WE unveiled a programming slate of seven new shows today including a docusoap starring Joan Rivers
and Melissa Rivers
, according to The Hollywood Reporter
The Rivers duo will star in Mother Knows Best
, which will have Joan and Melissa living together under one roof with Melissa’s son and new live-in boyfriend.
WE has ordered eight episodes of the show, which is targeted to debut during fourth quarter 2010.
has a new book out called Red Carpet Ready: Secrets for Making the Most of Any Moment You’re in the Spotlight
and I talked to her about it for Fancast.com
Joan has always been such a workhorse whether she’s doing stand-up, hawking stuff on QVC, or telling someone off on The Celebrity Apprentice. She hosted the TV Land series How’d You Get So Rich last year and recently returned to E! for a series of post-awards show fashion specials.
Joan’s career has had many, many incarnations including being the first permanent guest host of The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson, winning an Emmy for her old daytime talk show, being nominated for a Tony Award, writing two best selling memoirs and even being the permanent center square on Hollywood Squares for several seasons.