Cable’s Top Unscripted Franchise Expands

Aug 25, 2017  •  Post A Comment

Plans are now set to expand the reality franchise that holds down the top three spots in the rankings among unscripted cable shows in the key 18-49 demo. VH1 announced today that its new “Love & Hip Hop” series, “Love & Hip Hop: Miami,” will premiere in January.

“Set to debut in January, the series will delve into Miami’s rich Latinx culture and highlight the hip-hop, Latin and reggaeton music scene,” VH1 said in the announcement, adding: “VH1’s ‘Love & Hip Hop’ holds the top three spots among cable’s unscripted shows.”

The announcement cites Nielsen Live+SD data for viewers 18-49 for the past year.

The new show is executive produced by Mona Scott-Young and Stephanie R. Gayle and co-executive produced by Maricarmen Lopez for Monami Entertainment. Toby Barraud, Stefan Springman, Mala Chapple, David DiGangi, Rick de Oliveira, Gilda Brasch and Alissa Horowitz are executive producers for Eastern TV. Nina L. Diaz, Liz Fine and Vivian Gomez are executive producers for VH1.

Cast members on the new show will include the “Diamond Princess,” Trina; rapper and self-proclaimed “Mayor of the 305” Trick Daddy; Pleasure P, who has been reunited with his former group Pretty Ricky; rapper Gunplay; and multitalented Latina Amara La Negra.

Click here for the rest of the cast lineup, along with details on all the cast members.

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