It began with The Osbournes letting cameras chronicle the rock star Ozzy's family, followed by KISS bass player Gene Simmons's Family Jewels. Now respected director and legendary actor Clint Eastwood has signed on to let the cameras shoot his home life, debuting May 20.
The E! Network, the cable channel formerly known at Entertainment Television, has ordered 10 episodes of Mrs. Eastwood & Co., a series that will follow the lives of Clint Eastwood's wife Dina and two daughters, 18-year-old Francesca and 15-year-old Morgan in Los Angeles and Carmel, California, it was announced on March 13.
The network's successful series Keeping Up With the Kardashians turned the quasi-celebrity sisters into tabloid stars overnight, which they leveraged into spin-offs and a profitable business. Reality shows have documented the infamous and famous with Celebrity Apprentice, Celebrity Rehab and Hollywood Wives.
Produced by Bunim/Murray Productions (MTV's The Real World), the show will include occasional appearances by Clint Eastwood and focus on the South African vocal group Overtone, which Dina Eastwood discovered during the production of Invictus, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
"People might be surprised by how we live our lives and our unconventional approach. I also believe that it's hard not to fall in love with my band, Overtone," Dina Eastwood said in a statement.
"I'm really proud of my family," Clint Eastwood said. "They are a constant source of inspiration and entertainment."