Cable channel VH1 is continuing on its quest to make itself completely irrelevant. The former music channel, that is now home to such critically acclaimed reality show programming as “Tool Academy,” “Rock of Love,” “I Love New York” and “Real Chance of Love,” has announced plans to add Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Terrell Owens to it’s “celebreality” lineup.
The show, set to premiere in June, will follow Owens during the off-season. VH1 is of course hoping to capitalize on Owens’ often controversial and confrontational nature, while Owens’ motives to star on a reality show are unclear (his team failed to make the playoffs two years in a row and there is speculation whether he will return to Dallas for the 2009 season.
In a statement released Monday (Jan 23) VH1 executive vice president Jeff Olde said, “We are thrilled to bring such a great athlete, who is one of the biggest names and personalities in all the world of sports, to VH1 for a surprising high octane look inside his superstar life off the field,”