[11/08/10 - 02:59 PM] TLC Orders "Homecoming," Hosted by Billy Ray Cyrus The project is "a series of surprise military homecomings, complete with the unfiltered emotion that has drawn so many online viewers."
[via press release from TLC]
TLC ORDERS "HOMECOMING," HOSTED BY BILLY RAY CYRUS
Los Angeles, CA - TLC today announced that it has ordered the new limited series HOMECOMING, to be hosted by Billy Ray Cyrus.
HOMECOMING presents a series of surprise military homecomings, complete with the unfiltered emotion that has drawn so many online viewers. Hosted by Billy Ray Cyrus, viewers will watch as soldiers return home to the delight of their loved ones, paying off each personal story with "the" moment so sweet and raw that it cuts through, connecting us as fathers, mothers, husbands, and wives.
"HOMECOMING extends TLC's focus on authentic and relatable life experiences. We look forward to honoring our service men and women, and celebrating in the unmatched moment when a they are reunited with their families," said Eileen O'Neill, President & GM, TLC.
The network has ordered three hour-long episodes, to be produced by Authentic Entertainment, Inc. The series is expected to premiere in Spring 2011.