E! to debut 'Leave it to Lamas' featuring Shayne Lamas on October 11
By Christopher Rocchio, 08/26/2009
E! has announced Leave it to Lamas, a new reality series that will follow The Bachelor: London Calling winner Shayne Lamas and the rest of her family as they live their Hollywood lifestyles, will premiere Sunday, October 11 at 10:30PM ET/PT.
In addition to Shayne, the show's cast will also feature her father Lorenzo Lamas -- who previously served as a judge on ABC's short-lived 2003 Are You Hot? reality series and also competed on Gone Country's second season last summer on CMT.
Rounding out the cast will be Shayne's brother A.J. and her sister Dakota, as well as their mom and Lorenzo's ex-wife Michele Smith.
E! ordered the series in April under the working title The Lamas Family and it is being produced by The Bachelor creator Mike Fleiss -- who began developing the series when he inked an exclusive deal with Warner Bros. Television and its Warner Horizon TV division in December.
Reality television viewers were first introduced to Shayne when she received the final rose and a marriage proposal -- both of which she accepted -- from The Bachelor: London Calling star Matt Grant during the show's pre-taped May 2008 finale.
Leave it to Lamaswill debut immediately after The Girls Next Door's sixth seasonpremieres Sunday, October 11 at 10PM ET/PT. The Girls Next Door's sixth season will be the first that won't feature former Hugh Hefner girlfriends Holly Madison, Bridget Marquardt and Kendra Wilkinson as regular cast members.