It’s official. Lifetime is set to air a new K. Michelle transformation series about the R&B singer’s health struggles.
The show titled My Killer Body with K. Michelle will document the impact plastic surgery complications have had on the reality star’s life and her efforts to help others facing similar problems, Lifetime said in a press release Thursday.
K. Michelle, real name Kimberly Michelle Pate, has been open about her health problems and said silicone injections nearly took her life.
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As previously reported, “The Rain” singer announced in January she was leaving VH1’s Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta to focus on a new series for Lifetime. My Killer Body with K. Michelle is slated to premiere in 2022.
The network also said Thursday it has greenlit dating show Five Guys a Week, and family docuseries Leave it to Geege about a sassy southern mother.
“We are so excited for this addictive new slate of unscripted programming that I know will speak to so many women,” said Amy Winter, EVP and head of programming for Lifetime and LMN. “We know our audience wants to exhale at the end of a long day and these are three great series that deliver on Lifetime’s legacy of escapist entertainment, whether it’s laughing along with Geege and her unforgettable family, going along for the ride as romance unfolds with Five Guys, or watching someone rebuild their confidence with My Killer Body with K. Michelle.”
Below are descriptions from Lifetime on the three new series.
My Killer Body with K. Michelle
As one of the very first celebrities to come forward with her personal health struggles after silicone injections nearly took her life, R&B chart topper K. Michelle will help men and women desperate to reverse plastic surgery procedures that now threaten their lives in My Killer Body with K. Michelle. With the number of cosmetic surgeries on the rise and an alarming number of these procedures resulting in post-surgery suffering and trauma, each episode will follow two patients who desperately need help as well as K. Michelle’s ongoing personal story. My Killer Body with K. Michelle is produced by Jesse Collins Entertainment and Kingdom Reign Entertainment and executive produced by Kimberly Pate. Jesse Collins and Dionne Harmon executive produce for Jesse Collins Entertainment. Carlos King and Scott Shatsky executive produce for Kingdom Reign Entertainment. Patrick McCabe and Brandon Wilson also executive produce. Brie Miranda Bryant and Kimberly Chessler serve as executive producers for Lifetime.
Five Guys a Week
A leader in relationship programming with the Married at First Sight franchise, Lifetime orders twenty, one-hour episodes of the newest spin on dating with Five Guys a Week. The immersive dating series centers on a leading lady each week, looking for love by inviting five men she has selected to move into her actual home. The series pressure tests her potential matches as they all live together in her home, while the guys all vie for her attention. Spending 24/7 time together in cramped living arrangements, the guys will also meet her family and friends who will weigh in along the way on who should be the last man standing. As the week goes by, she eliminates them one by one, until she finds The One. Five Guys a Week is produced by Fremantle’s Original Productions for Lifetime, and is based on Fremantle’s hit international format. The series is executive produced by Brian Lovett, Jeff Hasler and Roy Orecchio for Original Productions while Amy Winter and Shura Davison executive produces for Lifetime. Casting for Five Guys a Week is currently underway in the NY Tri-State area. For more information, send an email to: Singles4TVCasting@gmail.com.
Leave it to Geege
From the Emmy-winning producers at World of Wonder, comes the new family docuseries Leave It to Geege, following Geege Taylor, an Atlanta area single mother of two whose life could be a Lifetime movie. The twice-divorced, breast cancer survivor is also an advocate for autism acceptance, hoping to educate and help others navigate their way through the ups and downs of raising an autistic child following her first-hand experience with her non-verbal 19-year-old son Pootie. Surrounded by her “family” consisting of her southern to the core mother Puddin’, daughter Harper and best friends Nicky, George and Tyler, Leave it to Geege provides a glimpse into the chaos and charm of this authentic modern family filled with love and laughter. Leave it to Geege is produced World of Wonder and is executive produced by Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato, Tom Campbell, Samantha Hartzband and Lynsey Dufour. Brie Miranda Bryant and Kimberly Chessler executive produce for Lifetime.