MTV Entertainment Studios has unveiled its initial 2022-23 slate, which includes a massive lineup of more than 90 new and recurring series on Paramount Media Networks and Paramount+, including MTV, Comedy Central, VH1, CMT, Smithsonian Channel and Paramount Network.
MTV is expanding its reality series lineup with six new series. the Shore and teen mom franchises expand again with new series Jersey Shore 2.0Georgia-together Buckhead Shore and Teen Mom: The Next Chapter (weight). The green lights of the series are also given Encounters at sea (weight), Love at the First Lie: Who’s a Couple and Who’s a Scammerand power play (weight).
Buckhead Shore and Jersey Shore 2.0 join return Shore franchise series Family vacation on the Jersey Shore. Teen Mom: The Next Chapter (wt) will join the returning series Teen Mom Young and Pregnant, Teen Mom Girls Night In and Teen mom: family reunion.
Dubbing Animation, Comedy Central Greenlighted New Animated Series Digger! co-created, executive produced and starring Andy Samberg, starring Samberg as protagonist Rip Digman, digger is an adult animated adventure comedy series set in a world where archaeologists are cooler than rock stars. Digger! is co-produced by Lonely Island and CBS Studios.
Animated Topical Satire Stephen Colbert presents Tooning Out the News, also co-produced by CBS Studios, moved to Comedy Central from its original home at Paramount+. The network has also ordered unscripted series The New Kings and Queens of Comedy.
Also takes place at Comedy Central Jodiean animated film spin-off from the cult classic Darya, with Pamela Adlon, Tracee Ellis Ross, William Jackson Harper and Kal Penn, among others. It follows Jodie Landon as she drops out of college, moves to a gentrifying town, and starts a job at Firstfinity, a mysterious Google-like tech company.
Additionally, VH1 has given the green light to two new reality series. Hall of Love: The Ultimate Dating Experience and Shaunie and Keion wedding special (weight). They will join the returning seasons of Black Ink Crew shows and love and hip hop franchisees.
Here are descriptions of new series from MTV Entertainment Studios:
Buckhead Shore – The coastal franchise travels to Buckhead, Georgia to follow the interpersonal lives of a group of friends who make a name for themselves in the “Beverly Hills of the South” as they escape their everyday life and head to the shore of the lake to let go.
Encounters at sea (wt) – Singles all over the world are embarking on the ultimate singles cruise, but what they don’t know is there’s one major obstacle to finding love – the language barrier , because no one on board speaks the same language. Who will find international love while sailing in international waters?
Love at the First Lie: Who’s a Couple and Who’s a Scammer – Think you can spot a liar? Play as couples compete to find out who among them is in a genuine relationship and who is faking their love to scam others out of prize money.
Jersey Shore 2.0 (wt) – It’s been 13 years since iconic Jersey Shore actors forced their way into our lives and stole our hearts. Now, the centuries-old tradition continues with a new group of housemates moving into their very own Shore home. They may have traded their beanbags for plump pouts and UV rays for spray tans, but when things heat up in Jersey, the Shore remains the perfect place to make memories all summer long.
power play (wt) – In this extreme social experiment that exposes how money, class, greed and power corrupt, 13 strangers are given absolute power to control the lives of those around them. Their morals will be tested as they try to advance by any means necessary – deception, manipulation, conspiracy – in the hopes of winning a cash prize. How far will these players go to win?
Teen Mom: The Next Chapter (wt) – The cast of Teen Mom OG and Teen Mom 2 are each currently in different stages of motherhood – some are having children in childbirth, while others are now teenage parents! But they all share the unique experience of mothering so young. For the first time, the mums and all of their stories will be brought together in an oversized series that focuses on the unique bond this ‘group of mums’ shares as they face the reality of parenthood and adulthood. while entering this next phase of life together.
Hall of Love: The Ultimate Dating Experience – In this new dating experience, we’ll bring the choices and excitement of dating apps to life! Three single best friends will walk into a literal “room” of eligible men, all of whom are ready to commit. Inside this dating utopia, women are in control as they search for true love. But they quickly realize that having too many ideal choices is harder than it looks. In the end, they will have to answer the question: “If you are offered everything you want… will you finally choose what you need?”
Shaunie and Keion wedding special (wt) – The Basketball Wife will become a pastor’s wife on the sunny shores of Anguilla as Shaunie embarks on a second chance at love with pastor Keion Henderson. This special series will follow the happy couple – along with their closest friends and family members – as they prepare for their destination wedding and the blending of their beautiful families. Along the way, they’ll juggle business demands, stewardship of a 15,000-member congregation and, before God, arrive at the most special moment in a couple’s life: saying yes.
Digger! – A series of adult animated adventures set in a world where archaeologists are cooler than rock stars. Co-written by Andy Samberg and Neil Campbell. Produced by Lonely Island. Samberg also provides the voice of the protagonist, Rip Digman.
Stephen Colbert Presents Tooning Out The News – The Emmy and Critics’ Choice Award-nominated animated show is a one-of-a-kind original series that features a cast of animated characters ridiculing top news stories and interviewing real-world guests.
The New Kings and Queens of Comedy – The Original Kings of Comedy and The Queens of Comedy were legendary films that marked an era. Now, the biggest brand in stand-up comedy is back with a new unscripted competition series that follows 10 dynamic comedians on their journey as they compete to be crowned the new king or queen of comedy. Their triumphs and disappointments – on the clock and off – as our judges winnow the field for an electric crowning finale.
The Exhibition: In Search of the Next Great Artist – A new series in which seven emerging artists selected from across the country compete for a unique spotlight at the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden on the National Mall. Throughout the competition, artists will create groundbreaking modern works of art that respond to the most important works of art and ideas of our time.