VH1 has greenlit another spinoff from its successful “Love & Hip Hop” franchise, which will be toplined by reality personalities Stevie and Joseline from “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta.”
The cable net has also picked up a second season of “K.Michelle: My Life,” which is set to premiere in winter 2016.
The untitled “Stevie & Joseline” series will follow the couple as they head to Hollywood to pursue their dreams of superstardom. VH1 has ordered eight half-hour episodes.
The spinoff hails from Monami Entertainment and Eastern with exec producers Mona Scott-Young, Stephanie R. Gayle, Toby Barraud, Stefan Springman, Mala Chapple, Carmen Mitcho, Lashan Browning, Susan Levison, Nina L. Diaz, Ken Martinez and Vivian Gomez.
“In a summer where the film ‘Straight Outta Compton’ went straight to No. 1, Taylor Swift’s collaboration with Kendrick Lamar topped the Billboard charts and our own ‘Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta’ ranked as the No. 1 reality show on cable, hip-hop’s dominance of pop culture was confirmed yet again,” said Susan Levison, VH1’s EVP of original programming and production. “We’re excited to fuel our audience’s continued fascination with all things hip-hop by extending the storylines of some of their favorite ‘Love & Hip Hop’ cast members.”
“K.Michelle: My Life” follows “Love & Hip Hop” alum and recording artist K.Michelle, who serves as an exec producer on the series, along with Scott-Young, Gayle, Barraud, Springman, Chapple, Mitcho, Levison, Diaz, Martinez, Daniel Rogge, Chad Gruelach.
In its first season, “K.Michelle” ranked as the No. 3 new cable reality series among women 18-49 this past year.