MUMBAI: Fox Reality Channel tosses convention out the window with its groundbreaking new, one-hour, 10-episode original series, Househusbands of Hollywood, which will premiere in the US on 15 August. Cooking, cleaning, child rearing and the dynamics between real couples has never been this entertaining.
Five Hollywood men defy traditional marital roles by staying home to run the household while their wives head to work. It’s a new family arrangement. Fox Reality Channel follows these men as they struggle to juggle day-to-day household duties while managing their egos.
The Househusbands of Hollywood are:
* Billy Ashley: Former professional baseball player with the Los Angeles Dodgers, married to celebrity makeup artist Lisa Ashley. Now a stay-at-home dad of their two pre-teen daughters, Alexa and Sophia, he also helps manage his wife’s cosmetic lines, Lisa Ashley Beauty and l.a.girlfriend.
* Danny Barclay: A one-time pre-med student – turned aspiring actor, married to college sweetheart, Katherine Barclay, an attorney at a Hollywood law firm.
* Darryl M. Bell: An actor, best known for his role on the TV sitcom, A Different World, plays house with longtime partner actress Tempestt Bledsoe, formerly of The Cosby Show.
* Charlie Mattera: Once known as "The Gentleman Bandit," now married to a prominent psychologist to the stars and spends his time at home raising their baby son, Ryan. An aspiring actor/screenwriter, he also serves as co-executive producer and co-creator of the Househusbands of Hollywood original series.
* Grant Reynolds: A former Marine Corps sniper, married to Jillian Reynolds of Fox Reality Channel’s American Idol Extra, FOX NFL Sunday and FOX 11’s Good Day LA. Currently an actor and stay-at-home dad of their 2-year-old daughter, Ruby.
Viewers can learn more about the househusbands and watch unaired footage at http://www.foxreality.com/househusbands. They can also get Twitter updates and the inside scoop directly from the househusbands at http://twitter.com/FoxReality. In addition, fans can also get news about Househusbands of Hollywood and all other Fox Reality Channel original series’ by adding Fox Reality Channel on Myspace and becoming a fan on Facebook.
Fox Reality Channel’s Househusbands of Hollywood is produced by Marilyn Wilson Productions Inc., with Marilyn Wilson, Scooter Pietsch, Lisa Bernstein and Charlie Mattera serving as executive producers and creators.