Sundance TV has greenlit a second season of non-fiction original series Dream School for a fall premiere. Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson and Chuck D will executive produce and serve as instructors. Series format was created by Jamie Oliver, who also is exec producing under his Fresh One shingle. The six-part hour-long series creates a place for troubled teens to turn their lives around in a place of learning where the educators are achievers and leaders. This season’s instructors include: chef and restaurateur David Chang, Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir, Emmy-winning screenwriter and director Cliff Dorfman (Entourage), survival expert Les Stroud, journalists Young Turks (Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian), financial educator Alvin Hall, fitness instructor Nicole Winhoffer, historian David Eisenbach, Rabbi Shmuel “Shmuley” Boteach (author of Kosher Jesus and Kosher Sex), actor Dean Winters, and lawyer and rights activist Gloria Allred. Dream School is produced by Oliver’s Fresh One Prods and Jackson’s G-Unit Films and Television. Fresh One’s Roy Ackerman and G-Unit’s Andrew Jameson serve as executive producers.
Sundance TV Picks Up Season 2 Of ‘Dream School’
For all of Deadline’s headlines, follow us @Deadline on Twitter
Sign up for Newsletters
Trending Now on Deadline
More From Team
- UPDATE: Joan Rivers Is “Resting Comfortably”, Says Daughter Melissa
- No Hollywood Credits For Obama IP Czar Nominee
- Hot Trailer: Jon Stewart's 'Rosewater'
- David Hyde Pierce Joins 'The Good Wife' In Recurring Role
- TNT's 'Proof', Netflix's 'Narcos' & Amazon Pilot 'Man In The High Castle' Add Cast
- Academy Unveils 2014 Governors Awards: Harry Belafonte, Jean-Claude Carrière, Hayao Miyazaki, Maureen O'Hara