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WE tv Orders Docuseries Focused on Olympian B&C

WE tv has ordered a new docuseries focusing on a high-profile Olympic athlete. B&C reports that the cable network ordered six one-hour episodes of “Glam & Gold,” centered on Olympian Sanya Richards-Ross and her husband, NFL player Aaron Ross.

The series is set to premiere this summer.

“Sanya Richards-Ross is four-time Olympic gold medalist (including two at the 2012 London Games) and her husband Aaron Ross is a cornerback for the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars,” the report notes. “’Glam & Gold’ is being produced for WE tv by Good Clean Fun with executive producers Jason Carbone and Nick Lee. The executive producer for WE tv is Kate Farrell.”

Said Lauren Gellert, WE tv senior VP of production and development: "We are thrilled to have Sanya and Aaron join the WE tv family this summer. Sanya is incredible. She's a strong, independent, stylish woman, who's successful in career, marriage and family. Together with Aaron, this power couple is a great addition to the WE tv summer lineup following new seasons of ‘The Braxtons’ and ‘L.A. Hair.’"

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