[09/18/17 - 07:00 AM]
Oh Snap, Pop's '90s Babes Are Back for Second Season of "Hollywood Darlings"
Renewed for a second season, the television comedy starring Jodie Sweetin, Christine Lakin and Beverley Mitchell will begin production this fall.

[via press release from Pop]


Real-Life Best Friends Jodie Sweetin ("Full House," "Fuller House"), Beverley Mitchell ("7th Heaven") and Christine Lakin ("Step by Step") Return in the Pop Original Comedy

LOS ANGELES - Sept. 18, 2017 - Put down your pogs, turn off that Tamagotchi and get a sweet '90s fix with an all new season of Pop's HOLLYWOOD DARLINGS. Renewed for a second season, the television comedy starring Jodie Sweetin ("Full House," "Fuller House"), Christine Lakin ("Step by Step") and Beverley Mitchell ("7th Heaven") will begin production this fall.

HOLLYWOOD DARLINGS follows real-life friends who are bonded by a sisterhood only they can share - former child stars who grew up in the '90s limelight. Sweetin, Mitchell and Lakin play exaggerated versions of themselves as they comically improvise and riff on their current Hollywood lives. With the support of one another, this #squadgoals dream team can take on anything when it comes to parenting, marriage, friendship and revived careers in show business.

"HOLLYWOOD DARLINGS re-introduced us as grown-ups - three super fly and super funny women juggling it all and willing to laugh at ourselves," said Sweetin, Lakin and Mitchell. "Getting to continue this sisterhood on screen is the height of amazing, and we can't wait for the magic to continue in season two."

On the next season, Sweetin, a doting mother of two young girls, has recently wrapped production on season three of "Fuller House" and is in production on the upcoming Hallmark movie "Finding Santa"; Mitchell, who is also enjoying #familylife with two kids and hubby (follow along on her blog GrowingUpHollywood), appears on the newest season of "Battle of the Network Stars"; while Lakin, a proud new mom and wife, is deep into filming a role in the drama "I Am That Man," along with co-hosting Worst Ever Podcast (audioboom).

"Now that Jodie, Beverley and Christine have settled into adulthood, the real fun is just beginning," said Justin Rosenblatt, EVP, Original Programming. "The new season of HOLLYWOOD DARLINGS will once again connect fans to the faces they grew up loving, turning on its head what they thought they knew about these three women."

The first season of HOLLYWOOD DARLINGS became Pop's #1 original series debut of all time among W18-34 (L+7). In addition, A18-49 were up +46% over Pop's 2016 primetime averages (L+7).

HOLLYWOOD DARLINGS is produced by Main Event Media and All3Media America. The series was created by Jimmy Fox, who serves as executive producer along with Layla Smith and Greg Lipstone.

About Main Event Media:

Main Event Media is a content and full-service production company founded by producer Jimmy Fox and backed by All3Media America. The two-time Emmy nominated company produces a wide range of original scripted and non-scripted programming, including E!'s drama series "The Arrangement," CNN's Emmy(R) award-winning documentary series "United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell," and Pop's comedy series "Hollywood Darlings."

About All3Media America:

All3Media America is the Los Angeles-based production studio for All3Media, a global group of production and distribution companies based in the UK and headed by CEO Jane Turton. Established in December 2012, All3Media America develops and produces a range of original scripted, non-scripted, and digital content specifically for the US market. The company currently has multiple series in production or development with a large number of broadcast and cable networks, as well as digital platforms, including Emmy(R) award-winning "Undercover Boss" for CBS, "Chrisley Knows Best" for USA Network, and Emmy(R) award-winning "United Shades of America" for CNN. All3Media America companies include Bentley, Betty, IDTV, Lime Pictures, Lion Television, Little Dot Studios, Main Event Media, Maverick, MME, Neal Street Productions, New Pictures, North One, Objective Media Group, Optomen, Raw, Seven Stories, South Pacific Pictures, Story Films, Studio Lambert Associates, and Studio Ramsay. All3Media America's formats and finished programs are distributed internationally by All3Media International. All3Media is owned jointly between Discovery Communications and Liberty Global.

About Pop:

Fans don't sit at the outskirts of pop culture making snarky comments. They live right smack in the middle of it, sharing, creating and connecting their passions with others. Pop gives fans a dedicated channel that loves being a fan as much as they do. A channel filled with optimism, humor, excitement and a passion for the great times in life - those you remember and those still to come. Pop is a joint venture of CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B). The partnership combines CBS' programming, production and marketing assets with Lionsgate's resources in motion pictures, television and digitally delivered content. Pop's ownership structure is comprised of the company with the #1 broadcast network and many of the top first-run syndication series and the studio responsible for the worldwide box office phenomenon "La La Land," winner of six Academy Awards, the blockbuster "Hunger Games," "Twilight Saga," "John Wick" and "Now You See Me" franchises and acclaimed television series including "Orange is the New Black," "Nashville," "Casual," "The Royals" and "Greenleaf."

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  [september 2017]  


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