Savannah Chrisley Announces A New Reality Show Amid Her Parents' Prison Sentence

Ashabi Azeez
Savannah Chrisley
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The Chrisleys are moving forward despite the huge legal blow dealt to them as Todd and Julie Chrisley continue to serve their prison terms. Savannah Chrisley has announced and teased a new reality show that will focus on their family.

Savannah Shares Family Updates

In the latest episode of her Unlocked with Savannah Chrisley podcast, the TV star was joined by her fellow reality star and grandmother, Nannay Faye, and they opened up on what's next in their family. Savannah's little niece Chloe also made an appearance. During the show as Savannah detailed her family's plan to return to reality TV.

Nanny Faye And Savannah Discuss The Latest Development

While she and Faye briefed fans on how things are currently going, the latter joked that the new show could be titled Nanny Knows Best, to which Savannah lightly agreed. The 25-year-old stated that they have been talking to "a few production companies" about airing another show.

The Chrisleys Share Some Details

Savannah Chrisley
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Savannah continued by stating that "tons of production companies and networks" have also been reaching out to them. Nanny Faye quipped at one point that she was ready to take on another show and go to work. She stated, "I'm ready to walk down that highway any day... I'm ready." The matriarch went on to show her creative depth by suggesting a title. She relayed that they could name the new show, "Bounce Back Chrisleys."

Savannah Attested To The significance

Responding to her grandmother, the young adult totally agreed to note that "at the end of the day, we're not going to allow this to stop us from moving forward." Nanny Faye added a good old adage for good measures as she said, "The sun's gonna come up, and the sun's gonna come down. We have no control over it. What we have control [over] is we're gonna get up and duat our pants odd today and get going."

Savannah Reflected On 'Chrisley Knows Best'

Savannah Chrisley
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Taking a walk down memory lane, the entertainer who grew up in the world of reality TV shared that at a point, their famous family show, Chrisley Knows Best, became more of a comedy than reality. She recalled how they all worked together having fun as a family, and being around each other.

What Fans Can Expect

Savannah relayed that the storyline for the new show will revolve around life as Todd and Julie are absent. She noted that the content will show how other family members were faring in their absence and how they get through the struggle. The reality star also mentioned showing how the family was navigating taking care of the youngest members of their family, "emotionally, psychologically and physically." She included that she felt like there was "a level of humor to it" as well.

The New Normal

In all the star pointed out that "life goes on," as they keep adjusting to the new normal. Svannah relayed that this was something they had to face as a family. She described the show as something that will break hearts and also make fans laugh.

She Was Recently Candid About Life After Her Parents' Sentences

Savannah Chrisley
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In a previous episode of her podcast, Savannah bared her raw feelings noting how hard it was to process all that have befallen them. She noted that it was tough to help the youngest Chrisleys process how life was going for them.

Grayson Had A Breakdown

The media personality explained how her kid brother, Graysdon experience a breakdown. She noted that the youngster struggled to process what happened to his parents while not wanting to hold on to that image of them. She shared, "Grayson is 16 years old, [and] there’s so much growth going on with him right now, and it breaks my heart to know that my parents are missing out on that."

Savannah Struggled With Taking Care Of Her Siblings

The TV personality took over as guardian for her siblings after her parents were indicted, but the responsibility has not been an easy one. Savannah noted that she was trying to stand strong for them, so the children can feel comfortable enough to be vulnerable. She noted that Chloe who is 10 is trying to process her feelings, as she once expressed anger over the situation.

Todd And Julie's Sentencing

Savannah Chrisley
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Todd and Julie Chrisley were convicted in June 2022 after being charged with defrauding banks out of more than $30 million by procuring fake financial statements. The statement made them look wealthier than they were. While Todd was slammed with a 12-year prison term, Julie bagged seven years behind bars.

They Are Currently Serving Their Terms

On January 17, the Chrisley parents commenced their jail terms. Todd is remanded in Florida at the Federal Prison Camp Pensacola, while 50-year-old Julie is hours away at the Federal FMC Lexington in Kentucky.

Savannah Gave A Life Update On Her Parents

Savannah Chrisley
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Days after the TV couple started serving their terms, Julie relayed how her parents were faring. She shared that prison life was not as bad as they earlier envisioned. She noted that she felt at peace to know her parents were okay. She noted that Todd was "doing pretty good," and he got a job working at his facility's chapel. She relayed that she often got to email her father and speak with him and was grateful for that because not many families had that.

Todd Encouraged Her

Savannah stated that Todd has tried to share some advice while encouraging her as she took up the acre of her siblings. The patriarch asked his beloved daughter to give herself some grace and fall in love with her real self. The star dad alluded that Savannah's real self was the one he raised "that radiates a room with her kindness and compassion, not the one the world wants to see." 

How Julie Is Handling Life Behind Bars

Speaking about Julie, Savannah reiterated the same words stating that her mom was doing really well. The star noted that, although it sounded unusual, her mom already made friends while keeping busy and going to church.

Savannah On Her New Purpose

Savannah Chrisley
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In light of all her family has had to endure, Savannah has a mission to bring awareness to "how broken the prison systems are." She noted that it was a "system that does not encourage rehabilitation. growth and forgiveness." She noted that it "encouraged beating someone down further than they already."

She Earlier Criticized The Terms Of Her Parents' Sentences

Todd and Julie Chrisley's legal woes came at the same as Real Housewives of Salt Lake City star, Jen Shah's legal issues. While the pair were sentenced to a combined 19 years in prison, Shah bagged six and a half years. Reflecting on this, Savannah noted that it did not make sense for the latter to bag a lower sentence.

On Jen Shah's Sentence

According to her argument, Savannah felt her parents' charges were not as profound as Jen Shah, who was charged with fraud and telemarketing schemes that rid senior citizens of their money. She noted that there were hundreds of victims, who were elderly. She also noted that the victims had evidence to back up their claims. As of February 17, Shah has resumed her sentence.

The Chrisley Family

The Chrisley family
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Todd and Julie Chrisley introduced their family to millions of TV lovers back in 2014 when they launched their Chrisley Knows Best show. Their content portrayed a wealthy southern family with deep Christian beliefs. They launched a spinoff titled Growing Up Chrisley in 2019 and it focused on Savannah and her brother, Chase.