Lifetime Adds New Series “Million Dollar Hustle” to Robust 2022 Unscripted Slate
The series joins previously announced docuseries, “Leave it to Geege” and transformation series “My Killer Body with K. Michelle.”
[via press release from Lifetime]
LIFETIME ADDS NEW SERIES “MILLION DOLLAR HUSTLE” TO ROBUST 2022 UNSCRIPTED SLATE
KESHIA KNIGHT PULLIAM TAPPED TO HOST “MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT: AFTERPARTY” FOLLOWING SEASON 14 OF CRITICS CHOICE WINNING RELATIONSHIP SERIES “MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT”
AND SETS PREMIERE DATES FOR NEW SERIES “MY KILLER BODY WITH K.MICHELLE” AND “LEAVE IT TO GEEGE”
Los Angeles, CA – December 14, 2021 – Lifetime continues to add to its robust unscripted programming slate for 2022, with three freshman series, newly greenlit docuseries, Million Dollar Hustle, following the world of transformational marketing led by Stormy Wellington, joining previously announced docuseries, Leave it to Geege and transformation series My Killer Body with K. Michelle. The new shows join powerhouse relationship series, Married at First Sight, for its 14th season, and adds Emmy nominated actor and host, Keshia Knight Pulliam to host the after show, Married at First Sight: Afterparty. Also set for January 2022, is Lifetime and A&E’s two-night documentary event, Janet.
Below is the full premiere schedule for the unscripted slate with descriptions on each series.
Married at First Sight, Season 14 – January 5th at 8pm/7c
Married at First Sight: Afterparty – January 5th at 11pm/10c
Leave it to Geege – January 12th at 10pm/9c
My Killer Body with K. Michelle – January 28th at 10pm/9c, moves to regular timeslot February 3rd, 9pm/8c
Million Dollar Hustle – January 29th at 10pm/9c, moves to regular timeslot, February 3rd, 10pm/9c
Married at First Sight: Afterparty
January 5th at 11pm/10c
Married at First Sight: Afterparty is a talk show that airs following every new episode of “Married at First Sight” and is hosted by the incredibly talented, Emmy nominated, actor, host and MAFS fan, Keshia Knight Pulliam. Fresh off screening that night’s episode, Keshia dishes with the MAFS current cast to get the inside scoop on the action, romance, and behind the scenes drama. Whether it’s laughter, tears, conflict or exclamations of true love, there is never a dull moment!
Married at First Sight: Afterparty is produced by Kinetic Content (a Red Arrow Studios company). Executive producers for Married at First Sight: Afterparty are Chris Coelen, Eric Detwiler, Montré Burton, Toni Gallagher and Geoff Nuanes from Kinetic Content and Amy Winter and Cat Rodriguez from Lifetime.
Leave it to Geege
January 12th at 10pm/9c
From the Emmy-award winning team from World of Wonder (RuPaul’s Drag Race), the new series Leave it to Geege follows Geege Taylor, an Atlanta area single mother of two whose life could be a Lifetime movie. The twice-divorced, breast cancer survivor is also an advocate for autism acceptance, hoping to educate and help others navigate their way through the ups and downs of raising a child with autism following her first-hand experience with her non-verbal 19-year-old son Pootie. Surrounded by her “family” consisting of her southern to the core mother Puddin’, daughter Harper and best friends Nicky, George and Tyler, Leave it to Geege provides a glimpse into the chaos and charm of this authentic modern family filled with love and laughter. Check out the super tease here.
Leave it to Geege is executive produced by Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato, Tom Campbell, Samantha Hartzband and Lynsey Dufour. Brie Miranda Bryant and Kimberly Chessler executive produce for Lifetime.
My Killer Body with K. Michelle
February 3rd at 9pm/8c
Sneak Peek January 28th at 10pm/9c
With reports revealing over $9 billion spent on plastic surgery in 2020 alone just in the United States, Lifetime takes a deep dive into the darker side of achieving physical perfection with the premiere of the highly anticipated series, My Killer Body with K.Michelle on Thursday, February 3rd at 9/8c. Prior to the premiere, fans will be given an early look with a sneak peek of the series on January 28th at 10/9c.
As one of the very first celebrities to come forward with her personal health struggles after silicone injections nearly took her life, R&B chart topper K. Michelle will help men and women desperate to correct plastic surgery procedures and get their lives back in My Killer Body with K. Michelle. With the number of cosmetic surgeries on the rise and an alarming number of these procedures resulting in post-surgery suffering and trauma, each episode will follow two patients who desperately need help as well as K. Michelle’s ongoing personal story.
My Killer Body with K. Michelle is produced by Jesse Collins Entertainment and Kingdom Reign Entertainment and executive produced by Kimberly Pate. Jesse Collins and Dionne Harmon executive produce for Jesse Collins Entertainment. Carlos King and Scott Shatsky executive produce for Kingdom Reign Entertainment. Brandon Wilson and Patrick McCabe also serve as executive producers. Brie Miranda Bryant and Kimberly Chessler serve as executive producers for Lifetime.
K. Michelle also stars in Lifetime’s upcoming film, Single Black Female, alongside Raven Goodwin and Amber Riley. Single Black Female is directed by Shari Carpenter and written by Tessa Evelyn Scott and Sa’Rah L. Jones and will debut in 2022.
Million Dollar Hustle
February 3rd at 10pm/9c
Sneak Peek January 29th at 10pm/9c
Welcome to the world of transformational marketing, a multi-billion-dollar industry dominated by women whose glamorous lifestyles are supported by a gritty, competitive world of selling products and events and self-branding at all costs. Million Dollar Hustle follows health and fitness influencer, author, entrepreneur and self-made millionaire Stormy Wellington and her elite group of unstoppable leaders, called the Circle of Bosses, including Dianna Williams (aka Coach D from Bring It!), Maniya Essence Canty (Stormy’s daughter), Nathalie Nicole Smith, Bawselady, Tammy Price, Bianca Shadai and Ana Cantera.
As one of the top moguls in transformational marketing, Stormy now coaches women to help them dramatically change their lives, both personally and professionally. After overcoming extreme adversity in her own life, Stormy inspires the women and drives them to hustle and break generational curses. The ten-episode series follows the Circle of Bosses as they battle it out to win challenges and bring in the dollars, all the while fighting to keep their place within Stormy’s inner circle.
Million Dollar Hustlers is produced by Pink Sneakers Productions and 9th Degree with John Ehrhard, Kimberly Belcher Ehrhard, Michaline Babich and Brad Tiemann serving as executive producers. Brie Miranda Bryant and Nicole Vogel serve as executive producers for Lifetime.
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