TBS Greenlights ‘The Smiths’ Unscripted Series

TBS has greenlight unscripted series The Smiths, centering on ex-NBA star Kenny Smith and his family, the network said Tuesday.

The six episode series The Smiths, produced by Good Clean Fun and executively produced by Jason Carbone (The Bachelor, Tia and Tamera, Run's House), Nick Lee (The Bachelor, High School Reunion, Run's House), Jeff Altrock (The T.O. Show, Mac Miller and the Most Dope Family) and Smith, is scheduled to debut is spring of 2015.

 The series will follow Smith, is currently an NBA studio analyst for Turner Sports, his wife and five kids as they manage their large family on a day-to-day basis, said the network.

R. Thomas Umstead

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.