LIFETIME BOLSTERS UNSCRIPTED SLATE
WITH NEW SERIES ORDERS FOR
"LAURIEANN GIBSON: BEYOND THE SPOTLIGHT"
AND "LOVE AT FIRST FLIGHT"
SETS AIRDATES FOR "GLAM MASTERS" FROM EP KIM KARDASHIAN WEST
WITH HOST LAVERNE COX
AND "MY PARTNER KNOWS BEST"
FEATURING HOSTS JASON BIGGS AND JENNY MOLLEN
RENEWS HIT SHOWS "BRING IT!" FOR 5TH SEASON
AND "LITTLE WOMEN: LA" FOR 7TH SEASON
Los Angeles, CA - January 25, 2018 - Lifetime ramps up its unscripted offerings with orders for two new docuseries. Premiering March 2, Laurieann Gibson: Beyond the Spotlight showcases the famed choreographer working with some of the biggest names in music and Love at First Flight, takes relationships to new heights when newly matched couples head off on a cross-country adventure and must decide whether to get married or go their separate ways after their life-changing trip, beginning March 20.
From executive producer Kim Kardashian West and hosted by Laverne Cox, the new beauty-competition series Glam Masters, debuts February 28 while new series My Partner Knows Best, a gameshow testing how well couples know one another, with hosts Jason Biggs and Jenny Mollen, will premiere April 25.
Lifetime also renews hit series Bring It! for season 5 and Little Women: LA for season 7. Little Women also reaches a big milestone as the 300th episode of the franchise will occur during season 7. Both series return this March.
Premieres February 28 at 10pm ET/PT
Get your brushes and contour kits in hand for Lifetime's new beauty competition series, Glam Masters, hosted by Emmy(R) Award nominee Laverne Cox. The eight-episode series puts beauty influencers and makeup artists through themed challenges allowing them to put their best face forward to impress Cox, celebrity makeup artist Mario Dedivanovic, YouTube makeup expert Kandee Johnson and co-founder of Milk Makeup and Marie Claire Senior Fashion Editor Zanna Roberts Rassi. Each closed-ended episode will feature four beauty bloggers who will go head-to-head to prove they have the talent, charisma and vision it takes to be the next big name in the beauty world. The winner each week will qualify to advance to the semi-finals where the best will battle it out in the Tournament of Masters finale. In the end, only one of these beauty-obsessed bloggers will get to claim the title of Glam Master.Glam Masters is produced by Shed Media, a division of Warner Bros. Unscripted and Alternative Television, for Lifetime. Kim Kardashian West and Diana Madison executive produce. Pam Healey, John Hesling, Dan Pierson and Colleen Sands executive produce for Shed Media, while David Hillman and Kim Chessler executive produce for Lifetime. Laverne Cox serves as co-executive producer.
BRING IT! SEASON 5
Premieres March 2 at 9pm ET/PT
It's a new competition season and Miss D is focusing on the future... with a vengeance. But could this be her last season in Jackson? Queen D has realized her dream of opening a new Dollhouse in Atlanta, but the OGs and DDP need Miss D's magic now more than ever because a new captain needs to be chosen to fill Camie's shoes. A fiery new superstar also just blew in from New York City and she is looking to rewrite the Dollhouse rule book! Bring It! is produced by Pilgrim Media Group with Craig Piligian and Megan Estrada executive producing. Colleen Conway Grogan executive produces the series for Lifetime.
LAURIEANN GIBSON: BEYOND THE SPOTLIGHT
Premieres March 2 at 10pm ET/PT
Behind some of the biggest superstars in the music industry such as Lady Gaga, Katy Perry and Nicki Minaj, is famed choreographer and creative director, Laurieann Gibson. The star maker has helped propel the careers of many megastars but now, the tables are turned as Laurieann puts herself on display in the new docuseries Laurieann Gibson: Beyond the Spotlight. Following Laurieann and her team at BoomKack Worldwide, each episode is a rare look into Laurieann's process as she shapes and steers the creative narrative of her clients that include Sean "Puffy" Combs, Fantasia Barrino, Tamar Braxton, French Montana and many more. Laurieann Gibson: Beyond the Spotlight is produced by Ish Entertaninment for Lifetime. Michael Hirschorn, Melissa Cooper, Jessica Antonini, James Sunderland, Brandon Panaligan serve as executive producers for Ish and Laurieann Gibson is producer. Mioshi Hill serves as executive producer for Lifetime.
LOVE AT FIRST FLIGHT
Premieres March 20 at 10pm ET/PT
Nothing tests a budding relationship like travel, and the new series Love at First Flight takes it a step further, matching new couples to embark on a romantic (and stressful) journey across North America - with the chance to get married at the airport immediately after their final flight lands. Meeting for the first time in New York, the couples criss-cross the country towards Los Angeles, as their compatibility is tested not only by the unpredictable pressures of travel, but also by a series of uniquely crafted travel-based challenges. Love at First Flight is produced by Pilgrim Media Group. Craig Piligian and Mike Nichols serve as executive producers for Pilgrim. Gena McCarthy executive produces for Lifetime.
LITTLE WOMEN: LA SEASON 7
Premieres March 21 at 9pm ET/PT
Over the past six seasons of Little Women: LA, these ladies have seen success and failure with their relationships, families and careers. This new season is all about female empowerment for Terra, Tonya, Christy, Elena and Jasmine. From fierce competitions and emotionally challenging events, life is too short to waste time or energy where it's not needed. The ladies are looking to take on new adventures, pushing boundaries, tackling prejudices against dwarfism and conquering their own fears. Little Women: LA is produced by Kinetic Content. Chris Coelen, Eric Detwiler, Lyndee Brown, Rob Schwarze, Cat Rodriguez and Terra Jole serve as executive producers. Mioshi Hill executive produces for Lifetime.
MY PARTNER KNOWS BEST
Premieres April 25 at 10pm ET/PT
One of Hollywood's most outrageous couples, Jason Biggs and Jenny Mollen, host the new relationship comedy gameshow, My Partner Knows Best. How well married couples know one another will be put to the test as they compete in a series of hilarious challenges based on real-life relationship obstacles. Three couples compete each week, but only one will walk away with the money and be able to say My Partner Knows Best! Ten one-hour episodes have been ordered from Propagate, working in association with Kanal D. Ben Silverman, Howard T. Owens, Irfan Sahin, Jason Biggs, Jenny Mollen, Kevin Healey and Kalissa Miller serve as executive producers. David Hillman executive produces for Lifetime.
Lifetime is a premier entertainment destination for women dedicated to offering the highest quality original programming spanning scripted series, non-fiction series and movies. The critically acclaimed UnREAL, Project Runway, Dance Moms, Bring It!, The Rap Game, Married at First Sight and Little Women franchises anchor the network's programming, in addition to its over 25 original movies annually that continue to define the TV movie genre. In 2015, Lifetime launched Broad Focus, a major global initiative dedicated to supporting and hiring female directors, writers and producers to make its content which totals over 450 original hours. Lifetime Television(R), LMN(R), Lifetime Real Women(R) and Lifetime Digital(TM) are part of Lifetime Entertainment Services, LLC, a subsidiary of A+E Networks. A+E Networks is a joint venture of the Disney-ABC Television Group and Hearst Corporation.