VH1 Picks up an All-New Season of “Mob Wives: New Blood”

Feb 24, 2014
By ViacomCBS Staff

Current Season Finale Airs on VH1 Thursday, February 20th Followed By “Mob Wives: New Blood - The Reunion” on Thursday, February 27th

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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--These ‘wives’ are legit! This season, VH1’s hit series Mob Wives: New Bloodserved up the juicy storylines that fans of the show have come to expect as returning “Mob Wives” cast members Renee Graziano, Drita D’Avanzo and Big Ang were joined by “New Blood” Alicia DiMichele and Natalie Guercio. Through 11 premiere episodes this season, “Mob Wives: New Blood” is pacing up +14% amongst adults 18-49, +10% with women 18-49 and +20% with women 18-34 from the same number of episodes in season three (Live+SD). In fact, the season was so jam-packed full of drama that VH1 has confirmed the pickup of a fifth installment of the “Mob Wives” franchise, to begin production this spring. But before that, be sure to check out the season finale of “Mob Wives: New Blood” airing Thursday, February 20th at 10:00 PM ET/ PT, followed by “Mob Wives: New Blood - The Reunion,” hosted by Sherri Shepherd, airing Thursday, February 27th at 10:00 PM ET/ PT.

Comedian, actress, and TV personality Sherri Shepherd (“The View,” “Newlywed Game”) hosts when the “Mob Wives: New Blood” cast reunites to discuss the most explosive and buzzed about moments of the season. Heading into finale, Alicia faces sentencing on charges of embezzlement, and ponders a future in which her children could possibly be left with their mother and father both in prison. Renee is working to leave her past with Junior behind her, but this proves more difficult than she had ever imagined. Natalie urges her boyfriend London to take the next step in their relationship, while Drita revels in the success of her business and experiences an all-too-rare calm on the home front. Ang knows that family is the most important thing – but does that mean she and Neil can and should try for a new baby of their own? Find out how it all goes down when “Mob Wives: New Blood - The Reunion” airs on VH1 Thursday, February 27th at 10:00 PM ET/ PT.

Developed from a concept by executive producer Jennifer Graziano of JustJenn Productions, “Mob Wives: New Blood” is also produced by The Weinstein Company (Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein, David Glasser and Meryl Poster), Electus (Ben Silverman) and Left/Right (Banks Tarver, Ken Druckerman, and Nina L. Diaz), with Electus International distributing the series internationally. Executive producers for VH1 include Susan Levison, Kari McFarland, and Rick Hankey. Sean Gottlieb serves as supervising producer for VH1.

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