Air Date: Monday, April 03, 2006
Time Slot: 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#215) "Harmony Family"
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�Harmony Family� -- Erin and Jacob Harmony are at their wits� end raising three boys -- Jake (11), Ian (5) and Grant (3). Big brother Jake is not the big problem, but his two little brothers are. Ian is the master of back-talk. He torments Grant into frenzies, and the two have violent battles. Grant�s temper gets so out of control that he bites furniture until he bleeds from the mouth. He has major separation anxiety, and has been known to follow Erin�s car all the way to the highway when she tries to leave the house. On top of it all, Grant wakes up at 3:00 a.m. every morning and insists on sleeping with Mom. Dad gets so fed up with the crowded conditions that he moves himself onto the living room sofa! With discipline attempts going nowhere and no one getting any sleep, this family needs Supernanny now. Can Jo restore harmony to this household? Find out on �Supernanny,� MONDAY, APRIL 3 (9:00-10:00 p.m., ET) on ABC.

Hailed by the New York Times as �fascinating� and �required viewing;� praised by Oprah Winfrey, David Letterman and Kelly Ripa; acclaimed by such publications as Newsweek, Hollywood Reporter and The New Yorker; and lauded by parents and nannies across America, �Supernanny� is a hit. Jo Frost, as Supernanny, can tame the wildest toddler, soothe the savage six-year-old and get the most difficult child to overcome problems with behavior, sleep, mealtime, potty training and other challenges that have vexed parents around the world for centuries. After just three episodes of the show aired in the U.K. in summer 2004, Jo Frost became Britain�s hottest new TV star and godsend to desperate parents who were dazzled by her amazing results with misbehaving children. She debuted in America in early 2005 and captivated Americans as well with her practical, no-nonsense style, honed over 16 years of nannying. �Supernanny� is now an international phenomenon; it airs in over 47 territories, almost all of them with Frost as Supernanny. Her book, Supernanny: How to Get the Best from Your Children, was a No. 1 New York Times bestseller.

On the show, Jo observes how the parents handle their day-to-day obstacles with their children. Once she�s assessed the pitfalls, she works with the parents, instilling her tried-and-true methods for transforming unwanted behavior. Then, after demonstrating just how well the new style will work and getting unbelievable results from the children, the parents must fly solo with the Supernanny techniques. For several days they try to implement Jo�s suggestions, and she revisits them at the end of the program to help keep them on track for the future. When parents witness Jo�s results and -- even better -- achieve them on their own, they are truly believers in the Supernanny way. Best of all, children and adults alike can enjoy the lasting benefits of a more harmonious family life.

Nick Powell is the creator and executive producer of both the American and British versions of the show. Craig Armstrong is executive producer and Tony Yates the co-executive producer of the American version. �Supernanny� is produced by Ricochet, Ltd. �Supernanny� is broadcast with Spanish subtitles via secondary closed captioning. A TV parental guideline will be assigned closer to airdate.

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