Fashion icon and actress Nicole Richie will bring her unfiltered sense of humor to a new VH1 reality series based on her entertaining tweets.
“#CandidlyNicole,” produced by Telepictures and World of Wonder and based on the AOL online series of the same name, is set to premiere on VH1 on Thursday, July 17th, with 8 half-hour episodes.
The show will detail her daily adventures and give insight into her decisions on style, relationships, her work life and her journey to adulthood.
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“Nicole’s sharp, acerbic sense of humor and broad audience appeal make ‘#CandidlyNicole’ a perfect fit for the VH1 brand,” said Susan Levison, VH1’s EVP of Original Programming & Development.
“Viewers will enjoy her unique point of view and earnest look at pop culture as well as her fearless exploration of anything and everything taboo.”
VH1 has agreed to a first look / development deal between the network and Nicole’s production company, Honey Child Productions.
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Richie rose to prominence for her role in the television series, “The Simple Life,” which lasted five seasons and brought Richie international recognition.
Richie has recently starred as one of the three mentors on NBC’s “Fashion Star” and is also a New York Times best-selling author of the novel The Truth About Diamonds.
Nicole Richie is repped by WME, Impression Entertainment and Grubman, Shire & Meiselas.
“#CandidlyNicole” will be produced by Telepictures and World of Wonder. Nicole Richie, Michael Baum and Carrie Franklin serve as executive producers. Executive producing for VH1 are Susan Levison, Jill Holmes and Kristen Kelly.
VH1 is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA, VIAB), one of the world’s leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.