VH1 renews ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ for season 10, orders Ricky Martin reality series

PROD. MARTHA & SNOOP’S POTLUCK DINNER PARTY (season two)
October 2017
“Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party” returns for a second helping of food and fun featuring Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg hosting more weekly dinner parties with their famous celebrity friends. Between the new personalities, major life challenges and old resentments, the cast hits the floor ready for drama. CO:   Renegade
COUNT:   8
RETURNING HITS  
BASKETBALL WIVES (season six)
April 17, 2017
Following the lives of a group of women with relationships to some of the biggest basketball players in the game, VH1’s hit series returns   with a vengeance as several new faces and Basketball Wives original   Evelyn Lozada   join   LA season veterans Tami Roman,   Jackie Christie, Malaysia   Pargo and Shaunie O’Neal. With more than 85 million albums sold worldwide, 95 platinum records, and sold-out concerts in over 100 countries, Ricky Martin is truly an international icon.   Over 100 fierce and brave queens have battled for the crown and title of “America’s Next Drag Superstar” and the series’ tenth season is positioned to be its biggest eleganza extravaganza ever! PROD. Lance Bass also takes the reins of ’90s House (Aug. PROD.   But behind the scenes, it’s even juicier — a backstage world filled with power struggles, diva fits, and steamy affairs. PROD. CO: 495 Productions
COUNT: 20
HIP HOP SQUARES (season two)
Fall 2017
Hosted by   DeRay Davis   and executive produced by   Ice Cube and Jeff Kwatinetz, the series features the biggest names in hip hop, comedy and entertainment as they come to play and stay to party, match wits and test their pop culture knowledge with the superstar squares.   “Dear Mama” honors mothers with celebrity guests paying tribute to the women who have shaped their success.   Hosted by   Lance Bass and full of cameos from the 90’s most   beloved celebrities. There’s never been a coaching job so hectic, heartfelt, and fun. RELATED: The 25 Best TV Characters in the Past 25 Years
New shows joining the VH1 family include a currently untitled Ricky Martin docuseries (June), a “never been seen account of one of the most private and guarded global superstars of our time” that examines the worldwide pop star’s personal and professional life during his Las Vegas residency, and the scripted dramedy   Daytime Divas   (based on former View cohost Star Jones’ novel Satan’s Sisters), starring Vanessa Williams as the head of an all-female talk show where sparks —   and claws —   fly on and off the set. CO: 51 Minds
BALLER WIVES (working title)
August   2017
From the sidelines to the social   frontlines, this is the world where relationships are complicated and the competition is thick. PROD. PROD. CO: Sony Pictures Television
COUNT: 10  
RICKY MARTIN PROJECT (title TBD)
June 2017
A revealing, never been seen account of one of the most private and guarded global superstars of our time. PROD. PROD. CO: 51 Minds
COUNT:   6
DEAR MAMA (second annual)
May 8, 2017
Emmy® and Golden Globe® nominee Anthony Anderson returns to host this fan favorite event with television personality La La Anthony. In each episode, Martha and Snoop put a personal spin on dishes for a   themed meal. RuPaul’s Drag Race:   Shantay, you stay. 16), a reality show about “what happens when a   super connected cast has to unplug and live in the most rad decade ever” without modern technology. The pressure is on and the hustle is real for this close-knit group of friends who are trying to make it in one of the roughest cities in America. PROD. Inspired by the book Satan’s Sisters… A Novel of Fiction by Star Jones, television personality, lawyer and journalist. From Hip Hop’s pioneers like Public Enemy and Tupac Shakur to Def Jam Records and Russell Simmons, VH1 has honored hip hop from its origins through the numerous phases of its musical evolution. & TINY: THE FAMILY HUSTLE (sixth and final season)
April 17, 2017
The final season of “T.I & Tiny:   The Family Hustle,” marks the end of an era for the lovable first family of VH1 while celebrating a television milestone with 100 episodes. In this reality fright fest,   ten   famous people will move in,   but only one will make it out alive. CO: Big Fish Entertainment
COUNT 18
LOVE & HIP HOP HOLLYWOOD (season four)
July 17, 2017
Cable’s #1 franchise returns with perennial fan favorites and a slew of new players ready to take over Tinseltown. CO:   Shed Media
COUNT:   6
‘90s HOUSE
August 16, 2017
What happens when a   super connected cast has to unplug and live in the most rad decade ever? “Black Ink Crew: Chicago,” explodes with more drama, more heat, and sexier tattoos than ever before. CO:   Jesse Collins Entertainment
COUNT: 20
SHAUNIE’S HOME COURT
Fall 2017
Single mom in charge and “Basketball Wives” powerhouse Shaunie O’Neal gives us a personal, unexpected look at what it takes to get her team of five kids off the bench and into the game of life. Among a slew of other pickup and renewal announcements, VH1 revealed Thursday it has ordered a   tenth   season of the Emmy-winning reality competition series, which is currently eyeing a March 2018 premiere date for what a press release   promises to be the show’s “biggest eleganza extravaganza ever.”
