Lifetime is feeding off of the success of its reality show “Dance Moms” and giving viewers a behind-the-scenes look at raising one of TV’s emerging child prodigies.
“Raising Asia” is set to debut at 10 p.m. July 29 and will feature 8-year-old child sensation Asia Monet Ray and her mom, Kristie. Monet Ray is also famous for appearing in “Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition,” where she placed third. Before that, Monet Ray went viral on YouTube for singing and dancing performances.
The docuseries will follow Monet Ray and her model mom alongside record-holding bodybuilder dad and younger sister Bella Blu helping reach Asia dreams of fame in showbiz.
To fill the summertime TV void, 14 half-hour episodes have been ordered for this season.
The show will be produced by Collins Avenue with Jeff Collins, Michael Hammond, Sandi Johnson and Bryan Stinson along with Leola Westbrook exec producing.
Lifetime’s Eli Lehrer, Mary Donahue and Kimberly Chessler will also exec produce.