LISA LOEB'S NEW 'SINGLE'
The eight-episode series, titled "#1 Single," will feature Loeb as she moves back to New York and starts dating again for the first time since college. The half-hour series is set to premiere in January.
"Lisa Loeb is smart, talented, quirky and endearing, with a genuinely engaging and relatable lifestyle," E! Networks senior vp programming development Lisa Berger said. "She is experiencing the same thing that many single professional people her age today are learning, which is how challenging it can be to find someone to share their hectic and sometimes complicated lives."
Meanwhile, the Grammy-nominated Loeb said she believes the show will be a way to "connect with more people on a larger scale."
"I decided to do this TV series because what I do as a musician and songwriter is connect to an audience, so why not take that to another level," Loeb said.
Raised in Dallas, Texas, deeply immersed in the arts, Loeb studied piano and music theory and wrote her first original songs with lyrics while still in her early teens. She earned her degree in comparative literature from Brown University, where she experienced her first taste of musical success with the duo, Liz and Lisa. In the early ‘90s, Loeb moved to New York where she became a favorite on the Manhattan club circuit and surrounded herself with like-minded young musicians, actors and writers. In 1993, Loeb's New York neighbor and pal Ethan Hawke recommended her to Reality Bites director Ben Stiller, who in turn included "Stay" on the hit film's soundtrack. Confirming Loeb's prodigious talents, the Platinum-selling "Stay" earned both a Grammy nomination and a “Best New Artist” Brit Award and resulted in a record deal with Geffen Records.
Making good on her successful debut single, Loeb followed with four acclaimed CDs, including her Gold-certified debut Tails (1995) and its follow-up, the Grammy-nominated, Gold-certified Firecracker (1997). In 2002, Loeb ushered in the new millennium with a pair of CDs, Cake And Pie and Hello Lisa. Recently, Loeb reunited with her college music partner, Elizabeth Mitchell on the children’s CD and companion book Catch The Moon, released May 25.