ABC Family Greenlights Two New Reality Series: ‘Dancing Fools’ And ‘The Vineyard’

ABC Family has picked up two new reality series, Dancing Fools, which will be hosted by Melissa Peterman, star of the network’s hit comedy series, Baby Daddy, and a docu-soap, The Vineyard (working title). Production on both series will begin this spring.

Dancing Fools is a half-hour unscripted comedy hosted by Melissa Peterman, who also stars in ABC Family’s Baby Daddy – which was the #1 new cable comedy of Summer 2012 in key women demos — and in the upcoming ABC reality series, Bet on Your Baby.

The Vineyard, a dramatic coming-of-age docu-soap, follows a handful of 20-somethings in Martha’s Vineyard for the summer. Tight quarters, new friends and new rivals, all living, working and playing together, make this picturesque playground ripe for mischief and romance.

Both reality series will premiere this summer with the recently announced one hour dramas The Fosters, from executive producer Jennifer Lopez, and Twisted, from executive producer Gavin Polone.