Based on an “an insanely funny sketch” that aired during the 2011 BET Awards, the upcoming new BET series, The Real Husbands of Hollywood, will skewer the immensely popular Real Housewives reality TV franchise.
The primetime series will star Kevin Hart, Robin Thicke, J.B. Smoove, Boris Kodjoe, and Duane Martin, and will include both scripted and improvised dialogue.
Stan Lathan is directing, with 10 episodes on order.
Ralph Farquhar (the series showrunner) will exec produce with Hart, Tim Gibbons, Dave Becky, Stan Lathan and Jessie Collins.
A sneak peak at the new series surfaced over the weekend, and its embedded below. I wonder how they’re going to be able to stretch what was initially a single sketch, into a full TV series. We’ll find out next spring, when it’s scheduled to make its debut: