[12/14/11 - 11:01 PM] Development Update: Wednesday, December 14 Updates include: Melissa Rycroft, Jennie Garth to topline reality series at CMT; Colin Egglesfield joins Lifetime's "The Client List"; and Stephen Hopkins to helm NBC's "Beautiful People."
SEASON(S): 1 (8 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES: a show on hiatus for longer than 12 months - without any news about its future - is assumed to be canceled
DESCRIPTION: (from CMT's press release, March 2012) Timeslots for CMT's new series JENNIE GARTH: LITTLE BIT COUNTRY and MELISSA & TYE have changed, as follows: JENNIE GARTH: LITTLE BIT COUNTRY will premiere on Friday, April 20 at 9:00 p.m., ET/PT followed by MELISSA & TYE at 9:30 p.m., ET/PT. The half-hour series JENNIE GARTH: LITTLE BIT COUNTRY follows former 90210 sensation and accomplished actress and mother Jennie Garth as she decides to leave Hollywood behind in search of a simpler life. MELISSA & TYE will follow one of America's most-beloved bachelorettes, Rycroft, and her husband Tye Strickland as they balance a long distance relationship between Dallas and Hollywood. The night of programming kicks off with the fourth season premiere of the music competition show, THE SINGING BEE with Melissa Peterman at 8:00 p.m., ET/PT.