WE tv orders Leftfield hair salon series, renews two

Cutting It: In the ATL gets a 10-episode order, premiering in May, while L.A. Hair and Mary Mary (pictured) both return for fourth seasons.
March 3, 2015

AMC Networks-owned WE tv has ordered 10 episodes of Cutting It: In the ATL, a docusoap from Leftfield Pictures centered in the “high-stakes, drama-filled world of Atlanta hair salons.”

The series, set to premiere in May, follows four salon owners as they compete to become Atlanta’s best hair shop. Brent Montgomery, David George, Jordana Hochman and Robyn Schnieders are exec producers, with Lauren Gellert, David Stefanou and Kate Farrell exec producing for WE tv.

The network also announced the renewal of another hair-centric series, L.A. Hair, which will return for its fourth season in the summer. Featuring celebrity hairstylist Kim Kimble, it’s produced by 3 Ball Entertainment, with JD Roth, Todd Nelson, DJ Nurre and Brendon Carter exec producing. Lauren Gellert, Suzanne Murch and Annabelle McDonald are the executive producers for WE tv.

Also returning for a fourth season on March 5 is Mary Mary, which focuses on the lives and loves of the sisters and gospel singers. It’s produced by Entertainment One (eOne) with eOne’s Tara Long, John Morayniss and Eric Hoberman exec producing with WE tv’s Lauren Gellert and Kate Farrell, and Erica Campbell, Tina Campbell and Mitchell Solarek.

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