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[03/11/10 - 03:11 PM]
Exclusive: TLC Reveals First Wave of Summer Premieres
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- TLC is gearing up for a busy summer as the cable channel plans to have nearly a dozen original series on the air during any given week.

On tap are newcomers "Mall Cops: Mall of America" (May 27) and "Battle of the Wedding Planners" (June 4) as well as new seasons of "Cake Boss" (May 31), "One Big Happy Family" (June 1), "The Little Couple" (June 1), "I Didn't Know I Was Pregnant" (June 9), "Toddlers and Tiaras" (June 2) and "Say Yes To The Dress" (April 23).

Both "Mall Cops" and "Wedding Planners" originated as specials on the network last year (on October 15 and November 13, respectively).

All of the aforementioned dates were confirmed by a TLC spokesperson this afternoon.

Also rumored to be on the horizon in the coming months - albeit unconfirmed - are "Just Kate," Kate Gosselin's Jon-less reality series; and "Police Women of Memphis," a third edition of the franchise.

Here's a breakdown of all of TLC's upcoming series, with effective dates in parenthesis:

Mondays
8:00/7:00c - "Our Little Life" (March 1) / "Little People, Big World" (April 5)
9:00/8:00c - "Ultimate Cake Off" (March 1) / "Cake Boss" (May 31)

Tuesdays
9:00/8:00c - "19 Kids & Counting" (February 2) / "One Big Happy Family" (June 1)
10:00/9:00c - "Little Chocolatiers" (March 30) / "The Little Couple" (June 1)

Wednesdays
9:00/8:00c - "I Didn't Know I Was Pregnant" (June 9, Discovery Health Encores)
10:00/9:00c - "Addicted" (March 17) / "Toddlers and Tiaras" (June 2)

Thursdays
9:00/8:00c - "Police Women of Maricopa County" (February 25)
10:00/9:00c - "LA Ink" (February 18) / "Mall Cops: Mall of America" (May 27)

Fridays
9:00/8:00c - "What Not to Wear" (January 8) / "Say Yes To The Dress" (April 23)
10:00/9:00c - "Four Weddings" (February 26) / "Battle of the Wedding Planners" (June 4)

Sundays
10:00/9:00c - "Hoarding: Buried Alive" (March 14)





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· 19 KIDS & COUNTING (TLC)
· ADDICTED (HEALTH)
· BATTLE OF THE WEDDING DESIGNERS (TLC)
· CAKE BOSS (TLC)
· FOUR WEDDINGS (TLC)
· HOARDING: BURIED ALIVE (TLC)
· I DIDN'T KNOW I WAS PREGNANT (TLC)
· JON & KATE PLUS 8 (TLC)
· LA INK (TLC)
· LITTLE CHOCOLATIERS (TLC)
· LITTLE COUPLE, THE (TLC)
· LITTLE PEOPLE, BIG WORLD (TLC)
· MALL COPS: MALL OF AMERICA (TLC)
· ONE BIG HAPPY FAMILY (TLC)
· OUR LITTLE LIFE (TLC)
· POLICE WOMEN (OWN)
· SAY YES TO THE DRESS (TLC)
· TODDLERS & TIARAS (TLC)
· ULTIMATE CAKE OFF (TLC)
· WHAT NOT TO WEAR (TLC)





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