Terry Morrow: Eastwoods open their home to boy band in new E! show

Dina Eastwood had the bright idea to invite a boy band to move near her and her husband, Clint.

Photo by E! Entertainment, 2012 E! Entertainment Television LLC

Dina Eastwood had the bright idea to invite a boy band to move near her and her husband, Clint.

PASADENA, Calif. — To say Dina Eastwood — wife of Clint Eastwood — is close to the boy band Overtone might be an understatement.

How well does she know these six guys from South Africa?

"I do know what type of underwear everyone wears," she told reporters recently, "because I've washed it."

Overtone has lived with the Eastwoods for three years, and that peculiar living arrangement is the focus of the reality series "Mrs. Eastwood & Company" (debuting 10 p.m. Sunday, E!).

Dina Eastwood is the manager of the group, which she discovered while visiting her husband on the set of "Invictus." Virtually penniless, the six-man act came to live with the Eastwoods as the group gets itself together.

The series will not look at the Eastwood marriage or get very personal with Clint, she says. It's all about the singing group and the living arrangement. This won't be another Kardashians-type of reality show.

However, family does play into the episodes.

Complicating matters even more is the fact the Eastwoods have teenage daughters, and, of course, there's Clint, who likes his privacy.

"The guy is quiet," she says of Clint. "I worked in television, and I'm loud. And he just respects the fact that I've done something with this amazing band, and I want to see it through, and I'm hopeful that we'll get a national and international platform for my six adopted sons.

"He's not doing cartwheels that I'm doing a reality show. You know, he'd rather that I play golf with him more. But he's excited to see the success of the band."

Clint has a limited role in the series, she says. Dina and Clint Eastwood have been married 16 years.

"There are no episodes about Clint, but he graciously appears in a couple of episodes, if that makes sense," she says.

"And he doesn't have a problem with it. It was his choice."

Other highlights for the week of May 20-26. All times Eastern. Listings subject to change. Check local listings:


"Harry's Law" (8 p.m. NBC). In the series finale, Harry (Kathy Bates) learns her ex-husband has died just as she encounters the case of a man suspected in his former wife's slaying.

"Billboard Music Awards" (8 p.m. ABC). "Modern Family" stars Ty Burrell and Julie Bowen are the hosts of this ceremony honoring hitmakers from the music magazine.

"Family Guy" (9 p.m. Fox). In the ninth-season finale, we see the world through Stewie's eyes, and Peter takes on the chicken again.

"Jesse Stone: Benefit of the Doubt" (9 p.m. CBS). Jesse investigates a murder as he eyes a police chief job.

"Celebrity Apprentice" (9 p.m. NBC). The Donald names a winner for the latest edition.


"American Ninja Warrior" (9 p.m. NBC). Athletes wanting to advance to the nationals in Las Vegas face tough obstacles in the series opener for NBC.

"Clash of the Commercials: The USA vs. The World" (10 p.m. CBS). Sometimes the commercials are better than the actual show. Viewers get to see inventive commercials from across the globe and then vote on their favorite.

"I Cloned My Pet" (10 p.m. TLC). Owners bring their pets back to life — in a manner of speaking — with new technology.


"Dancing with the Stars" (9 p.m. ABC). A winner is announced for season 14.

"Glee" (9 p.m. Fox). It's graduation day as the season wraps up, and the Glee kids look over the lessons they've learned.


"American Idol" (8 p.m. Fox). Rihanna performs in the season finale as yet-another winner we'll forget about tomorrow is revealed.


"Duets" (8 p.m. ABC). A Knoxville resident competes in this new series that pairs superstar singers with aspiring talent.n "So You Think You Can Dance" (8 p.m. Fox). Auditions are launched in Dallas and New York City.


"Super Shark" (9 p.m. SyFy). This sci-fi movie is like "Jaws" on steroids.

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