Jennifer Lopez gets her own TLC docudrama

TLC’s newest reality star is Jennifer Lopez, who will be featured in and produce an as-yet-unnamed docudrama for the network.

She “will executive produce and star in a documentary series about her life as an actress and singer, new mother of twins and entrepreneur launching a fragrance line,” according to The Hollywood Reporter.

TLC’s president, Angela Shapiro-Mathes, said in a statement, “Jennifer is unbelievably passionate about life and will be an incredible role model for our audience. … It’s a fun, emotional journey that will be inspirational and yet very relatable to today’s women.”

Jennifer Lopez in TLC’s sights [Hollywood Reporter]

Review: Married at First Sight

Marriage At First Sight

In an era of Tinder and Grindr, instant acceptance or dismissal of a potential partner, or instant sex with another body, Married at First Sight offers the thrill of watching strangers deal with the very basics of relationships.

Beyond the headline-grabbing premise, the series has turned out to be a stripped-down, authentic exploration of something very interesting. Read the full review.

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