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Published on May 1st, 2019 | by Jameelah "Just Jay" Wilkerson


Lifetime heads into summer with “Ms. T’s Music Factory”, “Cheerleader Generation”

A+E-owned network Lifetime is heading into summer with returning favorites such as Dance Moms and the new docuseries Cheerleader Generation.

Anchoring the new slate is Propagate Content’s Cheerleader Generation, a docuseries about the world of competitive cheerleading.

The previously announced 10 x 60-minute series will feature Lexington Kentucky’s Dunbar High School coach Donna Martin and her daughter, Ole’ Miss head coach Ryan O’Connor. The docuseries follows Martin as she attempts to restore her team to its former glory of reigning champs, while O’Connor tries to earn the respect of those around her. Martin and O’Connor also compete to be the first-ever mother-daughter coaches going after national championship titles in the same year.

Executive producers are Ben Silverman, Howard Owens, Laurie Girion and Karri-Leigh P. Mastrangelo. Cat Rodriguez and Gena McCarthy executive produce for Lifetime.

Cheerleader Generation bows on Lifetime beginning June 11 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

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Meanwhile, Ms. T’s Music Factory (working title; pictured) from Brian Graden Media sees former recording artist Temmora Levy juggle the demands of training students at her Arommet Academy, an artist development academy in Memphis, Tennessee, while dealing with their stage parents, managing her daughter Meisha’s pop group KARMA, and keeping up with the challenges of family life.

In each episode of the 8 x 60-minute series, Levy’s students compete for a spot to open for KARMA at one of their shows.

The series is executive produced by Brian Graden and Dave Mace. Mioshi Hill and McCarthy serve as executive producers for Lifetime.

Ms. T’s Music Factory will premiere June 6 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Lifetime.

Also featured on Lifetime’s summer slate is season nine of Married at First Sight from Kinetic Content, a Red Arrow Studios company, and season eight of Dance Moms, produced by Collins Avenue.

(Image credit: Houston Cofield)

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