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[04/14/09 - 12:24 PM]
Guess Who's Coming Over Media Alert
The one-hour special, airing May 3, "explores the sensitive topic of racism in modern America through a social experiment that brings two lives with different experiences together under one roof."

[via press release from TLC]

GUESS WHO'S COMING OVER MEDIA ALERT

(Los Angeles, CA) TLC explores the sensitive topic of racism in modern America through a social experiment that brings two lives with different experiences together under one roof. In the one-hour special GUESS WHO'S COMING OVER � premiering Sunday May 3 at 10 PM ET/PT � viewers travel along with Chuck, an African American from New York City, as he moves in with the white family of David Turner, a self-described "redneck," in Dawsonville, GA (population: less than 700). Chuck has been invited by David's daughter, Michell, in an attempt to eradicate David's preconceived notions about people of African-American descent. After a few days, the tables are turned, and David goes to New York to see Chuck's hometown and meet Chuck's family.

Will the experiment help David overcome his prejudice? What will Chuck take away from the experience? What will be the lasting results of this emotional and intellectual journey? Tune in May 3 as TLC asks GUESS WHO'S COMING OVER.

GUESS WHO'S COMING OVER is produced by Endemol USA.

About TLC

TLC's innovative docu-series and reality-based programming include favorites Jon & Kate Plus 8, Little People, Big World, What Not to Wear, 18 Kids and Counting, and LA Ink. TLC defined home design with Trading Spaces and continues to renovate the genre. TLC's daytime lineup includes the Emmy Award-winning A Baby Story. The channel is available in more than 97 million homes in the US, nearly 8 million homes in Canada and through the website at www.tlc.com. TLC is part of Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), the world's number one nonfiction media company reaching more than 1.5 billion cumulative subscribers in over 170 countries.





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