Ryan Lochte Gets E! Reality Series: TCA

By | Monday January 7, 2013 @ 1:16pm PST

Diane Haithman contributes to Deadline’s TCA coverage.

The long-rumored E! reality series starring Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte is now a reality. Network president Suzanne Kolb made the announcement today during the E! Entertainment portion of the TCA press tour. Titled What Would Ryan Lochte Do?, the six-episode series from Intuitive Entertainment will feature the “vivescent” Lochte, Kolb said, adding that E! brass wondered “How deep is the pool of Ryan Lochte? It turns out, very deep.” The episodes will feature the swimmer partying and training as he prepares for the 2016 Rio Olympics while building his fashion line, making media appearances, dealing with his close-knit and outspoken family and friends and looking for the right girl. Mechelle Collins and Kevin Dill are executive producers for Intuitive along with and Erika Wright of Wright Entertainment and Sports.

E! also announced Playing With Fire, an hourlong series on the NY culinary scene. Both series are scheduled to premiere in April. Read More »

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Tommy Dewey To Recur On ‘Mindy Project’, Swimmer Ryan Lochte To Appear On ’90210′

By | Tuesday August 14, 2012 @ 10:00am PDT
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Olympic Champs On TV: Ryan Lochte Eyes ‘Dancing’ & ‘Bachelor’, Gabby Douglas Sits Down With Oprah

By | Friday August 10, 2012 @ 12:00pm PDT
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