A SINGLE WORKING MOM, PARENT TO SIX, HAS LOST CONTROL
OF THE KIDS SINCE HER DIVORCE, ON ABC'S "SUPERNANNY"
"Newsome Family" -- In today's economy, you can have it all one minute and lose everything the next. This is what has happened to single mom Blythe Newsome. For 12 years she was married and lived with her six children in a huge suburban home. But, for financial reasons, the house went into foreclosure. Blythe tried to keep her marriage together, but eventually she took the kids and filed for divorce.
Fast-forward to today� Blythe hardly recognizes her life. She's moved with her children into a tiny house and has totally lost control of the kids. She's now the breadwinner for a family of seven, which means rising every day of the week at 3:00 a.m. for her morning radio DJ shift. When she was married, Mom says, the kids were all well-behaved, but now they're terrors. They've morphed into a disrespectful, back-talking bunch; the youngest ones, five-year-old Elspeth and three-year-old Finn, are the biggest challenges. Mom gives in to all the children, partly because she feels guilty that she can't give them the life they were so used to. Can Supernanny help this single mom take control of her family? "Supernanny" airs FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31 (9:00-10:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast. OAD 10/31/08)
Nick Powell is the creator and executive producer of both the American and British versions of the show. Nick Emmerson and Stephanie Schwam are executive producers of the American version. "Supernanny" is produced by Ricochet, Ltd.
"Supernanny" is broadcast with Spanish subtitles via secondary closed captioning. This program carries a TV-PG parental guideline.