Atlanta has become a hotbed for hip-hop music, and it is the setting for this reality series that explores what life is like for a tight-knit crew of friends, many of whom have family members who are well-known in the hip-hop community. Shad Moss -- better known as Bow Wow -- returns to Atlanta to release his first album in several years, which he intends to make his swan song before bowing out of the industry so he can focus on raising his child and dealing with other personal issues. Mentoring him are surrogate fathers Snoop Dogg and Jermaine Dupri. Hoping to step out of their parents' famous shadows are members of Bow Wow's ATL crew, including Dupri's daughter Shaniah Mauldin; Reginae Carter, the daughter of Lil Wayne and Toya Wright; T.I. and Tiny's daughter Zonnique Pullins; Brandon Barnes, the son of hip-hop manager Debra Antney and brother of rapper Waka Flocka Flame; and Ayana Fite, the daughter of Beastie Boys mainstay DJ Hurricane and Barnes' cousin.
Sylvia Robinson was dubbed "The Mother of Hip Hop" for her help in bringing the musical genre into the mainstream through the famed label Sugar Hill Records, which she co-founded in the 1970s with her husband Joe. Decades later, the next generation of the Robinson family is working to keep the label alive while putting its own stamp on music history. The family -- led by Leland Robinson Sr., the middle son of Joe and Sylvia -- helps their artists develop a unique sound while searching for the next big thing in music and trying to bring the label back into the public eye. While some of the younger members of the family work toward living up to their legendary surname, others simply enjoy the perks that their name brings them.
Males have dominated hip-hop, but gals are staking a claim in the genre. This docuseries -- whose producers include Grammy-winner T.I. -- showcases some women chasing dreams of being names in the rap game. Although the music business is a competition, the featured "femcees" have built a sisterhood that they want to continue while succeeding professionally. Music lifer Brianna Perry refuses to compromise femininity; former Crime Mob member Diamond hopes to expand beyond her music career; and gay Siya intends to remain unique.
Although not necessarily a household name nationwide, Kim Kimble is one of the biggest names in Hollywood when it comes to hair. The celebrity hairstylist comes up with the hairstyles worn by many on Hollywood's A-list, including Grammy-winning singers Beyoncé, Mary J. Blige and Shakira. Her clientele also includes the not-so-famous through her successful retail product line and the exclusive Hollywood salon that she runs, Kimble Hair Studio. Staffed by talented but high-strung stylists, the salon is at the crux of this reality series that documents the stylists' fierce rivalry and desire to be on top. Also featured in the series is Kim's mother, Jasmine, a hairstylist and salon owner herself who encouraged her daughter to follow in the family's hairdressing legacy after recognizing Kim's talent at an early age.
Kendra Wilkinson-Baskett first gained fame as one of Hugh Hefner's girlfriends on the E! reality series "The Girls Next Door." She has since translated that fame into an entertainment career and marriage to former professional football player Hank Baskett. Adding to the list of Kendra's reality shows is "Kendra on Top," which chronicles her transition into motherhood as she works to balance her family life -- including all the ups and downs of marriage -- with professional and personal ambitions. Kendra's trademark upbeat attitude and funny outlook on life help her get through the many challenges she faces. Meanwhile, Hank tries to discover what life is like outside of the NFL now that he has retired from the league.
Being in the spotlight doesn't necessarily make life easier for reality TV stars and, in fact, often makes things harder for the celebrities. Oftentimes, their relationships suffer from the notoriety. In this series of the "Marriage Boot Camp" franchise, stars of such shows as "The Real Housewives" and "Bad Girls Club" seek help from therapists and other experts to prevent their personal relationships -- either romantic or familial -- from getting worse. The therapists put the celebs and their loved ones through their form of boot camp, testing them with challenges that include revealing some of their deepest secrets and personal woes.
"Shahs of Sunset" follows some Persian-American friends in Los Angeles who try to juggle their active social lives and careers while also balancing the demands of their families and traditions. The socialites have busy dating lives and are prominent in the party scene, but they seek approval from their families as they face pressure to settle down and marry within the community. Among the featured friends are real estate agent Mercedes, controversial singer Asa and classic "Persian Princess" Golnesa.
Kimberly Stewart -- the daughter of singer Rod Stewart -- is the central figure in this reality show that follows members of two celebrity families, the Stewarts (led by matriarch Alana) and Hamiltons (with patriarch George). Model-turned-author Alana, who has married and divorced both Rod and George, is doing her best to keep the blended families grounded and away from the temptations of Hollywood. George, who acts as a secondary father figure to Alana's children, is working to repair his relationship with oldest son Ashley, a reformed bad boy, while raising refined and ambitious teenage son George Jr., who shares a special bond with his father despite the big age difference between them. Kimberly, meanwhile, is ready to refocus on pursuing her fashion career now that her young daughter is in school. Also featured on the show is Kimberly's brother Sean, an entrepreneur who is trying to create a name for himself outside of his famous father's shadow after a life filled with scandals.
Kim Zolciak made a name for herself as a member of the cast of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta," which was how she met Atlanta Falcons defensive end Kroy Biermann, to whom she became engaged and eventually married in November 2011. This reality series follows Kim for the two months leading to the wedding as she prepares for the big day. To help her plan the event at her multimillion-dollar home, Kim hires celebrity event planner Colin Cowie. As the date approaches, problems quickly mount, including Kim's mother refusing to attend the wedding.
Mariah Carey is one of the most successful recording artists of all time, with more than 220 million records sold and 18 No. 1 singles, as of the show's 2016 premiere. With this series, the multiple-time Grammy winner welcomes viewers into her life to follow her as she kicks off the Sweet Sweet Fantasy tour, which takes her to Europe -- including the United Kingdom -- and Africa. The show gets personal as well, offering a glimpse into Carey's private world. Members of Carey's family, her friends and others in her inner circle are also featured on the series, which Carey says is a good opportunity to show her personality and who she really is because "a lot of people have misperceptions about this and that."