Jenny McCarthy, Donnie Wahlberg’s New Reality Show Will Premiere With Wedding
The Wahlbergs after wedding! Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg will star on a new reality docuseries that will chronicle their newlywed life, beginning with their nuptials, A&E Network announced Tuesday, Nov. 11.
Donnie Loves Jenny, a 10-episode reality show, will follow McCarthy and Wahlberg’s shift into married life after the stars tied the knot this past August outside of Chicago. As exclusively reported by Us Weekly — with plenty of photos! — the two exchanged vows before 90 guests in an intimate 20-minute ceremony.
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Their lavish nuptials will be featured in the series’ premiere in a one-hour episode, followed by nine 30-minute episodes. McCarthy told Us after her wedding that she tried — with no success — to give Wahlberg a peck before exchanging vows. “Donnie said, ‘You can’t kiss me yet!'” McCarthy recalled. More details from their big day will be revealed in the docu-series’ debut.
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The couple discussed their latest joint endeavor (which they will also be co-producing along with 44 Blue Productions) in a statement Tuesday. “Not only have we found a new home together, we have found the perfect place for our exciting new projects to live with A&E Network,” they said. “We’re so excited about this deal and look forward to a long and successful relationship creating entertaining and provocative unscripted programming with our partners at A&E. Our feeling is, who better to make our first show for the network about than about us? We love working together and with our crazy schedules this gives us the chance to both work and play together.”
Wahlberg’s new reality venture follows his family’s popular show Wahlburgers, now in its second season. Donnie Loves Jenny will debut on A&E in early 2015.