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[07/31/09 - 11:17 AM]
Adoption Diaries Explores the Open Adoption Process in an All New Original Series on We TV
The series premieres with a one-hour special event on Saturday, September 12 at 10:00/9:00c.

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

ADOPTION DIARIES EXPLORES THE OPEN ADOPTION PROCESS IN AN ALL NEW ORIGINAL SERIES ON WE TV

ADOPTION DIARIES PREMIERES WITH A ONE-HOUR SPECIAL ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 AT 10PM ET/PT

ADOPTING PARENTS AND BIRTH MOTHERS CREATE A NEW FAMILY, TOGETHER

PASADENA, CA, July 31, 2009 � WE tv's new original series ADOPTION DIARIES is a groundbreaking and emotional television program that documents the journey of birth mothers and adoptive parents as they create a new family, together. The future parents and birth moms featured have been matched with the help of Dr. Jennifer Bliss and the Independent Adoption Center, who specializes in �Open Adoption� wherein birth moms get to select the couple who will raise them and also have a guaranteed role in the future life of their child. ADOPTION DIARIES premieres on WE tv with a one-hour special event on SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 at 10PM ET/PT, followed by three half-hour programs every Saturday at 10PM ET/PT.

The series aspires to help a wider audience understand the unique emotional experience of adoptive parents and birth mothers while alleviating misinformation, prejudices and misconception related to the process. ADOPTION DIARIES makes for a fascinating, introspective and enlightening television experience.

Each episode of ADOPTION DIARIES follows a different compelling story from the beginning stages, as a birth mother is faced with the daunting task of choosing her baby's future family. Viewers follow along as a couple is selected and hear their own unique story, many of which include years of roller coaster emotions surrounding their infertility, the decision to adopt and the overall process itself. Each set of adoptive parents works closely with Jennifer Bliss to develop what will be a lifelong relationship with the birth mother. Together they share in the experience of creating a family, from pregnancy through birth, and the child's future. Open adoption is a unique process, filled with overwhelming emotions as life is gifted from one mother to another, and families are brought together for the sake of a child's future.

For WE tv, the series Executive Producer is Kelly Hefner. THE LOCATOR is produced for WE tv by Asylum Entertainment.

FAMILIES SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCE AT WETV.COM

Visit www.WEtv.com/adoptiondiaries to meet the families featured in the series and to learn more about the Independent Adoption Center and its Co-Director, Dr. Jennifer Bliss. Get updates from the new parents as well as the birth moms and view pictures of the families only on WEtv.com.

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. Its current 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.





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