Aug. 1, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- VH1 mixes up the ultimate cocktail of work + play with the premiere of
Sunday, September 8 th at 10:00 PM ET/ PT
"Mob Wives" resident party girl
heads to the sizzling south to make her mark on the
party scene by opening up the second outpost of her infamous
bar, The Drunken Monkey. To ensure the success of "Miami Monkey" as the newest South Beach hotspot, Ang enlists the help of a crew of
beauties and SoBe hotties to come along for the ride. The heat is on when fiery
personalities and sexy South Beach locals work side by side to launch a new business.
dreams of success in the Sunshine State come true? Or will she return to
disappointed and broke?
Joining Big Ang in
is her bossy 'mini-me' daughter
, 28. Because she has a 9-to-5 job back in
, Raquel will be commuting to
on the weekends to work at the bar. When Raquel is out of town, her friend
, 27, will be managing the Miami Monkey. Roxanne is one of Raquel's closest friends – and when she married Big Ang's nephew Ronnie, she became family. Loud-mouthed and opinionated, there will be no monkey business at the Miami Monkey on Roxanne's watch.
Rounding out the New Yorkers are
, 26, is Raquel's best friend, and is known as one of the best bartenders in
– she often clashes with Raquel, and Ang has hired, fired and re-hired her so many times she can't count.
, 29, is a party girl who sports the skimpiest of outfits. Big Ang knows that between her beautiful body and her mind for business, Marissa is going to be a valuable member of the Miami Monkey team. Ang's son AJ is dating
, 20, a naive, beautiful, and newly busty part of the gang. Gabby hopes to cement her place in the family by helping to launch Big Ang and Raquel's new business.
may own the sass – but
brings the fire when three locals join the Miami Monkey crew.
, 24, bartends at the hottest spots in town – she's a known entity in the South Beach nightlife and her contentious personality inevitably leads to conflicts with her
counterparts at the Miami Monkey.
, 27, is a spicy, energetic, and flirty bartender. She's a hard worker, but her drinking gets her into a lot of trouble.
Nate Ryan, 26,
is the ultimate multi-hyphenate. He works as a bartender-DJ- model-music producer-water sports instructor.
is a single ladies' man who doesn't mind that girls are lined up around the block to get their hands on his tanned and tattooed body.
Developed from a concept by executive producer
of JustJenn Productions, "Miami Monkey" is also produced by The Weinstein Company (
), Electus (
) and Left/Right (Banks Tarver,
Nina L. Diaz
), with Electus International distributing the series internationally. Executive producers for VH1 include
serves as supervising producer for VH1.
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