The City is an American reality television series that originally aired on MTV from December 29, 2008 until July 13, 2010. Developed as the spin-off of The Hills, the series aired two seasons and focused on the personal and professional lives of several young women residing in New York City, New York. Its premise was conceived by Adam DiVello, while Liz Gateley served as the executive producer.
The series originally focused on Whitney Port, who appeared in its predecessor, as she began employment with Diane von Fürstenberg. It additionally placed emphasis on her workplace rival Olivia Palermo, Port’s boyfriend Jay Lyon, his roommate Adam Senn, and her friend Erin Lucas. The latter three were replaced by Port’s roommate Roxy Olin and Palermo’s enemy Erin Kaplan for the second half of the first season.
The City received generally mixed reviews from critics, and proved less successful than The Hills. Like its predecessor, the series was often criticized for tending towards a narrative format more commonly seen in scripted genres including soap operas, and appearing to fabricate much of its storyline. The show has distributed all seasons to DVD.
California builder and designer Jasmine Roth is on a mission to make sure not all suburban homes look the same. Jasmine transforms builder-basic houses into custom dream homes by giving them features that stand out from the crowd.
Songwriters compete for a chance to have their work selected by a major recording artist.
At the Sacramento County Jail, incarcerated women fight the power and one another as they try to make the best of life — and love — on the inside.
Ride along with Hot Rod’s David Freiburger and Mike Finnegan as they continue their love/hate relationship with hot rods, street machines and other highly strung performance vehicles. In Roadkill, Freiburger and Finnegan hit the road in everything from a 1968 Ford Ranchero to a 1500 horsepower Camaro called the F-Bomb. Just getting to their destination is an adventure.
A stylish group of San Antonio sophisticates with Mexican heritage try to balance their social lives and the demands of raising a family. But, it’s their shared experience of facing the ongoing challenges of American culture, while still finding ways to honor their heritage and traditions, that bonds these ladies with a connection that runs deeper than friendship.
There is a fortune buried deep in the ancient forests surrounding the small town of Falls City, Oregon…but only a few men know how to find it. For 10 weeks every year, they are on the hunt for one of the most expensive foods in the world, a delicacy that the Roman emperor Nero dubbed the “Food of the Gods:” black truffles. For the foragers of Oregon, truffles are more valuable than gold. For the first time ever, we’ve gained exclusive access to a secret underworld of foragers and backwoods entrepreneurs. This season, an historic drought ravages Oregon, choking off the usually abundant wild black truffle crop, and winter arrives early. With the truffle supply at an all time low, the price is predicted to hit an all time high. With increased competition between the foragers and even more diggers seeking riches, the truffle men of Oregon will be pushed to their limits to survive.
Tiny House Nation takes renovation experts John Weisbarth and Zack Griffinh across America to help design and construct tiny dream homes in spaces under 500 square feet. Tiny House Nation proves size doesn’t matter it’s creative that counts!
Dancing with the Stars is a New Zealand television series based on the British series Strictly Come Dancing. The show introduces eight local celebrities paired with professional ballroom danceers who each week compete against each other in a competition to impress a panel of judges and the viewing public in order to survive potential elimination. Through a telephone poll, viewers vote for those couples who should stay. 50% of the public votes and the average score given by the panel of judges goes towards deciding who should leave. Proceeds from the voting will go to the celebrity contestant’s charity of choice.
Glow Up: Britain’s Next Make-Up Star is a competition to look for the next big make-up star of tomorrow. Tapping into the huge online passion for extreme make-up transformations, the series will see a talented cast of hopefuls live and work together as they attempt to prove their potential to industry professionals from a multitude of worlds from fashion to film. With regular eliminations, the challenges will not only test their skills under pressure but also give them the opportunity to unleash their creative vision with jaw-dropping results.
The elite real estate brokers at The Oppenheim Group sell the luxe life to affluent buyers in LA. The drama ramps up when a new agent joins the team.
