Chad Ochocinco and Evelyn Lozada will be debuting a new reality series this fall. VH1 has given the greenlight to a “Basketball Wives” spinoff called “Ev and Ocho.” The series will premiere in September and run for eight episodes. It will also include a two-part wedding finale.
The eight-part series â€œEv and Ochoâ€ will premiere September 2012 and consist of eight half-hour episodes concluding with a two-part wedding finale.
VH1 has followed Evelynâ€™s story through four seasons of â€œBasketball Wivesâ€ Â- beginning with the end of her engagement to NBA player Antoine Walker, to her single life and now her current relationship with Chad Ochocinco. After going through their own set of peaks and valleys in this new relationship together, they are ready to take the next step to â€œI doâ€ â€“ with cameras in tow. Watch as VH1 presents a behind-theÂ-scenes look at Chad and Evelyn and their journey to become â€œMr. and Mrs.â€
Audiences will get a glimpse into all aspects of Evelyn and Chadâ€™s relationship, from the tumultuous times, having to deal with cheating rumors and heartache, to dealing with the often negative and always invasive tabloid press, social media criticism of their partnership and tough family decisions about whoâ€™ll walk Evelyn down the aisle. Viewers will watch Evelyn and Chad work through their dream wedding with celebrity wedding planner Diann Valentine and decide on important details including the cake, the designer dress, the exclusive invite list and more. Preparation will not be easy as these stars battle the balance between their hectic daily schedules and planning a celebrity-studded wedding. Planning â€œhappily ever afterâ€ is never a smooth course.
TMZ sources say filming is set to begin sometime in the next couple of weeks. Both Lozada and Ochocinco will reportedly be getting 300-thousand dollars each for starring on the show.