E! Sets Summer Programming Slate With New Original Series and Returning Fan Favorites

Apr 21, 2016  •  Post A Comment

Press release from E!, April 20, 2016:

Break out your SPF because E!’s programming line-up is going to sizzle all summer long with new series premieres and popular returning hits! The pop culture powerhouse kicks off summer with the return of mega-hit series “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” on Sunday May 1 at 9:00pm followed by season four of “#RichKids of Beverly Hills” at 10:00pm. Doctor duo Dr. Terry Dubrow and Dr. Paul Nassif are back for a new season of “Botched” beginning Tuesday, May 10 at 9:00pm, as well as for the series premiere of spin-off “Botched by Nature” on Tuesday, August 9 at 9:00pm. Hollywood’s most notorious daters will also heat things up this summer when “Famously Single” debuts Tuesday, June 14 at 10:00pm, and EJ Johnson is beach body ready after dropping 180 pounds when “EJ and the City” (working title) premieres Sunday, June 19 at 11:00pm following the “#RichKids of Beverly Hills” season finale at 10:00pm ET/PT. “EJ and the City” (working title) will then move to its regular night on Thursday at 9:00pm ET/PT beginning June 23. E! will also dive into the world of the women beside some of today’s hottest professional athletes when “WAGS” returns Sunday, June 26 at 10:00pm. Then Tyler Henry will turn up the heat with season two of “Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry” when it returns on Sunday, August 7 at 10:00pm.

New E! series premiering this summer include:

“Famously Single” – Tuesday, June 14 at 10:00pm ET/PT

This new one-hour, eight episode series moves the eight love-challenged celebrities (Pauly D, Brandi Glanville, Willis McGahee, Aubrey O’Day, Josh Murray, Jessica White, Calum Best and Somaya Reece) into a loft based in downtown Los Angeles together where relationship expert Dr. Darcy Sterling will help these stars come to terms with the cold hard truths behind their questionable romantic history. Through a series of exercises, one-on-one sessions and real dates, viewers will get a voyeuristic bird’s eye view of the stars’ emotional journeys as they learn how to find love. The celebs will be paired up for most exercises resulting in the perfect balance of conflict and chemistry as they challenge each other through their relationship-rehab.

“Famously Single” is produced by Irwin Entertainment with John Irwin, Damian Sullivan, and Alex Weresow serving as Executive Producers and Casey Spira and Krista Chael as Co-Executive Producers.

“EJ and The City” (working title) – Premieres Sunday, June 19 at 11:00pm ET/PT

The six-part spin-off series features glitz and glam from an all-new perspective as celebrity heir EJ Johnson, alongside his #Glamtourage — which includes sister Elisa Johnson, Samaria Smith, daughter of LL Cool J, and Persian real estate development heir Sanaz Panahi – as they do #TheMost while jet-setting from coast to coast. The series premieres Sunday, June 19 at 11:00pm following the “#RichKids of Beverly Hills” season finale at 10:00pm ET/PT. “EJ and the City” (working title) will then move to its regular night on Thursday at 9:00pm ET/PT beginning June 23.

“EJ and the City” (working title) is produced by ITV Entertainment in association with GGTV and Leepson Bounds Entertainment. Gennifer Gardiner, David Leepson, Eric Kranzler, Doron Ofir and Brian Zagorski are executive producers.

“Botched By Nature” – Tuesday, August 9 at 9:00pm ET/PT

The famous doctor duo Dr. Nassif and Dr. Dubrow are taking the show on the road and heading cross country to change the lives of those who have been botched by genetics or a traumatic incident. The new one-hour, eight episode series follows the nation-wide pursuit of these plastic surgeons as they seek to transform the lives of patients willing to share their powerful stories with the world.

“Botched By Nature” is an Evolution Media production with Douglas Ross, Alex Baskin, Greg Stewart, Matt Westmore, Dr. Terry Dubrow and Dr. Paul Nassif serving as Executive Producers. Robert Carroll serves as a Co-Executive Producer.

Returning series debuting this summer include:

“Keeping Up with The Kardashians” – Sunday, May 1 at 9:00pm ET/PT

E!’s most-watched series returns for a twelfth season as the family continues to adjust to some new and unexpected circumstances. Khloé faces the long road to Lamar’s recovery, Kourtney moves onto a new chapter in her life and Kendall struggles to find the balance between her booming career as an international model and missing out on quality time with her close-knit family. The Kardashian effect is an irrefutable force in pop culture, driving the cultural conversation on a regular basis. In spite of their lives moving in different directions, the family’s deep bond and support for one another never wavers. Family has always come first and that is ever-present in the new season of the reality television sensation.

“Keeping Up with the Kardashians” is produced by Ryan Seacrest Productions and Bunim/Murray Productions. Ryan Seacrest serves as the Executive Producer at Ryan Seacrest Productions. Gil Goldschein, Jeff Jenkins and Farnaz Farjam-Chazan serve as Executive Producers at Bunim/Murray. Kris Jenner, Kourtney Kardashian, Kim Kardashian West and Khloé Kardashian also serve as Executive Producers.