Other returning titles include America’s Next Top Model (December), Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party (October),   Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood (July 17),   Dear Mama (May 8), and   Basketball Wives,   which launches its sixth season Monday,   April 17 alongside   the final edition of T.I. CO: 10×10
COUNT: 14
RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE (season ten)
March 2018
The Emmy® Award-winning hit series has delivered nine seasons of can’t-miss lip sync showdowns, pushed the boundaries of creativity to new levels,   and showcased the art of drag to millions of new fans around world. Watch as they say goodbye to the fans who have tuned in to see their family grow over the last five seasons. All eyes are on these Miami based pro athletes and their wives as they navigate the waters of love, family, business, and balling in the hottest city around.   No smart   phones, Wi-Fi or GPS allowed in this house but tons of the flyest fun, fashion and pop culture moments will be rebooted back to reality. CO: World of Wonder
COUNT: TBD

Show Full Article & Tiny: The Family Hustle. NEW SERIES
DAYTIME DIVAS
June 5, 2017
Every weekday at noon, Maxine (Vanessa Williams), Mo (Tichina Arnold), Heather (Fiona Gubelmann), Kibby (Chloe Bridges), and Nina (Camille Guaty)—hosts of “The Lunch Hour,” the long-running women’s talk show—gather around the table to discuss life, love, politics, and juicy gossip. “From Martha & Snoop to Hip Hop Squares, VH1 is where pop culture comes to party.”
Per a press release, check out VH1’s full list of new and returning series below. CO:   Jesse Collins Entertainment
BLACK INK CREW: CHICAGO (season three)
May 24, 2017
In the midst of Chicago’s brutal winter, 9 Mag’s owner, Ryan Henry, struggles with the emerging egos and volatile differences among the 9 Mag family, while still fighting to stay on top in the tattoo game. The project will draw on his Vegas residence to illustrate his broader, fascinating, and inspiring journey from every pivotal era in his career to the most defining roles of his life. PROD. CO:   Superdelicious
COUNT:   8
SCARED FAMOUS  
October 2017
The frightening and hilarious tale of   ten   celebs who have   bravely   agreed to move into one of the   spookiest   mansions in America. PROD. CO: Shed Media
COUNT:   16
T.I. PROD. “VH1 is leading the industry in growth and our new expansive slate will continue to fuel this trajectory,” Chris McCarthy, president of VH1, MTV, and Logo, said via statement. CO:   Eastern TV
COUNT: 14
HIP HOP   HONORS (ninth)
August 2017
Since its inception in 2004,   this tentpole event   has recognized the luminaries who broke new ground and propelled the genre into the cultural phenomenon it has become. CO: Maverick
COUNT: 8
AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL (cycle 24)
December 2017
Get ready to work the runway as Tyra Banks returns to host the longest running fashion TV series in history. PROD. PROD.   Over   eight episodes, they   face terror and   chilling challenges inspired by the iconic movies that make you scream. PROD.