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'Drastic cutback' on Beckham show
Victoria Beckham
Beckham has been filming scenes at the Dodgers Baseball Stadium
Former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham's six-part US reality TV series has been cut back to an hour-long special, according to reports.

The show, announced by TV network NBC in February, follows the Beckhams as they relocate to Los Angeles.

There had been press speculation that filming ran into trouble when David Beckham was recalled to play for England last month.

Trade paper Hollywood Reporter said the show would air in the US on 16 July.

A spokesperson for NBC told the paper that Victoria Beckham: Coming To America would give viewers an "exclusive look" into the life of the former Posh Spice.

"Victoria's every move is documented by the paparazzi, but only our cameras have been allowed inside the world of what being Victoria Beckham is really like," said Craig Plestis, executive vice president of alternative programming at the network.

The 33-year-old former pop star signed a 10m deal with NBC earlier this year.

A spokesperson for the couple said at the time that the documentary would not feature footballer David Beckham, who transfers to Los Angeles Galaxy after his contract with Real Madrid expires on 30 June.

The fly-on-the-wall film is produced by 19 Entertainment - the company owned by the Beckhams' manager, Simon Fuller.

If it is a ratings success, it is believed that it could lead to more specials or a series.


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