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TLC Renews "My Strange Addiction" and Sets Premiere Date for Return of "Hoarding: Buried Alive"
The latter launches the second half of its second season with nine all new episodes starting on Wednesday, March 2 at 10:00/9:00c.

[via press release from TLC]


Los Angeles, CA - TLC announces it has picked up MY STRANGE ADDICTION for a second season. The first season of the series will finale this week, Wednesday February 16th at 9PM (ET/PT). In addition, the network has announced the premiere date for the return of HOARDING: BURIED ALIVE set to debut on March 2nd at 10PM (ET/PT).

MY STRANGE ADDICTION explores the lives of individuals battling extreme and bizarre addictions. The current season of the series has been a strong performer for the network, with premiere episodes achieving an average HH rating of 1.3 and had an average number of 1.8 million P2+ viewers. In this week's season finale, set to air Wednesday, February 16th, audiences will be introduced to Bianca, a woman addicted to eating pottery and cigarette ashes and to Kimberly, a young woman addicted to laxatives. Casting is currently underway for the new season of the series.

In the weeks following the finale of MY STRANGE ADDICTION, another hit TLC series HOARDING: BURIED ALIVE, will premiere the second half of season two with nine all new episodes starting on March 2nd at 10PM (ET/PT). The series will continue to follow the compelling and sometimes heart breaking stories of people whose things have taken over their lives. Audiences will watch as they struggle to regain control with the help of professional organizers, therapists, friends and family members.

MY STRANGE ADDICTION is produced for TLC by 20 West Productions.

HOARDING: BURIED ALIVE is produced for TLC by Discovery Studios.

About TLC

TLC is a global brand that celebrates extraordinary people and relatable life moments through innovative nonfiction programming. A top 10 cable network for women, TLC has built successful franchises around the Cake Boss, Say Yes to the Dress and Police Women brands. In 2010, 31 series averaged 1.0 million viewers or more including Sister Wives, Kate Plus 8, 19 Kids and Counting, LA Ink, and What Not To Wear.

TLC is available in more than 99 million homes in the US, and more than 50 million households in more than 30 international markets. A destination online, TLC.com offers in-depth fan sites, exclusive video content, and original editorial covering style, home, food, and more. Fans can also interact with TLC via On Demand services, on mobile platforms, including an iPhone App, and through social media such as Facebook or @TLC on Twitter. 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.

  [february 2011]  


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