TLC Adds New Cast Member to "Breaking Amish: LA"
TLC has added someone new to BREAKING AMISH: LA - Andrew Schmucker, the brother of Abe, a cast member of the first season of BREAKING AMISH. Andrew revealed his casting for the first time to his family in in last Sunday's episode of BREAKING AMISH: BRAVE NEW WORLD - The Shunning Truth.
BREAKING AMISH: LA premieres this Sunday, July 21 at 10/9c on TLC. Andrew first appears in episode three.
Meet Andrew: http://www.tlc.com/tv-shows/breaking-amish-la/breaking-amish-la-videos/andrew-is-the-black-sheep.htm
26 year-old Andrew, from Pennsylvania, joins these previously announced Amish and Mennonite men and women looking to explore life in Los Angeles:
Betsy: Amish, 21 years old, from Ohio. Adopted as a baby into an Amish household, she has tried living outside of the faith, but recently married an Amish man. Despite this, Betsy continues to struggle with being a member of the community, and hopes to come to peace with a decision.
Devon: Amish, 21, from Indiana. Living at home with his Amish parents, Devon remains conflicted about the Amish lifestyle. He remains unsure of his future and is interested in experiencing life with the English before making a final decision.
Iva: Amish, 19 years old, from Pennsylvania. Iva's parents divorced when she was young, and her father left the community, though her mother remained. Iva explored life among the "English" but hasn't been able to make it work and remains unsure of where she belongs.
Lizzie: Amish, 21 years old, from Pennsylvania. From a large Amish family, she tried to forge a life outside of the community, much to the disappointment of her parents. Lizzie's harboring a secret that makes her want to set on a new life journey and hopes that this is her opportunity.
Matt: Mennonite, 24 years old, from Pennsylvania. Matt's family joined the Mennonite faith when he was 7, changing his life forever. One of his siblings has already left the community, and he wonders if exploring his interest in fashion design will set him on the same path.
BREAKING AMISH: LA is produced by Hot Snakes Media for TLC.