CMT has picked up two new reality series vehicles for former
Beverly Hills, 90210 star Jennie
Garth and former Bachelor contestant
The network has ordered eight half-hour episodes of I Love Jennie, which follows Garth as
she moves her family to a seven-acre farm in the California countryside. The
series, produced by Electus, 5x5 and Facinelli Films, premieres in April 2012.
Melissa and Tye: A New
Reality, from Ryan Seacrest Productions, follows Rycroft as she moves to
Los Angeles to pursue her dreams in Hollywood while maintaining a long distance
relationship with her husband. Eight half-hour episodes will premiere also in
The greenlit series will join four other shows launching in
2012 -- Swanderosa, Bayou Billionaires, My Big Redneck Vacation and the third season of Sweet Home Alabama.