[04/21/09 - 06:08 PM] Development Update: Tuesday, April 21 By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)
LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- The latest development news, culled from recent wire reports:
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KOURTNEY & KHLOE IN MIAMI (E!, New!) - The "other" Kardashian sisters are set to topline a spin-off of the E! mainstay. Due in August, the series - dubbed simply "Kourtney and Khloe in Miami" - will track the pair as they head to south Florida, where they'll attempt to launch a new business venture. Ryan Seacrest Productions and Bunim-Murray Productions are co-producing the half-hour. Parent series "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" opened to 1.7 million total viewers on March 8, up from its season two debut audience of 1.4 million.
THE LAMAS FAMILY (A.K.A. UNTITLED SHAYNE LAMAS PROJECT) (E!) - The cable channel has ordered eight episodes of the Shayne Lamas reality series, about "The Bachelor" alum and her family - dad Lorenzo, mom Michele, brother A.J. and sister Dakota - as they pursue their various careers and deal with celebrity. "The Bachelor" executive producer Mike Fleiss is behind the half-hour, which is set up at his Warner Horizon-based Next Entertainment. It's understood the series will roll out this fall.