CBS will air The Beverly Hillbillies as a reality TV show starring a real family.

CBS will air The Beverly Hillbillies as a reality TV show starring a real family.
CBS is bringing back The Beverly Hillbillies, which aired from 1962 through 1971, but as a reality TV show that will star “a rural, lower-middle class family,” Reuters reports. The show, called The Real Beverly Hillbillies, doesn’t yet have an airdate, but the network will be casting the family soon.

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