A&E picks up ‘Hammertime’

Reality show to follow MC Hammer

A&E Network has signed on for a little Hammer time.

The cabler has greenlit J.D. Roth-produced reality series “Hammertime,” which tracks the life of one-time chart-topping rapper-dancer MC Hammer and his family.

A&E has ordered 11 half-hour episodes of the series, which is currently in production and will bow on the network later this year.

“Hammertime” is produced for A&E by 3 Ball Prods. (“Biggest Loser,” “Beauty and the Geek”), with Roth, Todd Nelson and Stanley Burrell (aka “MC Hammer”) serving as exec producers.

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