Growing up with a famous parent isn't easy, as the children often have to work hard to emerge from their parents' shadows and gain independence -- especially if they want entertainment careers of their own. "Growing Up Hip Hop" documents the lives of a tight-knit group of friends, most of whom have at least one parent who is famous. Angela Simmons, the daughter of Run-D.M.C.'s Rev Run, is a model and fashion designer; Romeo Miller has followed in the footsteps of his father, Master P, in becoming a musician; entrepreneur Damon "Boogie" Dash is the son of former record executive Damon Dash; singer Kristinia DeBarge, the daughter of James DeBarge, struggles to choose between family and fame; TJ Mizell, a DJ whose father was Run-D.M.C. member Jam Master Jay, views Angela as family since both of their dads were in Run-D.M.C.; and aspiring singer Egypt Criss gets her talent from both mom and dad -- Pepa from Salt-N-Pepa and Treach from Naughty by Nature.
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.
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.
When a reality TV star is getting married, you can count on one thing: a show about the star preparing for the event. This time it's "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star Kandi Burruss preparing to wed producer Todd Tucker. The couple have only five weeks to plan their "Coming to America"-themed ceremony without getting any help from a wedding planner. Along with a time crunch, they must deal with family interactions during the process, including Todd's mother, who is staying at the couple's house and clashes with Kandi's "Mama Joyce." Cameras capture the drama as the couple work to overcome obstacles they confront while staging a dream wedding.
The Atlanta housewives continue to live their fabulous lives in Georgia's capital city in this incarnation of the popular reality TV franchise. Relationships, a staple of the "Real Housewives" shows, take center stage as usual as the ladies' love lives experience ups and downs. The sassy women's entrepreneurial spirits are also in full bloom as they juggle their personal and professional lives, along with their busy personal calendars.
Bravo has one successful reality show about socialite women in Atlanta, so what's next on its docket? A second reality show about socialite women in Atlanta, of course. The difference with this show is that all of the women featured are either doctors themselves or the wives of doctors. Cameras follow the ladies as they try to juggle their careers with family lives and their social calendars. The cast of Georgia peaches includes busy mom Toya, feisty Quad, and a couple of OB-GYNs, Jacqueline and Simone.
Fans get an up-close look at the steamy relationship of married red-hot couple singer Jessie James Decker and NFL wide receiver Eric Decker, along with their growing family. Jessie is busy juggling her music career and expanding businesses, while Eric tackles the fast-paced, demanding life of a professional football player. The Deckers adapt to every new journey and major milestone in life together, from marriage, children, moving teams, and planting new roots wherever they go. With these constant changes, their commitment to family, fun and one another always prevails.
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.
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.
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.