E!’s summer slate will be full of some familiar faces. In addition to the previously announced Bruce Jenner documentary series and Brody Jenner’s sex-themed talk show, E! is also set to air the second season of Diane von Furstenberg’s reality competition series “House of DVF” and “WAGS,” its new series about the partners of professional athletes.
“E News!” will also continue to air new episodes at 7 pm and 11 pm (ET/PT) during the summer, while Joel McHale’s “The Soup” will air at 10 pm ET/PT on Fridays.
FULL SCHEDULE AND PREMIERE DATES:
“Hollywood Cycle” – 10 p.m. ET/PT, Tuesday, July 7
The new E! series “Hollywood Cycle” is a look inside the uber-popular, highly competitive world of indoor cycling at L.A.’s Cycle House. The series follows the “ride or die” lives of high-profile instructors, along with three up-and-coming trainees, whose strong, driven personalities often clash both in their professional and personal lives. While the instructors struggle to keep their sweaty, dark rooms full, their loyal riders ferociously compete for attention and mixing business with pleasure is always tempting. Viewers will also be introduced to Cycle House management, who constantly vie for authority and power. E!’s new hourlong runs for six episodes.
“Sex With Brody” – 10:30pm ET/PT, Friday, July 10
The four-episode series is based on television personality and sex enthusiast Brody Jenner’s podcast series. Joined by relationship therapist and author Dr. Mike Dow and actress and comedian Stevie Ryan, the roundtable talk show will get hot and heavy around the topics of love, relationships and sex.
“Bruce Jenner Documentary Series” (series title will be announced at a later date) – 9 pm, Sunday, July 26
E! will premiere a new documentary series with Bruce Jenner living life as a transgender woman. The series will tell Bruce’s intimate story and will join him as he seeks out his “new normal.” Living for the first time as the person he feels he was born to be, the docu-series will also explore what Bruce’s transition means for the people in his life and how those relationships are affected, while offering a better understanding of the challenges those in the transgender community often face. The eight-part, one-hour series will air on E! and E! channels internationally. A series title will be announced at a later date.
“Stewarts & Hamiltons”– 10 pm ET/PT, Sunday, July 26
This new one-hour, eight episode series climbs into a family tree made of true Hollywood royalty. Leading the pack are model and young mother Kimberly Stewart, who is the daughter of author and philanthropist Alana Stewart and musician Rod Stewart. Hollywood icon George Hamilton, who is the ex-husband and best friend of Alana, will also be featured on the show along with actor, musician and reformed bad boy Ashley Hamilton and his 15 year-old half-brother George Hamilton Jr. Also appearing throughout the series are Kim’s brother Sean Stewart and her half-sister Ruby Stewart, an aspiring musician, as well as Kim’s live-in best friend Dean Geistlinger, a former music exec, and Ali Stepka, Ashley Hamilton’s model girlfriend.
“The Comment Section” – 10:30pm ET/PT, Friday, August 7
This new half-hour comedy series explores the biggest stories of the week and all of the outrageous and hilarious comments made about them on social media. Hosted by comedian Michael Kosta and exec produced by “The Soup’s” Joel McHale and K.P. Anderson, “The Comment Section” will boldly dive into the most dangerous corners of the Internet, take out the haters, anoint the heroes and generate an all new brand of laughs from the biggest pop culture stories of the week.
“WAGS”– 10 pm ET/PT, Tuesday, August 18
In this new one-hour, eight episode series E! goes inside the world of some of today’s hottest professional athletes, from the perspective of the women by their side. “WAGS” (“Women and Girlfriends of Sports”) follows the beautiful, driven and always outspoken women who make up an exclusive club of spouses and girlfriends of professional athletes. Although these women lead a glamorous lifestyle, the diamonds and mansions don’t come easy, and seniority in this elite group comes only to those who know how to play the game.
Returning series debuting this summer include:
“Botched”– 9 pm ET/PT, Sunday, June 7
Paul Nassif and Dr. Terry Dubrow attempt to fix the unfixable and correct extreme, head-turning plastic surgery nightmares. From famous television, sports and music stars to disfigured burn victims and patients suffering from the aftermath of black market silicon injections, “Botched” will once again change lives and restore hope through remarkable and transformational surgeries. In each episode, Dr. Nassif and Dr. Dubrow will perform operations and work with multiple patients who have nowhere else to turn after enduring the pain and emotional stress of procedures gone horribly wrong. Throughout the series, we’ll see the patients’ backstories and follow all stages of their journeys to recovery while getting a sense of their pre-corrective lives of humiliation and insecurity. “Botched” currently airs Tuesdays at 9 p.m., and starting June 7, it will air on Sundays at 9 p.m.
“#RichKids of Beverly Hills” – 10 pm ET/PT, Sunday, May 24
Just in time for the newest Emoji update, the #RichKids of Beverly Hills are back with more growing pains within lifelong friendships, jaw-dropping travels with no need for a filter, Instagramable fashions, <3 worthy moments, and of course plenty more OMFG drama to SMH at. The eight new episodes extend to an hour allowing E! cameras to delve deeper into the #RichKids world where some relationships between the socialites are growing stronger, while buried resentments are beginning to surface amongst others. This season, EJ Johnson brings a new friend into the group of frenemies, causing quite a commotion in the hills. Musician and entrepreneur Taylor-Ann Hasselhoff, daughter of entertainment megastar David Hasselhoff, joins the cast and somehow breaks into the impenetrable group of twentysomethings who have been tightknit for well over a decade. However, RICH JUST GOT REAL as new friends bring up old grudges and clear lines are drawn in the sands of Malibu (with a summer stiletto, obvi) when sides are chosen. One thing is clear; this selfie stick isn’t long enough to get all of us. #CroppedOut
“Total Divas” – 9 pm ET/PT, Tuesday, July 7
Returning in its fourth season, E!, WWE and Bunim-Murray Productions continue their look inside the lives of the women of the sports entertainment giant. Cameras once again showcase the professional and personal lives of the WWE Divas: The Bella Twins (Nikki and Brie Bella), Natalya (Nattie), Naomi, Alicia Fox, Paige, and Eva Marie. Between balancing family, maintaining romantic relationships and constantly fighting for the spotlight, the divas are up against the odds. However, their unique lifestyles bring them together in a bond of sisterhood like no other.
“House of DVF” – 10 pm ET/PT, Monday, August 31
On the stiletto heels of the “House of DVF” first season finale, E! announced the original series will return for its second season with eight new episodes, which will also premiere on E! in 100 countries. In addition to Diane von Furstenberg, iconic designer and champion of women’s rights, familiar faces Jessica Joffe (DVF’s style editor) and Stefani Greenfield (DVF’s creative brand director) return to dole out professional guidance and insight to the new crop of contenders eager to earn the job of a lifetime. While working in different areas of Diane’s empire, the new group of fashionistas will be tasked with various challenges that organically play into DVF’s business affairs and busy schedule, and may include PR, marketing, sales and events. The candidates will get a taste of the position through current DVF global brand ambassador Brittany Hamtpon, as she trots around the globe for Paris Fashion Week, styles celebrities for awards shows, and makes store appearances. With a high-profile mentor like Diane, the girls can only hope for an invite that will either make or break their chances to advance towards the series finale and the start of an amazing career.