Popular NYC Radio Show Lands Reality TV Show, ‘This Is Hot 97’

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VH1 has announced a number of non-scripted shows to it’s portfolio and one of them centers around popular New York City popular radio station, Hot 97. Details are limited, but according to the networks press release, the 30 minute reality show will have a comedic undertone and highlight some of the station’s well-known personalities.

Beginning March 31 at 10:30 p.m., VH1’s cameras will take viewers inside New York’s No. 1 hip-hop radio station. The half-hour comedy will not only feature the crew but also the well-known celebrities who frequent the station. Hot 97 is being executive produced byMona Scott-Young of Monami Entertainment and Toby Barraud, Stefan Springman, Mala Chapple and Ian Gelfand of Eastern.

We’re told Angie Martinez, Old Man Ebro, Rosenberg and a few others will be regulars on the show.

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Power 105’s The Breakfast Club, will also be featured on their own show on Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs’, REVOLT. While it won’t be a reality show, the popular NY show will air live on the network staring next month.

Other VH1 shows were also announced, including K.Michelle’s spin-off and White Girls of Rap (which we shared last year). Check out the network’s description.

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Untitled K. Michelle Project

The summer 2014 series chronicles the next chapter in the Love & Hip Hop star’s life, as she learns to balance life, relationships and stardom in New York City. She’ll do so with her dynamic group of friends, her son and her famously fiery tongue. Mona Scott-Young andStephanie Gayle will exec produce for Monami Entertainment with Toby Barraud,Stefan Springman and Mala Chapple joining from Eastern TV.

White Girls of Rap

VH1 has teamed with Ryan Seacrest Productions to follow five up-and-coming white, female rappers as they look to establish credibility in an industry not known for being welcoming — or female-friendly. The half-hour series will launch with six episodes in the fall of this year.

What are your thoughts on VH1’s new line-up? Do any of the shows above peak your interest? 

[Hollywood Reporter]

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