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ABC Family Orders Reality Series 'Beverly Hills Nannies'

Also greenlights new comedy 'Baby Daddy;' renews 'Secret Life' for season five 2/02/2012 03:43:10 PM Eastern

As ABC Family President Michael Riley hinted at TCA last
month
,
the millennial-skewing network is officially getting back into reality
programming,

On Thursday ABC Family ordered Beverly Hills Nannies, a docuseries following a group of nannies
working for families in the famous ZIP code. The series, which is from the
production studio behind the Beverly Hills and Orange County versions of the Real Housewives franchise, will begin
production this spring.

The network has also greenlit new comedy series Baby Daddy about a young man who
unexpectedly becomes a father when a baby girl is left on his doorstep by his
ex-girlfriend. The multi-camera project stars Chelsea Kane (Dancing With the Stars), Tahj Mowry (The Game) and Derek Theler (90210).

ABC Family has also renewed The Secret Life of the American Teenager for a fifth season, which
will take the series over the 100-episode mark, a first for the network.

In addition, Tori Spelling and Tia Mowry have been cast to
star in the holiday movie The
Mistle-Tones
, which will anchor the network's "25 Days of Christmas" event.

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