Oneida native Anthony Smith will co-star in a new docuseries set to air on AXS TV this fall, and one of the episodes will feature Smith's native Scott County.
Discovering Lucy Angel recently began production for a 13-episode season that will debut on ASX TV in October. The show will follow the mother-daughter country music group Lucy Angel — mother Kate Anderton and daughters Lindsay and Emily. G-Man, the father and band manager, and Anderton sons Fletch and Jake will also be among the cast members, as will Smith and his daughter with Lindsay Anderton, McCartney.
Smith is a hit songwriter who has written songs for some of country music's biggest stars — ranging from George Strait to Tim McGraw.
The show captures the ups and downs of the family's lives as they make a name for themselves in country music and highlights the endearing group while out on tour and at their family home in Franklin, Tennessee. The series premiere will pick up as the Anderton family prepares to launch Lucy Angel's debut self-titled album.
"Discovering Lucy Angel exemplifies our networks dedication to music-themed programming by putting the spotlight on fresh, new voices coming out of Nashville," said Michele M. Dix, AXS TV's senior vice president of programming and development. "The Anderton family's entertaining personalities and dedication to their dream will resonate with both music and TV fans alike."
The show is produced by Taylored TV and Eggplant TV. The series is executive produced and directed by Emmy award-winning television producer JT Taylor, who is known for producing the hit reality television series The Osbournes. Eggplant TV'sTerry Tompkins' is also an executive producer for the show. Lucy Angel is signed to Average Joes Entertainment, through G-Force Music Group, LLC.
Last week, an ASX TV crew was in Scott County with Smith and the Andertons, filming the seventh episode of Season 1. In the episode, Smith goes back to his Oneida roots, taking the Anderton family with him. They visit the old homeplace of John Hawk Smith in the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area west of Oneida, searching for Smith's long-forgotten moonshine still.