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ABC Family picks up ‘Fools,’ ‘Vineyard’

Reality programs planned for summer slate

ABC Family has picked up two reality series, “Dancing Fools” and “The Vineyard,” slating the pair for summer.

“Fools,” hosted by Melissa Peterman (ABC Family’s “Baby Daddy”), is a half-hour unscripted comedy created by Phil Gurin. Gurin Company will produce the series.

Docusoap “The Vineyard” follows 20-somethings living in Massachusetts-based Martha’s Vineyard for the summer. Skein is created and exec produced by Dave Broome and Brian Smith. 25/7 Prods. is producing “Vineyard.”

Unscripted programs join scripted shows “The Fosters” (from Jennifer Lopez) and “Twisted” (from Gavin Polone) in ABC Family’s summer lineup.

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