Celeb families ride high with new shows
HOLLYWOOD — E! Entertainment continues to delve into the world of celebrity families, picking up two new series featuring the Kardashian clan and the Lamas line.
Cabler has picked up eight half-hour episodes of “The Lamas Family,” which centers on thesp Lorenzo Lamas and his children: Shayne, recently seen on “The Bachelor,” and actor A.J. Show will also feature Lamas’ ex, Michele Smith, and Shayne and A.J.’s sister, aspiring musician Dakota.
“The Bachelor” exec producer Mike Fleiss is behind “Lamas,” along with Warner Horizon TV.
E! exec veep of original programming and series development Lisa Berger announced the “Lamas” pickup, as well as another new half-hour, “Kourtney and Khloe in Miami.”
New show keeps the two sisters — also seen in E!’s hit “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” — on the cabler. Ryan Seacrest Prods. and Bunim-Murray Prods., which were behind “Kardashians,” are once again producing.
“Kourtney and Khloe” will follow the duo as they move to Florida and open a boutique.