NICKMOM ANNOUNCES NEW DEVELOPMENT SLATE INCLUDING WHOOPI GOLDBERG PROJECT AND GREENLIGHTS SECOND SEASON OF DOCU-COMEDY "TAKE ME TO YOUR MOTHER"
Beverly Hills, Calif. - July 26, 2013 - NickMom, the nighttime (10 p.m. - 2 a.m. ET/PT) comedy block just for moms on Nickelodeon's Nick Jr. channel, announced several new programming initiatives during its presentation at the TCA Summer Press Tour in Beverly Hills this morning. NickMom Senior Vice President, Bronwen O'Keefe, announced the pick-up of a second season of the docu-comedy series, Take Me To Your Mother, starring comic Andrea Rosen, and development deals for four new series with Whoopi Goldberg among the producers. Take Me To Your Mother, which follows new mom Rosen as she seeks parenting advice from moms around the country, will commence production on season two this fall.
The NickMom shows in development include:
· Lounge (working title) - Executive-produced by Whoopi Goldberg through WHOOP Inc., this talk/variety series features raw, honest and funny conversations between real, everyday moms who are given an opportunity to be pampered, celebrated and have their dreams come true.
· Country Mom, City Mom (working title) - Executive-produced by Relativity Real (Catfish, American Bible Challenge), this docu-comedy follows funny mom Tanya McQueen (Picker Sisters, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition) who splits her time raising two teen boys in small town Texas and living in Los Angeles with her second husband and his kids.
· Undercover Cupid (working title) - Executive-produced by Scott Stone (The Man Show, BrainSurge), this hidden-camera show follows single parents whose teen and young adult kids pick eligible dates for them.
· Untitled Vinnie Brand project - Executive-produced by Entertainment One (eOne), Vinnie Brand and Jim Breuer, this docu-comedy follows comedian and father of five daughters Brand who has a lot of women in his life, and they're all telling him what to do!
NickMom is a primetime ad-supported TV block for moms that airs daily from 10 p.m. - 2 a.m. (ET/PT) on the Nick Jr. channel. The block features a mix of original long and short-form programming, including talk shows, stand-up and sketch comedy, scripted comedy, docu-series and more. Current series on NickMom include: Take Me To Your Mother; NickMom Night Out; Parental Discretion With Stefanie Wilder-Taylor, MFF: Mom Friends Forever; The New Adventures of Old Christine and Yes, Dear! NickMom recently picked up 13 episodes of its first original scripted comedy series, Instant Mom, starring Tia Mowry-Hardrict. NickMom is also a fully featured comedy and entertainment site with extensive content including short-form video, photos, editorial pieces and games.