Audrina Patridge, Seth Meyers in at MTV
Cable net announces a slew of new projectsMTV announced a new development slate Tuesday that includes projects from such auspices as Seth Meyers, Jamie Foxx and David Katzenberg.
Additionally, the cable network has handed a pilot order to Mark Burnett's docusoap reality project starring former "Hills" co-star Audrina Patridge and has inked a first-look production deal with actress Emma Roberts and her production company, Bossy Boots Prods., who will create and produce TV projects for the net with her manager/producing partner David Sweeney.
The as-yet-untitled Patridge pilot represents a potential second life for "The Hills" franchise, whose flagship series had a casting shake-up with the departure of lead Lauren Conrad.
The order also continues MTV's relationship with Burnett, who produced the network's Movie Awards this month.
MTV's new series in development include a reinvention of 1980s movie "Teen Wolf"; an animated program from Meyers called "The Awesomes," about a superhero who battles paparazzi; "Warren the Ape," a celebrity comeback reality show but with puppets; "Patito Feo," based on an award-winning teen drama from Argentina; "Hard Times," a coming-of-age comedy co-created by Katzenberg that centers on a unpopular 15-year-old; and an untitled sketch comedy show from Foxx.