MTV has picked up four new unscripted series and a special. Docu-drama The Heights appears to be a take on MTV’s staples Real World and The Hills. It is a primetime docu-drama about a group of best friends living, working and playing in the New York neighborhood of Washington Heights. Epic Fail is a half-hour primetime panel show that recreates viewers’ most cringe-worthy moments with re-enactments, text messages, status updates and photos. Totally Clueless is a hidden camera game show where people win cash for figuring out they are on TV. It’s targeted for weekday afternoons. MTV’s This Is How I Made It, which will air Saturday mornings, features celebrities dishing out their recipes for success. Primetime special Dev follows the Like a G6 singer as she pursues her career and the demands of young motherhood.
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