TCA: Reelz Announces ‘Hollywood Hillbillies,’ Season 2 of ‘Beverly Hills Pawn’

Reelz' reality offerings include "The Capones"

Last Updated: July 24, 2014 @ 11:42 AM

Reelz announced Sunday that it has ordered the new reality series "Hollywood Hillbillies," and renewed its first reality series, "Beverly Hills Pawn" for a second season.

Reelz CEO Stan E. Hubbard described "Hollywood Hillbillies" as "'Beverly Hillbillies' meets 'Honey Boo Boo.'" He said it would be a "reality sitcom."

The network's other reality offering is "The Capones," which follows distant relatives of the infamous gangster Al Capone. It debuts in the fall.

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Reelz made the announcement at the Television Critics Association summer press tour Sunday.

The colorful Capones, who run a Chicago pizzeria, include characters with nicknames like "Sausage," "Cherry Lips" and "Meatball." In a sizzle reel Sunday, they yelled at each other a lot.


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