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MTV serves up 51 Minds’ comedic reality series “The Busch Family Brewed”

ViacomCBS’s youth-skewing network MTV has greenlit a comedic docuseries that will provide an insider’s look at the new generation of the Busch family, founders and original owners of the iconic ...
February 6, 2020

ViacomCBS’s youth-skewing network MTV has greenlit a comedic docuseries that will provide an insider’s look at the new generation of the Busch family, founders and original owners of the iconic beer brand.

Produced by 51 Minds Entertainment (Bravo’s Below Deck), The Busch Family Brewed will chart the various characters that form the American dynasty. Cameras will follow as the family breaks ground on a new craft brewery on their property – the first for the family in more than 150 years – in order to continue the family legacy by crafting their own original beer.

Featured throughout the 10-episode series will be father Billy Busch Sr., great-grandson of beer king Adolphus Busch, his wife Christi, and their seven children ranging in age from 28 to 13. They include Billy Jr., Haley, Abbey, Gussie, Grace, Maddie and Peter.

The Busch Family Brewed premieres with two back-to-back episodes on March 5 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

The series is executive produced by Christian Sarabia, Christopher Costine and Nicole Elliott for 51 Minds. Jackie French and Laurie Sharpe executive produce for MTV.

(Photo credit: Robby Klein for MTV/ViacomCBS)

 

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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