TVGN’s 2014-2015 Slate Includes New Series From Donnie Wahlberg & More

TVGN‘s 2014-2015 upfront slate unveiled today includes six new and returning original series and four primetime event specials along with exclusive cable premieres of  event programming airing on CBS. TVGN also announced three new original series in development, including a new project with Lionsgate Television. New series include Rock This Boat: New Kids On The Block, an eight-episode series featuring the hot boy band of the same name as they board a cruise for a week-long party on the high seas with a group of die-hard fans. Band member Donnie Wahlberg exec produces. TVGN will debut previously announced The Sorrentinos, featuring Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino of Jersey Shore fame, whose life came crashing down after a battle with addiction. The docu-comedy follows life after reality as Mike makes a comeback and shares the spotlight with his family—mom Linda (mother), Marc (middle brother), Melissa (sister) and Frank (older brother). Series in development include Soap Town (working title), from the producers of Hatfields & McCoys and Gene Simmons Family Jewels. The docu-series follows a group of former daytime and primetime soap stars as they attempt to produce a new primetime serial drama to star in. Here’s TVGN’s complete slate with descriptions: (more…)

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