MTV to Turn Legally Blonde June 2

MTV set a June 2 premiere date for reality show Legally Blonde: The Search for the New Elle Woods.

Legally Blonde, which premieres at 10 p.m., will be an eight-episode look at the search for the replacement for Laura Bell Bundy in the lead role of the musical, which is based on the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film.

NBC green-lit the show in January.

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Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.