[04/24/08 - 05:14 PM] Development Update: Thursday, April 24 Updates include: "Aliens in America's" Adhir Kalyan to check into "Nip/Tuck"; Tricia Helfer reports to USA's "Burn Notice"; and FOX to go after "Bad Dads."
STATUS: previously in development (2009-2010 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE: unspecified
DESCRIPTION: (from Lifetime's press release, April 2009) Unscripted series in development at Lifetime include Camping with the In-Laws, a one-hour, closed-ended format that pits engaged couples and their respective future in-laws against each other through hilarious challenges, with Clay Newbill (The Bachelorette) and Spike Jones, Jr. (Animal Atlas) executive producing; and Deadbeat Dads, from executive producer JD Roth (The Biggest Loser), which follows National Child Support Founder Jim Durham's personal crusade to track down and confront deadbeat fathers. Other series on the Company's reality development slate are Multiple Mayhem, executive produced by Nicole Page (Miss Nobody) and Steven Engel (Runway Moms), a docu-soap about families with twins, triplets or more as they attempt to manage their lives and maintain sanity; Real Women/Real Lives (working title), with Banks Tarver and Alex Piper (Beyond the Glory) executive producing, an anthology series that every week will follow three unique women going through a common experience in different ways; and Tough as Nails, centering around a woman in a man's world, Cindy Stumpo, as she runs her own multi-million dollar construction company. The program is from executive producers Ed Lemos, Charles Corwin (Miami Ink) and Matthew Ostrom (The Salt-N-Pepa Show).