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MTV US 'Meets The Barkers'

MUMBAI: Encouraged by the success of its reality show The Osbournes MTV US has announced a new initiative that will follow yet another music superstar.

MTV has greenlit the reality series Meet the Barkers. The show will focus on rock group Blink 182's drummer Travis Barker and his new wife Shanna Moakler who is a former Miss USA.

 

 

MTV's cameras will follow Travis and Shanna who are living the rock n' roll/Hollywood fantasy life together while simultaneously adjusting to parenthood -- and all that comes with it. The 10-episode series is scheduled to premiere in April.

MTV series entertainment executive VP Lois Curren said, "Our audience is always looking for MTV to provide access and a deeper connection to their favourite artists. Meet the Barkers will provide an inside peek into one of our viewer's favourite band members' crazy rock n' roll life, along with his tender home life. With a new mansion, two children, and a hilarious set of friends and extended family, The Barkers give a new meaning to the term 'nuclear' family."

 

The show will capture Travis and Shanna's marriage, from their star studded wedding on the eve of Halloween in 2004 to the trials and tribulations of moving into a new home together and raising two children.

Together, they share the parenting of Atiana, Shanna's five year old daughter, and Landon, Travis and Shanna's one year old son.

Their lives are anything but mundane as Travis and Shanna go from Playboy parties and hangovers to Thanksgiving dinner and watching their son's first steps.

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