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Alec Baldwin’s new reality show preparing for possibility he goes to jail for manslaughter: ‘We’ll roll with it’

Producers of Alec and Hilaria Baldwin’s new reality show are preparing for the possibility that the “30 Rock” star could face jail time after his trial for the shooting death of “Rust” cinematographer Halyna Hutchins.

And cameras will keep rolling, no matter what happens.

Two sources with knowledge of the show tell The Post that producers of “The Baldwins” on TLC have already factored the trial into their storylines and production.

Two sources with knowledge of the show tell The Post that producers of “The Baldwins” on TLC have already factored the trial into their storylines and production. tlc/Instagram

“The Baldwins signed the deal while Alec was already dealing with his legal issues,” said a TLC source.

“Everyone knew then —  and knows now — that the trial could be part of the storyline. The show will still premiere in 2025.”

Hilaria and the couple’s youngest daughter showed up with Alec, 66, for the start of his involuntary manslaughter trial in Santa Fe, New Mexico, on Tuesday.

Opening statements are set to begin at 10:30 a.m. ET on Wednesday.

His trial is expected to last 10 days, and the proceedings will be livestreamed on Court TV.

Alec Baldwin faces up to 18 months in jail, if convicted.

Alec Baldwin could face jail time after his trial for the shooting death of “Rust” cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. HalynaHutchins/Instagram

Last month, Alec and Hilaria Baldwin announced that the upcoming show will focus on their home life with their seven young kids: Carmen, 10, Rafael, 8, Leonardo, 7, Romeo, 6, Eduardo, 3, Maria, 3, and Iliaria, 1.

If Baldwin is convicted, the show will take a different tone, a second production insider said.

“Alec and Hilaria were willing to open up their lives for the show, no matter where their lives lead,” the insider said.

Alec Baldwin leaves the courthouse with his lawyer after the first day in his trial for involuntary manslaughter in Santa Fe, New Mexico. AFP via Getty Images
Baldwin allegedly picked up a gun that he didn’t realize was loaded with a live round and pointed it at Halyna Hutchins before fatally shooting her. Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office

“If he’s convicted and spends time in jail, that will be part of the show. And if not, then his acquittal and the aftermath will be part of the show.”

The sources would not say whether TLC cameras are rolling behind closed doors during Alec Baldwin’s trial.

Reps for the Baldwins and TLC did not return the Post’s requests for comment.

The “Saturday Night Live” and New York public radio mainstay is accused of firing the gun that killed Hutchins on set in October 2021.

According to incident reports, Baldwin allegedly picked up a gun that he didn’t realize was loaded with a live round.

Police say that he pointed it at Hutchins and fired once, striking her.

Prosecutors have accused him of reckless behavior that caused the 42-year-old mother’s death.

In an affidavit after the shooting, the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office said that neither Baldwin nor first assistant director David Halls knew that the gun was loaded.

Halls later pleaded guilty to one count of negligent use of a deadly weapon.

The armorer on the set, Hannan Gutierrez-Reed, was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in March and sentenced to 18 months in prison.

She is appealing her conviction.

Hilaria and the couple’s youngest daughter showed up with Alec, 66, for the start of his involuntary manslaughter trial in Santa Fe, New Mexico, on Tuesday. AFP via Getty Images

Baldwin has pleaded not guilty and has repeatedly denied any responsibility — saying he did not pull the trigger.

For now, producers of his upcoming reality show are watching the trial closely — and deciding how to proceed.

“There are contingencies for almost every scenario,” says the production source.

“Obviously, no one wants him to go to jail, but if he does, we’ll roll with it and work through it.”

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