Net preps series based on NBA player's wife
VH1 has not let the headline NBA trade of 2011 go unnoticed on its network.With star hoops player Carmelo Anthony headed to the media spotlight of the New York Knicks, VH1 is prepping a second reality series starring his wife, La La Vazquez. “La La’s Full Court Life,” a sequel to “La La’s Full Court Wedding,” will begin a 10-episode run on the cabler in August. The Denver Nuggets traded Anthony to the Big Apple in a blockbuster deal Monday. “Full Court Life” will focus on her migration to the Big Apple with Anthony. “Viewers connect with La La because despite the fairy-tale wedding and NBA-star husband, she is a real, down-to-earth, hardworking woman who stays true to herself,” said Jeff Olde, VH1 original programming and production exec veep., a Brooklyn native who has appeared on other VH1 and MTV programs”The best thing about the new series is that while pursuing and realizing her dreams, La La gets to take us back to her home in New York, where her story began.” Cris Abrego is exec producing “Full Court Life” for 51 Minds with Vazquez and Anthony (through their shingle Krossover Entertainment) and the Collective’s Steven Grossman.