“#RichKids of Beverly Hills” – Sunday, May 1 at 10:00pm ET/PT

The #RichKids of Beverly Hills are springing into their first ever wedding season. The eight-episode season will follow blogger babe Morgan Stewart and real estate mogul Brendan Fitzpatrick’s diamond encrusted road to the altar. E!’s cameras will capture all of the glitz and glam as they prepare to tie the knot in front of their #fabuluxe families and friends including Dorothy Wang, EJ Johnson, and Jonny Drubel. From bachelor parties and bridal showers to bridezilla meltdowns and who’s making the guest list, there is #nofilter that can hide the over-the-top drama this season.

“#RichKids of Beverly Hills” is produced by ITV Entertainment in association with Leepson Bounds Entertainment. David Leepson, Gennifer Gardiner and Doron Ofir are executive producers.

“Botched” – Tuesday, May 10 at 9:00pm ET/PT

Dr. Terry Dubrow and Dr. Paul Nassif are picking up their scalpels and righting the wrongs of some of the most extreme botched plastic surgery cases yet on the new season of E! Entertainment’s addictive reality series, “Botched.” The doctors’ surgical skills are put to the test in each episode as they try turning plastic surgery nightmares into their patients’ dream results. The doctors will take patients from too far to fixed when the third season of “Botched” premieres.

“Botched” is an Evolution Media production with Douglas Ross, Alex Baskin, Greg Stewart and Matt Westmore serving as Executive Producers. Dr. Terry Dubrow and Dr. Paul Nassif and Robert Carroll serve as Co-Executive Producers.

“WAGS” – Sunday, June 26 at 10:00pm ET/PT

E!’s “WAGS” (Wives and Girlfriends of Sports Stars) make their return to the spotlight when the hit series makes its season two debut this June. The one-hour, drama-fueled reality show will once again take viewers on a wild ride into the lives of some of today’s hottest professional athletes from the perspective of the women who stand by their side. During the twelve episode run, newcomers Sophia Pierson and Tia Shipman will join the ranks alongside returning cast members Sasha Gates, Barbie Blank, Autumn Ajirotutu, Nicole Williams, Natalie Halcro and Olivia Pierson. Get an even deeper look behind-the-scenes of this exclusive celebrity lifestyle and unique point of view inside the world of sports when the second season of “WAGS” returns.

“WAGS” is produced by Machete Productions. Amber Mazzola and Lori Gordon are executive producers.

“Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry” – Sunday, August 7 at 10:00pm ET/PT

He sees stars. And now, he’ll see a lot more in the second season of “Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry.” The series follows the 20-year-old go-to clairvoyant of celebrities, Tyler Henry, as he brings his clients messages from beyond. Season one of “Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry” was E!’s most watched unscripted series launch in three years, excluding spin-offs, with total viewers.

“Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry” is produced by 44 Blue Productions and Corbett-Stern Productions in association with Mortar Media. Michael Corbett, Stephanie Noonan Drachkovitch, Larry Stern, Cameron Kadison and Sarah Skibitzke serve as Executive Producers.

Additionally, E!’s flagship series “E! News” will continue to give entertainment and pop culture fans extensive coverage of breaking news all summer long every weeknight at 7:00pm and 11:00pm ET/PT.

Plus, E!’s “Live From The Red Carpet” will have extensive coverage of biggest pop culture events of the year including the Met Gala and the Billboard Music Awards. E!’s “Live From the Red Carpet” team will deliver its signature multi-platform coverage of the events and after parties live on-air, online and on social to pop culture fans around the globe. Kicking off beginning Monday, May 2 at 7:30pm ET/PT and Sunday, May 22 at 6:00pm ET/3:00pm PT, respectively, the network will once again dominate the red carpet landscape by offering viewers the unparalleled multiplatform experience that fans have come to expect and that pop culture fans crave, and will connect viewers to their favorite stars through fun and authentic celebrity interviews and capture every spontaneous moment of the night as they happen.

The celebrations continue as the “Fashion Police” report for duty to cover the Met Gala, the Billboard Music Awards and The MTV Video Music Awards. Co-host and executive producer Melissa Rivers, co-host and consulting producer Giuliana Rancic, and co-host Brad Goreski, along with 2016’s special co-hosts Margaret Cho and NeNe Leakes, will hilariously break down all of the eye-catching looks from the red carpet and after parties on “Fashion Police.” “Fashion Police: The 2016 Met Gala” with guest co-host Tim Gunn airs Tuesday, May 3 at 8:00pm ET/PT, “Fashion Police: The 2016 Billboard Music Awards” airs Monday, May 23 at 8:00pm ET/PT, and “Fashion Police: The 2016 MTV Video Music Awards” airs Monday, August 29 at 8:00pm ET/PT.

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