VH1 will add to its original series portfolio with the development of a new scripted series and several new reality shows, the network announced Wednesday.
The new scripted series, Hindsight, stars Laura Ramsey as young woman on the eve of her second marriage who is transported back in time to her first marriage in an effort to re-write her life, said network officials.
New reality shows include I♥ Nick Carter, which follows the life of the Backstreet Boys star and his fiancée; an Untitled K. Michelle project, which follows the musicial career of the Love and Hip Hop star; and Swab Stories, which chronicles how lost family members re-connect thanks to DNA testing.
Other shows include Walk Of Shame Shuttle, which follows a young entrepreneur and her popular service for college students who overindulged the previous night; This Is HOT 97, which profiles the popular radio brand; and White Girls Of Rap, which features female rappers striving for success in a male-dominated business, said the network.
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