Thursday, May 12, 2011
WE tv renewed its original series Braxton Family Values, which stars singer/songwriter Toni Braxton and her four sisters. Produced by Magical Elves, the show will return for 13 new one-hour episodes in 2012.
The network also greenlit three new original series. These include Amsale Girls, which profiles the personalities of the consultants and clients at a popular NYC bridal salon. Texas Multi Mamas looks at the inner workings of modern families with multiple children and The Willis Clan, spotlighting the family grooming their 12 children into savants.
The lineup will also see the U.S. premieres of Family Restaurant, about the new era of a family-run Chinese restaurant, and a second season of The Cup Cake Girls, following best friends and business partners who are building a cupcake empire.
"Braxton Family Values has struck a chord with our audiences—it's one of our most popular shows ever," said Kim Martin, the president and general manager of WE tv. "The series embodies the essence of WE tv's brand—Life As WE Know It—as a women's destination providing relatable, unfiltered stories about the real and dramatic moments that define modern family life. Our new slate, along with our other hit shows Joan & Melissa and Downsized, all tell stories of real women and the trials and tribulations of family life today."