TVLine Items: JoJo Siwa Docuseries, Mo Season 2 Castings and More

JoJo Siwa is returning to her reality TV roots with a new docuseries from Dance Moms creator Jeff Collins, our sister site Variety reports.

The untitled project will chronicle Siwa’s personal life and career as a singer, dancer and actor.

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“Cameras will get an in-depth look into her creative process as she charts her course as an adult pop star – evolving from the beloved child star audiences adored on screen,” per production company Resilient Content. “JoJo will reveal what it’s like to be one of the world’s most famous 20-year-olds running various businesses, fulfilling a recording deal, and living by herself for the first time. The storylines will emanate from JoJo, told in first person by her and those within her inner circle.”

At eight years old, Siwa first became familiar to TV viewers on the Dance Moms spinoff Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition. She went on to appear on Dance Moms (which is getting a reboot at Hulu; watch trailer) and competed on Dancing With the Stars, in addition to serving as a judge on So You Think You Can Dance.

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* Simon Rex (the Scary Movie franchise, What I Like About You) and Johanna Braddy (Quantico, UnREAL) will recur during Season 2 of Netflix’s Mo, Variety reports. Rex will play Guy, a hot new chef who is Mo’s romantic rival, while Braddy will portray Austin, a slightly unhinged Texan who is the sister-in-law to Mo’s good friend Hameed (Moayad Alnefaie).

* Joe Rogan: Burn the Boats, a live Netflix comedy special, will stream Saturday, Aug. 3, at 10/9c.

* The Supremes at Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat — a new movie based on the 2013 novel of the same name, and starring Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor (Justified: City Primeval), Sanaa Lathan (The Best Man: The Final Chapters) and Uzo Aduba (Orange Is the New Black) — will begin streaming Friday, Aug. 23 on Hulu. Watch a trailer:

* Netflix has released a trailer for Saving Bikini Bottom: The Sandy Cheeks Movie, in which Sandy Cheeks and SpongeBob SquarePants journey to Texas to save the town from a villainous plot. The animated flick premieres Friday, Aug. 2:

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