The football field at will be the set for a new MTV reality show.
MTV execs have announced that the station is picking up “Wait Till Next Year,” a weekly show that will follow the Lincoln Park High School football team, which hasn’t won a game in five seasons.
, Lincoln Park is playing their home games at Roosevelt this season.
, capturing every move of the Railsplitters.
On Friday, for their one matchup of the season. During that game, . However, notices were posted at the field notifying everyone that filming was taking place and that they could be captured and later be shown on TV.
Here is how MTV is promoting the show:
This weekly half-hour docu-series follows the loveable Lincoln Park High School football team is like a real life "Bad News Bears;" they've lost 43 games in a row, a five-year losing streak. With the help of a gruff new head coach, they're hoping to do what nobody else thinks they can - win one game. A reality docudrama "Friday Night Lights," this series looks at and celebrates the spirit of transformation and resilience in contemporary teen life.
Executive producers on "Wait Till Next Year" are Craig D'Entrone, Amelia D'Entrone and Sean Travis. Lauren Dolgen, Jessica Zalkind and Julie Schwachenwald are the MTV executives in charge of production.
After Friday’s game, the Railsplitters now have lost 47 consecutive games.
MTV has not yet announced when the show will begin airing.