By EW Staff
Updated February 18, 2009 at 03:29 PM EST

A&E has ordered 11 half-hour episodes of Hammertime, a reality series that will track the life of former superstar rapper MC Hammer, Variety reports. 3 Ball Prods. (Biggest Loser, Beauty and the Geek) is producing the show, which is currently in production for a debut later this year.