TLC REVEALS REMARKABLE PERSONAL STORIES IN "TRUTH BE TOLD"
Los Angeles, CA � TLC today announced the new series TRUTH BE TOLD,
premiering on August 12. Taking viewers into variety of compelling and engaging
personal stories, the series exposes different perspectives to share insight into
the lives of those living with these often-misunderstood challenges.
The six one-hour episodes, airing Wednesday at 9 PM, include:
I'm a Hoarder: Wednesday August 12 at 9:00 PM ET/PT
Compulsive hoarders hold onto worthless possessions to the point where clutter
makes their homes practicably unlivable. For Bernie, Charlene, and Aflie,
hoarding is jeopardizing their emotional wellbeing and personal relationships.
They all recognize the need to change, but are any of them ready?
I'm Obsessed with My Pet: Wednesday August 19 at 9:00 PM ET/PT
American pet owners spend countless dollars every year on various goods and
services for their pets. To some, their animals are more than pets, they are
constant companions, surrogate children and are the main focus of that person's
life. This is the case with Judy and her model/beauty pageant dog, Trixie, Debby
and her service animal monkey, and Jenny and her 11 rescue cats.
I'm Addicted to Plastic Surgery: Wednesday August 26 at 9:00 PM ET/PT
Cosmetic procedures have become common in recent years, but the quest for
perfection and eternal youth can sometimes lead to a true addiction. Jeannine,
Steve and Krissy all have their own reasons for continuously going under the
knife, but they all have an ideal in their heads they may never reach.
I Have OCD: Wednesday September 2 at 9:00 PM ET/PT
OCD forces those afflicted to perform obsessive rituals to settle persistent
anxious thoughts. No two cases of OCD are the same, but universally, the
condition can have devastating effects to those coping with it. Wendy, Ryan and
Delia all have compulsive tendencies they fear are ruining their life.
I Have an Embarrassing Medical Condition: Wednesday September 9 at 9:00 PM
Medical conditions that some may call "embarrassing" can have devastating
emotional and physical consequences to those affected. With the nature of their
rare conditions, Anne, Lee and Jeannie have had to fight off stereotypes,
isolation and discomfort while learning to cope with their conditions.
I Have a Child with Special Needs: Wednesday September 16 at 9:00 PM ET/PT
There are no norms when it comes to parenting a child with special needs,
except unconditional love and immeasurable rewards. Varying disabilities have
affected the lives of Eve, Marybeth and Renee, but these moms will all do
whatever it takes to make life as "normal" as possible for their children.
TRUTH BE TOLD is produced for TLC by Pink Sneakers Productions. Executive
producers are Kimberly Cowin and John Ehrhard.
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 98 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