Music Stars Driving New Wave Of TV Projects

A flurry of programming announcements is signaling a new direction for some of music’s big names — Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and the rapper 50 Cent among them — who are driving TV projects they want to see made and, in some cases, made about them. TV execs say music-based shows have multigenerational appeal.

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