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WE tv Greenlights ‘Hustle & Soul’

New Docuseries to Follow the Owner and Staff of Brooklyn’s Pink Tea Cup Restaurant

WE tv has ordered a new docuseries, “Hustle & Soul,” produced by Big Fish Entertainment, focusing on the owner and staff of Brooklyn’s Pink Tea Cup restaurant. “Hustle & Soul” follows owner and head chef Lawrence Page on a quest to make the Pink Tea Cup the first soul food restaurant to garner the coveted Michelin Star, all while trying to manage staff in-fighting, power moves and love triangles.

WE tv has ordered six, one-hour episodes of “Hustle & Soul,” which is expected to premiere early next year. The executive producers are Dan Cesareo, Ken Martinez, George McTeague and Kim Osorio. In-house executive producers for WE tv are David Stefanou and Lauren Lazin.

“Hustle & Soul” joins WE tv’s growing library of series of this nature including “Braxton Family Values,” “Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars,” “Growing Up Hip Hop,” and “Million Dollar Matchmaker,” with Patti Stanger,

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of weekly column “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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