By: Vickie J. Rubinson
Watch out "Jersey Shore." There's some new competition in town called "Russian Dolls," that's already generating wide public interest in the entertainment industry.
With unprecedented access to one of the most intriguing and mysterious communities in the United States, Lifetime has announced an August 11 launch date for "Russian Dolls," (formerly Brighton Beach"), it's all new reality series following the fast-paced coming and goings of eight larger-than-life men and women who live fully, love passionately and work hard as only they can in Brooklyn's historic Russian-American neighborhood.
"Russian Dolls" will premiere on Thursday August 11 at 10:30 p.m. Over the course of 12 half-hour episodes, "Russian Dolls" will provide a rare and enticing look at Brighton Beach's colorful multi-generational families whose dramas and dreams contend with their Russian heritage while living in this famous, alluring, vibrant and highly protective community.
Created by Banks Tarven and Ken Druckerman ("Mob Wives", "Kimora Lee: Life in the Fab Lane"), "Russian Dolls" is a new take on the whole dysfunctional lives of those who are looking to party and have fun.