16 and Pregnant is an American reality television series that debuted June 11, 2009, on MTV. It follows the stories of pregnant teenage girls in high school dealing with the hardships of teenage pregnancy. Each episode features a different teenage girl, with the episode typically beginning when she is 4 ¹⁄2 – 8 months into her pregnancy. The episode typically ends when the baby is a few months old. The series is produced in a documentary format, with an animation on notebook paper showing highlights during each episode preceding the commercial breaks. 16 and Pregnant has spawned several spin-off series: Teen Mom, Teen Mom 2 and Teen Mom 3. Each series follows the lives of four girls from their respective season of 16 and Pregnant as they navigate their first years of motherhood.
As of July 2013, casting for the fifth season of the series is taking place.
Dr. Evan Antin travels around the world to chase after his wildlife bucket list. From swimming with whales in Tahiti to wrestling crocs in the Yucatan, he brings his passion for wildlife to each adventure and lends a helping hand to animals in need.
Diane von Furstenberg and her eponymous fashion brand have long been symbols of confidence, grace and fearlessness. Now, as Diane mentors a new generation of hard-working young women ready to take their careers to the next level at DVF, E! is there to capture every triumphant and pressure-filled moment in a new genre of television. Only the most intelligent and talented young women are considered for the glamorous and highly coveted brand ambassador position with one of fashion’s most prestigious brands. Diane herself has handpicked the eight young women, who are determined to impress her as they are tasked with working in different areas of Diane’s empire, based in the dazzling DVF offices in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District. From planning a press lunch to working at the DVF Spring 2015 show during Fashion Week, the candidates are expected to execute every duty perfectly, although things don’t always go as planned.
T.I. and Tiny are joined by a roster of friends as they navigate life — and most importantly, keep family first. While their large blended family is along for the ride, T.I. and Tiny also surround themselves with friends Toya Wright, Reginae Carter, Monica Brown, LeToya Luckett and Tommicus Walker as they share loyalty and love, and support one another in their personal lives and careers.
Horrifying memories can play back in an endless loop for people who have lost a loved one to murder; these painful recollections may also contain critical clues that can help detectives piece together the final hours of a victim’s life.
Mexico City is the modern cultural mecca of Latin America, and is home to some of the planet’s richest elite. This series will put a spotlight on the notoriously private, high society world in Mexico City by focusing on three family dynasties that made their fortunes in the entertainment, beverage and luxury car company industries. The series will explore these successful multi-generational families through both comedy and heart in ways that only close-knit relatives can, particularly those that have known one another for decades. They will challenge stereotypes and showcase the revealing, luxurious and over-the-top lifestyles in this cosmopolitan destination.
Game of Clones is the most radical dating experiment to ever hit television. In each episode, MTV stars will date seven clones of their celebrity crush — who may look the same but are totally different people — and when they look beyond those pretty (identical) faces, each dater will discover which of these famous doppelgangers melts their heart and which just makes their skin crawl.
This provocative series follows the families of three church pastors to offer a first ever behind-the-altar look at what happens at home after the sermon ends. It’s a revealing, hard-hitting and often humorous look at how the daughters try to balance typical teenage temptations with their parents’ strict, faith-based expectations. Lifetime® gives you an unvarnished peek into each family’s dynamics as they grapple with universal issues all households with teenage girls face – personal freedom, relationships and trust– while trying to adhere to their often-rigid religious traditions. What happens will surprise viewers and change these families forever.
John Torode and Gregg Wallace are looking for the country’s next star chef. Those who make it through to the quarter-final must prove their knowledge and passion for food. The heats have produced four exceptional cooks, but only one of them will make it through today to become a semi-finalist. Initially named Masterchef Goes Large, the series changed it’s name to Masterchef in 2008.
Set against the backdrop of Ink Ink, a tattoo shop like no other—owned and operated by young entrepreneur Kelsey and employing an all-female lineup of tattoo artists—the series explores their friendships and working relationships as they navigate everyday life.