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RivCo Family Chosen for "Social Experiment" Reality Show "Famous in 12"

The Artiaga family from Beaumont will be on a summer reality show in the hopes of becoming famous celebrities.

Screenshot via The CW.
Screenshot via The CW.
One Family.  12 Weeks.

Can they become famous?

That's the idea behind TMZ-guru Harvey Levin's newest reality show called "Famous in 12."

The Artiaga family from Beaumont (which TMZ dubs "...a sleepy down near Palm Springs...") was chosen for a social experiment in becoming famous, according to the agency.

"The Artiagas have just moved to L.A. with a mission -- using every device possible -- especially social media -- to get noticed,"  TMZ writes.  "TMZ will give them tips on where to go, what to do ... but they have to make their own luck."

They'll be featured on a reality show called "Famous in 12" which will air on the CW beginning Tuesday, June 3.

According to Entertainment Weekly, the family consists of mother Angie, father Mike, their six children and grandchild. 

More than 100,000 videos were sent in from families around the world trying to get cast in the show, according to TMZ, who ultimately decided the Beaumont family has what it takes for this project.

So will YOU be cheering the Artiaga family on?  Tell us in the comments!






Justice For All May 31, 2014 at 05:10 AM
All they need is one viral sex tape... worked for Pamela, Paris, Kim, etc.
Rae Anne Resident May 31, 2014 at 09:15 AM
I aint never even heard of the CW. who coud possibbly care about peopel from Baeumont enough to watch then on TV. whats gonna be next a family from Home Gardens
SPB June 01, 2014 at 11:19 AM
The Race to the bottom continues...

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