*VH1 found a way to capitalize on the longtime mutual admiration going on between Snoop Dogg and Martha Stewart.
The Viacom-owned network has ordered “Martha & Snoop’s Dinner Party,” an unscripted series to feature the rapper and the lifestyle maven teaming up each week to host a dinner party with celebrity guests, reports Variety.
“At our dinner party, we will exemplify America’s fascination with food, entertaining and celebrity,” Stewart said. “‘Martha & Snoop’s Dinner Party’ will redesign the traditional food competition shows in a new, different and very funny way.”
Snoop Dogg added, “My homegirl, Martha and I have a special bond that goes back. We’re gonna be cooking, drinking and having a good time with our exclusive friends. Can’t wait for you to see how we roll together!”
The series, due this fall, is created and executive produced by Stewart and Kim Miller Olko for Sequential Brands Group; Snoop Dogg and Ted Chung for Merry Jane; and SallyAnn Salsano for 495 Productions.
“We’re thrilled to partner with Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg, two of pop culture’s biggest icons,” said VH1 and Logo president Chris McCarthy. “Good parties are filled with fun, food and unexpected guests. Wait til you see what happens at ‘Martha and Snoop’s Dinner Party’; it will be unforgettable.”
This isn’t Snoop’s only Viacom venture. He’s also an executive producer of the upcoming scripted comedy “Mary + Jane” through his Merry Jane company for VH1 sibling MTV.
Stewart and Snoop Dogg recently appeared together on ABC’s “100,000 Pyramid” and on last year’s Comedy Central roast of Justin Bieber. Also, Snoop was perhaps the most memorable guest of Stewart’s former daytime talk show. See below: