TLC Picks Up Second Season of HOARDING: BURIED ALIVE
May 5, 2010
(Los Angeles, Ca.) TLC's popular new series HOARDING: BURIED ALIVE is currently in production on a second season and scheduled to return Sundays this fall with nine compelling new episodes. The first season, which ends this Sunday, May 9 at 10 PM (ET/PT), was a ratings success, averaging over 1.5 million viewers.
HOARDING: BURIED ALIVE goes inside the lives of compulsive hoarders to explore the psychological obsession to accumulate and save everyday things. Each episode follows two extreme hoarders struggling to battle the uncontrollable behavior that threatens to destroy their lives, and the lives of their loved ones. With the help of expert therapists and organizers, the hoarders attempt to unlock the key to their compulsion and restore their lives to normalcy.
HOARDING: BURIED ALIVE is produced for TLC by Discovery Studios. Executive producer for Discovery Studios is Robin Sestero, supervising producer is Amy Doyle and casting producer is Candace Boissy.
TLC's innovative docu-series and reality-based programming include favorites Jon & Kate Plus 8, Little People, Big World, What Not to Wear, 19 Kids and Counting, Say Yes to the Dress, and LA Ink. TLC added to its menu of programming with Cake Boss and Ultimate Cake Off, and continues to expand into the food genre. TLC's daytime lineup includes the Emmy Award-winning A Baby Story. The channel is available in more than 99 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 180 countries.