NuvoTV has unveiled a full slate of original programming that includes six music and entertainment series and specials, three unscripted dramas, two comedy series, and live sports specials. Among the new series is two from Jennifer Lopez’s Nuyorican Productions, stemming from her role as the network’s chief creative officer. The production company is behind Los Jets, a verité documentary series featuring a high school soccer team of boys who defy the odds, face adversity, experience defeat and taste victory on and off the field. It premieres July 16 at 10 PM. It also has the reality competition Sensation (working title), a search for the next “triple-threat” Latino talent that features singing, dancing and acting. In addition, NuvoTV renewed Nuyorican’s A Step Away and The Collective.
Sarah Palin has a new reality series, Amazing America, on Sportsman “Red, Wild & Blue” Channel that this week features the world championship duck calling contest in Arkansas. So, naturally she and Mario Lopez discussed abortion and Hillary Clinton‘s pregnant daughter on Extra. Watch here:
EXCLUSIVE: Actor/host/television personality Mario Lopez is expanding his relationship with NUVOtv with a development deal at the Latin driven network. NUVOtv has ordered a second season of his interview show One-On-One and has greenlit new series Salsa In The City (working title). Lopez also will develop three new series projects for the network. Salsa In The City, set to premiere Q2, is a competition show that combines dating and dance within the salsa dance scene. Mario Lopez, 3 Arts’ Mark Schulman and Gordo Entertainment’s Gil Lopez executive produce in association with JAAM Productions for NUVOtv. The trio also exec produce One-On-One.
Zack, Screech, Kelly, A.C. and the gang are back, 20 years after the final bell. E! has picked up the early-’90s sitcom Saved By The Bell and will air it in a two-hour block from 7-9 AM weekdays starting November 11. The show, which aired from 1989-93 on NBC, chronicled the lives of a group of students at Bayside High and their ex-hippie principal (Richard Belding). It helped launch the careers of young actors including Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Mario Lopez, Tiffani Thiessen and Elizabeth Berkley.