[09/15/10 - 09:49 AM]
TLC Renews New Series "Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta" and "Strange Sex"

[via press release from TLC]


Network Also Brings Back Hit Series TODDLERS AND TIARAS, I DIDN'T KNOW I WAS PREGNANT, and FOUR WEDDINGS for New Seasons

TLC has announced that it has renewed new series SAY YES TO THE DRESS: ATLANTA for a second season slated to premiere summer 2011 with 18 half-hour episodes. Set in one of the largest and busiest bridals salons in the south- Bridals by Lori- the series takes viewers behind the scenes as each particular and strong-willed southern bride sets out to find her perfect wedding dress. Season 1 premieres of SAY YES TO THE DRESS: ATLANTA averaged 1.3 million P2+ viewers. TLC has also ordered a second season of new series STRANGE SEX, with 10 half-hour episodes slated to premiere April 2011. Season 1 premieres of STRANGE SEX averaged 1.2 million P2+ viewers. STRANGE SEX profiles mysterious conditions and the science behind sexual attraction.

The network has also announced three other renewals:

FOUR WEDDINGS has been picked up for a third season, slated to premiere in February 2011 with 10 hour-long episodes. Season 1 premiere episodes averaged 1.1 million P2+ viewers and the season 2 premiere this past Friday, September 10 attracted 1.3 million P2+ viewers. In each episode of FOUR WEDDINGS, four unique brides with their own personal styles and traditions agree to attend and judge each other's weddings on the basis of food, dress, venue, originality, and overall experience. The winning bride is awarded a five-star dream honeymoon.

TODDLERS AND TIARAS has been picked up for a fourth season, airing summer 2011. The network has ordered 18 hour-long episodes. The second part of season 3 is set to premiere December 2010. Premiere episodes from season three averaged 1.4 million P2+ viewers. TODDLERS AND TIARAS goes behind-the-scenes of the child beauty pageant circuit and profiles a number of young contestants from all different ages and backgrounds, as well as their passionate and overzealous parents.

I DIDN'T KNOW I WAS PREGNANT has been picked up for a fourth season, set to premiere in June 2011 with 10 half-hour episodes. Season three premieres averaged 962,000 P2+ viewers. I DIDN'T KNOW I WAS PREGNANT is an intense series that reveals the astonishing stories of women who conceive and carry their babies all the way to labor and delivery, while never even knowing they were pregnant.

SAY YES TO THE DRESS: ATLANTA is produced by NorthSouth Productions

STRANGE SEX is produced by Sirens Media

FOUR WEDDINGS is produced by ITV Productions

TODDLERS AND TIARAS is produced by Authentic Entertainment

I DIDN'T KNOW I WAS PREGNANT is produced by Mike Mathis Productions

About TLC

TLC's innovative docu-series and reality-based programming include favorites 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 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 170 countries.

  [september 2010]  


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