May 08, 2012 2:10pm PT by Lesley Goldberg
Ashley Tisdale Developing Digital Series (Exclusive)
Ashley Tisdale and her Blondie Girl production shingle are pushing into the online space.
A month after Bravo gave series orders to Miss Advised,her docuseries about single relationship experts, the former Hellcats and High School Musical actress is developing scripted and unscripted projects for the digital space, The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively.
Touting Tisdale's social media stats (6.7 million followers on Twitter alone), the actress and producing partner Jessica Rhoades are developing three properties:
• In Bloom: The scripted online series, produced with Dolphin Digital Media, is a music-driven project set in high school being written by David Fickas (I Hate My 30's) and Brice Beckham (Mr. Belvedere's Wesley) of Drama 3/4; Josh Urangawill produce.
• Meet Cute: The hidden-camera dating show will feature friends who set up their unsuspecting pals on "blind meets," with Fishbowl Worldwide Media and Vin Di Bona, Bruce Gersh and David Beebe exec producing. Tisdale may appear in a behind-the-scenes capacity.
• Pitchslap: A hybrid sketch/reality effort from comedy troupe Dr. God, with Matthew Lillard, Kirkland Tibbels and Justin Ware producing. Tisdale, Rhoades, Tom Forman and RelativityREAL (the producer behind Bravo's Miss Advised) on board as exec producers. (Tisdale's Blondie Girl Productions has an overall deal with RelativityREAL.)
Meanwhile, Tisdale is awaiting word on the fate of CBS' untitled Louis C.K., Spike Feresten comedy pilot in which she co-stars opposite Dan Byrd and Ryan Hansen. A decision on the status of the mutlicamera comedy is expected to come this week.
Tisdale is repped by CAA, Perlman Management Group and Stone Meyer.