's rich and famous. Prior to Housewives, Parks made her living as an attorney, but has since added reality star, aspiring funeral home owner, workout video instructor and stun gun designer to her resume.
Heiresses is one of the new scripted projects in development and is based on the upcoming novel from Pretty Little Liars scribe Sara Shepard. The one-hour drama will follow one of the most prestigious families on the Upper East Side who built their fortune in the diamond business, which is about to be inherited by the granddaughters in the family.
Green-lit series include:
Below Deck: Upstairs and downstairs collide when this young and single crew live, love and work together aboard a mega-yacht while tending to the ever-changing needs of their wealthy, demanding charter guests.
City Sisters: A group of single up-and-comers in New York's elite circles of real estate, fashion and media fight to make it and succeed in this cutthroat world.
Courtney Loves Dallas: Most Eligible Dallas's outspoken Southern belle Courtney Kerr tries to make a name for herself in the fashion industry, while also trying to find the perfect Southern gentleman.
Divorce Diva: Vikki Ziegler mediates, advises and helps divide couples' assets out of court.
Eat, Drink, Love: A group of women in Los Angeles' food industry try to find their way in a male-dominated field.
Extreme Guide to Parenting: Each episode follows two different households with very unique styles of parenting from the tiger method to nomads to spoilers and more.
Fashion Queens: Atlanta celebrity hairstylists Derek J and Miss Lawrence and New York's media socialite Bevy Smith chat about the world of fashion and beauty, while giving their perspective on trends, hits and misses.
The Kandi Factory (Premieres Tuesday, April 9 at 10/9c): Real Housewives of Atlanta's Grammy-winning star Kandi Burruss gives two protégés a chance at making an original song release and music video in each episode.
Newlyweds: The First Year (Premieres Monday, May 6 at 10/9c): From the moment they say "I do" to their one-year anniversary, cameras capture four diverse couples in their first year of marriage.
Property Envy: Property and design-obsessed panelists present luxurious homes.
Southern Charm: A look at the most charismatic society gentleman and their Southern belle equals in Charleston, S.C.
Taking Atlanta (Summer 2013): A group of aspiring and ambitious Atlanta locals are looking for love and taking advantage of the city's social scene.
Thicker Than Water: The Tankards (Fall 2013): Former professional basketball player-turned-gospel singer and minister Ben Tankard and his family set out on a journey to expand their family fortune.
Two Fit Girls: Best friends and business partners Katrina and Karena are on the cusp of making it big in the fitness world with their brand and website Toneitup.com.