E! has released the cast members of its new "WAGS Atlanta" spinoff, featuring family members of athletes. The show is set to debut January 3, 2018.
Here's how E! is pitching this version: "These nine tight-knit Atlanta-based wives and girlfriends of today’s hottest professional athletes live life unapologetically, with no boundaries and no filters within the infamous social life of Atlanta."
There are already "WAGS" shows in Los Angeles, which debuted in 2015, and Miami, which debuted last year.
This is familiar turf for folks who have watched VH1's "Basketball Wives" or Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Atlanta," which has featured at least five cast members over the years who have been married to athletes (Sheree Whitfield, Kim Zolciak, DeShawn Snow, Lisa Wu, Porsha Williams.)
And "WAGS Atlanta" also highlights how popular Atlanta is for professional athletes, even if they don't necessarily play for an Atlanta team. Athletes often move to Atlanta after they retire.
Here is how each cast member of "WAGS Atlanta" is being described (though E! was not allowed in their press release to reference the team names. I had to add those myself.)
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