American media companies may be cutting back on the domestic front, but they are shopping heavily overseas. The object of their desires? Reality shows like “Big Brother,” “Promzillas” and “Freaky Eaters.”
With Mob Wives set to launch its second season on Jan. 1 at 8 p.m., VH1 has ordered Mob Wives: Chicago, a spinoff introducing a new group of women off Mob Wives with a 10-episode Chicago-based series set to bow in the spring.
As it readies the launch "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3" next week, Activision Blizzard is also preparing to unveil the first entertainment programs to bow with its social network tied to the massively successful game franchise.