Pioneering female rappers Salt-N-Pepa will star in their own reality show titled The Salt ‘N’ Pepa Show, which is one of seven new series that will premiere on VH1 in 2008.
The 10-episode “celebreality” show features the Grammy winning group as they attempt to reunite both personally and professionally.
Tension arises as the group attempts to resolve old issues, like Salt feeling underappreciated and Pepa’s claims that Salt broke up the group.
Salt, who is a born-again Christian who has found God, while Pepa is still a “party girl.”
The Salt ‘N’ Pepa show comes as VH1 celebrates 20 consecutive quarters of growth among total viewers.
The success has been based on the network’s original programming on Sunday and Monday nights, with hits like I Love New York and Flavor of Love Girls: Charm School ranking among the top 10 original series for basic cable for 2007.
“Over the years, VH1 has been re-imagined for a generation that now consumes, comments on, reinterprets and reinvents our common music andpop culture touchstones,” said Brian Graden, President, Entertainment, MTV Networks Music Group and President, Logo. “VH1’s latest slate tapsinto this collective fascination, allowing the conversation to be extended on television and beyond.”
The Salt ‘N’ Pepa Show is executive produced by Banks Tarver and Ken Druckerman for Left/Right Inc and Michael Hirschorn, Shelly Tatro andDanielle Gelfand for VH1.
The show is expected to debut in the first quarter of 2008.
Other projects the network will debut include America’s Most Smartest Model, a photography reality show titled Click!, Danny Bonaduce’s ChildStar, Free Radio, Lords of the Revolution and Old Skool with Terry and Gita.