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OWN Orders Holly Robinson Peete and Rodney Peete Docuseries
OWN is getting into business with the Peete family.
The network announced the docuseries For Peete's Sake, which follows the lives of 21 Jump Street star Holly Robinson Peete and former NFL quarterback and co-host of Fox Sports' The Best Damn Sports Show Period Rodney Peete.
The show will look at how the husband-and-wife duo balance their very public careers with their four kids and wild-and-crazy mom, Dolores. It will join the network's Saturday night lineup alongside original series Welcome to Sweetie Pie's, Raising Whitley and 2 Fat 2 Fly.
"As longtime members of The Oprah Show family, we've watched Holly and Rodney navigate successful careers in show business, a devoted marriage and a growing, love-filled family," said OWN president Sheri Salata. "This new series gives an entertaining and honest look at a modern family that just happens to live in the celebrity spotlight."
Robinson Peete added: "Rodney and I couldn't be more thrilled to call OWN our new TV home. We are excited to share our family's chaotic bliss and zany journeys with OWN's loyal and authentic audience."
Robinson Peete made her TV debut at the age of four on Sesame Street, and later went on to star in Hangin' with Mr. Cooper, For Your Love and Mike and Molly. In 2010, she launched The Talk as one of the original co-hosts. The star athlete married Peete, who spent 16 years in the NFL playing for six different teams before becoming a sports broadcaster, in 1995.
For Peete's Sake is produced for OWN by Tremendous! Entertainment, with Colleen Needles Steward, John Ferriter, Kyell Thomas, Shannon Keenan Demers and Andy Meyer, and the Peetes serving as executive producers. Tremendous Entertainment is repped by APA and Cohen Gardner. The Peete family is repped by APA John Ferriter at The Alternative.