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Growing Up Gotti being revived: new reality series will star John Gotti's grandsons

The format of Growing Up Gotti is being revived more than six years after A&E cancelled the reality show. The new series, which sounds similar to the old series, is being developed by the producers behind the film Gotti: In the Shadow of My Father, which stars Ben Foster as John A. Gotti, Jr., and John Travolta as John Gotti, Sr. John Gotti's grandsons, Carmine, John, and Frank, will be featured on the show, although their mother, Victoria Gotti, who's now on The Celebrity Apprentice, isn't mentioned as a cast member.
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Television / Reality TV : Reality Blurred (5 years ago)

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