[05/07/09 - 12:30 PM]
Raising Sextuplets - a We TV Original Series Premieres Thursday, June 11 at 10pm I 9c
The six-episode series follows first-time parents Jenny and Bryan Masche.

[via press release from WE: Women's Entertainment]



RAISING SEXTUPLETS � A WE tv Original Series Premieres Thursday, June 11 at 10pm I 9c

New York, NY � May, 2009 � Zero to six, in nine months! On June 11, 2007, Jenny and Bryan Masche became first-time parents... of sextuplets! And their once quiet lives have never been the same. WE tv's new original series RAISING SEXTUPLETS follows the marathon-running parents as they learn the hard way that no training can prepare you for parenthood with multiples. WE tv captures all the fun and chaos of life with six kids in RAISING SEXTUPLETS, premiering Thursday, June 11 at 10pm I 9c, � the same day as the Masche toddlers' 2nd birthday. The premiere will be preceded by a special encore airing of the fascinating WE tv original documentary OMG! SEXTUPLETS! at 9pm I 8c, which features the Masche family beginnings, chronicling Jenny's pregnancy and delivery.

From tackling differences in parenting styles to figuring out logistics of taking six toddlers out for dinner, RAISING SEXTUPLETS is a no-holds-barred look at the realities of life with multiple babies. Viewers experience firsthand the Masche's discovery that parenting means nothing is ever predictable! Their fun, crazy household is anchored by family love and the devotion of Jenny and Bryan to each other and their children. It truly does "take a village" to help raise the Masche brood whose support team is always on call, from nieces babysitting to grandparents helping with the laundry. RAISING SEXTUPLETS offers an exciting and candid look at the world of a family who overcame fertility issues and whose gamble paid off, several times over!

Highlights from the series include:

� Back to work: Family finances finally force Jenny to head back to work in the ER as a Physician's Assistant after 18 months off. Now, with two working parents, the juggling act kicks into high gear!

� Sympathy Weight: After putting on sympathy weight during Jenny's pregnancy, Bryan decides to join a weight loss program. Though Jenny lost all of the 80 pounds she gained during her pregnancy, Bryan's 30-plus pounds are another story...

� Crowded House: Three bedrooms for eight people are making for much too cozy living quarters. When Grandpa Bill offers the services of his construction company for a remodel, life becomes even more chaotic.

� Halloween: The holiday becomes a serious event and challenge for Bryan and Jenny with six babies!

� Plastic Surgery: Jenny opts to undergo plastic surgery to repair her body from damage experienced during pregnancy, but not before opinionated family members weigh in with their thoughts.

� Family Vacation: On a family trip to California, differences in parenting approaches cause tension between Jenny and Bryan as the babies get older and harder to wrangle.

� Toddler Terror: It's the approach of the terrible two's � 6 times over! Bryan and Jenny turn to the experts as their sextuplets begin to near the toddler stage.

The Masche family is: parents Jenny and Bryan; daughters Savannah Jane, Bailey Elizabeth, Molli Grace; sons Grant William, Cole Robert and Blake Nickolas.

RAISING SEXTUPLETS consists of six one-hour episodes.

For WE tv, Steve Cheskin, Executive in Charge of Production; Joe Swift, Executive Producer. "Raising Sextuplets" is produced by Schiff Productions for WE tv. Eric Schiff is Executive Producer for Schiff Productions.


Visit www.wetv.com/raising-sextuplets for an interactive experience that includes exclusive photos, bios and videos. Parents Jenny and Bryan share their thoughts, behind-the-scenes happenings, and parenting tips in their blog. Executive Producer Joe Swift also blogs about the production and making of the series.

About WE tv

WE tv (www.WEtv.com) is the premier source for women looking to satisfy their curiosity with fascinating, original stories and entertaining, informative content that is relevant to key stages of their lives. Available in over 73 million homes, WE tv's programming gives viewers compelling perspectives on everyday women at extraordinary points in their lives. The network's original real-life stories include provocative signature series like "Bridezillas" and critically-acclaimed original series such as "The Locator" -- the network's most watched series ever; "Secret Lives of Women" and "My Fair Wedding." WE tv's public affairs initiative, WE Empowers Women, is dedicated to creating programs that foster and celebrate women's strength, confidence and diversity. The 2009-2011 initiative, WE Volunteer, motivates women to become more involved in their communities by connecting them with local causes that they are passionate about and encouraging them to volunteer. WE tv is available in HD and WE tv On Demand is available in 27 million homes. WE tv is a subsidiary of Rainbow Media Holdings LLC.

  [may 2009]  


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